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John Wood
California Governor Gray Davis thanks San Diego Fire Department firemen (L-R) Russell Simon, John Wood and Thomas Wood after a news conference in the heavily damaged community of Scripps Ranch in San Diego, California, October 27, 2003. Over 150 structures and homes were burned to the ground as Santa Ana winds caused a firestorm in southern California. (UPI/EARL S. CRYER)

John Wood (born 14 July 1946 in Melbourne) is a Gold Logie Award-winning Australian actor, best known for his role as Senior Sergeant Tom Croydon in the Seven Network's long running police drama Blue Heelers.

Wood began his acting career in 1967, where he had a guest role in Bellbird, an Australian television series. He then appeared in several Australian drama series and mini-series in minor roles. John also wrote eleven episodes of the series Prisoner. It wasn't until 1987 that John Wood became a well-known actor, taking the lead in Rafferty's Rules, as magistrate Michael Rafferty. Wood twice won a Logie for "Most Outstanding Actor" for his role in the show during its four seasons.

In 1994 Wood landed a leading role in Blue Heelers as Tom Croydon. This show became a big hit in Australia. As well as starring in the show, he also wrote several episodes. The show was finally cancelled in 2006, and Wood is one of only two actors (the other being Julie Nihill) to star in Blue Heelers from its beginning in 1994 to its end in 2006, although Wood is the only character to be seen in every single episode. Wood also wrote three episodes for the series.

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