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John Laws is Australia's most successful and influential broadcaster. He was born in Wau, New Guinea, on August 8, 1935 and educated at Mosman Preparatory School and Knox Grammar School, Sydney. Every day he broadcasts on a network of over 60 stations that cover every state and territory across Australia reaching over 2 million people. For virtually... See full bio »

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Known For

The Magic Pudding
The Magic Pudding Rumpus Bumpus
Nickel Queen
Nickel Queen Claude Fitzgerald
Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast Himself (1970, 1982)
Ned Kelly
Ned Kelly Kennedy


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 1987 Hey Dad..! (TV Series)
John Laws
- A Laws Unto Himself (1987) ... John Laws
 1974 The Making of Stone (TV Movie)
 1971 Nickel Queen
Claude Fitzgerald
 1970 Ned Kelly
 1968 John Laws Tonight Show (TV Series)
Host (1968-1969)
 1968 Skippy (TV Series)
Jack Jamieson
- Honest Jack (1968) ... Jack Jamieson
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 1968 Skippy (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Honest Jack (1968) ... (performer: "Wild Colonial Boy")
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 1997 Welcome to Woop Woop (special thanks)
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 2004 Enough Rope with Andrew Denton (TV Series)
- Episode #2.9 (2004) ... Himself
 1999 Australia 99: A Band Downunder (Video)
 1998 Laws (TV Series documentary)
 1972 The Bob Monkhouse Show (TV Series)
 1971 His and Hers (TV Series)
Himself - Host
 1964 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Himself (1970, 1982)
 1962 Startime (TV Series)
Himself - Host
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 2006 Good as Gold! (TV Series documentary)
- Our Brightest Stars (2006) ... Himself

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6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Attended the same high school as Australian actors Adam Garcia, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Johnston, Reg Livermore, Hugo Weaving and writer 'Stuart Beattie'.


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