Reyne, James

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Reyne, James Gender: M
James Michael Nugent Reyne
born on 19 May 1957 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Jos, Nigeria, 9n55, 8e53
Timezone WAT h1e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°47' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 28°23 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 18°37'

James Reyne (2008)
photo: Mandy Hall, license cc-by-2.0


Australian rock musician and singer-songwriter both in solo work and, from 1978 until 1986, with the band Australian Crawl. Their most popular songs are "Reckless", "Beautiful People", "Errol", "The Boys Light Up", "Things Don't Seem", "Oh No Not You Again" and "Downhearted".

His younger brother, actor and musician David Reyne, was also born in Nigeria. The family moved to Victoria, Australia in late 1959, where a younger sister Elisabeth was born.

Reyne appeared in the 1983 TV drama miniseries Return to Eden as Greg Marsden. He also played Tina Turner's manager in the 1993 bio-movie about Turner's life What's Love Got to Do with It. In 2005 Reyne appeared as a guest actor in the telemovie The Postcard Bandit, which used music by Australian Crawl in its soundtrack.

James Reyne is the father of Neighbours actor Jaime-Robbie Reyne. He lives on the Mornington Peninsula and has a daughter. On 13 May 2017, he married Leanne Woolrich.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Gilling, Rebecca (born 3 November 1953). Notes: Co-stars in 1983 mini-series "Return to Eden"

Source Notes

From him, quoted in A Handbook of Astrology for Australia & New Zealand by Jane Bennett and Craig McIntosh (Greenhouse, 1986), page 191.


  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (First of three)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted (Jaime-Robbie Reyne, actor)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Australian Crawl)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitar, piano, harmonica)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc.