Peter Carroll

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Peter Carroll at the 2015 Helpmann Awards
Peter John Carroll[1]

1944 (age 77–78)[1]
Other namesPeter Carol
EducationUniversity of Sydney
  • Actor
  • performer
  • writer
  • assistant director
  • singer
  • vocal coach
  • stage manager
  • narrator
ChildrenTamsin Carroll

Peter John Carroll AM (born 1944)[1] is an Australian actor and the father of actress Tamsin Carroll.

Early life and education

Peter Carroll was born in Sydney, New South Wales in 1944. In his youth, Carroll was a boy soprano and won five awards in the City of Sydney Eisteddfodd in 1963.[2]

Carroll attended the University of Sydney, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts, and the University of New South Wales, where he earned a Master of Arts with Honours.[2] While undertaking his education at the University of Sydney, he commenced amateur acting;[2] after graduating, he worked as a drama teacher for two years.[2]

Carroll later attended the Central School of London.[citation needed]

In 2003, Carroll received an honorary Doctorate of Creative Awards from the University of Wollongong.[3]



Association Category Year Work
Helpmann Award Helpmann Award for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role in a Play 2003 Endgame
Green Room Awards Male Performer 1986 Masterclass
Green Room Awards (The Season at Sarsaparilla) Best Actor, 1995 Hamlet
Green Room Awards Best Actor 1986 The Season at Saraparilla
Mo Awards[5] Mo Award for Best Supporting Musical Theatre Performer 1992
Mo Award for Best Actor 2001 The Christian Brothers
Glug Awards Male Performer 2001 Brothers
Glug Awards Performer in a Musical 2001 Lush
Variety Club Award Musical Theatre Actor of the Year 1988 Sweeney Todd)
Penguin Award Best Performance by a Male in a Drama Series 1988 Rafferty's Rules)
Sydney Theatre Critics' Circle Award Significant Contribution to Sydney Theatre 1988. Life Achievement Award







  1. ^ a b c d "Carroll, Peter (1944)".
  2. ^ a b c d Richard McGregor. (19 March 1982.) "Carrol fascinated by challenge of Suicide", The Sydney Morning Herald.
  3. ^ Goldie, Bernie (30 July 2003). "Mid-year graduations at University of Wollongong". University of Wollongong.
  4. ^ "Mr Peter Carroll". It's An Honour. Retrieved 13 June 2021.((cite web)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ "MO Award Winners". Mo Awards. Retrieved 16 March 2022.
  6. ^ "Crazy Rich Asians (2018) - Cast & Crew". The Numbers. Retrieved 14 January 2019.