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Carmen Duncan est une Actrice Australienne née le 7 juillet 1942 à Cooma (Australie)

Carmen Duncan

Carmen Duncan
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Nationalité Australie
Naissance 7 juillet 1942 à Cooma (Australie)
Mort 3 février 2019 (à 76 ans)

Carmen Joan Duncan (born 7 July 1942 in Cooma, New South Wales) is an Australian actress, who has also worked in the United States.

Biographie

Carmen Duncan is known to Australian audiences as a character actress in television, stage an films, as well as having appeared in television commercials. Australian television roles included several episodes of the Australian series Hunter (1967) and she appeared for several months in the evening soap opera Number 96 playing Helen Sheridan in 1973. From there, a role on the soap Certain Women followed. She later had an ongoing role in Skyways, and guest starred in several episodes of A Country Practice as Rowena Elliott, Terence Elliott's wife. Film roles include playing a lascivious, sadistic and murderous lesbian armed with a crossbow in exploitation film Turkey Shoot (1982).

She later emigrated to the United States where she acted on television. From October 1988 to September 1994, she portrayed Iris Carrington Wheeler on the daytime soap opera Another World. She succeeded Beverlee McKinsey in the role after a long absence. Many of Duncan's critics, including TV Guide‍‍ '​‍s Michael Logan, remarked that her accent sounded less American than her counterparts, making her seem out of place in the serial. As an actress, Duncan generally used a Cultivated Australian accent, which is similar to Received Pronunciation.

After leaving the Another World role in the mid-1990s, Duncan returned to Australia, where she acted in guest roles on television series and lampooned her former soap opera image on television commercials. In 2000 Duncan was diagnosed and successfully treated for early stage breast cancer. In 2003, she appeared as Anna Denton on CrashBurn. In 2004, Duncan returned to the United States to fill in for Eileen Fulton as Lisa Grimaldi in three episodes of As the World Turns while Fulton was on emergency medical leave. Duncan continues to take permanent residence in Australia.

In 2006, Duncan switched hats from acting to take up a post as fundraising manager for the GO Fund, which is a devoted to research and treatment for gynaecological cancer in New South Wales. Duncan left the GO Fund in 2009. She currently serves as an Ambassador for the Breast Care Centre at the Royal Hospital for Women and as the Ambassador for Tenterfield Shire Council for Australia Day. As well, Duncan is actively involved in the Catholic Women's League of Sydney and campaigns for funding for awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, having lost her own grandson to the condition.

Le plus souvent avec

Gus Mercurio
Gus Mercurio
(2 films)
Tony Bonner
Tony Bonner
(2 films)
Jon English
Jon English
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Carmen Duncan (20 films)

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Turkey Shoot, 1h30
Genres Thriller, Action
Thèmes Politique, Dystopique
Acteurs Dominic Purcell, Viva Bianca, Robert Taylor, Belinda McClory, Nicholas Hammond, Carmen Duncan
Rôle The President
Note36% 1.8213951.8213951.8213951.8213951.821395
In the near future, SEAL Commander Rick Tyler is sent to Libya to assassinate its leader. After apparently completing the mission he finds himself in a prison charged with war crimes for murdering the population of a village during the currently ongoing "World War Africa" and his mission apparently failed as the Libyan leader is still alive. Sentenced to death, he is given a temporary reprieve to appear on a popular reality television show called "Turkey Shoot" where he is pitted against a series of professional killers voted for by the audience. If Tyler, who has no weapons, survives three levels of hunting he will receive a pardon.
Run Chrissie Run!, 1h35
Genres Action, Aventure
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Carmen Duncan, Red Symons, Shane Briant, Nicholas Eadie, Annie Jones, Simone Buchanan
Rôle Eve
Note53% 2.6794952.6794952.6794952.6794952.679495
Two IRA hitmen are pursuing Riley (Michael Aitkens), because he killed one of their number. Riley is pursuing Eve (Carmen Duncan), a German former terrorist, who is on the run in Australia with her teenage daughter Chrissie (Annie Jones) and the proceeds of an old bank robbery in Germany. The two IRA hitmen, accompanied by an angry biker, track Eve and Chrissie to the Barossa Valley. Riley arrives on the scene in time for an explosive finale.
Body Business
Acteurs Carmen Duncan, Gary Sweet, Max Phipps

After nine years in New York, Patricia returns to Sydney to take control of the family company from her sister Victoria.
Les traqués de l'an 2000, 1h33
Réalisé par Brian Trenchard-Smith
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Science-fiction, Thriller, Action, Horreur
Thèmes Politique, Dystopique
Acteurs Steve Railsback, Olivia Hussey, Michael Craig, Carmen Duncan, Roger Ward, Lynda Stoner
Rôle Jennifer
Note59% 2.9503952.9503952.9503952.9503952.950395
Expédiés dans un camp de rééducation, certains citoyens considérés comme déviants vont servir de gibier dans le cadre d’une chasse à l’homme organisée par le directeur de l’établissement.
Harlequin
Harlequin (1980)
, 1h35
Réalisé par Simon Wincer
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Thriller, Fantastique, Fantasy, Horreur
Thèmes Politique
Acteurs Robert Powell, David Hemmings, Carmen Duncan, Broderick Crawford, Gus Mercurio, Alyson Best
Rôle Sandra Rast
Note62% 3.1494953.1494953.1494953.1494953.149495
Le fils du sénateur Nick Rast est miraculeusement guéri de la leucémie par Grégory Wolfe, un guérisseur aux pouvoirs extraordinaires. Wolfe lui apprend par ailleurs que Wheelan, son principal soutien politique, le manipule à son insu mais Wheelan lui fait croire que Wolfe est un charlatan et le convainc de la nécessité de le supprimer...
Strange Holiday, 1h30
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Film catastrophe, Catastrophe navale
Acteurs Carmen Duncan, Mark Lee
Rôle Nurse Kate
Note47% 2.3610852.3610852.3610852.3610852.361085
Ten boys and a dog are shipwrecked on an island in the Pacific. After a storm they discover another boat has been shipwrecked on the island. They make friends with two of the survivors, a nurse and ship's carpenter, but discover there are three other survivors who are ruthless mutineers. The children manage to outwit the mutineers, the carpenter builds them a boat and they sail home.
You Can't See 'round Corners, 1h38
Acteurs Rowena Wallace, Carmen Duncan, Max Cullen, Garry McDonald, Max Phipps, Vincent Gil
Rôle Myra Neilson

Small-time bookie Frankie McCoy from Newtown, Sydney, is drafted during the Vietnam War. He loves his girlfriend Margie but is frustrated because she won't sleep with him before they are married. He goes through basic training at Kapooka, near Wagga Wagga but eventually deserts. Margie breaks up with him once she finds this out.
Don't Let It Get You, 1h20
Genres Musical
Thèmes Musique
Acteurs Carmen Duncan
Note63% 3.169743.169743.169743.169743.16974
Although most of the film is set in Rotorua, it actually starts out in Sydney. Furthermore, the hero and heroine, Gary Wallace and Judy Beech, are both Australian. Gary wants desperately to play in Howard Morrison's band at a big concert in Rotorua, so he sells his drums to pay for the plane ticket to New Zealand, and Morrison turns out to be on the same flight. Judy, a Marilyn Monroe blonde, is also on that flight, en route to Rotorua with her mother for a holiday. Aside from Gary and Judy and Howard Morrison himself, the fourth major role is filled out by the obligatory villain, William, a rival drummer who has the job Gary seeks, and who also sets off in hot pursuit of Judy. At the end of the film, while Gary wins Judy and plays in the concert, William is, quite literally, marooned in the middle of Lake Rotorua.
Skin Deep, 1h32
Réalisé par Mark Joffe
Genres Drame
Acteurs David Nicholas Reyne, Carmen Duncan, Kate Fitzpatrick, James Smillie, Nicole Kidman, John Ewart
Rôle Vanessa
Note62% 3.1026453.1026453.1026453.1026453.102645
Barbara Kennedy is a successful business woman in the fashion and modelling industry. In the lead up to a fashion designers awards night, her boyfriend Cliff proposes to her. But then she realises that one of her own models is her illegitimate daughter, given up for adoption years earlier. She has a bitchy rival Vanessa. And a murderer is loose.