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Popular Australian playwright, noted for witty and incisive social commentary in his works. See full bio »
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 2011 Face to Face (play)
 2009 Balibo (written by)
 2000 On the Beach (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1999 Dog's Head Bay (TV Series) (written by - 13 episodes)
- The Birthday Boy (1999) ... (written by)
- The Travel Bug (1999) ... (written by)
- Fairweather Friends (1999) ... (written by)
- Bob's Your Uncle (1999) ... (written by)
- The Grim Reaper (1999) ... (written by)
 1998 Excerpt of Emerald City (Video short) (play "Emerald City")
 1996 Brilliant Lies (play)
 1995 Sanctuary (written by)
 1988 The Four Minute Mile (TV Movie) (written by)
 1988 Emerald City (play) / (screenplay)
 1988 A Dangerous Life (TV Mini-Series) (teleplay)
 1988 Princess Kate (TV Movie)
 1987 The Perfectionist (play) / (screenplay)
 1987 Travelling North (play) / (screenplay)
 1984 The Last Bastion (TV Mini-Series)
 1983 Phar Lap (written by)
 1982 The Year of Living Dangerously (screenplay)
 1982 Duet for Four (written by)
 1981 Gallipoli (screenplay)
 1980 The Club (play) / (screenplay)
 1980 The Department (TV Movie) (written by)
 1976 Don's Party (play) / (written by)
 1975 The Removalists (play) / (screenplay)
 1974 Petersen (written by)
 1973 Libido (segment "The Family Man")
 1971 Stork (play "The Coming of Stork") / (screenplay)
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His stage comedy, "Up for Grabs," opens in London, May 2002, starring Madonna (credited as Madonna Ritchie), Michael Lerner and Tom Irwin. See more »


6' 7" (2.01 m)

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He was awarded the A.O. (Officer of the Order of Australia) in the 1983 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services as a playwright and screenwriter. See more »

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