Legendary 'Cop Shop' Actor Greg Ross Charms Retirement Living Residents

September 24, 2023

Retirement Living residents at Mayflower Brighton recently enjoyed an unforgettable afternoon filled with entertainment and laughter, and it's not just about the showbiz glitz. Events like these hold immense benefits for residents, offering a fantastic opportunity to connect with neighbours and make new friends.

Actor Gregory Ross chatting to one of the Mayflower residents

Pictured above: Retirement Living residents delighted in a show and cheerful happy hour featuring the accomplished Gregory Ross.

The event featured the talented actor and performer, Gregory Ross, best known for his iconic role as Tony Benjamin in the beloved Australian drama 'Cop Shop' during the 1970s and early 1980s.

Gregory Ross's illustrious career spans hundreds of TV and stage appearances, including standout roles such as Judas in the Sydney production of Godspell, Captain von Trapp in The Sound of Music alongside Lisa McCune, and Javert in Les Misérables.

Beyond his acting prowess, Greg's dedication to service is truly remarkable. As a Rotarian for 47 years, he has volunteered for literacy projects in Thailand, contributed to the construction of an eye clinic in Vanuatu, and served as a master of ceremonies at Rotary International Conventions in Taipei and Melbourne, as well as at the International Assembly in the US. This is just a glimpse of Greg's lifelong commitment to making a positive impact.

While the event was a delightful showcase of talent, it was also a wonderful opportunity for residents to forge new friendships and strengthen the sense of community that makes Mayflower Brighton's retirement living a truly special place to call home.

Gregory Ross entertaining a group of seated retirement living residents at an afternoon event.
Mayflower Brighton Retirement Living residents clapping for Gregory Ross.
A Mayflower resident hold up a winning raffle ticket in the crowd.
A mayflower resident receives a raffle prize while a in the crowd while another resident speaks into a microphone.
A female resident in a motorised scooter chats with Gregory Ross.