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Vincent Ball est un Acteur Australien né le 4 décembre 1923 à Wee Waa (Australie)

Vincent Ball

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Nationalité Australie
Naissance 4 décembre 1923 (98 ans) à Wee Waa (Australie)

Vincent Ball (born 4 December 1923, Wee Waa, New South Wales), is an Australian-born character actor. He served as a pilot with the Royal Australian Air Force in England, before entering amateur dramatics and repertory. He was given a role as a stand-in in the 1949 British film The Blue Lagoon. Joining RADA, he played mostly supporting and uncredited roles in the UK for two decades. Returning to Australia in the 1970s, he performed in a variety of cinema and television roles before retiring in 2003. In April 2015, at the age of 91, he came out of retirement to play a WWII veteran in an episode of the Australian soap Home and Away.

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Filmographie de Vincent Ball (51 films)

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The Night We Called It a Day, 1h37
Genres Drame, Comédie, Comédie dramatique
Thèmes La musique, La télévision, Musique
Acteurs Dennis Hopper, Melanie Griffith, Portia DeGeneres, Joel Edgerton, Rose Byrne, David Hemmings
Note58% 2.9024452.9024452.9024452.9024452.902445
In 1974, Rod Blue is a surfer with shoulder-length hair in Sydney, Australia who also stages rock concerts, unsuccessfully most of the time. Needing a big idea, he decides to fly to Los Angeles, make himself more presentable and try to persuade Frank Sinatra to come to Australia to sing.
Black and White, 1h39
Genres Drame, Historique
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Robert Carlyle, Charles Dance, Kerry Fox, David Ngoombujarra, Colin Friels, Ben Mendelsohn
Rôle Chief Justice Napier
Note65% 3.295193.295193.295193.295193.29519
Based on real events, it tells the story of Max Stuart (Ngoombujarra), a young aboriginal man who was sentenced to death after being found guilty of the murder of a nine-year-old girl on what was considered questionable evidence. It follows the fight by his lawyers David O'Sullivan (Carlyle) and Helen Devaney (Fox) to save Stuart from execution, as well as Crown Prosecutor, Roderic Chamberlain's (Dance) efforts to convict Stuart. Rohan Rivett editor of an Adelaide paper, The News, and its publisher, Rupert Murdoch (Ben Mendelsohn) also feature as leading the public response in the campaign to save Stuart.
The Man Who Sued God, 1h42
Réalisé par Mark Joffe
Genres Comédie
Thèmes La mer, Transport
Acteurs Judy Davis, Billy Connolly, Emily Browning, Colin Friels, Wendy Hughes, Bille Brown
Rôle Cardinal
Note65% 3.250223.250223.250223.250223.25022
Un homme voit son bateau détruit par la foudre. Comme sa compagnie d'assurance refuse de le rembourser, il décide de faire un procès à Dieu à cause de son préjudice. Les médias commencent alors à s'intéresser à son histoire.
Sirènes
Sirènes (1994)
, 1h36
Réalisé par John Duigan
Genres Drame, Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Thèmes La mer, Sexualité, Transport, Erotique
Acteurs Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald, Sam Neill, Elle Macpherson, Portia DeGeneres, Kate Fischer
Rôle Bishop of Sydney
Note58% 2.949392.949392.949392.949392.94939
Un prêtre part en Australie avec sa femme pour remettre un peintre jugé décadent par l'Église dans le droit chemin. Librement inspiré de la vie du peintre australien Norman Lindsay, le film est une plongée au cœur des tableaux du peintre. Avec toute la luxure, le mystère, la sensualité et l'érotisme qui s'en dégage, l'histoire relate le parcours initiatique d'un prêtre vers le plaisir.
Muriel
Muriel (1994)
, 1h46
Réalisé par Paul John Hogan
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Mariage
Acteurs Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter, Sophie Lee, Jeanie Drynan, Daniel Lapaine
Rôle Priest
Note71% 3.598523.598523.598523.598523.59852
Jeune fille chimérique, bizarre, ronde, asociale, Muriel Heslop est un "vilain petit canard" qui passe ses journées seule à écouter les chansons d'ABBA dans sa chambre en rêvant au jour de son mariage. À Porpoise Spit, médiocre ville balnéaire d'Australie, la famille est tyrannisée par le père, Bill, un politicien corrompu sur le déclin, qui asservit et déprécie à tout propos sa femme et ses enfants.
Frauds
Frauds (1993)
, 1h34
Réalisé par Stephan Elliott
Origine Australie
Genres Comédie, Policier, Humour noir
Acteurs Phil Collins, Hugo Weaving, Nicholas Hammond, Peter Mochrie, Colleen Clifford, Vincent Ball
Rôle Judge
Note60% 3.001123.001123.001123.001123.00112
Jonathan Wheats et son meilleur ami Michael Allen organisent pour s'amuser un faux cambriolage de la maison des Wheats. Beth, la femme de Jonathan, les surprend et tue Michael avec une arbalète. Elle est innocentée par le tribunal, qui conclut à une mort accidentelle, alors que Jonathan fait une fausse déclaration de vol. La compagnie d'assurance envoie alors l'excentrique et manipulateur enquêteur Roland Copping. Ce dernier soupçonne rapidement que le couple cherche à le tromper.
Australian graffiti, 1h43
Réalisé par John Duigan
Origine Australie
Genres Drame, Romance
Acteurs Noah Taylor, Loene Carmen, Ben Mendelsohn, Judi Farr, Graeme Blundell, Lynette Curran
Rôle Headmaster
Note73% 3.6937653.6937653.6937653.6937653.693765
In the 1960s, Danny (Noah Taylor), a thin, socially awkward adolescent, falls in love with his best friend Freya (Loene Carmen) in rural New South Wales, Australia. Unfortunately, she is attracted to Trevor (Ben Mendelsohn), a high school rugby star, larrikin and petty criminal who helps Danny with the school bullies. Shortly after sleeping with Freya at the abandoned house, Trevor steals a car for a joyride and is arrested and sent to juvenile detention; it is while he is away that Freya reveals to Danny that she is pregnant. Danny offers to marry her and claim that the child is his, but Freya refuses, saying that she does not want to marry anyone. Meanwhile, intrigued by a locket left to Freya by an elderly friend of theirs who recently died -engraved "SEA"- Danny begins to investigate the town's past, and discovers a lone cross in the cemetery bearing those initials, belonging to a "Sara Elizabeth Amery," who died days after Freya was born. Through inquiries with his parents, Danny learns that Sara was something of the town prostitute years ago, and that she was Freya's biological mother, who died trying to give birth by herself at the abandoned house.
Anzacs (TV series)
Thèmes Politique
Acteurs Bill Kerr, Tony Bonner, Shane Briant, Jim Holt, Wayne Jarratt, Vincent Ball
Rôle Sir Rupert Barrington
Note81% 4.086824.086824.086824.086824.08682
1914. Western District of Victoria (Australia). Martin Barrington, the son of a wealthy British-born land-owner Sir Rupert Barrington (who still thought of himself as a "British") and his wife Lady Thea Barrington, returns home early from university studies with plans to move north to the family's Queensland property in a bid to up the quality of their livestock. His best friend, stockman Dick Baker, initially agrees to move with him, but later wants to enlist to fight in the Great War which has just begun in Europe, and Martin agrees to follow (after turning down a commission as 2nd lieutenant in his father's old British rifle regiment), joined by Dick's sister (and Martin's childhood sweetheart) Kate, who will become an army nurse. The two friends enlist and they form part of the 8th Battalion, 3rd platoon led by former schoolteacher and now Lieutenant Harold Armstrong and former football star and now Sargeant Tom McArthur. Other members of the platoon include quiet and studious Roly Collins, Englishman Bill Harris, cynical, wise-cracking drover Pat Cleary and the Danish-born Johansen brothers. Sgt McArthur soon becomes unpopular with his short temper and aggressive manner, but, whilst drunk one night off-duty, he tells of his miserable childhood growing up with an alcoholic father who had been crippled in the Boer War.
Bodyline
Bodyline (1984)
, 50minutes
Réalisé par Lex Marinos, George Ogilvie, Carl Schultz
Genres Drame
Acteurs Gary Sweet, Hugo Weaving, Jim Holt, Frank Thring, Heather Mitchell, Ashok Banthia
Rôle Joseph Lyons, the Prime Minister of Australia
Note84% 4.23044.23044.23044.23044.2304
The events leading up to the England Cricket Team's 1932-1933 Ashes tour of Australia and the tactics, of bowling directly at the batsman, used by the English cricket team to counteract the extraordinary batting prowess of Australian cricketer Donald Bradman during the Ashes series.
Phar Lap
Phar Lap (1983)
, 1h47
Réalisé par Simon Wincer
Genres Drame, Biographie, Historique
Thèmes Mise en scène d'un animal, Sport, Les chevaux, Equitation
Acteurs Tom Burlinson, Ron Leibman, Judy Morris, Robert Grubb, Vincent Ball, Richard Morgan
Rôle Lachlan McKinnon
Note72% 3.6449653.6449653.6449653.6449653.644965
Phar Lap, known affectionately as "Bobby" by his strapper Tommy Woodcock (Burlinson), collapses and dies in Woodcock's arms, at Menlo Park in California, in 1932. The news is greeted with great sadness and anger in Australia. The remainder of the film is done as flashback.