Peter Phelps

Peter Phelps (born 20 September 1960 in Sydney) is an Australian actor, singer and writer. He is notable for his role as Peter Church in the television drama, Stingers, and as Trevor Cole in Baywatch. Phelps has appeared in feature films including Point Break with Keanu Reeves and Patrick Swayze, and Blackwater Trail with Judd Nelson. He is the brother of Professor Kerryn Phelps. Phelps began his acting career in the early 1980s with an on-going role in the Network Ten teen soap opera The Restless Years produced by the Reg Grundy Organisation. After that series ended he had a starring role in new Grundy soap opera Sons and Daughters. It was actually Phelps who came up with the "Pat the Rat" moniker in the series. In the early 1990s, he was one of the lifeguards (Trevor Cole) in the first series of Baywatch, and had a very minor role in the film Point Break. He also had roles in A Country Practice and The Flying Doctors. In 1993, Phelps won an Australian Film Institute Best Actor award for his role in the G.P. episode, "Exposed". From 1998 until 2004, he starred in Stingers, a role that won him the 2002 Logie Award for Most Popular Actor.


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