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Ian Turpie (1943–2012)

Ian Turpie was born on November 6, 1943 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia as Ian Bruce Turpie. He was an actor, known for Swift and Shift Couriers (2008), Funny Things Happen Down Under (1965) and Housos (2011). He was married to Jan. He died on March 11, 2012 in Narraweena, New South Wales, Australia. See full bio »

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 2012 Housos vs. Authority
 2011 Cheeky Boy (Short)
Buford Applebottom
 2008-2011 Swift and Shift Couriers (TV Series)
Keith Warne
- Wedding: Part Two (2011) ... Keith Warne
- Wedding: Part One (2011) ... Keith Warne
- Snow (2011) ... Keith Warne
- Unlicenced (2011) ... Keith Warne
- Birthday (2011) ... Keith Warne
 2008 Double the Fist (TV Series)
- Beat the House (2008) ... M.C
 2007 Pizza (TV Series)
Head Detective
- Beach Pizza: Part 2 (2007) ... Head Detective
- Law & Order Pizza (2007) ... Head Detective
 2002-2003 Always Greener (TV Series)
Rollie Fields / Rollie Meadows
- 5,4,3,2,1 Happy New Year (2003) ... Rollie Fields
- Boxing Day (2003) ... Rollie Fields
- The Trouble Is It's Christmas (2003) ... Rollie Fields
- You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby (2003) ... Rollie Fields
- In the Beginning, I Was Afraid (2002) ... Rollie Fields
 1999 All the Way
 1999 Somewhere in the Darkness
 1997 Heaven's Burning
Car Salesman
 1966 Consider Your Verdict (TV Series)
 1965 The Magic Boomerang (TV Series)
- The Stand-In (1965)
 1964 Homicide (TV Series)
Lindsay Murdock
- The Stunt (1964) ... Lindsay Murdock
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Show Show Self (15 credits)

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Other Works:

Australian TV commercials for Insurance Line's life insurance. See more »


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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First boyfriend of Olivia Newton-John.



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