The Australian actor Peter Hardy who starred in ‘McLeod’s Daughters’ and ‘Chopper’ has passed away at the age of 66
Peter Hardy, 66, died from drowning during a snorkeling excursion at West Australia’s South Beach in Fremantle on Thursday March 16. He was known for TV series such as McLeod’s Daughters and films and stage musicals.
Bystanders tried to revive the actor before paramedics arrived on the scene at 10:40 AM local time on Thursday, but he could not be revived.
Aside from appearing in 44 episodes of McLeod’s Daughters, Hardy also appeared on three long-running soaps, Neighbours, Rush, and Stingers, as well as several crime dramas. In 2000, he also appeared in Andrew Dominik’s award-winning film Chopper, starring Eric Bana.
The Boy from Oz alongside Hugh Jackman during its Australian tour. as well as Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The Musical, are among Hardy’s many musical credits.
Michael Hardy wrote on Facebook that he is devastated to report that his brother. Peter Hardy. passed away suddenly this morning. This is the only way I can communicate with his wide circle of friends and family. Rest in peace, my beloved little brother.“