Biography

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Chips Rafferty MBE (26 March 1909 – 27 May 1971) was an iconic Australian actor. Called "the living symbol of the typical Australian", Rafferty's career stretched from the 1940s until his death in 1971, and during this time he performed regularly in major Australian feature films as well as appearing in British and American productions. He appeared in commercials in Britain during the late 1950s, encouraging British emigration to Australia.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Chips Rafferty MBE (26 March 1909 – 27 May 1971) was an iconic Australian actor. Called "the living symbol of the typical Australian", Rafferty's career stretched from the 1940s until his death in 1971, and during this time he performed regularly in major Australian feature films as well as appearing in British and American productions. He appeared in commercials in Britain during the late 1950s, encouraging British emigration to Australia.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Chips Rafferty, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 22

Birthday 1909-03-26

Day of Death 1971-05-27

Place of Birth Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1971 Wake in Fright as Jock Crawford
1970 Skullduggery as Father 'Pop' Dillingham
1968 Kona Coast as Charlie Lightfoot
1967 Double Trouble as Archie Brown
1966 They're a Weird Mob as Harry Kelly
1962 Mutiny on the Bounty as Michael Byrne
1960 The Wackiest Ship in the Army as Patterson
1960 The Sundowners as Quinlan
1958 Smiley Gets a Gun as Sergeant Flaxman
1957 Walk Into Paradise as Steve MacAllister
1956 Smiley as Sgt. Flaxman
1954 King of the Coral Sea as Ted King
1953 The Phantom Stockman as The Sundowner
1953 The Desert Rats as Sgt 'Blue' Smith
1950 Bitter Springs as Wally King
1949 Eureka Stockade as Peter Lalor
1947 Bush Christmas as Long Bill
1947 The Loves Of Joanna Godden as Collard
1946 The Overlanders as Dan McAlpine
1944 The Rats of Tobruk as Milo Trent
1940 Forty Thousand Horsemen as Jim

Writing

1954 King of the Coral SeaWriter

Production

1958 Dust in the SunProducer

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