|Who is it?||Writer, Director, Actor|
|Birth Day||June 19, 1949|
|Birth Place||Hartley Wintney, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom|
|John Duigan age||73 YEARS OLD|
|Occupation||Film director, screenwriter|
Duigan studied at the University of Melbourne, where he resided at Ormond College and graduated in 1973 with a master's degree in Philosophy. While at university, he worked extensively as an actor and Director in theatre, and acted in a number of short films.
He began directing films in 1974, with early successes including Mouth to Mouth, winner of the Jury Prize at the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards, Winter of our Dreams, for which he won an Australian Writers' Guild award for Best Screenplay, and the multi-award winning mini-series Vietnam. His 1981 film Winter of Our Dreams was entered into the 13th Moscow International Film Festival.
Between 2005 and 2010, he took time off from the film industry to work on a book on secular ethics, returning to Australia to direct Careless Love in 2011/12.