Alan Cassell

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Alan Cassell (born 16 February 1932) is an Australian actor, born in Manchester, England and best known for his roles in film and television.


Cassell was one of the actors who worked in Bruce Beresford's early Australian films.

Film credits include: Money Movers, Cathy's Child (for which he was nominated for "Best Actor"), Squizzy Taylor, Breaker Morant, Puberty Blues and The Club. His most recent films are The Honorable Wally Norman and Strange Bedfellows.

TV roles include: The Drifter, Falcon Island, Taurus Rising, Special Squad, The Flying Doctors, The Power, The Passion, Blue Heelers, SeaChange, Stingers and MDA.

Cassell commenced his acting career in WA and worked for many years as a stage Actor. Winning "Best Actor of the Year" for his role in "A Day in the Death of Joe Egg" He later worked for the Sydney Theatre Company and the Melbourne Theatre Company. He was in the original cast of "Away" which toured to New York and appeared in "Sweet Bird of Youth" with Lauren Bacall for the Sydney Theatre Company.

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