Martin Lynes

Martin Lynes (born 12 July 1967) is an Australian actor.

Martin Lynes
Born (1967-07-12) 12 July 1967 (age 53)[1]
Years active1995–2013
Partner(s)Jo Kempshall Giles


Lynes is known for his work as Dr. Luke Forlano on All Saints, an Australian hospital drama. On the series he tried many times to become the Chief medical officer but failed. He was primarily a surgeon but spent time helping in ward 17. He has also played Rick Gallager in Sea Patrol. Lynes currently plays Coach Simmo who runs the surf academy Solar Blue for budding pro surfers in Blue Water High, shown on ABC Australia. Lynes has also had roles in the now defunct McLeod's Daughters and as the head of an advertising company in the popular TV drama Packed to the Rafters.

Lynes joined the cast of Home and Away in 2012 as villain Adam Sharpe.[2]

Post acting careerEdit

Currently, Lynes lives on the Central Coast of NSW and works as a Real Estate Agent, for the agency Property Central Long Jetty.[3][4]

In August 2017 he was found guilty of sexual assault.[5][6] He received a custodial sentence of 5 years[7]


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Police Rescue Ned Spinks
1996 Pacific Drive Scott Ballintyne
1997 The Devil Game Muzza
1997 Big Sky Roger Episode: "Good Luck Baby"
1998–2004 All Saints Luke Forlano
2005–08 Blue Water High Craig "Simmo" Simmonds
2006 Monarch Cove Detective Straker
2007 Sea Patrol Rick Gallagher
2008 The Black Balloon Emergency Doctor
2008 McLeod's Daughters Frank Edwards
2010–11 Packed to the Rafters Paul Morgan
2011 The Eye of the Storm Edward
2011 Burning Man Graham
2012–13 Home and Away Adam Sharpe


  1. ^ "My mum– Details". Showcast. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  2. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (15 October 2013). "'Home and Away' Dan Ewing teases new villain arrival". Digital Spy. Hearst Magazines UK. Retrieved 28 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Property Central".
  4. ^ "Marty Lynes – Agent Sale Properties – allhomes".
  5. ^ "Former All Saints actor found guilty of sex attack". The West Australian. 23 August 2017. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  6. ^ Paterson, Ian. "Actor found guilty of sexual assault". NewsComAu. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Former Home and Away and All Saints actor Martin Lynes jailed for five years". NewsComAu. Retrieved 28 August 2018.

External lifeEdit