Dan Wyllie facing assault charge

Actor Dan Wyllie charged over an alleged domestic violence incident involving wife, director Shannon Murphy.

Actor Dan Wyllie will face court this week over an alleged domestic violence incident.

Wyllie (Love My Way, Seachange, Puberty Blues) has been charged with assaulting his wife, director Shannon Murphy (On the Ropes, Killing Eve, Rake, Offspring).

He was arrested at Waverley Police Station on Saturday. NSW Police also took out a provisional Apprehended Violence Order ordering him not to assault, threaten, stalk or harass his wife, or destroy or damage any of her property.

“Following an investigation by officers from Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command into an alleged domestic-related assault at a Woollahra home in March 2020, a 50-year-old man was arrested at Waverley Police Station today,” a NSW Police spokesperson said in a statement.

Wyllie was released on bail and will appear in court on Wednesday, August 12.

National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line 1800 737 732
Men’s Referral Service 1300 766 491
Lifeline 13 11 14.

Source: Daily Telegraph, Sydney Morning Herald