A Fortunate Life (1986)

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Network: Nine

Premiere: 09 March 1986
Final: 12 March 1986

Episodes: 4 ms
Length: 480 minutes (4 x 120)


Role Actor

Cast list:
PART ONE
Principal cast
Narrator
Bert (5 years)
Bert (9 years)
Grandma Carr
Alice McCall
Archie McCall
Bad Bob
Old man
Ma
Jack
Alec
Alf
Young Bill
Margaret
Cop
Nurse
Jimmy
Supporting cast
Jack McDowell
Leslie Wright
Donovan Cryer
Sasha Janes
Raelene Hughes
Scott Greive
Leanne Kempe
Jemma Skipper
Robert Davies
and as the wild kids


PART TWO
Principal cast
Narrator
Bert (9 years)
Bert (14 years)
Grandma Carr
Shalagh Phillips
Frank Phillips
Charlie Bibby
Mrs Bibby
Alice McCall
Archie McCall
Roy Facey
Eric Facey
Jack Lander
Sergeant
Official
Also appearing
Doug Wilkinson
Sasha Janes
Raelene Hughes
Christopher Rice
Rebecca Heath
Jeff Hutchison

PART THREE
Principal cast
Narrator
Bert (14 years)
Bert (19 years)
Bert’s mother
Stepfather
Grandma Carr
Eric Facey
Roy Facey
Bill Olver
May Prang
Bentley
Martin
Arthur
Baldy
Jock McKay
Harry Beet
Tom Johnson
Strong
Clerk
Foreman
Edna
Also appearing
Michelle Evans
Miles Ritchie
Geoff Hutchison
Hugh Levett
Noel Drew
Ross O’Brien
Andy King
Daniel Reti
Paul Hughes
Clayton Wooly
Tom Greenwood
Molly Warsnop
Maggie Wilde-West

PART FOUR
Principal cast
Narrator
Bert
Evelyn
Roy Facey
Eric Facey
Jock McKay
Mick Flynn
Brindley
Harry
John
Sergeant
Archie
Fred
Dave
Terry
Mary
Captain Leanne
Doctor
Chaplain
Shop owner
Specialist
Manager
Minister
English officer
Colonel
Also appearing
Graig Robertson
Terry Danks
Nigel Devenport
David Haviland
Robert Mosely
Robert Willox
Robert Taylor
James Bean
Peter Stewart
Andrew Kovacevich
Marcus Graham
Sid Plummer
Simon Hailwood
Dane Carson
Glenn Hayden


Bill Kerr
Scott Bartle
Antony Richards
Dorothy Alison
Pat Bishop
Paul Sonkkila
Ray Meagher
Willie Fennell
Joy Hruby
John Grant
Robert Noble
Bill Young
Luke Campbell
Gayle Rankine
Maurie Ogden
Elaine Baillie
Richard Walley

William Bates
Daniel Narbett
Martin Flint
Shelley Howard
Sandra Eldridge
Christopher Rice
Jodi Haslinger
Tanya Heffernan
Don Tester
Alan Blueton, Gavin Clinch
& Richard (Dickie) Kickett



Bill Kerr
Antony Richards
Benedict Sweeney
Dorothy Alison
Carole Skinner
Martin Vaughan
Bill Hunter
Kirsty Child
Pat Bishop
Paul Sonkkila
Dale Randall
John Ley
Leslie Wright
Maurie Ogden
Barrie Barkla

Donovan Cryer
Sandra Eldridge
Jodi Haslinger
Chris Wintergreene
Tanya Heffernan




Bill Kerr
Benedict Sweeney
Dominic Senney
Val Lehman
Peter Cummins
Dorothy Alison
John Ley
Dale Randall
Frank Gallacher
Catherine Wilkin
John Ewart
Roger Ward
Ed Turley
Norman Yemm
Jeffrey Rhoe
Rob Baxter
Terry Jarvis
Bill McCluskey
Ramsay McLean
Ric Hearder
Fiona Watson

Scott Gregory
Les Anderson
Michael Coyle
Jim Thom
John O’Brien
Bob Martin
Jay Walsh
Steven Duncan
Chris Tarpey
Reid Oliver
Bob Primmer
Len Turner




Bill Kerr
Dominic Senney
Nikki Coghill
Dale Randall
John Ley
Jeffrey Rhoe
Jerry Thomas
Michael Winchester
John Stone
Jaye Paul
Simon Gratton
Bob Helsey
Michael Horrocks
Nicholas Flanagan
Brett Climo
Popi Leppard
Steve Jodrell
Ray Long
Mark Allen
Suzanne Peveril
John O’Donnell
James Beattie
Rev Bazely
Colin McEwan
Geoffrey Gibbs

Frank Johnson
John Low
John Bailey
William Kerr
Jeremy Higgins
Andrew Lewis
John Rose
Alistair Cummings
Lee Bowman
John Palmer
Shane McNamara
Tony Kentuck
Sally Martin
Richard Bishop
Adrian Mulraney



Note:
• Sydney screendates are as above too.
• Individual parts titles: Pt 1 - Starting Out (1897-1905) ; Pt 2 - Bush Schooling (1905-1908) ; Pt 3 - Journey (1908-1914) ; Pt 4 - Providence (1914-1916)



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