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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 Don't Tell 2017-05-18
Known For
Poster of Bombora - The Story of Australian Surfing
Poster of Oyster Farmer
Poster of The Club
Movie Don't Tell Bob Myers 2017-05-18
Movie Blue World Order Harris 2017-03-03
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 Blinder Coach Chang 2013-03-07
Movie Mystery Road Charlie Murray 2013-06-05
Movie Around the Block Mr. O'Donnell 2013-09-06
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
Movie Mao's Last Dancer US Federal Judge 2009-10-01
Series Bombora - The Story of Australian Surfing 2009-03-26
Movie Leatherheads Harvey 2008-03-24
Movie Australia Kipling Flynn 2008-11-18
Movie December Boys Bandy 2007-09-20
Series Bastard Boys 2007-05-13
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 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Cliegg Lars 2002-05-15
Movie Original Sin Alan Jordan 2001-05-08
Movie South Pacific Captain George Brackett 2001-03-26
Movie The Magic Pudding Buncle (voice) 2000-12-14
Movie Excess Baggage Alexander 1997-08-29
Movie Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Sonny Seiler 1997-11-21
Movie Flight of the Albatross Mike 1996-04-29
Movie Broken Arrow Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff 1996-02-09
Movie McLeod's Daughters Jack McLeod 1996-05-11
Series The Dwelling Place Richard 1994-05-08
Movie The Sum of Us Harry Mitchell 1994-07-12
Movie The Riddle of the Stinson Bernard O'Reilly 1987-01-01
Movie Kojak: The Price of Justice Aubrey Dubose 1987-02-21
Movie Ground Zero Trebilcock 1987-10-01
Movie Short Circuit Party Guest 1986-05-09
Movie The Last Frontier Nick Stenning 1986-10-05
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 1983-05-23
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 The Letter Robert Crosbie 1982-05-03
Movie Breaker Morant Major J.F. Thomas 1980-05-15
Movie The Earthling Ross Daley 1980-07-24
Movie The Club Laurie Holden 1980-09-18
Movie The Journalist Simon Morris 1979-11-15
Movie The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Rev. Neville 1978-06-21
Movie Mad Dog Morgan Detective Manwaring 1976-07-09
Movie Caddie Ted 1976-01-01
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