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Australian actor Jack Thompson was born John Hadley Payne on August 31, 1940 in Manly, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney. Outside of Oz, he is best known for his appearances in The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Breaker Morant (1980), The Man from Snowy River (1982), Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997) and Star Wars: Episode II - ... See full bio »
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 2016 Justice in a Smoking Gun (announced)
William Gray (rumored)
 2015 Diamonds Down Under (pre-production)
Prime Minister
 2014 Devil's Playground (TV Mini-Series)
Cardinal Neville
- Matthew 18:6 (2014) ... Cardinal Neville
- The Forgiveness of Sins (2014) ... Cardinal Neville
- I Will Bring Fire Onto This Earth (2014) ... Cardinal Neville
- The Tail of the Serpent (2014) ... Cardinal Neville
 2013 Bonnie and Clyde (TV Mini-Series)
Warden
- Part 2 (2013) ... Warden
- Part 1 (2013) ... Warden
 2013 Camp (TV Series)
Jack Jessup
- Harvest Moon (2013) ... Jack Jessup
 2013 Mystery Road
Charlie Murray
 2013 The Great Gatsby
Dr. Walter Perkins
 2013 Blinder
Coach Chang
 2012 Rake (TV Series)
Justice Beesdon
- R vs. Fenton (2012) ... Justice Beesdon
 2011 Oakie's Outback Adventures
Orpheus (voice)
 2011 The Forgotten Men (Short)
Publican
 2011 The Telegram Man (Short)
Bill Williams
 2009 The Karenskys (TV Movie)
Max Karensky
 2009 Mao's Last Dancer
Judge Woodrow Seals
 2007 December Boys
Bandy
 2007 The Manual (Short)
Professor Grey
 2007 Bastard Boys (TV Mini-Series)
Tony Tully
 2006 Tryst Cosmos (Short)
Storyteller
 2005 Feed
Richard
 2004 Oyster Farmer
Skippy
 2001 My Brother Jack (TV Movie)
Bernard Brewster
 2001 Original Sin
Alan Jordan
 2001 Yolngu Boy
Policeman (as Gurkula)
 2000 The Magic Pudding
Buncle (voice)
 1999 Feeling Sexy
Magazine Vendor (uncredited)
 1996 McLeod's Daughters (TV Movie)
Jack McLeod
 1996 Last Dance
The Governor
 1996 The Thorn Birds: The Missing Years (TV Movie)
The Judge
 1996 Broken Arrow
Chairman, Joint Chief of Staff
 1995 A Woman of Independent Means (TV Mini-Series)
Sam Garner
 1994 Resistance
Mr. Wilson
 1994 Girl (TV Movie)
Victor Martin
 1994 The Sum of Us
Harry Mitchell
 1994 The Dwelling Place (TV Mini-Series)
Richard
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Richard
 1993 A Far Off Place
John Ricketts
 1992 Ruby Cairo
Ed, Feed the World Foundation Manager
 1992 Wind
Jack Neville
 1992 Turtle Beach
Ralph
 1990 After the Shock (TV Movie)
Fireman
 1989 The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy (TV Movie)
Irvine
 1989 Trouble in Paradise (TV Movie)
Jake
 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie)
Tom Campbell Black
 1987 The Riddle of the Stinson (TV Movie)
Bernard O'Reilly
 1987 Ground Zero
Trebilcock
 1987 Kojak: The Price of Justice (TV Movie)
Aubrey Dubose
 1986 The Last Frontier (TV Movie)
Nick Stenning
 1986 Short Circuit
Party Guest
 1984 Waterfront (TV Mini-Series)
Maxey Woodbury
 1983 It's a Living (Short)
Passenger
 1982 The Letter (TV Movie)
Robert Crosbie
 1982 A Woman Called Golda (TV Movie)
Ariel
 1982 A Shifting Dreaming (TV Movie)
 1981 Bad Blood
Stan Graham
 1980 The Earthling
Ross Daley
 1979 The Journalist
Simon Morris
 1978 Because He's My Friend (TV Movie)
Geoff
 1978 The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Rev. Neville
 1976 Jeremy and Teapot (Short)
Narrator
 1976 Mad Dog Morgan
Detective Manwaring
 1976 Caddie
Ted
 1975 Armchair Cinema (TV Series)
Vic Parkes
- Tully (1975) ... Vic Parkes
 1975 That Lady from Peking
Flunky
 1974 Petersen
Tony Petersen
 1970-1974 Homicide (TV Series)
Det Sgt Jack Beck / Ray Enright / Kevin Ford / ...
- Time and Tide (1974) ... Det Sgt Jack Beck
- Mother Superior (1973) ... Ray Enright
- All Correct (1970) ... Kevin Ford
- The Doll (1970) ... Jack Skinner
 1973-1974 The Evil Touch (TV Series)
Stockman / Evan / Hammer
- Kadaitcha Country (1974) ... Stockman
- Scared to Death (1973) ... Evan (as Jack Thomson)
- George (1973) ... Hammer
 1974 Human Target (TV Movie)
Anderson
 1973 Elephant Boy (TV Series)
Chuck Ryder
- Conservation Man (1973) ... Chuck Ryder
 1971-1973 Spyforce (TV Series)
Erskine
- The Trail (1973) ... Erskine
- The Murder (1973) ... Erskine
- The Misfits (1973) ... Erskine
- The Journey (1973) ... Erskine
 1973 Ryan (TV Series)
Brian Duncan / John Mitchell
- Where Thunder Sleeps (1973) ... Brian Duncan
- But When She Was Bad (1973) ... John Mitchell
 1972-1973 Matlock Police (TV Series)
Robbo / Ron Cook
- Squaring Off (1973) ... Robbo
- Cook's Endeavour (1972) ... Ron Cook
 1973 Libido
Ken (segment "Family Man, The")
 1973 Boney (TV Series)
Red Kelly / Jack
- Boney and the Kelly Gang (1973) ... Red Kelly
- Boney and the Strangler (1973) ... Jack
 1973 Linehaul (TV Movie)
Dave Morgan
 1972 Over There (TV Series)
Corporal Harry Logan
- The Lord Sends the Food and the Devil Sends the Cook (1972) ... Corporal Harry Logan
 1971 Wake in Fright
Dick
 1970 Silo 15 (TV Movie)
Hank O'Donnell
 1970 Division 4 (TV Series)
Charlie Penn
- A Trip to the City (1970) ... Charlie Penn
 1970 The Rovers (TV Series)
Bill / Kenneth Baker
- A Place of My Own (1970) ... Bill
- Wright's Peak (1970) ... Kenneth Baker
 1970 Skippy (TV Series)
Stefan Imard
- High Fashion (1970) ... Stefan Imard
 1970 Woobinda, Animal Doctor (TV Series)
Lenny
- Lenny (1970) ... Lenny
 1969 Riptide (TV Series)
Ted / Wally
- Flight of the Curlew (1969) ... Ted
- Hagan's Kingdom (1969) ... Wally
 1969 Personnel, or People? (Short)
 1968 Motel (TV Series)
Bill Burke
- Episode #1.132 (1968) ... Bill Burke
- Episode #1.134 (1968) ... Bill Burke
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Australian TV commercials for Bank of Melbourne. See more »

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1 Portrayal | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gurkula | Jack Thomson

Height:

5' 10½" (1.79 m)
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Star Sign:

Virgo

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