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Gary Sweet

Gary Sweet is a famous Aussie actor.

He was born in Sydney (NSW) on 22 May 1957.

How old is Gary Sweet?

Gary Sweet is currently 66 years old.

Early Life

Gary Sweet was born on May 22, 1957, in Melbourne, Australia. Before becoming a famous actor, he grew up in Warradale, South Australia. He attended Brighton High School and later played for the South Adelaide Football Club in the South Australian National Football League. After leaving football, Sweet worked in various jobs, including as a firefighter, before starting his acting career.


Gary Sweet is well-known for his roles in movies and TV shows. He gained popularity for his portrayal of Darryl Kerrigan in the Australian comedy film "The Castle" in 1997, alongside other famous Australians such as Michael Caton and Anne Tenney. Another notable role was in the TV series "Police Rescue," where he played the character Sergeant Steve 'Mickey' McClintock from 1991 to 1996.

Family Life

Gary Sweet was married to Lenore Smith, an Australian actress, from 1981 to 1983. They have one son together, named Frank Sweet. Later, he married actress Johanna Griggs in 2010. They have two children, named Jesse James and Joe Buster Sweet. As of now, there is no information available on his parents or siblings.


Did you know that Gary Sweet was also a talented singer? He released a single called "Deep Water" in 1982, which reached number 22 on the Australian charts. Additionally, he is a car enthusiast and has competed as a professional racing driver. Sweet is also actively involved in charity work, supporting organizations like the Starlight Children's Foundation and the HeartKids Foundation.