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Maurie Fields

Maurie Fields
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Nationalité Australie
Naissance 4 aout 1926
Mort 18 décembre 1995 (à 69 ans)

Maurie Fields (4 August 1926 – 18 December 1995) was an Australian actor, vaudeville performer and stand-up comedian. He became a well-known face on television thanks to his dramatic roles as John Quinney in Bellbird, as well as in soap operas The Box, Prisoner (a small part playing "crooked" screw, Len Murphy) and publican Vic Buckley in The Flying Doctors. He was also a regular as Fred Farrell in situation comedy series Bobby Dazzler (1977) and did regular comedy segments on Hey Hey It's Saturday.
He was also the editor of the jokes pages of Australasian Post Magazine for many years, a role continued by his son Marty after Maurie's passing.


Fields was the son of an accountant and married twice. His first wife was Dorothy and they had three children, Lorraine, Eileen and Alan. He then married the actress Val Jellay, who was also his screen wife in The Flying Doctors. They played publicans Vic and Nancy Buckley. He was the father of comedian Marty Fields. He died on 18 December 1995, from a heart attack.

Fields was inducted into the Logie Awards Hall of Fame in 1996. The award was accepted by his widow.

During the first Hey Hey It's Saturday reunion show, Fields was rotocaptured into the set so that he was able to do the "Great Aussie Joke" with his son Marty.

Ses meilleurs films

Un cri dans la nuit (1988)

Le plus souvent avec

Paul Cox
Paul Cox
(2 films)
Reg Gorman
Reg Gorman
(4 films)
Norman Kaye
Norman Kaye
(2 films)
Tim Burstall
Tim Burstall
(1 films)
Julia Blake
Julia Blake
(3 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Maurie Fields (11 films)

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Country Life, 1h58
Réalisé par Michael Blakemore
Genres Drame, Romance
Thèmes Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre
Acteurs Sam Neill, Greta Scacchi, John Hargreaves, Kerry Fox, Googie Withers, Michael Blakemore
Rôle Fred Livingstone
Note66% 3.345273.345273.345273.345273.34527
Pour suivre son mari, la belle Deborah accepte de s’installer en plein coeur de la campagne australienne. Le climat inhospitalier et l’isolement du lieu minent le caractère de la jeune femme. Mais elle fait rapidement la rencontre du séduisant docteur Max.
Un cri dans la nuit, 1h58
Réalisé par Fred Schepisi
Origine Australie
Genres Drame
Thèmes La mer, La prison, Transport, La peine de mort
Acteurs Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Deborra-Lee Furness, Bruce Myles, Bud Tingwell, Charles Dance
Rôle Barritt
Note68% 3.4486153.4486153.4486153.4486153.448615
1980, Lindy Chamberlain, une mère de famille, est accusée d'infanticide. D'après sa version, son bébé a été emporté par un dingo (chien sauvage australien) alors qu'elle campait avec sa famille et des amis. Très rapidement, la presse populaire s'empare de l'affaire qu'elle déforme, entraînant par le biais d'hypothèses stupides la condamnation du couple alors qu'il est totalement innocent.
Lonely Hearts, 1h35
Réalisé par Paul Cox
Genres Drame, Comédie, Romance
Acteurs Wendy Hughes, Norman Kaye, Jon Finlayson, Chris Haywood, Julia Blake, Jonathan Hardy
Note67% 3.3846353.3846353.3846353.3846353.384635
A middle-aged man, Peter, goes to a dating agency in search of a companion. He is introduced to a shy bank clerk Patricia.
Break of Day, 1h52
Réalisé par Ken Hannam
Genres Drame
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Sara Kestelman, Andrew McFarlane, Tony Barry, Maurie Fields
Rôle Lou
Note63% 3.171873.171873.171873.171873.17187
In the 1920s, young war veteran Tom Cooper lives in the small town of Tetlow with his pregnant wife. He falls in love with visiting artist Alice Hughes, but their relationship is threatened by the arrival of Alice's bohemian friends from the city.
Alvin Rides Again, 1h29
Genres Comédie
Thèmes La mer, Sexualité, Transport, Erotique
Acteurs Graeme Blundell, Gus Mercurio, Abigail, Jon Finlayson, Chantal Contouri, Frank Wilson
Rôle Garage Proprietor
Note44% 2.202762.202762.202762.202762.20276
Alvin Purple is unable to hold down a job because of his appeal to women. He and his friend Spike help a team of women cricketers win a match by playing in drag, and decide to spend their share of the prize money in a casino. Alvin discovers he is identical in appearance to gangster Balls McGee. When Balls is killed, Alvin is forced to take his place.
Country Town, 1h46
Genres Drame
Acteurs Gary Gray, Lynette Curran, Gerard Maguire, Maurie Fields, Sheila Florance, Kirsty Child
Rôle John Quinney

A severe drought strikes the town of Bellbird. Young reporter Philip Henderson arrives and stirs old tensions. The locals rally together and hold a fund-raising gymkhana.
I Can Jump Puddles, 48minutes
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Tony Barry, Lesley Baker, Olivia Brown, Debra Lawrance, Lisa Aldenhoven
Rôle Spruiker
Note80% 4.046044.046044.046044.046044.04604
Based on Alan Marshall's three-part autobiography I Can Jump Puddles (1955), This is the Grass (1962) and In Mine Own Heart (1963), the film tells of Marshall's childhood growing up in rural Victoria during the turn of the century. Contracting polio soon after attending school, the story retells the obstacles he faced as a child in trying to overcome his disability. As an adult, he later encounters prejudice from his debilitating disease while looking for work in Melbourne.