Awards & Winners

Reg Grundy

Date of Birth 04-August-1923
Place of Birth Sydney
(Australia, New South Wales, Oceania)
Nationality Australia
Also know as Reginald Roy "Reg" Grundy, Reginald Roy Grundy
Profession Television Producer, Entrepreneur
Reginald Roy "Reg" Grundy, AC, OBE is one of the most successful Australian entrepreneurs, and media and television moguls of his generation. He was the only child born to Roy Grundy and Lillian Lees. Before his career in television, he served in the Australian Army during World War II as a Sergeant stationed in Sydney. Grundy started as a boxing and general sports commentator for radio station 2SM Sydney in 1947. While at 2CH Sydney in 1957, he devised and hosted the Wheel of Fortune game show on radio, moving with that show to television, starting on Channel 9 in 1959. He then founded the Reg Grundy Organisation in 1960. After forming his own production company he began producing game shows for the Australian and overseas market, before eventually branching out into drama in 1973. In 1977, he co-produced ABBA: The Movie. The company has subsequently produced numerous successful television soap operas and drama series including Class of '74, Class of '75, The Restless Years, The Young Doctors, Prisoner, Glenview High, Sons and Daughters and Neighbours, as well as famed 1980s NBC Daytime game shows, Time Machine, $ale of the Century and Scrabble. In 1986, ABC aired Bruce Forsyth's Hot Streak. In 1993, NBC aired Scattergories. He subsequently started the US-based company Reg Grundy Productions. In 1995, he sold the Grundy Organisation to the media and publishing company, Pearson PLC, now FremantleMedia.

Awards by Reg Grundy

Check all the awards nominated and won by Reg Grundy.


International Emmy Award for Founders
(Founder, Grundy Productions)