George Spartels


Television and theatre actor George Spartels was on the ABC’s Play School between 1985 and 1999 and has produced a number of children’s videos. He is an Australian actor of Greek descent, who is best known for his role in Max Max Beyond Thunderdome and on the television soap opera Neighbours, playing Benito Alessi.

Spartels has guest starred in many other Australian television series, and has appeared in a number of episodes of the medical drama series All Saints as well as Packed to the Rafters.


Biography: He grew up in Melbourne with his mother of Irish/English decent and three brothers. His Greek father left when he was a young boy. His younger brother Michael is a director for Carlton Football Club. He married actress Elizabeth Alexander and now lives in Sydney. He became a household name after hosting children's show Playschool for almost two ... See full bio >>
Born: April 25, 1954 | Australia

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