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Arthur Dignam

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Arthur Dignam (born 9 September 1939) is an Australian character actor, born on Lord Howe Island. He attended Newington College (1955–1956) as a boarder. He is possibly best known for one of his early roles, that of Brother Francine in Fred Schepisi's The Devil's Playground (1976). While he has worked mainly in film and television, he has also worked in theatre, including musical theatre. He played Pontius Pilate in the Australian production of Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972–73, and appears on the original Australian cast recording. His son is the actor Nicholas Gledhill. Description above from the Wikipedia article Arthur Dignam, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Sep 9, 1939 In Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia
Movie/TV Credits:
27
First Appeared:
In the movie Petersen 1974-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie Australia 2008-11-18
Known For
Poster of Australia
Poster of Grendel Grendel Grendel
Poster of The Duellists
Poster of The New Avengers
Filmography
Movie Australia Father Benedict 2008-11-18
Movie Moulin Rouge! Christian's Father 2001-05-24
Movie Gods and Monsters Ernest Thesiger (uncredited) 1998-01-21
Movie Warm Strangers Old Man 1996-11-28
Series Escape from Jupiter Unknown 1994-04-10
Movie The Nostradamus Kid Pastor Anderson 1993-10-14
Series The Storyteller: Greek Myths Acrisius 1991-04-20
Movie Shadow of the Cobra Unknown 1989-07-18
Movie The Everlasting Secret Family Senator 1988-03-10
Movie The Dreaming Professor Bernard Thornton 1988-05-13
Movie Ghosts CAN Do It Producer 1987-08-13
Movie The Right Hand Man Dr. Redbridge 1987-10-02
Movie Comrades Fop 1987-08-23
Movie King Solomon's Mines Allan Quatermain (voice) 1986-01-01
Series Bodyline Mr. Jardine 1984-07-16
Movie The Wild Duck Gregory 1984-03-05
Movie The Return of Captain Invincible Unknown 1983-01-01
Movie The Dismissal Eric Robinson 1983-03-06
Movie We of the Never Never Aeneas Gunn 1982-11-04
Movie Grendel Grendel Grendel The Dragon / Beowulf (voice) 1981-08-01
Movie Strange Behavior Dr. Le Sange / Nagel 1981-10-16
Series Water Under the Bridge Maynard Dickens 1980-09-25
Movie The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith Man in Butcher Shop 1978-06-21
Movie The Duellists Captain with Eyepatch 1977-08-31
Series The New Avengers Unknown 1976-10-22
Movie The Devil's Playground Brother Francine 1976-08-12
Movie Petersen Prof. Charles Kent 1974-01-01