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John Clarke (II) (1948–2017)


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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Known For

The Games
The Games Writer
(1998-2000)
Dagg Day Afternoon
(1977)
Lonely Hearts
Lonely Hearts Writer
(1982)
Crackerjack
Crackerjack Bernie Fowler
(2002)

Filmography

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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)
  The Games (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes, 1998 - 2000) (written by - 26 episodes, 1998 - 2000)
- 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)
  The Fast Lane (TV Series) (creator - 19 episodes, 1985 - 1986) (written by - 9 episodes, 1985 - 1986)
- Je Regrette Tout (1986) ... (creator)
- Holding the Mirror Up to Itself (1986) ... (creator)
 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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Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (8 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
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Show Show Self (15 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Book: More Great Interviews of the Twentieth Century (1992) See more »

Alternate Names:

Fred Dagg

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Trivia:

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 »

Star Sign:

Leo

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