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Bill Hunter

Bill Hunter is a famous Aussie actor.

He was born in Ballarat (VIC) on 27 February 1940.

He died on 21 May 2011.

Early Life

Bill Hunter was born on February 27, 1940, in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia. Before he became famous, he worked as a laborer, guitar teacher, and a mechanic.


Bill Hunter appeared in numerous Australian films throughout his career. Some of his most famous movies include "Gallipoli" (1981), "Strictly Ballroom" (1992), and "Muriel's Wedding" (1994).

Family Life

Bill Hunter's parents were Frank Hunter and Stella Collins. He had two siblings, John Hunter and Julie Hunter. Bill Hunter married Rhoda Roberts in 1995 but unfortunately got divorced in 1999.


Bill Hunter was known for being a highly versatile actor, equally comfortable in both dramatic and comedic roles. He appeared in over 60 films and also played various roles in Australian television shows. Hunter was a beloved figure in the Australian film industry and was recognized for his significant contributions throughout his career.