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Simon Burke

Simon Burke
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Nationalité Australie
Naissance 8 octobre 1961 (62 ans)

Simon Gareth Burke AO (born 8 October 1961) is an Australian actor.


Burke began his career at the age of 13 when he starred in Fred Schepisi’s acclaimed feature film 'The Devil's Playground' for which he won the AFI Award for Best Actor at the Australian Film Institute Awards. He remains the youngest person ever to be honoured with this award. Since then he has enjoyed great success both in Australia and internationally in film, television, stage, concert appearances and cabaret.

In 2014, Simon starred in Matchbox Pictures/NBC-Universal’s highly acclaimed mini-series Devil’s Playground in which he reprised the role of Tom Allen that he created as a 13 year old. He is the co-creator and executive producer of the project, which this year won both the AACTA and Logie Awards for Most Outstanding Telefeature or Mini-Series.

He has since starred in numerous film, television and theatre productions in Australia and the UK. He starred as Captain Georg von Trapp in The Sound of Music at the London Palladium alongside Connie Fisher and then Summer Strallen. He also played the role of Mr Banks in Mary Poppins in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Auckland.

Burke was Federal President of Actors Equity Australia 2004–2014. He is currently a Vice President of the International Federation of Actors (FIA), a global federation of performers’ trade unions, guilds and professional associations.

On September 10, 2015, at the Queens Birthday Honours ceremony presided over by the Governor of New South Wales, His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Ret'd), Simon was made an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) with the following citation:

Le plus souvent avec

Fred Schepisi
Fred Schepisi
(1 films)
David Twohy
David Twohy
(1 films)
Glenn Close
Glenn Close
(1 films)
Tony Barry
Tony Barry
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Simon Burke (18 films)

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The Alice
The Alice (2004)

Genres Drame
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Road movie
Acteurs Erik Thomson, Jessica Napier, Simon Burke, Roxane Wilson, Patrick Brammall, Andrew McFarlane
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The approach of a solar eclipse has drawn various people from all directions to Alice Springs, an Australian town in the Northern Territory, nearby which is the best point for observation.
The Postcard Bandit, 1h46
Genres Drame, Action, Policier
Acteurs Tom Long, Matthew Le Nevez, Simon Burke, Helen Dallimore, Tasma Walton, James Reyne
Rôle Thomas
Note64% 3.2407653.2407653.2407653.2407653.240765
Brenden Abbott is on the run with fellow criminal Aaron Reynolds, having just escaped together from Fremantle Prison, Western Australia. They rob banks across Australia before Abbott decides it's time to live the high life for a while. To hinder identification, the two travel the country with a Japanese tourist and, during this trip, Abbott tells Reynolds he is giving him the flick. Reynolds tells Abbott, "You won't last a week without me," but it is Reynolds who is arrested some four weeks later.
South Pacific, 2h15
Réalisé par Richard Pearce
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Musical, Romance
Thèmes La musique, Musique, Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre, Adaptation d'une comédie musicale, Téléfilm musical
Acteurs Glenn Close, Harry Connick, Rade Šerbedžija, Jack Thompson, Natalie Mendoza, Ilene Graff
Rôle Harbison
Note58% 2.9010652.9010652.9010652.9010652.901065
L'histoire se passe durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale dans le Pacifique. Glenn Close joue le rôle d'une infirmière qui tombe amoureuse d'un cultivateur français (Rade Šerbedžija).
Pitch black, 1h49
Réalisé par David Twohy, Carolynne Cunningham
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Thriller, Action, Aventure
Thèmes L'espace, Monde imaginaire, Dans l'espace, Sur une planète fictive, Le futur, Space opera, Extraterrestre
Acteurs Vin Diesel, Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Lewis Fitz-Gerald, Claudia Black, Keith David
Rôle Greg Owens
Note69% 3.498643.498643.498643.498643.49864
Le Hunter Gratzner, un vaisseau de commerce et de transport de passager, est en route vers le système Tangier. Alors qu'il est en transit dans le système M-344/G, sa trajectoire croise la queue d'une comète non-identifiée.
Passion (1999)
, 1h42
Réalisé par Peter Duncan
Genres Drame, Musical, Romance
Thèmes La musique, Lié à la musique classique, Musique
Acteurs Richard Roxburgh, Barbara Hershey, Emily Woof, Claudia Karvan, Simon Burke, Julia Blake
Rôle Herman Sandby
Note57% 2.856032.856032.856032.856032.85603
Passion concentrates on Grainger's unusual relationship with his mother and his sexual peculiarities (especially his obsessive self-flagellation, though homosexuality is also hinted at) which affect his relationship with a woman who comes to love him.
Slate, Wyn & Me
Réalisé par Don McLennan
Genres Drame, Policier
Acteurs Sigrid Thornton, Martin Colin Sacks, Simon Burke, Lesley Baker, Harold Baigent, Taya Straton
Rôle Wyn Jackson
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A small town school teacher witnesses the murder of a policeman by a criminal, Wyn, and is kidnapped by him and his brother, Slate.
Slippery Slide, 49minutes
Acteurs Simon Burke, Gerry Duggan, John Waters, Arkie Whiteley

An examination of the relevant life experience of a boy and his sister who have gone through the "welfare" system as neglected children, been given to foster parents, and eventually, through a series of incidents, end up in gaol.
The Devil's Playground, 1h47
Réalisé par Fred Schepisi
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Biographie
Thèmes L'enfance, Religion, Sexualité, La pédophilie
Acteurs Arthur Dignam, Nick Tate, Simon Burke, Jonathan Hardy, Gerry Duggan, Michael David
Rôle Tom Allen
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Au mois d'août 1953, Tom Allan, âgé de 13 ans, entre au séminaire à Melbourne, en Australie.