Jack Thompson

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Jack Thompson, AM (born 31 August 1940) is an Australian actor and one of the major figures of Australian cinema. He was educated at the University of Queensland, before embarking on his acting career. In 2002, he was made an honorary member of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS). He is best known as a lead actor in several acclaimed Australian films including such classics as Wake in Fright (1971), Sunday Too Far Away (1975), The Man from Snowy River (1982) and Breaker Morant (1980). He won Cannes and AFI acting awards for the latter film. He was the recipient of a Living Legend Award at the 2005 Inside Film Awards.

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Jack Thompson, AM (born 31 August 1940) is an Australian actor and one of the major figures of Australian cinema. He was educated at the University of Queensland, before embarking on his acting career. In 2002, he was made an honorary member of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS). He is best known as a lead actor in several acclaimed Australian films including such classics as Wake in Fright (1971), Sunday Too Far Away (1975), The Man from Snowy River (1982) and Breaker Morant (1980). He won Cannes and AFI acting awards for the latter film. He was the recipient of a Living Legend Award at the 2005 Inside Film Awards.

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Known Credits 66

Birthday 1940-08-31

Place of Birth Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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2017 Don't Tell as Bob Myers
2017 Blue World Order as Harris
2016 The Light Between Oceans as Ralph Addicott
2016 Justice in a Smoking Gun as William Gray
2015 Blood on the Coal as Narrator
2013 Around the Block as Mr. O'Donnell
2013 Mystery Road as Charlie Murray
2013 Blinder as Coach Chang
2011 Oakie's Outback Adventures as Orpheus
2010 Don't Be Afraid of the Dark as Harris
2009 Mao's Last Dancer as US Federal Judge
2009 Bombora - The Story of Australian Surfing(2 episodes)
2008 Australia as Kipling Flynn
2008 Leatherheads as Harvey
2007 December Boys as Bandy
2006 The Good German as Congressman Breimer
2005 Oyster Farmer as Skippy
2005 Feed as Richard
2005 Gallipoli: The Untold Stories as Narrator
2005 Man-Thing as Frederic Schist
2004 The Assassination of Richard Nixon as Jack Jones
2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones as Cliegg Lars
2001 Original Sin as Alan Jordan
2001 South Pacific as Captain George Brackett
2000 The Magic Pudding as Buncle (voice)
1997 Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil as Sonny Seiler
1997 Under the Lighthouse Dancing as Harry
1997 Excess Baggage as Alexander
1996 McLeod's Daughters as Jack McLeod
1996 Last Dance as The Governor
1996 Flight of the Albatross as Mike
1996 Broken Arrow as Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff
1995 A Woman of Independent Means as Sam Garner
1994 The Sum of Us as Harry Mitchell
1994 The Dwelling Place as Richard
1993 A Far Off Place as John Ricketts
1992 Ruby Cairo as Ed, Feed the World Foundation Manager
1992 Wind as Jack Neville
1992 Turtle Beach
1988 The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy as Stuart Irving
1987 Ground Zero as Trebilcock
1987 Kojak: The Price of Justice as Aubrey Dubose
1987 The Riddle of the Stinson as Bernard O'Reilly
1986 The Last Frontier as Nick Stenning
1985 Burke & Wills as Robert O'Hara Burke
1985 Flesh + Blood as Hawkwood
1982 Bad Blood as Stan Graham
1982 The Letter as Robert Crosbie
1982 A Woman Called Golda as Ariel
1982 The Man from Snowy River as Clancy
1980 The Club as Laurie Holden
1980 Breaker Morant as Major J.F. Thomas
1980 The Earthling as Ross Daley
1979 The Journalist as Simon Morris
1978 The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith as Rev. Neville
1976 Mad Dog Morgan as Detective Manwaring
1976 Caddie as Ted
1975 Scobie Malone as Scobie Malone
1975 Sunday Too Far Away as Foley
1974 Petersen as Tony Petersen
1973 The Evil Touch(3 episodes)
1971 Spyforce(42 episodes)
1971 Wake in Fright as Dick
1969 Riptide(1 episode) as Ted
1900 Jack Thompson Down Under(0 episodes)
1900 Bastard Boys(2 episodes)

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