Australian movie stars born in 1935

Here are 6 famous actors from Australia were born in 1935:

Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally (October 7, 1935 Sydney-) a.k.a. Thomas Michael Keneally, Tom Keneally, William Coyle or Thomas Michael ("Mick") Keneally is an Australian writer, novelist, playwright, actor and author.

He was born in Sydney and grew up in a suburb called Homebush. Keneally started his writing career while studying for his seminary exams, and his first novel, "The Place at Whitton," was published in 1964. However, it was his novel "Schindler's Ark" (released in the US as "Schindler's List") that brought him international fame. The book tells the story of Oskar Schindler, a German businessman who saved the lives of more than 1,000 Jewish people during the Holocaust. The book was later adapted into a critically acclaimed film by Steven Spielberg. Keneally has written over 30 novels, and his works often explore themes of Australian history, politics, and religion. He has won numerous awards for his writing, including the Booker Prize in 1982 for "Schindler's Ark" and the Miles Franklin Award twice. In addition to his writing career, Keneally has also worked as an actor and playwright.

Barry Crocker

Barry Crocker (November 4, 1935 Geelong-) also known as Barry Hugh Crocker is an Australian singer and actor.

He is best known for his role as the lead in the Australian production of the musical "The Mikado" and his hit song "I Just Called to Say I Love You." Crocker began his career in the 1950s as a singer and became a household name in the 1970s after appearing on several popular Australian television shows. He has also acted in a number of films and stage productions throughout his career. In addition to his entertainment career, Crocker is also a trained accountant and has worked as a financial advisor.

John Laws

John Laws (August 8, 1935 Wau, Papua New Guinea-) also known as Richard John Sinclair Laws, Richard John Sinclair "John" Laws, Lawsie, Lawsy or The Golden Tonsils is an Australian radio personality and actor.

He is famous for his deep radio voice, which earned him the nickname "The Golden Tonsils." He began his radio career in the 1950s and quickly rose to prominence, becoming one of the most listened-to radio personalities in Australia. Laws has also made several appearances in films and television shows throughout his career. He has been recognized with numerous awards for his contributions to the broadcasting industry, including being inducted into the Australian Commercial Radio Hall of Fame in 1993. Despite retiring from radio in 2007, Laws still makes occasional appearances on Australian television and radio, and remains a well-known figure in the Australian entertainment industry.

Ron Falk

Ron Falk (August 23, 1935 Geelong-) also known as Ronald Falk is an Australian actor.

Ron Falk began his acting career in the 1950s and made his feature film debut in the 1959 Australian film "On the Beach" directed by Stanley Kramer. He also appeared in various Australian television series such as "Homicide", "Matlock Police" and "Division 4".

In the 1970s, Falk moved to the United States and continued his acting career, appearing in television series including "Charlie's Angels", "Hawaii Five-O", "The Love Boat", and "Knots Landing". He also appeared in films such as "King Kong" (1976), "The Towering Inferno" (1974) and "The Poseidon Adventure" (1972).

Aside from acting, Falk is also a trained commercial pilot and flight instructor. He has combined his two passions by flying actors and other production crew to set locations throughout Australia and the United States.

Falk has since retired from acting, but he remains active in the aviation world, including serving on the advisory committee for the aviation program at California State University in Sacramento.

Edwin Hodgeman

Edwin Hodgeman (June 26, 1935 Adelaide-) a.k.a. Ted Hodgeman is an Australian actor.

He is best known for his appearances in several Australian TV series including Homicide, Division 4, and Matlock Police. Hodgeman made his acting debut in the late 1950s and went on to work on stage as well as in film and television. In addition to his acting work, he is also a talented playwright, having written several successful productions which have been performed both in Australia and overseas. Despite retiring from acting in the 1980s, Hodgeman remains a respected figure in the Australian entertainment industry.

Barry Lovett

Barry Lovett (October 11, 1935 Newcastle-June 21, 1988 Sydney) was an Australian actor.

He began acting in theatre productions before making his screen debut in the 1963 film "The Evil of Frankenstein." Lovett went on to appear in several popular television shows including "Homicide," "Matlock Police," and "Division 4." He also had a recurring role as Detective Sergeant Bung in the comedy sketch show "The Mavis Bramston Show." In addition to his acting career, Lovett was also a talented guitarist and singer, often incorporating music into his performances. He passed away at the age of 52 due to complications from heart surgery.

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