Jack Thompson (actor), Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Jack Thompson (actor)

Australian actor

Date of Birth: 31-Aug-1940

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Profession: actor, film producer, television actor, film actor

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Jack Thompson (actor)

  • 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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