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John Clarke (II)

Born in New Zealand, now lives in Melbourne, Australia. Well-known comedian and political satirist, notably for his "Fred Dagg" character. See full bio »
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 2012 Sporting Nation (TV Series documentary) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2012) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... (written by)
 2006 The Dagg Sea Scrolls (TV Movie documentary) (written by)
 2004 The Brush-Off (TV Movie) (written by)
 2004 Stiff (TV Movie) (written by)
 2001 The Man Who Sued God (original screenplay)
 1998-2000 The Games (TV Series) (written by - 26 episodes)
- The End (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Four Corners (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Sponsor and Media Discontent (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Solar (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Strike (2000) ... (creator) / (written by)
 1997 The Problem with Men (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (written by)
 1996 Lust and Revenge (written by)
 1993 A Royal Commission Into the Australian Economy (TV Movie) (written by)
 1993 The Making of Nothing (TV Movie) (additional material)
 1986 Man and Boy (Short) (written by)
 1985-1986 The Fast Lane (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- The Sound of One Hand Counting (1986) ... (written by)
- Portrait of Whistler's Underwriter (1985) ... (written by)
 1985 Anzacs (TV Mini-Series) (screenplay - 3 episodes)
- Now, There Was a Day... (1985) ... (screenplay)
- Fields of Fire (1985) ... (screenplay)
- The Big Push (1985) ... (screenplay)
 1984 The Gillies Report (TV Series)
 1982 Lonely Hearts (written by)
 1977 Dagg Day Afternoon (written by)
 1976 Fred Dagg Live: A Bit of a Dagg (TV Movie) (written by)
 1975 The Wonderful World of Fred Dagg (TV Movie) (written by)
 1974 Buck House (TV Series) (1975)
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Other Works:

Book: The Thoughts of Chairman Fred (1976) See more »

Alternate Names:

Fred Dagg

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In recent years, wrote and acted in political satire sketches on Channel 9's "A Current Affair", teaming with actor/comedian Bryan Dawe. Currently on the ABC's "7:30 Report" teaming with actor/comedian Bryan Dawe. See more »

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