Ivar Kants (born 19 July 1949) (commonly credited as Ivor Kants or Ivar Kanz) is an Australian actor of Latvian descent who has played numerous roles in soap operas including A Country Practice, G.P., All Saints, Water Rats, and Blue Heelers. He portrayed the role of Ken Garrett in the soap opera The Restless Years (1979) and starred as Father Menotti, a caring inner-city parish priest in the 1980–81 TV series Menotti.
A more prominent role was as school principal Barry Hyde, a regular in Home and Away. He has also appeared in Neighbours, Heartbreak High and in the TV movie The Plumber. He narrated the Hairy Maclary audiobook series released by ABC for Kids.
- The Understudy (1976)
- The Plumber (1979)
- Brothers (1982)
- Silver City (1984)
- Gallagher's Travels (1986) (TV movie)
- Jenny Kissed Me (1986)
- Home and Away - Barry Hyde (2004-2006)
- 1979: 22–28 December TV Times
- "Without much ado it's Channel 2" (The Sun-Herald, page 47)
- Chatenever, Rick (24 October 1980). "No Leaks In This Story". Santa Cruz Sentinel. p. 19 (article includes photograph of Ivar Kants). Retrieved 24 April 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
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