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David Helfgott

David Helfgott was born on May 19, 1947 in Melbourne, Australia. He is known for his work on Hello I Am David! (2015), Shine (1996) and The 69th Annual Academy Awards (1997). He has been married to Gillian Helfgott since August 20, 1984. He was previously married to Clara Helfgott. See full bio »

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Hello I Am David!
Shine Music Department
The 69th Annual Academy Awards
The 69th Annual Academy Awards Himself - Performer


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 1996 Shine (musician: piano)
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 1996 Shine (performer: "La Campanella", "Hungarian Rhapsody No 2 In C Sharp Minor", "Flight Of The Bumble Bee", "Sospiro", "Piano Concerto No 3 In D Minor, Opus 30", "Prelude In C Sharp Minor, Opus 3, No. 2")
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 1996 Shine (thanks)
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 2015 Hello I Am David! (Documentary)
 1998 David (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 The South Bank Show (TV Series documentary)
- David Helfgott (1997) ... Himself
 1997 The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (TV Series)
- Episode #5.77 (1997) ... Himself
 1997 The 69th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Performer
 1997 David Helfgott: Live in Japan '91 (Video)
 1996 The 1996 Australian Film Institute Awards (TV Special)
Himself - Pianist
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 2006 20 to 1 (TV Series documentary)
- Great Aussie Movies (2006) ... Himself

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Other Works:

Played piano on several tracks of the Silverchair album "Neon Ballroom"

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He's portrayed by Alex Rafalowicz, Noah Taylor and Geoffrey Rush in Shine (1996).

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