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Chris Haywood

Chris Haywood

Chris Haywood's stellar career spans over 70 films including SHINE (1995), MURIEL'S WEDDING (1993), QUIGLEY DOWN UNDER (1989), THE NAVIGATOR (1987), MALCOLM (1985), THE MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER (1981), BREAKER MORANT (1979), THE CARS THAT ATE PARIS (1973), and a number of Paul Cox films, including A WOMAN'S TALE (1990), THE GOLDEN BRAID (1989) and MAN OF FLOWERS (1983). His numerous Television appearances include Grass Roots (2000), The Day Of The Roses (1999) and Bill Bennett's The Last Man Hanged (1992).

AFI Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama 2000 for Grass Roots, Haywood's acting awards include the Film Critics Circle of Australia Award Best Supporting Actor for KISS OR KILL (1998); the Logie Awards Most Outstanding Actor for JANUS (1995), Best Supporting Actor for GOOD THING GOING (1979) and Best Individual Male Performance for ESSINGTON (1976); the AFI Best Supporting Actor for EMERALD CITY (1989) and Best Actor for A STREET TO DIE (1985); and the SAMMY Best Supporting Actor for NEWSFRONT (1978).

Haywood also worked with Kevin Lucas and Aanya Whitehead on ONE NIGHT THE MOON, a musical based on the true story of a child who got lost in the Australian outback in 1932.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2002.

Chris Haywood Facts

Birth Name Christopher Charles Haywood
BirthdayJuly 24, 1948 (74)
BirthplaceBillericay, England, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Quigley Down Under
Beneath Hill 60
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien
Alex: The Spirit of a Champion
Red vs. Blue: Volume 12
Ten Little Roosters
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