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Paul Dawber
Paul Dawber in 2014

Paul Dawber is a British born-Australian stage, film and television actor. He attended drama school at National Theatre, Melbourne and graduated in 1987.[citation needed] That same year, he played the role of Todd Buckley in Sons and Daughters.[1] He has appeared in Australian police dramas such as Blue Heelers, Stingers, City Homicide, and Satisfaction.[1] Dawber has also made appearances in Prisoner, and The Flying Doctors.[1] He has played the recurring roles of Mr. Denning, Kim Howard,[1] and Harry Sinclair in the soap opera Neighbours.[2] Dawber has appeared in a dozen feature films, including the lead role in The Novelist in 2017.[3] In 2019, he toured Australia, New Zealand and Germany with the Opera Australia production of West Side Story in the role of Lt. Schrank.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1988 A Cry in the Dark Journalist Uncredited
1998 Black Box Nigel Blake
1999 Erskinville Kings Father
2006 The Secret Mathematician Documentary
2007 Double Cross Jacob Short film
2010 Why Must the Show Go On? Desmond Darke Short film
2010 After Detective 1 Short film
2011 Karen Jack Short film
2012 Underground: The Julian Assange Story Citibank Spokesperson
2014 I Remember the Future Jack Burns Short film
2014 Forbidden Giles Short film
2014 Paper Planes Australian Cup Commentator
2015 The Haircut Sam Short film
2016 Mui Karaoke: The Trial and Execution of a Goddess and Her Son John
2016 The Forgotten Children Thom Short film
2017 Serving Joy Graham Short film
2017 The Novelist Lewis
2017 Preach Father Short film
2017 La Souffrance Marcel Voice Role
2018 The Bounty of Thomas Reeves Sam Wilkenny Short film
2018 In Love with Ally Barker Richard
2018 Ruel: Younger Ruel's Dad Music Video
2018 Unspoken Johnny's Father Short film
2018 You Scratched My Car Paul Short film
2019 Masked Frank (Dad) Short film
2019 Quanta Darryl
2019 A Little New York Drama Mitch Short film
2020 Chinatown Cannon 2 Anthony
2021 Night Shift Officer Buddy
2021 Incident Report Damien Williams Short film
2021 Aperture Harvey Stevens
2022 Wanda & Sully Mr. Hester


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Carson's Law Constable Downard
1984 Five Mile Creek Corporal
1984 - 1985 Special Squad Special Operative Johnson
1985 Zoo Family John Davis
1984 - 1986 Prisoner Lester Marshall
1986 Sword of Honour Military Lawyer TV Miniseries
1986 Prime Time John Nolan
1986 The Fast Lane Detective George Monroe
1986 The Lancaster Miller Affair Carson's Associate TV Miniseries
1987 Sons and Daughters Todd Buckley
1988 The Flying Doctors Mr. Scott
1989 The Power, The Passion Noel Baker
1989 Pugwall X-Ray Technician
1989 Inside Running Johnny Lonigan
1989 The Magistrate Film Director TV Mini-Series
1990 Mission Impossible Male Nurse/Ronald
1990 Col'n Carpenter Davo
1990 Bony Detective Robert McLean TV Movie
1991 Chances Peter
1992 Phoenix Snapper
1992 Acropolis Now Helmut
1992 Bony Estate Agent
1997 State Coroner Lazarvic
1989 - 1998 Australia's Most Wanted Detective Glen Davies
2001 BackBerner Various
2002 Something in the Air Damien
2002 Short Cuts Reporter
1998 - 2004 Stingers Dr. David Taylor/Doctor/Dr. Trentham/Roger Newstead
2005 Scooter: Secret Agent Mr. Sloan
1997 - 2005 Blue Heelers Alan Anderson/Barry Craig/Warren Jones
2006 Abortion, Corruption and Cops: The Bertram Wainer Story Jack Matthews TV Movie
2007 Bastard Boys Claude TV Miniseries
2007 City Homicide Alex Zammit
2009 Satisfaction Hugh
2009 Rush David Lord
2012 An Innocent Man? Pontius Pilate TV Movie
2012 Dangerous Remedy TV Interviewer TV Movie
2013 Please Like Me Father Callahan
2014 House Husbands Matthew Graham
2015 The Colour of Eden Older Paul TV Movie
2015 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Tennis Official
1990 - 2020 Neighbours Mr Denning/Kim Howard/Harry Sinclair


  1. ^ a b c d "Paul Dawber". StarNow. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  2. ^ Kilkelly, Daniel (5 May 2019). "Neighbours confirms identity of mystery villain causing terror on Ramsay Street". Digital Spy. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  3. ^ "The Novelist". Amazon. 21 September 2020.
  4. ^ "West Side Story announces full Australian cast". BroadwayWorld. Retrieved 14 November 2018.