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John Hargreaves

Highest Rated: 86% Long Weekend (1979)

Lowest Rated: 71% Country Life (1995)

Birthday: Nov 28, 1945

Birthplace: Murwillumbah, New South Wales, Australia

At his career's peak during the late '80s and early '90s, John Hargreaves was among his native Australia's most popular actors. He was the only actor to receive the Byron Kennedy Award, one of Australia's highest civilian awards that is given to people who exemplify the pursuit of excellence. A graduate of Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art, class of 1970, Hargreaves launched his film career with The Removalists (1974), an adaptation of David Williamson's play. He made his sophomore appearance in another film version of a Williamson play, Don's Party, this time under director Bruce Beresford. Hargreaves has not only gone on to star in numerous Australian films, he has also appeared in many international productions, notably, Richard Attenborough's Cry Freedom (1987) and Hotel Sorrento (1995). Other awards won by Hargreaves include Best Actor for My First Wife (1984), and two Best Supporting Actor awards from the Australian Film Institute for Careful, He Might Hear You (1984) and Malcolm (1986). His last appearance was a cameo in Paul Cox's Lust and Revenge (1996).

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The Leaving Of Liverpool Actor 2010
71% Country Life Jack Dickens 1995
No Score Yet Hotel Sorrento (Sorrento Beach) Dick Bennett 1995
No Score Yet Sweet Revenge Jim Harris 1990
No Score Yet Comrades Convict 1989
No Score Yet Emerald City Colin Rogers 1989
78% Cry Freedom Bruce 1987
No Score Yet Malcolm Frank 1986
No Score Yet Sky Pirates Lt. Harris 1986
80% My First Wife John 1984
No Score Yet Great Gold Swindle Actor 1984
No Score Yet Careful, He Might Hear You Logan 1983
No Score Yet Don's Party Don Henderson 1982
No Score Yet Killing of Angel Street Elliot 1981
No Score Yet Wu Tang Clan (The Heroes) (Shaolin ying xiong) Ted Carse 1980
No Score Yet Beyond Reasonable Doubt Arthur Allen Thomas 1980
86% Long Weekend Peter 1979
No Score Yet The Odd Angry Shot Bung 1979
No Score Yet Little Boy Lost Jacko Walls 1978
No Score Yet Mad Dog Morgan Baylis 1976
No Score Yet Deathcheaters Steve Hall 1976
No Score Yet Robbery Under Arms Clerk 1957


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