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Bruno Lawrence

Bruno Lawrence
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Nationalité Nouvelle zelande
Naissance 12 février 1941 à Worthing (Royaume-uni)
Mort 10 juin 1995 (à 54 ans) à Wellington (Nouvelle zelande)

Bruno Lawrence (12 February 1941 – 10 June 1995) was a British and New Zealand musician and actor.

Initially notable as a musician and founder of 1970s ensemble Blerta, he went on to well-regarded roles in several major films; his television work included starring in 1990s era Australian satirical series Frontline.


Born David Charles Lawrence in Worthing, West Sussex, England, he migrated with his family to New Zealand in 1946, settling in New Plymouth before moving to Wellington in 1948.

Lawrence spent most of his life in New Zealand, but also worked extensively in Australia. He was a renowned jazz and rock drummer, playing drums in many bands, including Max Merritt & The Meteors, Quincy Conserve, Blerta, and The Crocodiles. His last recording was with Bernie McGann, Larry Gales and Jonathan Crayford on "Jazz at the St. James" in 1989.

In the early 1970s, Lawrence founded Blerta ("Bruno Lawrence's Electric Revelation and Travelling Apparition"). The multi and theatrical co-operative toured New Zealand and in parts of Australia. Blerta saw him performing alongside many people he would work with later as an actor, including director Geoff Murphy, and actors Martyn Sanderson and Ian Watkin.

Le plus souvent avec

Geoff Murphy
Geoff Murphy
(3 films)
John Bach
John Bach
(5 films)
Tony Barry
Tony Barry
(5 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Bruno Lawrence (22 films)

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Gino (1994)
, 1h34
Acteurs Zoe Carides, Bruno Lawrence
Rôle Mr. Palzetti
Note59% 2.9829752.9829752.9829752.9829752.982975
Gina Pallazetti is in love with Lucia Petri and his career as a stand up comedian is about to take off.
Jack Be Nimble, 1h32
Genres Thriller, Horreur
Acteurs Alexis Arquette, Bruno Lawrence, Tony Barry, Elizabeth Hawthorne
Rôle Teddy
Note60% 3.0451253.0451253.0451253.0451253.045125
Jack (Arquette) decides to put an end to the abuse he has received from his adoptive parents, and runs away to find his long lost sibling, Dora (Smuts-Kennedy). Although Dora has fared much better since their abandonment and subsequent adoption, she is also drawn to use her telepathic powers to find him. Along the way, Jack is constantly pursued by the four daughters of his adoptive parents, seeking revenge for their parents' demise at the hands of Jack and his invention.
Le Rainbow Warrior
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame
Acteurs Sam Neill, Jon Voight, Lucy Lawless, Kerry Fox, Bruno Lawrence, Peter Hambleton
Rôle Detective Sr. Sgt. Terry Batchelor
Note56% 2.8098852.8098852.8098852.8098852.809885
Le film est basé sur l'affaire du Rainbow Warrior, un navire de l'ONG Greenpeace qui a été saboté par deux agents de la DGSE le 10 juillet 1985, alors qu'il mouillait dans le port d'Auckland, lors de la préparation d'un voyage dans le Pacifique pour protester contre les essais nucléaires français. Le film relate l'enquête de la police, qui cherche à découvrir ce qui s'est passé à bord du navire et qui est responsable.
Spotswood (1992)
, 1h25
Réalisé par Mark Joffe
Genres Comédie
Acteurs Anthony Hopkins, Ben Mendelsohn, Bruno Lawrence, John Walton, Rebecca Rigg, Toni Collette
Rôle Robert
Note60% 3.04643.04643.04643.04643.0464
Dans les années 1960 à Melbourne en Australie, un consultant financier est spécialisé dans la rationalisation d'entreprises, et provoque des licenciements massifs.
The Rogue Stallion
Acteurs Beth Buchanan, José María Caffarel, Bruno Lawrence, Jodie Rimmer, Dean O'Gorman, Rawiri Paratene
Rôle John Peterson
Note71% 3.560463.560463.560463.560463.56046
Anna Peterson (Beth Buchanan) loves horses, and the fact that her father (Bruno Lawrence) works at a racetrack in Sydney, Australia only adds to her enthusiasm. One night at dinner, her father announces that after the success of one of the stable's horses in a prominent trophy race, his boss gave the employees a bonus large enough for the Peterson family to go back to her father's ancestral home in New Zealand. Tragically the following day, there is an accident at the stables and Anna's father is killed. With nothing left to keep them in Australia, Anna's mother Rose (Michele Fawdon) decides to follow through on her husband's dream and moves Anna and her younger brother Mike (Andrew Shepherd) to Charlton, New Zealand.
The Delinquents, 1h41
Genres Drame, Romance
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Kylie Minogue, Charlie Schlatter, Bruno Lawrence, Todd Boyce, Melissa Jaffer, Lynette Curran
Rôle Bosun
Note56% 2.8018352.8018352.8018352.8018352.801835
Une petite ville d'Australie, à la fin des années 1950: Brownie et Lola sont profondément amoureuses. Mais parce qu'ils sont mineurs, leurs parents sont contre leur relation et essaient de les séparer.
Grievous Bodily Harm, 1h36
Réalisé par Mark Joffe
Genres Drame, Thriller, Policier
Acteurs Colin Friels, Kym Gyngell, John Waters, Bruno Lawrence, Shane Briant, John Flaus
Rôle Det. Sgt. Ray Birch
Note51% 2.5726352.5726352.5726352.5726352.572635
Crime reporter Tom Stewart (Colin Friels) and a cop (Bruno Lawrence) look for a deranged schoolteacher (John Waters) who goes on a murder spree while looking for the lover he thought to be dead.
Rikky and Pete, 1h41
Réalisé par Nadia Tass
Genres Comédie, Action
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Tetchie Agbayani, Bill Hunter, Bruno Lawrence, Bruce Spence, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Dorothy Alison
Rôle Sonny
Note58% 2.902952.902952.902952.902952.90295
Rikky Menzies (Nina Landis) and Pete Menzies (Stephen Kearney) are sister and brother. Rikky is an out-of-work geologist, and aspiring singer (vocals by Wendy Matthews). Pete is a misfit who dreams up weird inventions. Pursued by police sergeant Whitstead (Bill Hunter), on whom Pete has been playing practical jokes, they flee to the mining town of Mount Isa.
Initiation (1987)
, 1h28
Genres Thriller, Action, Aventure
Acteurs Bruno Lawrence, Miranda Otto, Rodney Harvey, Tony Barry
Rôle Nat Molloy
Note53% 2.68152.68152.68152.68152.6815
Danny Molloy arrives in Adelaide to visit his father who he has not seen in ten years. He then crashes in a rain forest.
Pallet on the Floor, 1h28
Genres Drame, Comédie, Comédie horrifique, Horreur, Policier
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Comédie horrifique
Acteurs Marshall Napier, Peter McCauley, John Bach, Bruce Spence, Bruno Lawrence, Terence Cooper
Rôle Ronald Hugh Morrieson
Note53% 2.69022.69022.69022.69022.6902
Life was hard enough for Sam Jamieson without Jack Voot’s lechery and Miriam Breen’s jealousy. Then life at Kurikino erupted into a sensation of murder and blackmail, turning his life into a nightmare from which the efforts of Tinny Entwistle, Gigglejuice Saunders and the Remittance Man could not save him. But Spud McGhee had an idea .... . Sam never gets round to working on his cottage, he goes to the Brian Boru the only hotel in Kurikino, run by Amos Blennerhasset. Wife Sue is pregnant. Sam works at 'the big slaughter-house across the bridge at the foot of the hill' known as 'the Works'.
Le Dernier Survivant, 1h31
Réalisé par Geoff Murphy
Origine Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drame, Science-fiction, Thriller, Science-fiction post-apocalyptique
Thèmes La fin du monde, La mer, Film post-apocalyptique, Religion, Sexualité, Transport, Homosexualité, Transsexuels et transgenres, Adaptation d'une œuvre littéraire de science-fiction, Le futur, Politique, Dystopique, LGBT, Film catastrophe, LGBT, Travestissement au cinéma
Acteurs Bruno Lawrence, Alison Routledge, Pete Smith
Rôle Zac Hobson
Note66% 3.3492753.3492753.3492753.3492753.349275
Zac Hobson, un scientifique de la Delenko Corporation, se réveille un matin et découvre que toute trace de vie a disparu. Se retrouvant soudainement seul au monde, passant de la panique au bord de la folie, il finit par comprendre que cet incroyable événement serait le résultat d'une mystérieuse expérience menée au sein même de son entreprise, le projet « Flashlight ».
Utu (1983)
, 1h58
Réalisé par Geoff Murphy
Origine Nouvelle zelande
Genres Drame, Guerre, Aventure, Historique, Western
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Politique
Acteurs Bruno Lawrence, Wi Kuki Kaa, Martyn Sanderson, Tim Eliott, Ilona Rodgers, John Bach
Rôle Williamson
Note68% 3.446193.446193.446193.446193.44619
En Nouvelle-Zélande, dans les années 1870. Alors que les Anglais viennent de coloniser le pays, un jeune guerrier maori se rebelle contre l'envahisseur...