Westaway, Simon 1958–

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WESTAWAY, Simon 1958–


Born December 22, 1958, in Australia.

Addresses: Agent—Martin Bedford, Bedford & Pearce Management, Ltd., 2 Portman Place, 263–269 Alfred St. North, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia.

Career: Actor. Appeared in commercials. Victoria Police Force, Victoria, Australia, former police officer.

Awards, Honors: Film Critics Circle of Australia Award, best supporting actor—male, 2002, for Australian Rules.


Film Appearances:

Police officer, Slate, Wyn & Me, Hemdale Releasing, 1987.

Television racing announcer, Feathers, 1987.

Running from the Guns, 1987.

Backstage, 1988.

Motorcycle officer, Tender Hooks, 1989.

Auctioneer, No Worries, Palm Beach Pictures, 1993.

Voice of the director, Film Noir, Shocktreatment, 1996.

Detective, Babe: Pig in the City, MCA/Universal, 1998.

Detective sergeant Alan Blake, Justice, August Entertainment, 1998.

Stack, The Thin Red Line (also known as La mince ligne rouge), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1998.

Bracken, Komodo, Komodo Film Productions, 1999.

Eddie, When Love Comes (also known as When Love Comes Along), Jour de Fete Films, 1999.

Vladimir, Tempe Tip, 2001.

Bob Black, Australian Rules, Palace Films, 2002.

Television Appearances; Series:

Kevin Harvey, Neighbours, 10 Network (Australia), 1989.

Damien Chandler, Family and Friends, 9 Network (Australia), beginning 1990.

Peter Faithful, Phoenix, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1992–1993.

Peter Faithful, Janus, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1994–1995.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Anzacs (also known as Anzacs: The War Down Under), 9 Network (Australia), 1985.

Luke O'Neill, The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years, ABC, 1996.

Professor James Cameron, Through My Eyes, 9 Network, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Williams, Sahara, 1995.

Bully, Hart to Hart: Harts in High Season, The Family Channel, 1996.

Henry Fable, Fable, [Australia], 1997.

Adam Iberra, Alien Cargo, UPN, 1999.

Reynard Dulac, Chameleon II: Death Match, UPN, 1999.

Les Kearney, The Finder, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2001.

Bob, Temptation, [Australia], 2003.

Detective inspector Ray Vaughn, Small Claims, 10 Network (Australia), 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself and Reynard Dulac, The Making of "Chameleon II: Death Match," 1999.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Archie Trimble, Prisoner, 1986.

In–Between, 1987.

Lieutenant Muler, "Command Performance," Mission: Impossible, ABC, 1989.

Jack Black, E.A.R.T.H. Force, 1990.

David, "The Kiss Off," Cluedo, 9 Network (Australia), 1992.

William "Buffo" Francis, "The Cure," Time Trax, syndicated, 1994.

Father Bresland, Naked, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1995.

Major Ian McKinnon, "Far Away," Soldier Soldier, Central Independent Television (England), 1995.

Major Ian McKinnon, "Ill Wind," Soldier Soldier, Central Independent Television, 1995.

John Berryman, "Directly from My Heart to You," Twisted Tales (also known as Twisted), 9 Network, 1996.

Eddie Hallat, "Chinese Whispers," Fallen Angels, 1997.

Jon Knight, "Someone You Know," Halifax f.p., 9 Network, 1997.

Luke, "Paradise," Big Sky, 1997.

Voice of Jazz the crocodile, Crocadoo (animated), Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1998.

Baha, "Obsession," BeastMaster, [Canada] and syndicated, 1999.

Detective, The Micallef Program, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1999.

"Predator," Flipper (also known as Flipper: The New Adventures and The New Adventures of Flipper), PAX TV, 1999.

Archie Trimble, Prisoner: Cell Block H, 2000.

Baha, "The Burning Forest," BeastMaster, [Canada] and syndicated, 2000.

Baha, "The Minotaur," BeastMaster, [Canada] and syndicated, 2000.

Baha, "The Slayer," BeastMaster, [Canada] and syndicated, 2000.

Appeared as Lieutenant Colonel Parsons and Russel Selby in episodes of G.P., Australian Broadcasting Corporation; as Sergeant Baker, Home & Away, 7 Network (Australia); and as Vincent, Rafferty's Rules, 7 Network. Also appeared in Come Summer, Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Fastlane, both Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Appeared in Perry.

Stage Appearances:

Dan Mulligan, The Man from Snowy River, Sydney Entertainment Center, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2002.

Appeared as Elwood, A Tribute to the Blues Brothers; as Pope Liberty III, Bad Boy Johnny; in Foreskin's Lament, Universal Theatre; and in Villain of Flowers, Company of the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Major Tours:

Toured as Brad, Rocky Horror Show, Australian and New Zealand cities; and as Dr. Frank N. Furter, Rocky Horror Show, Australian cities.