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Martin Sacks Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Martin Sacks Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 77 kg
Date of Birth October 16, 1959
Zodiac Sign Libra
Eye Color Blue

Martin Sacks is an Australian actor, writer, director, and theater artist who is best known for playing the role of Senior Detective Patrick Joseph “P.J.” Hasham in the police drama television series Blue Heelers from 1993 to 2005. Moreover, his filmography also consists of various other shows and movies such as Wentworth, The Restless Years, A Country Practice, Stock SquadEmoh RuoAll the WayLa tricheuse, Touch the Sun: Princess Kate, Field of Fire III, Jake and the Fatman, Love in Limbo, Encounters, ThirtysomethingBrock, Irresistible ForcePolice RescueSea PatrolMy Husband My KillerThe RubiconRise, Underbelly, The Strip, The Gods of Wheat Street, Buckley’s Chance, City Homicide, East of Everything, LowdownThe CupRescue Special OpsOffspringCliffy, Don’t TellRake, The StraitsBait 3DReef DoctorsA Place to Call Home, and Slate, Wyn & Me.

Born Name

Martin Colin Sacks

Nick Name

Marty

Martin Sacks as seen while attending the 2016 TV Week Logie Awards in May 2016
Martin Sacks as seen while attending the 2016 TV Week Logie Awards in May 2016 (Eva Rinaldi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Libra

Born Place

Sydney, Australia

Nationality

Australian nationality

 

Education

Martin Sacks attended Stella Adler Acting School in New York.

Occupation

Actor, Writer, Director, Theater Artist

Build

Average

Martin Sacks (Left) smiling for a picture with Bill Nighy in June 2019
Martin Sacks (Left) smiling for a picture with Bill Nighy in June 2019 (Martin Sacks / Instagram)

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

77 kg or 169.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Martin Sacks has dated –

  1. Kate Sacks – He is married to Kate Sacks (née Allen) and they have 2 sons – Ned Sacks and Jack Sacks.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Receding hairline
  • Deep-set eyes

Brand Endorsements

He was cast in the TV commercial for Channel 7’s 40 Years of TV in 1996.

Martin Sacks as seen in Brunswick Heads, New South Wales in September 2020
Martin Sacks as seen in Brunswick Heads, New South Wales in September 2020 (Martin Sacks / Instagram)

Martin Sacks Facts

  1. He co-starred in Blue Heelers alongside John Wood, Julie Nihill, William McInnes, Lisa McCune, Grant Bowler, Ann Burbrook, and Damian Walshe-Howling.
  2. For his role in Blue Heelers, Martin Sacks won the Logie Award for “Most Popular Actor” consecutively from 1997 to 2001.
  3. For his services to Australian society and film production, he was honored with the Australian Centenary Medal in the 2001 Queen’s New Years Honours List.
  4. Martin Sacks portrayed the character of Mario Condello (an Italian-Australian organized crime figure who was a key figure in the Melbourne gangland killings) in the television true crime-drama series Underbelly in 2008.
  5. He appeared as Neil Pinner in the 2011 biographical film The Cup, starring Brendan Gleeson, Stephen Curry, Daniel MacPherson, Tom Burlinson, and Bill Hunter.
  6. From 2013 to 2018, Martin Sacks played the recurring role of Derek Channing in the television drama series Wentworth.
  7. He co-starred as Jimmy Cove in the 2014 crime drama film Rise.
  8. He was cast as Tony (father of Lyndal) in the 2017 drama film Don’t Tell, starring Jack Thompson, Aden Young, Sara West, and Rachel Griffiths.
  9. As a director, Martin Sacks has worked on shows like Blue Heelers and All Saints.

Featured Image by Eva Rinaldi / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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