Jack Thompson biography

Jack Thompson

Actor, Musical Artist

1940 –

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Who is Jack Thompson?

Jack Thompson, AM is an Australian actor and one of the major figures of Australian cinema. He was educated at University of Queensland, before embarking on his acting career. In 2002, he was made an honorary member of the Australian Cinematographers Society. He is best known as a lead actor in several acclaimed Australian films, including such classics as Sunday Too Far Away, The Man from Snowy River and Breaker Morant. 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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Born
Aug 31, 1940
Manly
Also known as
  • John Hadley Payne
  • Gurkula
  • Jack Thomson
  • Jack Thompson, AM
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Australia
Profession
Education
  • University of Queensland
  • Sydney Boys High School
Lived in
  • Sydney

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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