Peter Mochrie has enjoyed great success as one of Australia’s leading Actors and his career spans over thirty five years. In 1979, he received his first big break appearing in The Restless Years as Ric Moran. He played this role for two years and soon caught the attention of other TV Producers, appearing in Sons and Daughters, Butterfly Island, Neighbours, Holiday Island and Alex Buzo’s Rooted for the ABC. He also appeared in two movies, Winter Of Our Dreams and Just In Time.
Peter’s success continued to grow with roles in shows such as Home And Away, Blue Heelers and G.P. He played John ‘Knocker’ Harrison in Water Rats, the male lead Steve Hayden in Murder Call, and Michael Allen in Frauds.
In July 2006 Peter play the role of Dr. Callum McKay on Shortland Street and moved to New Zealand where he remained for 6 years . He had previously travelled to Auckland three years earlier to film The Story of Lucille Ball for CBS and loved every minute of his time there. In 2010, Peter played Vernon Bramwell in the New Zealand film, Predicament, and Officer Eastwood in the Bollywood film, Love Has No Language.
Peter is an accomplished Voice Over artist on both sides of the Tasman as well as more recently, Los Angeles. Upon returning to Australia in 2013, he appeared as Geoff Hadley in Janet King for the ABC and started 2014 playing Fraser Collins in In Your Dreams for Southern Star. His role as Sam Dovinic in The Health & Safety of All helped the film win the Silver Medal at the 2015 New York Festival.
Peter returned to the Ensemble Theatre in early 2016 to play Carl Kretzmer in David Williamson’s Jack of Hearts and also had roles in Blue Murder: Killer Cop for Channel 7, The House of Bond for The Nine Network and reprised his role as Geoff Hadley on Janet King.