Date of Birth: 07/04/1944
Place of birth: Roma
Author: Elena Murzina
Ray Meagher was born July 4, 1944. He was born and raised in the town of Roma (Roma), a sheep station in Queensland (Queensland), and from 9 years at a boarding school in Gold Coast (Gold Coast). In high school, a private Catholic school for boys Marist College Ashgrove in Brisbane (Brisbane), he was an avid sportsman, he played rugby and represented the school at various sporting events.
Today behind Magaera 47 roles, but some of them - extremely long-lasting. He began acting in 1973, when he got a tiny role in the TV series `Matlock Police`. His early film work includes roles in the films `overseer Morant` (Breaker Morant, 1980),` Song Jimmy Bleksmita` (The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, 1978), `Newsfront` (1978),` My Brilliant karera` ( My Brilliant Career, 1979), `Shirali` (The Shiralee, 1987). In addition, he appeared in a cameo in the military in 1979 comedy `The Odd Angry Shot`.
The very first job on television was Magaera work leading the music program `Around Folk`, and the first regular work was the role in the soap opera` Number 96` (Number 96), where Ray played a character named Fred Shrimpton (Fred Shrimpton) in 1977. Subsequently, he played three different villains in `Prisoner`, in 1979, 1980, 1984 and 1986. He also played two different characters in` A Country Practice`, and in the `80s was shot several times in the mini-series, including `A Fortunate Life`.
In 1988, Meagher joined the cast of the soap opera `Home and Away` and still plays a part, old-Alpha Stewart, lived with him a lifetime. This role earned him a place in the Guinness Book of Records as one of Australian actors can not yet compete with him.
As of September 2009, Meagher was the third highest-paid actor on Australian television, second only to the master Eddie McGuire (Eddie McGuire) and comedian Rovu McManus (Rove McManus).
Meager and appears on stage. In 2007, he played the role of Bob`s mechanic in the musical `Priscilla, Queen pustyni` (Priscilla, Queen of the Desert), replacing actor Bill Hunter (Bill Hunter). From 30 September 2010 until March 2011 he played a role in the production of `Bob Pristsilly` in the West End (West End). In June of 2011 it became known that Meager returns to West endskuyu statement in October.
Meagher regularly travels to the UK (United Kingdom), to take part in the traditional Christmas pantomimes. In December 2008 he played Abanazara (Abanazar) staged `Aladdina` (Aladdin) in the theater of Anvil (Anvil Theatre) in Beyzinstouke (Basingstoke), and in 2009 played Captain Hook (Captain Hook) in` Peter Pene` ( Peter Pan) in Tunbridge Wells (Tunbridge Wells).