Merv Hughes


Birthday November 23, 1961

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Euroa, Australia

Age 62 years old

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Former right-arm fast bowler nicknamed "Fruitfly" who represented Australia at the 1992 Cricket World Cup. He was a fan favorite for his boozing ways and large handlebar mustache.

Before Fame

He began playing district cricket for Footscray in 1978.


He portrayed Ivan Milat in the Australian 2003 film Fat Pizza.

Family Life

He married Sue Hughes and he has two sons, Scott and Tim. His father was a schoolmaster.

Associated With

He and Mike Whitney were both members of the Australian team which competed at the 1992 Cricket World Cup.