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Paul Bishop (actor)

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Name  Paul Bishop
Role  Television actor

Spouse  Elise Parups
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Nominations  Logie Award for Most Popular New Male Talent
Similar People  Julie Nihill, Jane Allsop, Rupert Reid, Ditch Davey, Tasma Walton

Movies and TV shows  Blue Heelers, Skin

Paul Bishop is an Australian television and theatre actor and company director of Pty Ltd.


Acting career

Born in Gladstone, Queensland, Bishop's film debut was in Bruce Beresfords 1997 movie Paradise Road, and appeared as Sergeant Ben Stewart on Blue Heelers from 1998 to 2004 for which he received Logie nominations in both 1999 and 2000. Other roles include the TeleMovie " Never Tell me Never", MDA III, Heartbreak High, and GP with ABCTV, HouseGang with SBS, and Murder Call for Channel 9.

Theatre roles include The Importance of Being Earnest, Three Days of Rain, Money and Friends, Take Me Out, The Shaughraun, at Melbourne Theatre Company, Blackrock, The John Wayne Principle and Anthony Crowley's The Frail Man at Melbourne's Playbox, The John Wayne Principle, As You Like It, Poor Super Man, Saint Joan, Amy's View and Money and Friends with Sydney Theatre Company. Romeo and Juliet, Oedipus Rex, Away, Taming of the Shrew, The Game of Love and Chance and more than 20 other professional credits with Queensland Theatre Company since 1986.

In 2006, Bishop appeared in the movie 48 Shades, based on the Nick Earls novel 48 Shades of Brown and he appeared on stage in Operator for La Boite Theatre, The Carnivores for Black Swan Theatre, Perth, The Woman Before and Puss in Boots with Queensland Theatre Company. In 2007 he performed and toured Private Fears in Public Places for QTC and NSW tour, and played a minor role in the feature 'How To Change in 9 Weeks'.


  • House Gang (TV series 1996)
  • G.P. (TV series 1996)
  • Paradise Road (1997)
  • Murder Call (TV series 1997)
  • Never Tell Me Never (TV movie 1998)
  • Blue Heelers (TV series 1998–2004)
  • MDA (TV series 2005)
  • 48 Shades (2006)
  • H2O: Just Add Water (TV series 2006)
  • References

    Paul Bishop (actor) Wikipedia