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Jack Thompson is an actor and a major figure in Australian cinema. He was born in 1940 in Manly, Sydney and was educated at the University of Queensland. Thompson began his acting career starring in the soap opera series ‘Motel’ and first gained prominence playing the lead role in the spy drama series, ‘Spyforce’. His feature film debut was in ‘Fever Heat’, but he did not become well known as a movie actor until he appeared in ‘Sunday Too Far Away’ in 1974. Thompson went on to star in hit films such as ‘Burke and Wills’ and ‘The Man From Snowy River’, for which earned international acclaim. Thompson gained notoriety in 1972 for appearing as the first nude male centrefold in 'Cleo' magazine. In 1980 Thompson was first honoured as Best Actor from the Australian Film Institute and then Best Supporting Actor from the Cannes Festival for his performance in ‘Breaker Morant’. He has also starred in international films such as ‘Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil’ and ‘Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones’. He was the recipient of a Living Legend Award at the 2005 Inside Film Awards.

MARCH 14, 1994: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Tracee Lea
14 March, 1994
DECEMBER 10, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Trent Parke
10 December, 1993
DECEMBER 2, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Designer...
By Jeremy Piper
02 December, 1993
DECEMBER 2, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Dr Robyn...
By Roy Haverkamp
02 December, 1993
DECEMBER 2, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Roy Haverkamp
02 December, 1993
NOVEMBER 30, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Jack Thompson,...
By Jeremy Piper
30 November, 1993
OCTOBER 6, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Actor Jack...
By Graham Hely
06 October, 1993
OCTOBER 6, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Actor Jack...
By Graham Hely
06 October, 1993
JULY 3, 1993: CANBERRA, ACT. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Chris Pavlich
03 July, 1993
JUNE 10, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Tracey Haslam
10 June, 1993
JUNE 10, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Tracey Haslam
10 June, 1993
JUNE 9, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Geoff Henderson
09 June, 1993
JUNE 9 ,1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Geoff Henderson
09 June, 1993
JUNE 7, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Justice Marcus...
By Bob Barker
07 June, 1993
MARCH 17, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Samantha Randall
17 March, 1993
MARCH 17, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Samantha Randall
17 March, 1993
MARCH 17, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Actors Patrick...
By Tracey Haslam
17 March, 1993
FEBRUARY 22, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Patrick Thompson,...
By Stuart St Baker
22 February, 1993
JANUARY 24, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By David Hancock
24 January, 1993
JANUARY 24, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By David Hancock
24 January, 1993
JANUARY 24, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By David Hancock
24 January, 1993
JANUARY 22, 1993: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Tracey Haslam
22 January, 1993
MAY 30, 1992: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By News Ltd
30 May, 1992
DECEMBER 17, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Actors Danielle...
By Andrew Darby
17 December, 1990
OCTOBER 10, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By News Ltd
10 October, 1990
APRIL 22, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Jamie Davies
22 April, 1990
APRIL 22, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Jamie Davies
22 April, 1990
MARCH 28, 1990: CANBERRA, ACT. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Alan Porritt
28 March, 1990
MARCH 27, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Marco Del Grande
27 March, 1990
MARCH 27, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Anthony Weate
27 March, 1990
MARCH 27, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By News Ltd
27 March, 1990
MARCH 27, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Lenore Smith...
By Andrew Darby
27 March, 1990
MARCH 27, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By News Ltd
27 March, 1990
FEBRUARY 12, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Keith Potgen...
By News Ltd
12 February, 1990
JANUARY 26, 1990: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By News Ltd
26 January, 1990
CIRCA 1990: Fred Hollows (R) promotes his eyes...
By Patrick Hamilton
01 January, 1990
JULY 30, 1989: COFFS HARBOUR, NSW. Actor Jack...
By News Ltd
20 July, 1989
JUNE 19, 1989: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Per Johannessen...
By Michael Perini
19 June, 1989
JUNE 19, 1989: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Rob Drew
19 June, 1989
DECEMBER 14, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Michele Mossop
14 December, 1988
OCTOBER 9, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Hazel Hawke, wife...
By News Ltd
09 October, 1988
OCTOBER 9, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Hazel Hawke, wife...
By Colin Murty
09 October, 1988
OCTOBER 8, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Steve Moorhouse
08 October, 1988
OCTOBER 8, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Steve Moorhouse
08 October, 1988
SEPTEMBER 19, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Glenn Gibson
19 September, 1988
SEPTEMBER 19, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Glenn Gibson
19 September, 1988
AUGUST 4, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Gregg Porteous
04 August, 1988
JULY 18, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Stephen Cooper
18 July, 1988
JULY 8, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Stephen Cooper
08 July, 1988
MAY 30, 1988: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Chris Pavlich
30 May, 1988
APRIL 2, 1987: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Actor Jack Thompson...
By Uwe Kuessner
02 April, 1987
JANUARY 22, 1987: MELBOURNE, VIC. Actor Jack Thompson...
By News Ltd
22 January, 1987
FEBRUARY 26, 1986: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Actors Arna-Maria...
By Frank Violi
26 February, 1986
JANUARY 27, 1986: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Ian Mainsbridge
27 January, 1986
SEPTEMBER 16, 1985: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Television...
By News Ltd
16 September, 1985
NOVEMBER 21, 1984: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Dave Fullagar
21 November, 1984
SEPTEMBER 7, 1984: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Uwe Kuessner
07 September, 1984
SEPTEMBER 7, 1984: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Actors Nigel...
By Anthony Weate
07 September, 1984
SEPTEMBER 7, 1984: SYDNEY, NSW. Actor Jack Thompson...
By Anthony Weate
07 September, 1984
SEPTEMBER 7, 1984: SYDNEY, NSW. (L-R) Actors Nigel...
By Anthony Weate
07 September, 1984
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