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Years active  1970-
Name  Lex Marinos
Role  Actor

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Full Name  Alexander Francis Marinos
Born  1 February 1949 (age 66) (1949-02-01) Wagga Wagga
Occupation  Actor, director, writer
Education  University of New South Wales
Parents  Anne Karofilis, Fotios Marinopoulus
Movies and TV shows  The Slap, Kingswood Country, An Indecent Obsession, Bedevil, All About E
Similar People  Blake Davis, Ross Higgins, Jonathan LaPaglia, Alex Dimitriades, Judi Farr

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Alexander Francis Marinos OAM (born 1 February 1949) better known by his stage name Lex Marinos is an Australian actor, director, writer, voice artist and media personality of Greek descent. Notable for his acting role as 'Bruno', the Italian son-in-law of Ted Bullpitt, on the Australian comedy television series Kingswood Country and as host of Late Night Legends on ABC2, he was also a presenter on radio station Double Jay (2JJ, now Triple J) in the late 1970s with Ted Robinson. '2JJ Station of the stars...and Ted and Lex'.

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Biography

Marinos was born on 1 February 1949 in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, the son of Greek-born Fotios Marinopoulos and Anne Karofilis. He graduated from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Arts degree with honours in Drama.

Order of Australia

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Marinos was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his services to the performing arts. He is also a former Deputy Chair of the Australia Council and the Community Cultural Development Fund of the Australia Council.

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In 2008 he delivered the 10th annual Tom Brock Lecture. He won with fellow cast at the Equity Awards for Most Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble In A Television Movie or Mini-Series.

As actor

  • The Slap (2011) .... Manolis
  • Lunchtime (2005) (voice) .... Narrator
  • Pizza (2000)
  • Water Rats (1996) .... Bellamy
  • Bedevil (1993) .... Dimitri
  • A Country Practice (1993)
  • The Last Days of Chez Nous (1992) .... Angelo
  • Embassy (1990) TV Series .... Tariq Abdullah (1991–92)
  • Pandemonium (1988) .... Detective Sergeant Dick Dickerson
  • City West (1984) TV Series .... Tim Pappas
  • Goodbye Paradise (1983) .... Con
  • Hoodwink (1981) ....
  • Kingswood Country (1980) TV Series .... Bruno (1979–1984)
  • Cathy's Child (1979) .... Con Havros
  • Chopper Squad (1978)
  • King's Men
  • Scattergood: Friend of All (1975) TV Series
  • The Aunty Jack Show (1972)
  • The Rovers
  • As television director

  • A Country Practice (1994) TV Series
  • Gillies and Company (1992) TV Series
  • Boundaries of the Heart (1988)
  • Hard Knuckle (1987) (TV)
  • Perhaps Love (1987) (TV)
  • An Indecent Obsession (1985)
  • Remember Me (1985) (TV)
  • Bodyline (1984) TV miniseries
  • References

    Lex Marinos Wikipedia


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