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Overview (3)

Born in New Zealand
Died in Yetholme, New South Wales, Australia  (cancer)
Nickname Horrible

Mini Bio (1)

The 1988 Human Rights Australia Film Award recipient is one of Australia's most experienced film and television producers with a career that began as an actor at the age of 9 in 1948. He entered the film industry at Artransa Park Studios in 1958 as an extras casting assistant on the Hecht Hill Lancaster production of Ray Lawler's 'Summer of the Seventeenth Doll'. Since 1967 as producer and executive he has been involved in the development, production and marketing of more than fifty film and television productions. He has worked with thirteen directors on their first feature films and as many first time writers and producers. In 1996 he received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Producers and Directors Guild of Australia. He was also named Film Pioneer of the year by the Society of Australian Cinema Pioneers 'for outstanding service to the Motion Picture Industry'. At the Screen Producers Association of Australia's Independent Producer Awards in 2002 he was the inaugural recipient of the Maura Fay Award for service to the industry.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: David Hannay

Spouse (1)

Mary Moody (23 January 1972 - present) ( 4 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Finding humour in oppressive social situation; acutely aware of unfairness and injustice in this world.

Trivia (2)

Producers David Hannay and Charles Hannah are brothers. Charles entered the film industry in 1984 as Managing Director of David Hannay Productions after a successful career as an international corporate executive and restauranter.
Producers David Hannay and Charles Hannah are the children of theatre actress and writer Mary Stuart (Hannah) and theatre and radio actor-producer-director H Norman Hannah

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