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Arthur Dignam

Actor

Born - 9 September 1939, Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia
Died - 9 May 2020

Tall, dark, narrow-headed, sometimes bearded, busy Australian character actor who was in some of his country's best-known films. Apart from one unfinished picture in the early 1960s, his film career proper began in his early thirties: Libido (1973), Petersen (1974), Between Wars (1974), The Devil's Playground (1975), Summer of Secrets (1976), The Duellists (1977), The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), Cathy's Child (1979), Strange Behaviour (1981), We of the Never Never (1982), The Return of Captain Invincible (1983), The Wild Duck (1984), Burke & Wills (1985), Comrades (1986), The Right Hand Man (1987), The Everlasting Secret Family (1988), Isabelle Eberhardt (1991), The Nostradamus Kid (1993), Paradise Road (1997), Gods and Monsters (1998), Moulin Rouge! (2001), The Libertine (2005), Australia (2008), The Tree (2010) and The Great Gatsby (2013), his last. He died from a heart attack. The actor Nicholas Gledhill is his son.