Jack Thompson John Hadley Payne AM ( Sídney, Nueva Gales del Sur, 31 de agosto de 1940), conocido artísticamente como Jack Thompson, es un actor australiano de cine y televisión. Índice 1 Biografía 2 Carrera 3 Filmografía 3.1 Películas 3.2 Series de televisión 4 Premios y nominaciones 5 Referencias 6 Enlaces externos Biografía [ editar]
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).
Jack Thompson AM (born John Hadley Payne; 31 August 1940) is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles in Australian movies such as Sunday Too Far Away (1975), Breaker Morant (1980), The Club (1980) and The Man from Snowy River (1982). In 2002, he was made an honorary member of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS).
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Born John Hadley Payne in Manly, a suburb of Sydney, Thompson was five years old when his mother died, leaving his father, a merchant seaman, unable to care for him and his brother, David. He was sent to "LakeHouse orphanage" in Narrabeen by his aunt and subsequently adopted by the poet and ABC broadcaster John Thompson and his wife ...
After working in an agricultural lab, Thompson joined the army in 1960 so that he could earn a science degree. He enrolled at the University of Queensland in 1963 and transferred to an arts degree, performing in theatre at night, including the Twelfth Night Theatre and UQ Dramatic Societyin Brisbane. He appeared on stage in The Devilsin 1968.
Early television appearances
Thompson decided to take acting seriously, giving himself twelve months to make a go of it. His TV career began with the soap opera Motel (1968), and guest appearances on Riptide, Woobinda, Animal Doctor, Skippy, The Rovers, Division 4, Homicide and Matlock Police. He also appeared in a documentary short Personnel, or People? (1969), directed by Donald Crombie. Thompson made his film debut in That Lady from Peking (1968). He played the lead in a TV movie Silo 15(s...
Thompson took the lead role in spy drama series Spyforce (1971–73), playing the role of Erskine who did missions in World War II. Thompson also had a key support role in the film Wake in Fright (1971). He continued to guest star on shows such as Over There, Matlock Police (again), Ryan, Boney and Elephant Boy. Thompson received excellent reviews for his performance in one of the stories in Libido (1973); his segment was written by David Williamson. He starred in a TV m...
Thompson married Beverley Hackett in 1963 and the five-year marriage produced his son Patrick Thompson. He met Leona King and her sister Bunkie in 1969, and entered into a 15-year polyamorous relationship with them. Leona was 20 and Bunkie was 15 when the relationship began. Bunkie left the relationship in 1985, and is estranged...1975 AFI Award: Best Actor, for Sunday Too Far Away and Petersen1980 AFI Award: Best Actor in a Lead Role, for Breaker Morant1980 Cannes Film Festival: Best Supporting Actor, for Breaker Morant1986 Appointed a Member of the Order of Australiafor services to the Australian film industryJack Thompson: The Bush Poems of A.B. (Banjo) Paterson (Audio recording)|The Bush Poems of A.B. (Banjo) Paterson(2008)Jack Thompson: The Campfire Yarns of Henry Lawson(2009)Jack Thompson: The Sentimental Bloke, The Poems of C.J. Dennis(2009)Jack Thompson: The Battlefield Poems of A.B (Banjo) Paterson(2010)Jack Thompson at IMDbJack Thompson at the TCM Movie DatabaseAustralian theatre performances at AusstageJack Thompson at AllMovie
Jack Thompson AM is an Australian actor. He is best known for his roles in Australian movies such as Sunday Too Far Away , Breaker Morant , The Club and The Man from Snowy River . In 2002, he was made an honorary member of the Australian Cinematographers Society . Jack Thompson AM is an Australian actor.