Renowned satirist, writer and actor John Clarke, died Sunday, aged 68..
New Zealand-born Clarke and comedy partner Bryan Dawe sent up Aussie politics in mock interviews on the ABC.s 7.30 Report.and before that on Nine.s A Current Affair.
Clarke created and starred in mockumentary series The Games. His screenwriting credits include Lonely Hearts with Paul Cox, the original screenplay Billy Connolly's.The Man Who Sued God, and mini-series Anzacs.
As an actor he appeared in features such as.Death of Brunswick opposite Sam Neill, and more recently in Matthew Saville.s A Month of Sundays and the ABC.s The Ex-pm..
He died of natural causes while on a hike in the Grampians National Park, Victoria. He is survived by his wife Helen, daughters Lorin and Lucia and grandchildren Claudia and Charles.
A statement from his family said: .John died doing one of the things he