TONY BARRY plays Ed the elder

Tony Barry is well-known to New Zealand audiences from his lead role as John in Goodbye Pork Pie (directed by Geoff Murphy) and his appearances with the legendary BLERTA with Bruno Lawrence. He has appeared in many New Zealand feature films, including Beyond Reasonable Doubt, The Last Tattoo and Never Say Die. Barry has appeared in more than 46 feature films, most recently Baz Luhrmann’s Australia. Others include Mullet, Ned and Lennie Cahill Shoots Through

He was nominated for a Logie Award for his role as Alan Marshall’s father in I Can Jump Puddles and received a Penguin Award for ‘best single performance by a supporting actor in a mini-series’ for playing Nipper Jackson in Scales of Justice. His extensive television work includes All Saints, False Witness, Water Rats and Wildside, and he also has a successful career in theatre. 

For the past three years he has been touring Australia with his successful one-man play A Local Man, written by Bob Ellis. 


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