Ernie Dingo Ernie Dingo i(A16975 works by) (a.k.a. Ernest Ashly Dingo; Oondamoorroo)
Born: Established: 1956 Eneabba - Morawa - Mullewa area, Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Aboriginal Yamaji people ; Aboriginal
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Ernie Dingo attributes his entertainment beginnings to being a talented basketball player who was selected for the Western Australia State team in the 1970s. His acting career had also began, after meeting Richard Walley, a fellow basketball player. During this period he joined The Middar Aboriginal Dance Theatre and began working as a stand-up comedian and then as an actor. He has also been a musician and songwriter and has appeared in a number of Australian films and in television soap operas. He is well known as a host on the TV program The Great Outdoors.

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