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Actor and Director, Born 1923, Sydney NSW, Died 2009
Charles "Bud" Tingwell is one of Australia's best loved actors. His career began in radio but, after flying Spitfires in World War Two, he moved to the movies, scoring a role in Hollywood by age 30. A short stint in London television extended to 16 years and made him one of Britain's most famous faces. As an actor then director, he has also worked on some of Australia's favourite TV series including Homicide, The Sullivans and Flying Doctors, and starred in films such as Breaker Morant, The Castle and Innocence. At the age of 80, with all ambition behind him, he's busier than ever. And that, according to Bud, is beaut.


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