Daniel Pollock

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Daniel Pollock
Born 1969
Died 1992 (aged 22–23)
Sydney, Australia
Years active 1988–92

Daniel Pollock (1969–1992) was an Australian actor best known for his role as Davey in the 1992 Australian drama film Romper Stomper, which featured Russell Crowe.

Acting career[edit]

Pollock attended Swinburne Senior Community School in the Melbourne suburb of Hawthorn, Victoria in the mid eighties. He acted in films Nirvana Street Murder (1990), Death in Brunswick (1991) and Proof (1991).

Pollock's last performance was in the film Romper Stomper. Pollock was nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 1992 AFI Awards for the role.


On the April 13, 1992, Pollock, a known heroin user, took his own life by throwing himself under a train at Newtown railway station, Sydney, prior to the release of Romper Stomper.

Fellow Romper Stomper actor Russell Crowe wrote a song, “The Night That Davey Hit the Train,” about his death.


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