Gus Mercurio

Gus Mercurio

82 (passed away Dec. 7th, 2010)
Aug. 10th, 1928
Born in
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
5' 7

Gus Mercurio's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Five Mile Creek (AU) TV Show
Five Mile Creek (AU)
All the Rivers Run (AU) TV Show
All the Rivers Run (AU)
Matlock Police (AU) TV Show
Matlock Police (AU)
Boney (AU) TV Show
Boney (AU)
Cash and Company (AU) TV Show
Cash and Company (AU)
Ryan (AU) TV Show
Ryan (AU)
The Long Arm (AU) TV Show
The Long Arm (AU)
Catspaw (AU) TV Show
Catspaw (AU)
Tandarra (AU) TV Show
Tandarra (AU)

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Well known American born character actor, he was a former professional boxer and arrived in Australia as a qualified referee. His raspy voice, energetic personality and natural talents quickly came to the attention of Australian TV production houses.

Mercurio appeared in several Australian period style TV shows including Tandarra, Cash and Company and Power Without Glory. Additionally, he was a regular bad guy on several Australian police series TV shows including Homicide, Division 4 and Matlock Police. His film appearances have included Crocodile' Dundee II, The Man from Snowy River and Doing Time for Patsy Cline.

  • Father of 'Paul Mercurio' (qv).

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