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Double Logie Win Not Enough To Deter Aussie Actor Samuel Johnson, Says No Plans To Return To Acting

Updated On 23 Apr, 2017 Published On

Winner of Double Logie Awards, Samuel Johnson reveals that he has no plans to return to acting, despite the victory on Sunday night.

The Australian actor was reportedly awarded Gold Logie for Best Personality on Australian Television as well the Logie for Best Actor for his portrayal of Australian music industry legend Molly Meldrum.

Samuel Johnson Wins Double Logie Awards

Samuel Johnson Wins Double Logie Awards

Johnson who roamed around Australia to raise money for the treatment of his dying sister from breast cancer, in his acceptance speech described himself as an "outlier of sorts" who was "desperate to find my place in this world" and joked that his family called their Preston home "the  Prestonian Institute for the Temporarily Defeated"

Johnson accepts his gold akubra from Molly Meldrum onstage

Johnson accepts his gold akubra from Molly Meldrum onstage

While accepting his award for Best Actor, Johnson said," My sister is succumbing finally to the perils of cancer after a three-decade-long tussle, Rather than rolling over, she's going out blazing with an attempted world record for the longest line of coins, 

"She's putting together a row of coins in the shape of a love heart."

Video: Logies 2017: Samuel Johnson wins the GOLD LOGIE

Besides, Johnson and Connie has also started the charity Love Your Sister, which promotes awareness and raises funds for breast cancer research.