e is an AFI award winning actor, married to actress Judy Davis.
Colin has starred in Malcolm, Angel Baby and Halifax fp.
Colin had a cancer scare in 1997 with an obstruction in a bile duct being cleared and later a pancreatic tumour being removed in 1998. He later said "Life is an anarchic, hard, chaotic mess. But you can't deny it, we're all lucky".
Best known for his part in Water Rats which he finished up with in April 1999. Friels will be starring in Macbeth in 1999.
The couple have a young son named Jack and a baby daughter Charlotte.
His agent is Ann Churchill-Brown.