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Peter Carroll (b. 1943) is an Australian actor born in Sydney, New South Wales and the father of actress Tamsin Carroll.



  • Sydney Theatre Company: The Crucible, The War of the Roses, Gallipoli, Serpents Teeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Season At Sarsaparilla, The Art of War, The Bourgeois Gentleman, The Lost Echo, Mother Courage, Victory, The Cherry Orchard, Harbour, The Republic of Myopia, Thyestes
  • Company B: Hamlet, The Blind Giant is Dancing, The Tempest, The Chairs, Stuff Happens
  • Musical Theatre: includes Evita, Sweeney Todd, Les Miserables, Jesus Christ Superstar, Joseph And His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, The Threepenny Opera, Cats, Crazy For You, Man Of La Mancha, Eureka, Into the Woods, Summer Rain.


  • Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play, 2003 (Endgame)
  • Green Room Awards: Male Performer, 2008 (The Season of Sarsaparilla), Best Actor, 1995 (Hamlet), Best Actor, 1986 (Masterclass)
  • Mo Award for Best Actor, 2001 (The Christian Brothers)
  • Glug Awards: Male Performer, 2001 (Brothers), Performer in a Musical, 2001 (Lush)
  • Variety Club Award - Musical Theatre Actor of the Year, 1988 (Sweeney Todd)
  • Penguin Award - Best Performance by a Male in a Drama Series, 1988 (Rafferty's Rules)
  • Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Award for Significant Contribution to Sydney Theatre 1988.


  • University of Wollongong (Honorary Doctorate of Creative Arts)
  • University of Sydney (BA Dip), University of New South Wales (MA Hons)
  • Central School of London





  • Cass (1978) – Tom
  • The John Sullivan Story (1979) – Commissioner Petrovic
  • Ride on Stranger (1979) – Mervyn Leggatt
  • A Country Practice (1982-1992) – Mr. Brown/Stewart Innes
  • Five Mile Creek (1983) – Charles Withers
  • A Descant for Gossips (1983) – Robert Moller
  • Who Killed Baby Azaria? (1983) – Mr. Phillips QC
  • The Dismissal (1983) – Narrator/Liberal MP
  • Melba (1987) – David Mitchell
  • Captain James Cook (1987) – Dr. Daniel Solander
  • Custody (1988) – Narrator
  • The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy (1989)
  • Cassidy (1989) – Gotham
  • Water Rats (1996) – Joseph Craig
  • Doom Runners (1997) – William
  • Tales of the South Seas (2000) – Gahv
  • The Farm (2001) – Fenwick
  • Changi (2001) – Dr. Hurrell
  • Corridors of Power (2001) – Voice in Toilet
  • The Diamond of Jeru (2001) – Clifton Vandover
  • Grass Roots (2000-2003) – Rev. Peter Summerhaze


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