Gary Sweet (born May 22, 1957 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian film and television actor known for his roles of Steve in Alexandra's Project (2003), Police Rescue, Cody, Big Sky, The Battlers, Bodyline and Stingers.
He grew up in Warradale, South Australia and attended Brighton high school in Adelaide. He later obtained a teaching degree and whilst at teachers' college took up drama.
His first role was in low-budget horror film Nightmares. In the early 1980s, Sweet became recognisable through the on-going role of Leslie 'Magpie' Maddern in the Crawfords television series The Sullivans.
In 1984, Sweet had his first major role as Donald Bradman in the Network Ten mini-series Bodyline, the story of the 1932-33 Test cricket series between England and Australia. English captain, Douglas Jardine, was played by Hugo Weaving, also in his first major role.
In 1991 and 1992, Sweet won the Australian Film Institute’s Award for Best Actor in a Television Series. In 1993 he won the ...
Alexandra's Project is a 2003 Drama/Thriller Australian movie. It depicts a nuclear family, where the protaginist, Steve, comes to find the life that he has been living is a lie. After years of what he believed to be marital bliss, he's wife Alexandra confronts him with her dissatisfaction in a most unexpected and emotionally wrenching way. ..., http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0338706