Bud Tingwell

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Birthday
3, 1923
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
May 15, 2009 (86)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
3, 1923
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
May 15, 2009 (86)

About

After appearing in such popular TV series as Emergency-Ward 10, Crossroads, and Homicide, this Australian screen actor starred as Lawrence Hammill in the 1997 film The Castle and also played the leading role in the 2000 movie Innocence.

Before Fame

Before beginning his acting career, he served in the Royal Australian Air Force and won several military decorations, including an Italy Star and a Defense Medal. He appeared in his first film, Smithy, in 1946.

Trivia

In 1994, he became a member of the Logie Hall of Fame. A decade later, he became an Australian Film Walk of Fame inductee.

Family Life

His marriage to his childhood friend Audrey May Wilson resulted in two children, including a daughter named Virginia.

Associated With

He appeared with Richard Burton in the 1953 war movie The Desert Rats.

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