Josh Quong Tart

Josh Quong Tart (born 18 September 1975 in Sydney) is an Australian actor.

Josh Quong Tart
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Born (1975-09-18) 18 September 1975 (age 44)[1]
Sydney, Australia
Years activeSince 1992

Early lifeEdit

Tart attended the McDonald College[2] before he was accepted into National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1994, graduating in 1997 with a bachelor's degree in Performing Arts. He is a descendant of prominent Chinese Australian Mei Quong Tart, who ran a popular tea house in the Queen Victoria Building in Sydney, and was also an early Chinese ambassador to Australia. He is the youngest of four boys in his family.


Tart's list of television credits includes the role of Will Monk on headLand, a drama series airing on the Seven Network and Matt Horner on the Australian award-winning series All Saints. Josh was also an original co-host on the kids TV show Sarvo with Jamie Croft on Foxtel's Nickelodeon.

Quong Tart featured alongside actress Genevieve Lemon and brother Byron Tart in the stage show, Lemon Tart in 2006 and 2007. Tart joined the cast of Home and Away in 2007 as Miles "Milco" Copeland.[3] In October 2011, Tart announced he was departing Home and Away after nearly four years.[4]

In 2012, Tart joined the cast of Underbelly: Badness as Andrew Perish.[5]

In August 2013, it was announced that Tart would play Scar in the 2013–16 Australian production of Disney's The Lion King (nicknamed the Antelope Tour), premiering in Sydney at The Capitol Theatre in December 2013.[6] The show also played in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth and closed in January 2016.

Tart starred in Betty Blokk-Buster Reimagined during the 2020 Sydney Festival. Sydney Morning Herald critic, Harriet Cunningham, called his performance "simply extraordinary" and "a revelation".[7]


Year Film Role Notes
2001 All Saints Vincent Sterling, Matt Horner 1999 (Guest)1 episode, 2001–2003–(Main role) 66 episode, 2004 (Guest) 1 episode
2003 Sarvo Himself 2003 (Co-host)
2003 Syntax Error Desmond 2003
2004 McLeod's Daughters Grant Meldrum 2004 (Guest) Season 4, Episode 27
2005 headLand Will Monk 2005–2006 (Main role)
2006 Lemon Tart Himself 2006–2007 (stage show)
2007 Home and Away Miles Copeland 2007–2011 (Main role)
2008 Master Raindrop Flamo
2010 Shock Shitstick short film for Tropfest 2010
2012 The Great Mint Swindle Brian Mickelberg Telemovie
2012 Underbelly: Badness Andrew Perish
2013 Around the Block Barry Griffen
2016 Scare Campaign Rohan


  1. ^ "Josh Quong Tart". Yahoo!7. Archived from the original on 20 July 2008. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Student Prospectus". McDonald College. Archived from the original on 30 September 2009. Retrieved 13 April 2010.
  3. ^ Idato, Michael (14 December 2007). "Kate departs the bay for new horizons". The Sydney Morning Herald. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
  4. ^ Davies, Rebecca (17 October 2011). "'Home and Away's Josh Quong Tart confirms departure from show". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 17 October 2011.
  5. ^ "Who's who in Badness". TV Week. ACP Magazines (32): 21. 11–17 August 2012.
  6. ^ Lion King The Musical Archived 27 September 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Cunningham, Harriet (12 January 2020). "Simply extraordinary: Josh Quong Tart dazzles in reimagining of 70s blockbuster". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 5 February 2020.

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