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Channel Seven announces special about Ray Meagher’s career


Channel Seven revealed they will be presenting a This is Your Life special centred on Ray Meagher during tonight’s triple bill of Home and Away.

The event, which will be hosted by Melissa Doyle, will chronicle Ray’s extraordinary life while he was Ray Meagher, the longest-running television character in the nation, on the Seven Network.

In the special, which airs on Tuesday, October 11th, Ray will appear with a number of past cast members, including Chris Hemsworth and Kate Ritchie.

The Seven Network announcer proclaims, “When it comes to Australian TV icons, Ray Meagher is the record breaker.”


This is your life, Ray Meagher,” Melissa Doyle exclaims.

“How a footy playing renegade became the icon Alf Stewart,” the announcer continues.

Kate and Chris are joined by Dannii Minogue (Emma Jackson), Julian McMahon (Ben Lucini), Stephen Peacocke (Darryl Braxton), Bec Hewitt (Hayley Smith), and Ryan Kwanten to reminisce about Ray’s career (Vinnie Patterson).

Ailsa Stewart, Sharyn Hodgson, Tom Fletcher, Roger Oakley, and Vanessa Downing were among the other original regular cast members who appeared in the advertisement (Pippa Fletcher).


Numerous current cast members, including Georgie Parker, Ada Nicodemou, Lynne McGranger, Shane Withington, James Stewart, Emily Weir, and Ethan Browne, will also make an appearance in the special.

Paula Duncan, a television icon from Australia, will additionally make a surprise appearance.

Ray will dive into his time on the show, as well as his upbringing and relationship with wife Gilly, during the programme.

Hosted by Mike Willisee, This is Your Life debuted on the Seven Network in 1975. The show took a break after a five-year run and returned to the Nine Network in 1995. After going through several iterations, the series’ rebirth was declared in January 2022.


This article is updated.

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