Summary: British-born Australian character actor perhaps best known for his role as the Station Master in the Mel Gibson action thriller Mad Max (1979), who also played recurring roles on several TV series, including the cranky but fearless farmer Keith Purvis on the police drama Blue Heelers, the obnoxious cleaner Mr. Cocker on the hit Australian sitcom Are You Being Served?, and most recently Detective Howard Simmons on the long-running soap opera Prisoner.
Cause of Death: Killed in a bushfire
Born: March 27, 1928
Died: February 7, 2009
Location: St. Andrews, Victoria, Australia