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Jack Thompson

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Jack Thompson, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia

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Aug 31, 1940 In Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Wake in Fright 1971-07-21
Latest Project:
Movie Swinging Safari 2018-01-18
Known For
Poster of Bombora - The Story of Australian Surfing
Poster of Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones
Poster of Scobie Malone
Movie Swinging Safari Mayor 2018-01-18
Movie David Stratton: A Cinematic Life 2017-03-09
Movie Blue World Order Harris 2017-03-03
Movie Don't Tell Bob Myers 2017-05-18
Movie Justice in a Smoking Gun William Gray 2016-02-25
Movie The Light Between Oceans Ralph Addicott 2016-09-02
Movie Blood on the Coal Narrator 2015-08-12
Movie The Sarkeesian Effect: Inside the World of Social Justice Warriors Himself 2015-09-14
Series Devil's Playground Cardinal Neville 2014-09-09
Movie Around the Block Mr. O'Donnell 2013-09-06
Movie Blinder Coach Chang 2013-03-07
Movie Mystery Road Charlie Murray 2013-06-05
Movie Victims Jason 2011-05-31
Movie Oakie's Outback Adventures Orpheus 2011-08-04
Movie Don't Be Afraid of the Dark Harris 2010-11-06
Series Bombora - The Story of Australian Surfing 2009-03-26
Movie Mao's Last Dancer US Federal Judge 2009-10-01
Movie Leatherheads Harvey 2008-03-24
Movie Australia Kipling Flynn 2008-11-18
Series Bastard Boys 2007-05-13
Movie December Boys Bandy 2007-09-20
Movie The Good German Congressman Breimer 2006-12-08
Movie Man-Thing Frederic Schist 2005-04-21
Movie Gallipoli: The Untold Stories Narrator 2005-04-26
Movie Feed Richard 2005-05-11
Movie Oyster Farmer Skippy 2005-06-30
Movie The Assassination of Richard Nixon Jack Jones 2004-05-17
Movie Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson 2004-09-04
Movie Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Cliegg Lars 2002-05-15
Movie South Pacific Captain George Brackett 2001-03-26
Movie Original Sin Alan Jordan 2001-05-08
Movie The Magic Pudding Buncle (voice) 2000-12-14
Movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Sonny Seiler 1997-11-21
Movie Excess Baggage Alexander 1997-08-29
Movie Under the Lighthouse Dancing Harry 1997-10-15
Movie The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years The Judge 1996-01-01
Movie Broken Arrow Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff 1996-02-09
Movie McLeod's Daughters Jack McLeod 1996-05-11
Movie Flight of the Albatross Mike 1996-04-29
Movie Last Dance The Governor 1996-05-02
Movie A Woman of Independent Means Sam Garner 1995-02-19
Series The Dwelling Place Richard 1994-05-08
Movie The Sum of Us Harry Mitchell 1994-07-12
Movie Ruby Cairo Ed, Feed the World Foundation Manager 1993-10-29
Movie A Far Off Place John Ricketts 1993-03-12
Movie Turtle Beach Ralph 1992-03-19
Movie Wind Jack Neville 1992-09-11
Movie Trouble in Paradise 1989-05-29
Movie The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy Stuart Irving 1988-10-09
Movie The Riddle of the Stinson Bernard O'Reilly 1987-01-01
Movie Ground Zero Trebilcock 1987-10-01
Movie Kojak: The Price of Justice Aubrey Dubose 1987-02-21
Movie Short Circuit Party Guest 1986-05-09
Movie Flesh + Blood Hawkwood 1985-08-30
Movie Burke & Wills Robert O'Hara Burke 1985-10-30
Movie Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Group Capt. Hicksley 1983-05-28
Movie The Man from Snowy River Clancy 1982-03-02
Movie A Woman Called Golda Ariel 1982-04-26
Movie Bad Blood Stan Graham 1982-11-12
Movie Breaker Morant Major J.F. Thomas 1980-05-15
Movie The Club Laurie Holden 1980-09-18
Movie The Earthling Ross Daley 1980-07-24
Movie The Journalist Simon Morris 1979-11-15
Movie The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Rev. Neville 1978-06-21
Movie Caddie Ted 1976-01-01
Movie The Taking of Christina Larry 1976-03-01
Movie Mad Dog Morgan Detective Manwaring 1976-07-09
Movie Sunday Too Far Away Foley 1975-06-01
Movie Scobie Malone Scobie Malone 1975-10-03
Movie Petersen Tony Petersen 1974-01-01
Movie Wake in Fright Dick 1971-07-21
Series Spyforce 1971-08-08