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'Max Cullen is familiar to audiences for his warm, crumpled face and for his ability to inhabit so many characters. Over the last fifty years Cullen has appeared in numerous productions on the main stages of Sydney and Melbourne, on television in a wide range of roles, and in many Australian feature films. He worked at the Ensemble in the early years, with Hayes Gordon, and with the Nimrod Theatre Company when it was established. Cullen’s work on television and film ranges across a wide range of genres and modes, from {{Skippy}} (1967) (C718078) to Bodyline(1984) to Sunday Too Far Away! (1975) and on stage, from Hamlet (1981) and Volpone (2002) to Waiting for Godot (2003).' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Players : Australian Actors on Stage, Television and Film Anne Pender , St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2016 10628863 2016 selected work biography

    'The Australian theatre, television and film industries are dynamic and creative in ways that could never have been imagined half a century ago. Since the 1950s these industries have expanded and demonstrated extraordinary vitality. Our vibrant Australian performing arts industry would not exist in its current form without the creative contribution of actors. Actors are the public face of the performing arts, carrying the immediate responsibility for the success of each show. Yet they are sometimes left out of theatre history. It is the actors, and often the characters they play, that we remember when we recall a favourite television program, film or play, long after we have seen it. It is the actors who make a play or a television program credible, enjoyable and memorable. The aim of the essays in this series is to document and interpret the specific contributions of actors who have worked in Australia for most of their lives, in order to understand their artistry and their world. The actors profiled in these pages came to maturity in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. They have shaped our ideas and our identity.' (Introduction)

    St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2016
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