Siblings Kerryn Phelps
Spouse Donna Fowkes (m. 2000)
Name Peter Phelps
|Born 20 September 1960 (age 55) (1960-09-20) Sydney, Australia|
Known for Trevor Cole in Baywatch Peter Church in Stingers
Parent(s) George Thomas Phelps & Shirley Amy Gunston
Relatives Kerryn Phelps (sister) Bryan Robson (cousin)
Awards AFI: Best Actor in a Television Drama 1993 Logie: Most Popular Actor 2002.
Children Polly Elsie Rose Phelps, Aja Blue Phelps
Books Sex Without Madonna: True Confessions of a Hired Gun in Tinseltown
Movies and TV shows Stingers, Rescue: Special Ops, The Lighthorsemen, Sons and Daughters, Underbelly
Similar People Kerryn Phelps, Simon Wincer, Ray Lawrence, Reg Watson, Nash Edgerton
Peter phelps on at2 the australian players directory
Peter Phelps (born 20 September 1960 in Sydney) is an Australian actor, singer and writer. He is notable for his role as Peter Church in the television drama, Stingers, and as Trevor Cole in Baywatch. Phelps has appeared in feature films including Point Break with Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze, and Blackwater Trail with Judd Nelson. He is the brother of Professor Kerryn Phelps.
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- Television work
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Peter phelps in sons and daughters
Phelps began his acting career in the early 1980s with an ongoing role in the Network Ten teen soap opera The Restless Years produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation. After that series ended he had a starring role in new Grundy soap opera Sons and Daughters. It was actually Phelps who came up with the "Pat the Rat" moniker in the series.
In 1988 he had a brief role in the 'Dirtwater Dynasty' mini series. Peter featured as David Eastwick, the first born son of the main character Richard Eastwick, played by Hugo Weaving.
From 1989-1990, he was one of the lifeguards (Trevor Cole) in the first season of Baywatch, and had a minor role in the film Point Break. He also had roles in A Country Practice and The Flying Doctors. In 1993, Phelps won an Australian Film Institute Best Actor award for his role in the G.P. episode, "Exposed".
From 1998 until 2004, he starred in Stingers, a role that won him the 2002 Logie Award for Most Popular Actor.
Phelps also played a recurring role as doctor Doug "Spence" Spencer on the medical drama, All Saints starting 4 October 2005.
In 2009, Phelps had a busy year. He appeared in two television dramas—Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities playing detective inspector Joe Messina; and Vince Marchello (Station Co-ordinator) Rescue: Special Ops. Also in 2009, he also had a role as a police officer in the film Stone Bros.
In 2009, he appeared in a new public awareness campaign by the NSW Rural Fire Service about the need to prepare for bushfires. This included television and radio advertisements. The campaign has subsequently been adopted by the Tasmania Fire Service.
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