Christian Manon

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Christian Manon, born 5 January 1950, is a French-Australian actor based in Sydney, best known for his work in theatre. His most notable film role was Mael in the film adaptation of the Anne Rice novel, Queen of the Damned.


Amongst many other companies, Manon has worked in five stage productions with the Sydney Theatre Company[1] as well as in the Bell Shakespeare Company's King Lear directed by Barrie Kosky, with Company B and Jean-Pierre Mignon's Australian Nouveau Theatre (ANThill). He toured Australia and New-Zealand for John Frost's production of Noel Coward's Fallen Angels (play) with Hayley Mills and Juliet Mills.

A long string of television appearances began in 1982 with Bodyline and most recently includes A Difficult Woman, Bondi Banquet, BackBerner, All Saints, "Stupid Stupid Man", "An Accidental Soldier", "Packed to the Rafters" and "A Place to Call Home".

His feature film credits include Young Einstein, The Punisher, Oscar and Lucinda, Babe: Pig in the City, Mission: Impossible II and Queen of the Damned.


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