[5]​Frank Gerard Lloyd (born 1925, Australia[6] - 15 December 1995, Sydney, Australia)[2] also credited as Frank Maxwell, was an Australian character actor, who started his early career in England, he was perhaps best known for his short stint as Neville McPhee, an original character in the Australian soap Home And Away. Lloyd and Sheila Kennelly, who played his wife Floss, were two of the 16 original cast members of the Australian television soap opera.[3]

Career

In a career spanning more than fifty years, Lloyd appeared on radio, theatre, television and film. Lloyd's first roles stemmed from his after-school job as an office boy at 2GB, where he was sometimes asked to appear in radio plays. After finishing school, Lloyd travelled to England, and studied theatre. He appeared in the New York stage production of The Drunkard. He had small role's in British films, the first being the 1953 film Let Us Be True and The Battle of the River Plate in 1956. He later played small roles in Australian films as Mr Tinkle in Around the World in Eighty Days and featured in Those Dear Departed and Fast Talking. Lloyd is best known to Australian audiences for his appearances in television soap operas, working on The Young Doctors as Ted Wilcox and Sons and Daughters. He appeared only a few times on film, and, with his work on soap operas providing some notable exceptions, his career on television was largely confined to guest star roles and minor telemovie appearances. However, he worked regularly in theatres throughout his career, with his last performance being a year-long role in a production of Guys and Dolls. Frank also had a guest role on Mother and Son, on the ABC, appeared on Prisoner and had several guest parts in A Country Practice. Lloyd's final role was in Boys from the Bush.

Death

Lloyd died, aged around 70, in Potts Point, New South Wales in 1995, of unspecified causes.