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Jack Thompson

Actor / Film Producer | * 08/31/1940 (78) | Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Jack Thompson, AM (born 31 August 1940) 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 (ACS). He is best known as a lead actor in several acclaimed Australian films, including such classics as The Club (1980), 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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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Jack Thompson

Member of The Order of Australia AACTA Awards Breaker Morant Cannes Film Festival

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Movies with Jack Thompson as Actor(68)

as Mayor2018 Swinging Safari
as Harris2017 Blue World Order
as Bob Myers2017 Don't Tell
as himself2017 One Heart: One Spirit
as Ralph Addicott2016 The Light Between Oceans
as William Gray2016 Justice in a Smoking Gun
as Narrator2015 Blood on the Coal
as Charlie Murray2013 Mystery Road
as Coach Chang2013 Blinder
as Mr. O'Donnell2013 Around the Block
as US Federal Judge2009 Mao's Last Dancer
as Kipling Flynn2008 Australia
as Harvey2008 Leatherheads
as Bandy2007 December Boys
as Congressman Breimer2006 The Good German
as Skippy2005 Oyster Farmer
as Frederic Schist2005 Man-Thing
as Richard2005 Feed
as Alan Jordan2001 Original Sin
as Captain George Brackett2001 South Pacific
as Buncle (voice)2000 The Magic Pudding
as Alexander1997 Excess Baggage
as Jack McLeod1996 McLeod's Daughters
as The Governor1996 Last Dance
as Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff1996 Broken Arrow
as Harry Mitchell1994 The Sum of Us
as John Ricketts1993 A Far Off Place
as Ed, Feed the World Foundation Manager1993 Ruby Cairo
as Jack Neville1992 Wind
as Ralph1992 Turtle Beach
as Stuart Irving1988 The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy
as Trebilcock1987 Ground Zero
as Aubrey Dubose1987 Kojak: The Price of Justice
as Bernard O'Reilly1987 The Riddle of the Stinson
as Party Guest1986 Short Circuit
as Hawkwood1985 Flesh + Blood
as Robert O'Hara Burke1985 Burke & Wills
as Group Capt. Hicksley1983 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
as Robert Crosbie1982 The Letter
as Stan Graham1982 Bad Blood
as Laurie Holden1980 The Club
as Major J.F. Thomas1980 Breaker Morant
as Ross Daley1980 The Earthling
as Simon Morris1979 The Journalist
as Rev. Neville1978 The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
as Ted1976 Caddie
as Detective Manwaring1976 Mad Dog Morgan
as Foley1975 Sunday Too Far Away
as Scobie Malone1975 Scobie Malone
as Tony Petersen1974 Petersen
as Dick1971 Wake in Fright

TV Shows/Series with Jack Thompson as Actor(7)

as Cardinal Neville2014 Devil's Playground
as Richard1994 The Dwelling Place
as Nick Stenning1986 The Last Frontier

Citizenship: Australia
Born: Saturday, 08/31 1940 (August) in Sydney (current age: 78 years + 358 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Educated at: Sydney Boys High School, University of Queensland
Other names for Jack Thompson (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Hadley Pain"
"Джек Хэдли Пэйн"
"Jack Thompson (Schauspieler)"
Jack Thompson frequently works together with these people:
Bruce Beresford (7x, Crew)
Bryan Brown (6x, Actor)
Ivan Sen (5x, Crew)
Baz Luhrmann (5x, Crew)
Donald McAlpine (5x, Crew)
Karen Struck (5x, Crew)
George Clooney (4x, Actor)
Alex O'Loughlin (4x, Actor)
Troy Dann (4x, Crew)
Blake Campbell (4x, Crew)
Darren McGavin (2x, Actor)
Anthony Wager (2x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1730, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 07/25/2019