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David Gulpilil

David Gulpilil was born on July 1, 1953 in Maningrida, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia as David Gulparil Gulpilil. He is an actor and writer, known for Crocodile Dundee (1986), Rabbit-Proof Fence (2002) and The Tracker (2002). He has been married to Miriam Ashley since 2004. He was previously married to Robyn Djunginy and Diane Murray. See full bio »

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Crocodile Dundee
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Rabbit-Proof Fence
The Tracker
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 2016 Goldstone
 2013 Charlie's Country
 2012 Satellite Boy
 2006 Ten Canoes
The Storyteller (as David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu)
 2005 The Proposition
 2002 The Tracker
The Tracker
 2001 Serenades
 1996 Dead Heart
Second Man in Desert
 1987 Dark Age
 1983 The Right Stuff
 1977 The Last Wave
Chris Lee (as Gulpilil)
 1976 Storm Boy
Fingerbone (as Gulpilil)
 1976 Mad Dog Morgan
 1971 Walkabout
Black Boy (as David Gumpilil)
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David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu | Gulpilil | David Gumpilil


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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He was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to service to Australian society through dance and acting. See more »

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