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Bob Ellis (I) (1942–2016)

Bob Ellis was born on May 10, 1942 in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia as Robert James Ellis. He was a writer and actor, known for The Nostradamus Kid (1993), Goodbye Paradise (1982) and Unfinished Business (1985). He was married to Anne Brooksbank. He died on April 3, 2016 in Palm Beach, Sydney, New South Wales. See full bio »

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(1993)
(1982)
(1985)
Newsfront Writer
(1978)

Filmography

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 2007 Run, Rabbit, Run (Documentary)
 1998 Wildside (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.24 (1998) ... (written by)
 1994 Ebbtide (screenplay - as Robert Ellis)
 1993 The Nostradamus Kid (written by)
 1992 Gillies and Company (TV Series)
 1988 True Believers (TV Mini Series) (written by - 8 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1988) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.7 (1988) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.6 (1988) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1988) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1988) ... (written by)
 1987 Perhaps Love (TV Movie) (written by)
 1987 Warm Nights on a Slow Moving Train (idea) / (screenplay)
 1987 Bullseye (additional dialogue)
 1986 The Gillies Republic (TV Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- The Keating Republic (1986) ... (writer)
- The Howard Republic (1986) ... (writer)
- The Singleton Republic (1986) ... (writer)
- The Carleton Republic (1986) ... (writer)
 1986 Cactus (screenplay)
 1985 Remember Me (TV Movie) (based on an idea by)
  Winners (TV Series) (1 episode, 1985) (written by - 1 episode, 1985)
- The Paper Boy (1985)
- Top Kid (1985) ... (written by)
 1985 Archer (TV Movie) (idea)
 1985/I Unfinished Business (written by)
 1984 The Winds of Jarrah (based on a storyline, characters and screenplay by)
 1984 My First Wife (screen adaptation)
 1984 Where the Green Ants Dream (additional dialogue)
 1983 Man of Flowers (dialogue)
 1983 Carson's Law (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Greater Good (1983)
- To the Future (1983)
 1982 Goodbye Paradise (screenplay)
 1980 ...Maybe This Time (screenplay)
 1980 Fatty Finn (story) / (written by)
 1978 Newsfront (based on an original screenplay by)
 1978 Glenview High (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Second Chance (1978) ... (written by)
 1972 Boney (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Boney and the Reaper (1972) ... (written by)
 1972 Number 96 (TV Series)
 1971 Dynasty (TV Series) (written by - 2 episodes)
- A Half Tone Block Is Black and White (1971) ... (written by)
- Countdown (1971) ... (written by)
 1971 Three to Go (additional dialogue - segment "Judy")
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Robert Ellis

Spouse:

Anne Brooksbank  (his death)  (3 children)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:

Is buried in Frenchs Forest Bushland Cemetery in Davidson, New South Wales.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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