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Overview (1)

Date of Birth 15 November 1945Ballarat, Australia

Mini Bio (1)

Roger Donaldson was born on November 15, 1945 in Ballarat, Australia. He is a director and producer, known for The Bank Job (2008), The Recruit (2003) and The World's Fastest Indian (2005). He is married to Marliese Schneider. He was previously married to Susan Hockley.

Spouse (2)

Marliese Schneider (? - present)
Susan Hockley (? - ?) (divorced) (4 children)

Trivia (4)

Co-founder of New Zealand's Film Commission.
His first film, Sleeping Dogs (1977), was the first made in New Zealand in 15 years and also the first to be shown in American theaters.
Emigrated to New Zealand from Australia in 1965.
His son, Chris Donaldson, represented New Zealand in the 100 metre sprints at the 1996 and 2000 Olympic games.

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