Don Barker (actor)

Don Barker (born 8 March 1940 in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian actor, best known for his roles as Det. Sgt. Harry White in the police procedural series Homicide (which he reprised in an episode of Bluey), and briefly the original character of social worker Bill Jackson in prison drama Prisoner.[1]

Don Barker
Don Barker

(1940-03-08) 8 March 1940 (age 80)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
OccupationActor (theatre, television and film)
Known forHomicide, Prisoner
Notable work
Rabbit-Proof Fence

He has appeared in many mini-series and television movies since 1978, he appeared in the film's Dawn!, Gallipoli, Playing Beattie Bow and Rabbit-Proof Fence in 2002. TV credits include: Cop Shop, Division 4, Matlock Police, Certain Women, The Box, The Restless Years, Bellamy, Mother and Son, A Country Practice, Blue Heelers, McLeod's Daughters, and City Homicide. He is also well known for his appearance in a number of television commercials including the 1970s campaign for South Australian-based Coopers Brewery, promoting the stout and lemonade mix known as a portagaf. Apart from his television and film roles Barker has appeared in over 110 theatre productions from 1961 and 2008, and has also worked as a director in theatre.[2]

Selected filmographyEdit




  1. ^ "The beat goes on". The Age. 7 September 2008. Retrieved 30 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Don Barker".

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