Gus Mercurio

Australian-born Gus Mercurio was an actor who built himself a successful Hollywood film career. Mercurio's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Alvin Rides Again" (1974) featuring Graeme ... Read more »
Born: 08/10/1928 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Filmography

Actor (23)

Flipper: The New Adventures 1995 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Doing Time for Patsy Cline 1999 (Movie)

Tyrone (Actor)

Lightning Jack 1994 (Movie)

2nd Tough Guy (Actor)

Return to the Blue Lagoon 1991 (Movie)

1st Mate (Actor)

Badlands 2005 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

Crocodile Dundee 2 1988 (Movie)

Frank (Actor)

Running From the Guns 1985 (Movie)

Chazza (Actor)

The Return of Captain Invincible 1983 (Movie)

Noisy Garbageman (Actor)

The Man From Snowy River 1982 (Movie)

Frew (Actor)

Harlequin 1980 (Movie)

Mr Bergier (Actor)

The Blue Lagoon 1980 (Movie)

Officer (Actor)

Turkey Shoot 1980 (Movie)

Red (Actor)

Dead Man's Float 1979 (Movie)

Mr Dobraski (Actor)

High Rolling 1977 (Movie)

Ernie (Actor)

Eliza Fraser 1976 (Movie)

Darge (Actor)

Raw Deal 1976 (Movie)

Ben (Actor)

Alvin Rides Again 1973 (Movie)

(Actor)

All the Rivers Run (TV Show)

Actor

Curse of the Talisman (TV Show)

Actor

Official Denial (TV Show)

Actor

Survive the Savage Sea (TV Show)

Actor

Sword of Honour (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Australian-born Gus Mercurio was an actor who built himself a successful Hollywood film career. Mercurio's career in acting began with his roles in various films like "Alvin Rides Again" (1974) featuring Graeme Blundell, the comedy "Eliza Fraser" (1976) with John Castle and "Raw Deal" (1977). He also appeared in "High Rolling" (1977) and the mystery "Dead Man's Float" (1980) with Sally Boyden. His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the romance "The Blue Lagoon" (1980) with Brooke Shields, the Steve Railsback horror flick "Turkey Shoot" (1981) and the Kirk Douglas western "The Man From Snowy River" (1982). He also appeared in "The Return of Captain Invincible" (1983) with Alan Arkin. Nearing the end of his career, he tackled roles in "Return to the Blue Lagoon" (1991), the action movie "Lightning Jack" (1994) with Paul Hogan and the comedy adventure "Doing Time for Patsy Cline" (1999) with Matt Day. He also had a part in the TV miniseries "Sword of Honour" (1989-1990). Mercurio last acted in the Quentin Tarantino foreign "Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation" (2009). Mercurio passed away in December 2010 at the age of 82.

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