Australian actor Patrick Ward, who had roles in Cop Shop, Farscape, Arcade and ANZACs has died, aged 69.
He died earlier today according to colleagues on social media.
Ward’s earliest role was in Number 96 but many more would follow especially through the 1970’s and ’80s.
They included Matlock Police, Spyforce, Class of ’75 and Homicide.
He played Cornelius (aka Corny), in the serial The Unisexers in 1975 which was cancelled after just three weeks then a 3 month role as Const. Peter Fleming in Cop Shop in 1977. He was given a regular role in 10s new soap, Arcade, but it too was cancelled after six weeks. He also managed a guest role on The Love Boat.
Other TV credits included My Two Wives, A Country Practice, Chances, Mission: Impossible, All Saints, Farscape, ANZACS, Fields of Fire, Holiday Island, Rafferty’s Rules, Body Surfer, Phoenix, Runaway Island, Bad Cop, Bad Cop and Home and Away.
Film credits included Stone, The Chain Reaction, The Crossing and Restraint.