Arthur Dignam

Arthur Dignam

  • Born on
    • September 9th, 1939
  • Died on
    • May 9th, 2020
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Arthur Dignam (born 9 September 1939) is an Australian character actor, born on Lord Howe Island. He attended Newington College (1955–1956) as a boarder. He is possibly best known for one of his early roles, that of Brother Francine in Fred Schepisi's The Devil's Playground (1976). While he has worked mainly in film and television, he has also worked in theatre, including musical theatre. He played Pontius Pilate in the Australian production of Jesus Christ Superstar in 1972–73, and appears on the original Australian cast recording. His son is the actor Nicholas Gledhill. Description above from the Wikipedia article Arthur Dignam, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


Acting (10 Credits)

2008Australia as Father Benedict
2001Moulin Rouge! as Christian's Father
1998Gods and Monsters as Ernest Thesiger (uncredited)
1986Comrades as Fop
1984Bodyline as Mr. Jardine
1983The Return of Captain Invincible
1981Strange Behavior as Dr. Le Sange / Nagel
1978The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith as Man in Butcher Shop
1977The Duellists as Captain with Eyepatch
1976The Devil's Playground as Brother Francine

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