Jack Thompson

Actor / Film Producer | * 08/31/1940 (82) | Sydney, New South Wales (Australia)
Jack Thompson, AM (born John Hadley Pain; 31 August 1940) is an Australian actor and a major figure of Australian cinema, particularly Australian New Wave. 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 Petersen (1974). He won Cannes and AFI acting awards for the latter film. He was... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Romance / Love | Thriller

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Member of The Order of Australia
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Movies with Jack Thompson as Actor(82)

as Shaman Bill (Paje)2022 Poker Face
as Moran2021 High Ground
as William Gray2021 Justice in a Smoking Gun
as himself2021 My Name Is Gulpilil
as Angus Wilson2020 Never Too Late
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 Peter Guthrie2015 Ruben Guthrie
as Narrator2015 Blood on the Coal
as Dr. Walter Perkins2013 The Great Gatsby
as Charlie Murray2013 Mystery Road
as Coach Chang2013 Blinder
as Mr. O'Donnell2013 Around the Block
as Bill Williams2011 The Telegram Man
as US Federal Judge2009 Mao's Last Dancer
as himself2008 Not Quite Hollywood
as Bobby Thompson2008 Ten Empty
as Kipling Flynn2008 Australia
as Harvey2008 Leatherheads
as Bandy2007 December Boys
as Narrator (voice)2006 Whaledreamers
as Congressman Breimer2006 The Good German
as Skippy2005 Oyster Farmer
as Frederic Schist2005 Man-Thing
as Richard2005 Feed
as Policeman2001 Yolngu Boy
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 Narrator (voice)1995 Peter Allen: The Boy From Oz
as Harry Mitchell1994 The Sum of Us
as John Ricketts1993 A Far Off Place
as Ed1992 Ruby Cairo
as Jack Neville1992 Wind
as Mr Wilson1992 Resistance
as Ralph1992 Turtle Beach
as Stuart Irving1988 The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy
as Bernard O'Reilly1988 The Riddle of the Stinson
as Trebilcock1987 Ground Zero
as Aubrey Dubose1987 Kojak: The Price of Justice
as Party Guest1986 Short Circuit
as Hawkwood1985 Flesh + Blood
as Robert O'Hara Burke1985 Burke & Wills
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 Flunky1975 That Lady from Peking
as Tony Petersen1974 Petersen
1973 Libido
as Dick1971 Wake in Fright

TV Shows/Series with Jack Thompson as Actor(10)

as himself2018 Show Me the Movie!
as Cardinal Neville2014 Devil's Playground
as Richard1994 The Dwelling Place
as Nick Stenning1986 The Last Frontier
as himself1979 Parkinson In Australia

Movies with Jack Thompson as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2005 Feed

Citizenship: Australia
Born: Saturday, 08/31 1940 (August) in Sydney, New South Wales (Australia) (current age: 82 years + 212 days)
Zodiac sign: Virgo (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN)
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:
Baz Luhrmann (8x, Crew)
Bruce Beresford (7x, Crew)
Brendan Cowell (7x, Actor)
Wayne Pashley (7x, Crew)
Bryan Brown (6x, Actor)
Alex O'Loughlin (6x, Actor)
George Lucas (5x, Crew)
Russell Crowe (5x, Actor)
Ivan Sen (5x, Crew)
Arthur Dignam (5x, Actor)
Donald McAlpine (5x, Crew)
Don Hany (3x, Actor)

Other people with this name: Jack Thompson

WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:1730, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 03/26/2023