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John Wood - How I Clawed My Way to the Middle
A delightful peek behind the curtains at the life of John Wood, one of Australia’s most beloved actors. From working class beginnings in Melbourne through to rubbing shoulders with some of the best and brightest in Australia’s acting scene, John takes the reader on an enchanting jaunt through his childhood to his time on the silver screen.

Aug 12, 2020 07:30 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Published by Penguin Books Australia
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John Wood has been a part of the Australian entertainment industry for over 40 years earning himself a long list of credits for varied roles on stage and screen. His TV career was launched in 1976, playing “Sugar Renfrey” in the ABCTV Production of POWER WITHOUT GLORY, for which he won his first Logie as Best Supporting Actor. In the 1980’s he went on to star in the hit drama, RAFFERTY’S RULES as Magistrate Michael Rafferty which saw him become a well know and much admired television actor, taking out the Most Outstanding Actor Logie two years running. From 1994 and for the next 12 years, he played the role of Tom Croydon in BLUE HEELERS, one of our highest ever rating TV dramas. It culminated in John winning the prestigious Gold Logie in 2006, after 10 consecutive nominations as most popular person on Australian Television.