Since graduating from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1973, his career of 30 years has encompassed all aspects of theatre, film and television, making him one of Australia's best-known personalities. John's film credits include Peter Weir
's Picnic At Hanging Rock, We of the Never Never, The Odd Angry Shot, Dead Heart. and All Men Are Liars for which he received nominations from the AFI for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and from the Australian Film Critic's Circle, for Best Actor. John has also appeared in many television series, most recently McLeod's Daughters, and has written and presented for Better Homes and Gardens.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.
John Jarrat Facts
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