Paul Chubb

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Paul Chubb
Born Paul Dunford
(1949-01-14)14 January 1949
Arncliffe, Sydney, Australia
Died 9 June 2002(2002-06-09) (aged 53)
Newcastle, Australia
Occupation Film and TV actor

Paul Chubb (14 January 1949 – 9 June 2002) was an Australian film and television actor primarily in genres of comedy and drama.

Early life[edit]

He was born Paul Dunford in Arncliffe, Sydney.[1] and had a brother, Tim.[2]

Career[edit]

He began his career as an "everyman" character actor by studying under Hayes Gordon at the Ensemble Theatre and began to appear in television commercials, soap-operas including Number 96, and television dramas. He wrote and acted in pub plays and pantomimes and segued to feature film work such as with Julie Forsyth in Stan and George's New Life (1990), which "remains a defining portrayal in a body of work that includes Cosi, Bliss and Road To Nhill," a total of 22 feature films.[3]

Chubb guest-starred as a State Member of Parliament Patrick Rafferty (Michael Rafferty's brother), in Rafferty's Rules.

Death[edit]

Chubb died due to post operative cardiomyopathy complications, in 2002 in Newcastle, New South Wales.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

  • Dirty Deeds (2002)
  • Bondi Banquet (1999) as Bart L. Booth
  • Road to Nhill (1997), as Maurie
  • The Well (1997), as Harry Bird
  • Cosi (1996), as Henry
  • The Roly Poly Man (1994), as Dirk Trent
  • Shotgun Wedding (1993), as Geoffrey Drinkwater
  • Stark (1993), as Mayor
  • Singapore Sling (1993), as Cray
  • Mad Bomber in Love (1992), as Sven
  • Stan and George's New Life (1991), as Stanley Harris
  • Sweet Talker (1991), as Billy
  • Dead to the World (1991), as Sergeant Jack Grant
  • Golden Braid (1990), as Joseph
  • Betty's Bunch (1990), as Arthur Quinter 'The Con'
  • The Last Resort (1988)
  • Touch the Sun: Peter & Pompey (1988), as Mayor Leo Bainbridge
  • Danger Down Under (1988), as Dennis Quinn
  • Spit MacPhee (1988), as Sergeant Joe Collins
  • Bullseye (1987), as Don McKenzie
  • With Love to the Person Next to Me (1987), as Syd
  • Hunger (1986), as Caffrey
  • Dancing Daze (1986), as Oliver
  • Bliss (1985), as Reverend Des
  • The Coca-Cola Kid (1985), as Fred
  • Bodyline (1984), as Yabba
  • A Girl's Own Story (1984), as Father
  • The Dismissal (1983), as Customs Officer
  • Goodbye Paradise (1983), as Curly
  • Passionless Moments (1983), as Jim Simpson
  • Heatwave (1982), as Detective 2
  • Kitty and the Bagman (1982), as Slugger
  • Hoodwink (1981), as Reid
  • The Night, the Prowler (1978), as Police Officer 1

Television[edit]

  • All Saints (2002)
  • The Farm (2001) as Ron Oakes
  • Water Rats (2001)
  • Home and Away (1999-2000) as Jack Brown
  • Count me in – Combinatorics: The Art of Counting (1993)
  • Big Ideas (1992), as Noel Draper
  • The Paper Man (1990), as Clarrie Bullock
  • Hard Knuckle (1987), as Max
  • Takeover (1987), as Frank
  • Brass Monkeys (1984), as Big Eye
  • Watch This Space (1982), as a red alien who arrives on Earth and tries blending in, in living as a human
  • Daily at Dawn (1981), as Russell Ducke
  • Demolition (1978)
  • Around the Twist! as "Santa Claws" in Christmas episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography for Paul Chubb". IMDb. Amazon.com. 1990–2009. Retrieved 2 November 2009. 
  2. ^ Anderson, D. (22 June 2002). "Spontaneous, effortless ... and genuine". Obituaries. The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2 November 2009. 
  3. ^ Sydney Morning Herald obituary, "Spontaneous, effortless... and genuine", by Doug Anderson, June 22, 2002

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