David Williamson


Playwright, Screenwriter

Biography

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Year Of Living Dangerously, The (1982) - Most Of Us Become Children Again Joining director Peter Weir's opening, Linda Hunt in her Academy Award-winning role, playing a guy and narrating as "Billy Kwan," covers the arrival of Australian newsman Hamilton (Mel Gibson), met by native Kumar (Bembol Roco), in 1965 Jakarta, in The Year Of Living Dangerously, 1982.
Year Of Living Dangerously, The (1982) - We Are Divided Men Savvy cameraman Billy (Linda Hunt) brings new pal Australian reporter Hamilton (Mel Gibson) to a club in 1965 Jakarta, introducing Brit officer Henderson (Bill Kerr) and diplomat Jill (Sigourney Weaver), just hints of political tension, in Peter Weir's The Year Of Living Dangerously, 1982.
Gallipoli (1981) - As Fast As A Leopard Peter Weir’s opening in western Australia, 1915, introduces Mark Lee as sprinter Archy, Bill Kerr as his coach and uncle Jack, later pal Zac (Charles Funipingu) and enemy Les (Harold Hopkins), opening the war epic Gallipoli, 1981, also starring Mel Gibson.
Gallipoli (1981) - It's An English War! Having hopped the wrong train in western Australia, 1915, sprinters and new buddies Archy (Mark Lee) and less enthusiastic Frank (Mel Gibson) elect to cross the desert rather than wait, aiming to enlist to fight in World War One in Turkey, early in Peter Weir’s Gallipoli, 1981.
Year Of Living Dangerously, The (1982) - The Tightrope Image New man in 1965 Jakarta, Australian journalist Hamilton (Mel Gibson), with American colleague Curtis (Michael Murphy) and others (Noel Ferrier, Paul Sonkkila), at the palace of President Sukarno, failing to impress his bosses in Sydney, in Peter Weir's The Year Of Living Dangerously, 1982.

Family

Felix Williamson
Son

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