Contributor Gordon Chater
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Gender Male
Nationality English
Date of Birth 6 April 1922
Date of Death 12 December 1999
Functions Actor
Notes Born London, died Gold Coast, Qld. After service in RN he came to Australia in 1946 where acted in theatre, film and was a TV Gold-Logie winner. Signature roles were in TV satire 'Mavis Bramston Show' (1965), TV sitcom 'My Name's McGooley, What's Yours' (1966-68); Steve J. Spears' play 'The Elocution of Benjamin Franklin' (Nimrod, 1976) .
Events

Actor

William Orr - Producer, Lyricist

Dorothy Mendoza - Musical Director, Composer, Musician

Judi Farr - Actor

John McKellar - Lyricist, Actor, Writer, Book and Lyrics

Barry Creyton - Actor, Composer

  • Corpse!, Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills, QLD, 5 April 1986
  • Corpse!, Townsville, Townsville, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Rockhampton, Rockhampton, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Cairns, Cairns, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Darwin, Darwin, NT, 1986
  • Corpse!, Regal Theatre, Subiaco, WA, 1986
  • Do You Mind!, Phillip Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 26 August 1963

Ronald Hay - Choreographer

Lyle O'Hara - Actor

June Salter - Actor

James Bean - Actor

  • Corpse!, Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills, QLD, 5 April 1986
  • Corpse!, Townsville, Townsville, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Rockhampton, Rockhampton, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Cairns, Cairns, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Darwin, Darwin, NT, 1986
  • Corpse!, Regal Theatre, Subiaco, WA, 1986

Ruth Cracknell - Actor

Maggie King - Actor

  • Corpse!, Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills, QLD, 5 April 1986
  • Corpse!, Townsville, Townsville, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Rockhampton, Rockhampton, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Cairns, Cairns, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Darwin, Darwin, NT, 1986
  • Corpse!, Regal Theatre, Subiaco, WA, 1986

Robert Lloyd - Set Designer, Designer

Edgar Metcalfe - Director

  • Corpse!, Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills, QLD, 5 April 1986
  • Corpse!, Townsville, Townsville, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Rockhampton, Rockhampton, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Cairns, Cairns, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Darwin, Darwin, NT, 1986
  • Corpse!, Regal Theatre, Subiaco, WA, 1986

Gerald Moon - Playwright

  • Corpse!, Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills, QLD, 5 April 1986
  • Corpse!, Townsville, Townsville, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Rockhampton, Rockhampton, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Cairns, Cairns, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Darwin, Darwin, NT, 1986
  • Corpse!, Regal Theatre, Subiaco, WA, 1986

Jill Perryman - Actor

Steve J Spears - Playwright

Richard Wherrett - Director

Larry Eastwood - Designer

William Hodge - Producer, Actor

Bob Hornery - Actor

J. Alan Kenyon - Scenic Artist

Joseph Shearer - Set Designer

Ray Barrett - Actor

  • Happy Returns, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1956
  • Happy Returns, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 May 1955
  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1955
  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Robina Beard - Choreographer, Actor

Lola Brooks - Actor

James Fishburn - Director, Producer, Devisor, Creator

Kevin Miles - Actor

Wilton Morley - Producer

Lance Mulcahy - Writer, Composer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961
  • Happy Returns, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1956
  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954
  • Top of the Bill, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 May 1954

Jessica Noad - Actor

John Parker - Actor

Charles Bud Tingwell - Actor

Thelma Afford - Costume Designer

Michael Anderson - Actor

Ray Biehler - Writer, Composer, Music and Lyrics

Wendy Blacklock - Actor

Donn Byrnes - Lighting Designer

John Casson - Producer

Don Crosby - Actor

Lloyd Cunnington - Actor, Assistant Stage Manager

Gerry Donovan - Lyricist

Joan Halliday - Ballet Master/Mistress, Choreographer

Hugh Hastings - Playwright

Peter Hurst - Costume Designer

Brian James - Actor

Kevan Johnston - Actor

Margo Lee - Actor

Jane Menelaus - Accompanist, Actor

Melvyn Morrow - Lyricist, Writer

Cecil Newman - Scenic Artist

Max Oldaker - Actor

Simon Phillips - Director

William Raynor - Actor

Geoffrey Rush - Actor

Harry Short - Stage Manager

Frank Taylor - Actor

Ray Taylor - Writer, Lyricist, Actor

  • At it Again, Phillip Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 28 March 1962
  • At It Again, Phillip Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1962
  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Keneth Thornett - Actor

Andrew Tighe - Actor

Tony Tripp - Designer

Bettina Welch - Actor

Dolore Whiteman - Actor

Oscar Wilde - Playwright

Marion - Performer

Maureen - Performer

Richard Addinsell - Composer

  • Happy Returns, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1956
  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Enid Bagnold - Playwright

Fifi Banvard - Actor, Producer

Daphne Barker - Performer

Jack Barker - Performer

Nellie Barnes - Actor

Kym Barrett - Costume Designer

John Bell - Actor

Sheila Bradley - Actor

Kevin Brennan - Actor

Noel Brophy - Actor

Stuffy Bryant - Performer

Tina Bursill - Actor

David Cahill - Actor

Lewis Casson - Actor

John Clark - Director

  • King Edward, The Richbrooke , Sydney, NSW, 28 July 1971
  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Norman Coburn - Actor

Brandon Cremer - Actor

David Dale - Actor

Diana Davidson - Actor

R. F. Delderfield - Playwright

Arthur Dicks - Actor, Designer

  • King Edward, The Richbrooke , Sydney, NSW, 28 July 1971
  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Paul Doust - Playwright, Actor

Dave Fennell - Musical Director, Composer, Musical Arranger

Kenneth Firth - Actor

Rodney Fisher - Director

Ron Folkard - Stage Manager

Royce Foster - Producer

Rhonny Gabriel - Actor

Stefan Haag - Executive Producer, Director

Ron Haddrick - Actor

Ken Hannam - Actor

Jim Hannan - Actor

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961
  • Yes Please, Phillip Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1961

Bill Harding - Writer

Mary Hardy - Actor

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961
  • Yes Please, Phillip Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1961

Dolly Harmer - Actor

Lionel Harris - Director, Producer

Barry Humphries - Actor

Clement Kennedy - Set Designer

Patricia Kennedy - Actor

Kenneth Laird - Voice Over Artist

  • King Edward, The Richbrooke , Sydney, NSW, 28 July 1971
  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Johnny Laycock - Performer

Tom Lingwood - Set Designer

Reg Livermore - Actor

Robert Lloyd - Set Designer

Arthur MacRae - Lyricist

  • Happy Returns, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1956
  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Frank Marlowe - Comedian

Maree Marsden - Actor

William Leonard Marshall - Playwright

  • King Edward, The Richbrooke , Sydney, NSW, 28 July 1971
  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Monica Maughan - Actor

Garry McDonald - Actor

Alick McKenzie - Set Designer

John Meillon - Actor

June Mendoza - Actor

Harry Moreny - Actor

Ronald Morse - Voice Over Artist

  • King Edward, The Richbrooke , Sydney, NSW, 28 July 1971
  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Lynne Murphy - Actor

Max Osbiston - Actor

Richard Parry - Producer, Actor

Diana Perryman - Actor

James Powell - Musician, Pianist

Nola Powell - Musician, Pianist

Margaret Raynor - Actor

Shirley Regan - Actor

Kathleen Robinson - Actor

Eddie Rose - Performer

Billy Russell - Comedian

Madge Ryan - Actor

Terry Scanlon - Actor

Nick Schlieper - Lighting Designer

Peter Shaffer - Playwright

Frank Stevens - Director

Daryl Stewart - Performer

Judith Stott - Actor

Shirley Sunners - Actor

Lola Sweeney - Actor

Rachel Szalay - Actor

Brian Thomson - Designer

Sybil Thorndike - Actor

John Unicomb - Actor

Gordon Walls - Actor

Owen Weingott - Actor

Jenee Welsh - Actor

Ray Wilson - Costume Designer

Daphne Winslow - Actor

Eleanor Witcombe - Book and Lyrics, Adaptor

Georgie Wood - Producer, Actor

Barbara Wyndon - Actor

Michelle - Designer

Daniel Abineri - Director, Actor

Gael Adair - Musical Director

Lenny Addelson - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Bob Ainslie - Actor

Michael Aitkens - Actor

Joyce Alexander - Costume Designer

  • Aladdin, Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW, February 1947

Isobel Anderson - Choreographer

  • Aladdin, Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW, February 1947

Ronne Arnold - Actor, Choreographer

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971

Jane Austen - Author

Philippa Baker - Actor

Derry Balzer - Writer

Jeanne Bargy - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Steven Bastoni - Actor

Peter Batey - Actor

Anthony Bazell - Actor

Susan Benfer - Stage Manager

Jonathan Biggins - Actor

Diana Bliss - Producer

John Bowman - Lighting Designer

Barbara Brandon - Actor

Loyd Brydon - Actor

Ronald Cass - Composer

  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Jane Casson - Actor

Laura Jane Casson - Actor

Geoffrey Chard - Actor

  • The Duenna, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1955

Bill Charlton - Actor

Anton Chekhov - Writer

Dennis Clements - Actor

Vickie Climas - Actor

Vikki Climas - Actor

David Climie - Lyricist

  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Dennis Clinton - Assistant Stage Manager

Tim Cohen - Actor

William Cole - Actor

Ross Coleman - Choreographer

Peter Collins - Actor

June Collis - Actor

James Condon - Actor

Ian Cookesley - Production Manager

Robert Coote - Actor

Herb Corey - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Junee Cornell - Actor

John Cousins - Actor

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971

Katherine Crawford-Gray - Assistant Stage Manager

Colin Croft - Actor

  • Start Living, Copenhagen Downstairs Revue, Kings Cross, NSW, 1963

Peter Crosbie - Musical Director

Russell Crowe - Actor

Max Cullen - Actor

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971

Robert Cunningham - Lighting Designer

David Dalwitz - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Elsie Dane - Choreographer

  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Stan Daniels - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Peter Davis - Producer

Janice Dinnen - Actor

Guy Doleman - Actor

Dawn Donaghoe - Actor

Hilda Dorrington - Actor

Rod Douglas - Actor

William Douglas Home - Playwright

Ethel Drew - Actor

Betty Duncan - Actor

Dorothea Dunstan - Actor

Betty Dyson - Actor

Laurence Eastwood - Designer

Marion Edward - Actor

Nick Enright - Writer

John Ewart - Actor

  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Lucille Favart - Actor

Shirley Finch - Actor

Patricia Firman - Actor

John Fleming - Actor

Fairy Folkes - Actor

Frank Forde - Actor

  • Aladdin, Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW, February 1947

Dorn Fraser - Actor

Ken Fraser - Actor

Ronald Frazer - Writer

Jeremy Gadd - Stage Manager

  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Ruth Galene - Dancer

Bernard Gannon - Lighting Designer

  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

John Garland - Actor

Reg Gillam - Actor

Peter Gillett - Actor

Gordon Glenwright - Actor

Lola Graham - Musician

Alec Grahame - Lyricist

  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Brothers Grimm - Writer

Michelle Guthrie - Actor

Michael Haeburn - Actor

Tanya Halesworth - Actor

Frank Hamilton - Actor

Gavin Hamilton - Actor

Tassie Hamilton - Actor

Jane Harders - Actor

Ray Harding - Music and Lyrics

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971

Martin Harris - Actor

Alton Harvey - Actor

Robert Healey - Actor

David Heneker - Composer

Douglas Herald - Actor

  • Aladdin, Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW, February 1947

Frank Hinder - Designer

Mary Hosking - Actor

Wifred Hyde White - Director, Actor

Tony Ingersent - Actor

Kevin Ives - Actor

Barbara James - Actor

Helen Jerome - Playwright

Chris Johnston - Actor

Francis Johnston - Actor

David Johnstone - Writer

David Jones - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Schelto Jonker - Actor

  • The Duenna, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1955

Carolyn Keely - Actor

Wilbur Kentwell - Musician

  • Aladdin, Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW, February 1947

Jeff Kevin - Stage Director

  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Les King - Stage Manager

Rachel King - Actor

Elizabeth Kirkby - Actor

Jacqueline Kott - Director

Johnny Ladd - Actor

  • Start Living, Copenhagen Downstairs Revue, Kings Cross, NSW, 1963

Scott Lambert - Actor

Noel Langley - Playwright

Edward Lansdowne - Actor

John Law - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Harry Lawrence - Actor

Miriam Lester - Unknown

The Great Levante - Actor

  • Aladdin, Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW, February 1947

Jamieson Lewis - Lighting Designer

Joy Lewis - Actor

Pip Lewis - Assistant Stage Manager

  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Sumner Locke Elliott - Playwright, Actor

Ken Lord - Writer

Minnie Love - Actor

Bernard Lynch - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Bobby Mack - Actor

Lesley Mackay - Actor

Mary Mackay - Actor

John Maher - Actor

June Mallett - Actor

Peter Marshall - Lighting Designer

David N. Martin - Producer

Terry McDermot - Actor

Terry McDermott - Actor

Betty McDowall - Actor

Kerry McGuire - Actor

John McKiever - Actor

Adrian McLennan - Stage Manager

John McTernan - Actor

Richard Meikle - Actor

Alan Melville - Playwright

Dot Mendoza - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Gladys Moncrieff - Singer

Julian Moore - Lyricist

James Murray - Set Designer

Suzanne Musitz - Actor

  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Peter Myres - Lyricist

  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Maurice Nodin - Stage Manager

Monty Norman - Lyricist

Richard O'Brien - Composer, Lyricist, Writer

Kevin O'Donnell - Actor

Patricia Ottey - Actor

  • The Duenna, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1955

Jessica Page - Musician

Terry Parsons - Designer

Don Pascoe - Actor

Sandra Lee Paterson - Actor

Pat Pearson - Actor

Don Philps - Actor

Max Phipps - Actor

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971

Larry Pickering - Writer

J. B. Priestley - Playwright

John Pritchett - Composer

  • Hit and Run, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1 September 1954

Robert Quentin - Director

Eric Rasdall - Music and Lyrics

Esme Ray - Actor, Puppeteer

  • Aladdin, Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW, February 1947

Adele Raye - Assistant Stage Manager

Moira Redmond - Actor

  • The Duenna, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1955

William Redmond - Actor

Peter Reynolds - Actor

Betty Rogers - Actor

John Rogers - Stage Manager

  • King Edward, The Richbrooke , Sydney, NSW, 28 July 1971

Des Rolfe - Actor

Antony Rooke - Sound Designer

  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Peter Rowley - Actor

Henry Salter - Actor

John Saltzer - Production Manager

  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Kerry Saxby - Sound Designer

Edward Scott - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Carmel Sexton - Actor

Megan Shapcott - Actor

Mina Shelley - Producer

Richard B. Sheridan - Playwright

  • The Duenna, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1955

Joyce Simmons - Actor

Julian Slade - Composer

  • The Duenna, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 1955

Clint Smith - Lyricist

Peter Stannard - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Georgie Sterling - Actor

Sophie Stewart - Actor

Peter Summerton - Producer

Morris Sweden - Actor

John Sykes - Producer, Actor

Alan Tagg - Set Designer

  • Corpse!, Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills, QLD, 5 April 1986

Charles Tasman - Actor

Arthur Taylor - Dancer

Paul Thom - Writer

  • Yes Please!, Phillip Street Theatre, Sydney, NSW, 7 October 1961

Michael Trigg - Tour Manager

Peter Ustinov - Playwright

Anna Volska - Actor

Stuart Wagstaff - Actor

James Wallet - Lyricist

Frank Ward - Actor, Choreographer

Fiona White - Costume Designer

James White - Music and Lyrics

Peter Whitford - Actor

David Whittaker - Composer, Writer

Glen Wilbur - Playwright

Joan Winchester - Actor

Googie Withers - Actor

Mrs. L Woodbine - Costume Designer

  • Aladdin, Minerva Theatre, Kings Cross, NSW, February 1947

Myrtle Woods - Actor

Eve Wynne - Actor

Charles Zwar - Composer

Playgoers' Co-operative Theatres Limited

J. C. Williamson Theatres Limited

The Gordon / Frost Organisation

  • Corpse!, Twelfth Night Theatre, Bowen Hills, QLD, 5 April 1986
  • Corpse!, Townsville, Townsville, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Rockhampton, Rockhampton, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Cairns, Cairns, QLD, 1986
  • Corpse!, Darwin, Darwin, NT, 1986
  • Corpse!, Regal Theatre, Subiaco, WA, 1986

Phillip Street Theatre Company

Whitehall Productions

Australia Council for the Arts

NIDA

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971
  • King Edward, The Richbrooke , Sydney, NSW, 28 July 1971
  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

Nimrod

Nimrod Theatre Company

Phillip Productions Pty Limited

David N. Martin Pty Ltd

H. M. Tennent Ltd.

Johnny Laycock and Maureen

Low, Hite and Stanley

Macleay Theatre Company

Marion and Eddie Rose

Melbourne Theatre Company

New South Wales Ministry of Cultural Activities

Salici Puppets

Sydney Theatre Company

The Australian Council for the Arts

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971
  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

The Old Tote Theatre Company

Tivoli Circuit (Australia) Pty Ltd

University of New South Wales

Australian Theatre For Young People

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971

Aztec Services Pty Ltd

Canberra Theatre Centre

Dudley Goldman Pty Ltd

  • King Edward, The Richbrooke , Sydney, NSW, 28 July 1971

Eric Dare

Frances Scully School of Ballet

Harry M. Miller

Highlights of the Footlights Committee

Hoopla Theatre Foundation

Melbourne International Festival Of The Arts

New South Wales Government

  • Brer Rabbit, Parade Theatre, Kensington, NSW, 27 December 1971

Parachute Productions

Paradine Paterson Pty Ltd

Paul Dainty Productions Pty Ltd

Peter Davis

Tasmanian Theatre Company

The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust

The Garnet H. Carroll Management

The Independent Theatre

The Metropolitan Operetta Society of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales Drama Foundation

  • King Edward, Jane Street Theatre, Randwick, NSW, 8 July 1971

The Victorian Ministry for the Arts

University of Melbourne

Wilton Morley

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