Neil Pigot - biography

Actor from Australia

Neil Pigot (born 28 December 1961) is an Australian actor, best known to audiences as Inspector Falcon-Price on Blue Heelers. Pigot began his career in theatre, and after a long apprenticeship moved to guest starring roles in television shows such as The Games (1998), The Secret Life of Us (2000), Marshall Law (2002) and Stingers (2003). He also appeared in the films Head On (1998) and The Dish (2000). From 1997 to 2006, Pigot played the recurring role of Inspector Russell Falcon-Price on the long-running drama Blue Heelers. Originally introduced as a bureaucratic foil for the show's lead police officer Tom Croydon (John Wood), Falcon-Price soon became an integral part of the show, through his interest in Jo (Jane Allsop), and the affair his wife carried out with Ben (Paul Bishop). He has also enjoyed lead roles in tele movies such as The Society Murders (2006). Pigot is a highly regarded and award-winning theatre actor with a particular interest in new drama. He has been responsible for many Australian premieres of international work and is a champion of new Australian writing, sought by both directors and writers of new drama, playing roles in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and  ( Wikipedia article )


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Year Performance Character
2010 Oranges and Sunshine James
2006 The Society Murders DS Steve Waddell
1999 Redball Det. Bingo Wright

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