Jerome Ehlers

Jerome Ehlers (20 December 1958 – 9 August 2014) was an Australian actor and writer. He graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1987.[1]

Jerome Ehlers
Born(1958-12-20)20 December 1958
Died9 August 2014(2014-08-09) (aged 55)[1]
Alma materUniversity of Western Australia[2]
OccupationActor, writer
Years active1987–2014
Spouse(s)Emily Simpson (1988–1993) (divorced) (1 child)
Elly Bradbury (2001–2014) (his death) (1 child)

Ehlers died in Sydney on 9 August 2014, after a ten-month battle with cancer.[3][1]


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Quigley Down Under Coogan
1990 Weekend with Kate Jon Thorne
1991 Deadly Sergeant Tony Bourke
1993 Fatal Bond Joe Martinez
1995 Swinger Macmillan Short film
1999 Two Hands Busker
1999 Change of Heart Harvey Tate
2000 After the Rain Michael Silvagni
2001 The Old Man Who Read Love Stories Gringo
2001 Cubbyhouse Harrison / Harlow
2003 Ned Kelly Sherrit Trooper
2005 The Great Raid Col. H. White
2006 The Marine Van Buren
2012 My Mind's Own Melody Doctor Short film
2014 Drive Hard[1] Bank Chairman (final film role)
Year Title Role Notes
1988 True Believers TV miniseries
1989 Body Surfer Mooney Mooney Youth TV miniseries
1989 Darlings of the Gods Peter Finch TV movie
1989 Bangkok Hilton Arkie Ragan TV miniseries
1990 Shadows of the Heart Father Michael Hanlon TV movie
1992 A Country Practice Grant Williams Episode: "Nothing But the Truth: Part 1"
Episode: "Nothing But the Truth: Part 2"
1993 The Feds: Obsession Cal Woods TV movie
1993 Time Trax Nigel Felsham Episode: "The Price of Honor"
1993 Irresistible Force Kurt TV movie
1993 The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children? Ray Masterman TV movie
1994 Marlin Bay Christian Beckett TV series
1995 Sahara Capt. Halliday TV movie
1995 Glad Rags Graeme Marsden 13 episodes
1995 Flipper Poacher Episode: "With Brothers Like This"
1996 Fire Vulture Episode: "Vendetta II"
1996 Heartbreak High Max Harrison Episode: "17 November 1996"
1997 Heartbreak High Max Harrison Episode: "4.23"
1997 Frontier Captain Watkin Tench TV miniseries
1997 Kangaroo Palace Simon Seymour TV movie
1998 Water Rats Peter Klein Episode: "Switchback"
1998 Chameleon 'Maddy' Madison TV movie
1999 Chameleon II: Death Match Erickson TV movie
1999 Witch Hunt Det. Jack Maitland TV movie
1999 Stingers Frank Manscuro Episode: "House Rules"
1999–2001 The Lost World Tribune 4 episodes
2000 Tales of the South Seas Villain Episode: "Lessons for a Warrior"
2000 Virtual Nightmare TV movie
2001 Ballykissangel Barry Episode: "Getting Better All the Time"
2001 BeastMaster Dagan Episode: "Game of Death"
2001 Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story John Ford TV movie
2001 The Lost World Francois Loke / Olmec Episode: "The Travelers"
2001 The Wilde Girls Toby TV movie
2002 Jeopardy Joe – Diamond Thief 3 episodes
2002 Seconds to Spare Emmett Larkin TV movie
2002 Counterstrike Capt. Kevin Blake TV movie
2004 Through My Eyes Odontologist Ken Brown TV movie
2006 Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America Chad Sinclair TV movie
2006 All Saints Richard Reinheart Episode: "Drawing the Line"
2006 Monarch Cove Sam Lee Episode: "1.6"
2007 The Starter Wife Director TV miniseries
2008 Packed to the Rafters Tony Westaway Episode: "How Did We Get Here?"
Episode: "Self Made Man"
2009 Packed to the Rafters Tony Westaway Episode: "What a Difference a Year Makes"
2010 Sea Patrol Peter Episode: "Paradise Lost"
2011 Crownies Rhys Kowalski 22 episodes
2012 House Husbands David Episode: "1.9"
2014 Rake Maitre d'


  1. ^ a b c d Knox, David (12 August 2014). "Vale Jerome Ehlers". TV Tonight. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Jerome Ehlers: Actor & Writer". Archived from the original on 1 April 2016. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Jerome Ehlers Obituary". The West Australia. Seven West Media. 11 August 2014. Retrieved 12 August 2014.

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