Jackie Weaver (born May 25 1947) is an Australian stage, television and film actress.
Weaver has married five times, including twice to Derryn Hinch.
She attended Hornsby Girls High School.
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Squizzy Taylor is a 1982 Australian drama film based on the life of Melbourne gangster, Squizzy Taylor, directed by Kevin Dobson and starring David Atkins, Jackie Weaver and Alan Cassell.
Caddie is an Australian film, directed by Donald Crombie, released in 1976, and belonging to the Australian film renaissance which occurred during that decade.The film is set in part in Sydney during the 1920s and 1930s, including the Great Depression, and tells of the life of a young middle class woman struggling to raise two children after her marriage breaks up.The film stars Helen Morse (Caddie), Takis Emmanuel, Jack Thompson (Ted), and Jackie Weaver.Parts of the movie were filmed in and around Balmain with a number of scenes at the Kent Hotel (which later became Caddies Restaurant) and the Sir William Wallace Hotel. Other scenes were filmed in Cameron Street, Edgecliff. Studio shots were taken at the Cinesound Studios in Rozelle.1M1 Records website...,
Picnic at Hanging Rock is a 1975 Australian mystery film , and adaptation of the novel of the same name. It premiered at the Hindley Cinema Complex in Adelaide, South Australia on 8 August, 1975. It became one of the first Australian films to reach an international audience, receiving international acclaim and commercial popularity, and thus has an important place in both cinematic and Australian history. The film stars Helen Morse, Rachel Roberts and Vivean Gray. The film centres on a party of schoolgirls, who disappear after being drawn into a mysterious rock formation, in Australia in 1900.It is famed for its dreamlike aura, eerie soundtrack and mysterious, unresolved story; for the debate over its meaning, see the article on the original novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock.The screenplay, adapted by Green from Lindsay's novel, tells the story of the mysterious disappearance of three schoolgirls and their teacher during a picnic at a geological formation known as Hanging Rock on ...
The Removalists (1971) is a play written by Australian playwriter David Williamson. The main issues the play addresses are violence, (domestic violence in particular) and the abuse of power and authority. The story is supposed to be a microcosm of 1970s Australian society. It was adapted into a film in 1975, starring Peter Cummins as Simmonds, John Hargreaves as Ross, Kate Fitzpatrick as Kate, Jackie Weaver as Fiona, Martin Harris as Kenny, and Chris Haywood as the Removalist. The play begins in a police station as the Constable Neville Ross meets Sergeant Dan Simmonds. This is Ross's first placement, as he has just finished his police training. Simmonds establishes his authority by continually patronising Ross. Simmonds explains his disagreement with modern police training. It is shown that he is sexist and chauvinistic. Kate Mason and Fiona Carter (who are sisters) enter and Kate encourages Fiona as she tells Ross and Simmonds about her husband's abuse of her. Simmonds gets Ross to...
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