Reg Lye was an Australian born actor who worked widely in England and Australia .
He was one of the most booked Australian actors of the 1950s, appearing in the many Australian films of the time, as well as working on the stage and radio. Quoted as "one of the best character actors in Australia."
He moved to England in the early 1960s were he was a familiar face on film and in particular television comedy and drama during the 60’s and 70’s.
He returned 'down under' in the late 1970’s to take advantage of the rejuvenated Australian film industry.