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Grant Dodwell

Grant Dodwell

Australian actor
Grant Dodwell
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Intro Australian actor
Is Actor Television actor
From Australia
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender male
Birth 2 July 1952, Sydney, Australia
Age 68 years
Star sign CancerCancer
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Biography

Grant Radnor Dodwell (born 2 July 1952 in Sydney) is an Australian actor, producer, writer, director, voice artist, and drama teacher. He is a triple recipient of the Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor. He is best known for his roles in television soap operas including as an original in A Country Practice and 2 roles and Home and Away.

Career

Dodwell has more than 40 years' experience in the entertainment industry in theatre, television and film appearing in many of Australia's best known stage shows and television series. He is best known for his Logie award-winning television acting role playing Dr. Simon Bowen in A Country Practice. He would later play Charles Willing in Willing and Abel (1987) in which he co-starred with his former ACP co-star Shane Withington who played the role of Abel Moore. He also appeared as Dr. Sam Wilkinson in Home & Away during its later years.

Dodwell worked on 2008 feature film Men's Group, produced by John L. Simpson and directed by Michael Joy. He won the Australian IF best actor award and the film won Best Film and Script.

Awards

Year Award Category Notes Result
1984 Logie Award Most Popular Actor A Country Practice Won
1985 Logie Award Most Popular Lead Actor A Country Practice Won
1986 Logie Award Most Popular Australian Actor A Country Practice Won
2008 IF Awards Best Actor Men's Group Won
2009 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards Best Actor Men's Group Nominated
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