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Known Credits: 13

Birthday: 1953-07-01

Place of Birth: Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia

Adult Actor: False

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David Gulpilil

Biography

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David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu (Gurlpilil is linguistically correct though he is sometimes credited as David Gumpilil; born 1 July 1953), is an Indigenous Australian traditional dancer and actor. His first starring role was Walkabout. A portrait of Gulpilil by Craig Ruddy won the 2004 Archibald Prize, Australia's best known art prize.

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Acting
2012 Satellite Boy
2008 Australia as King George
2006 Ten Canoes as The Storyteller
2005 The Proposition as Jacko
2002 The Tracker as The Tracker
2002 Rabbit-Proof Fence as Moodoo der Fährtensucher
2001 Following the Rabbit-Proof Fence as Himself
2001 Serenades as Rainman
1986 Crocodile Dundee as Neville Bell
1977 The Last Wave as Chris Lee (as Gulpilil)
1976 Storm Boy as Fingerbone
1976 Mad Dog Morgan as Billy
1971 Walkabout as Black Boy (as David Gumpilil)