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Overview (1)

Born in Corowa, New South Wales, Australia

Mini Bio (1)

Has a sister, Jan. Grew up in Warrawee, NSW Australia and went to Knox Grammar School. Dropped out of medicine and law at university. Graduated in 1978 from NIDA with Penny Cook, Robert Grubb. Played leading roles from 1981 to 2012 in various plays. Won a Critics Circle award in 1992 for "The Crucible" and "Mongrels". Twice won Variety Entertainer of the Year (1992,2006). Nominated for an AFI award for "Joh's Jury" and nine times since.Silver logie winner for "Seachange" (2001) . Associate Director of the Sydney Theatre Company from 1992 to 1995. Launched the Australian People's Theatre (associated with the Sydney Theatre Company). Has a daughter born in 1996 and a son from a previous marriage. He is most famous for SeaChange (1998) and All Saints (2008). Ambassador for Variety (The Children's Charity) and Australian Mitochondrial Disease Foundation ( AMDF ) .

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Spouse (1)

Kim Lewis (? - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (7)

Attended the National Institute of Dramatic Art NIDA 1976-1978.
Lowered his age, on his agent's advice, to work in The Club (1980).
Has the same name as the former Prime Minister of Australia (1996-2007).
Helped launch the Year of the Older Person in 1999.
Has two children, son Max and daughter Morgan.
Attended the same high school as Australian actors Adam Garcia, Hugh Jackman, Andrew Johnston, Reg Livermore, Peter Mochrie, Hugo Weaving, writer Stuart Beattie and radio host John Laws.
Lives on a farm in the Southern Tablelands near Wheeo, New South Wales, Australia. [April 2012]

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