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John Hargreaves

Highest Rated:   81% Cry Freedom (1987)
Lowest Rated:   67% Country Life (1995)
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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

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Leaving Of Liverpool
  • Actor
2010
67% 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
81% 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
80% 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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