John Warwick

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John Warwick (4 January 1905 – 10 January 1972) was an Australian television and cinema actor, and television dramatist.[1]

John Warwick, 1950s

Early life[edit]

Born John McIntosh Beattle at Bellingen, New South Wales, Australia.[2]

Acting career[edit]

He had an extensive career over 40 years, beginning in Australian cinema in the early 1930s (he is attributed with introducing Errol Flynn, a personal friend in Sydney, to acting by bringing him along to a casting session when In the Wake of the Bounty was being filmed),[3] then in English cinema in the late 1930s-1940s, and television from the 1950s. In the 1960s he returned to Australia and ended his career in television drama & cinema there.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]


He died in Sydney, Australia, in January 1972.


  1. ^
  2. ^ IMDb entry for 'John Warwick'
  3. ^ Moore, John Hammond 'Young Errol Flynn Before Hollywood (2nd Edition, 2011, Pub. Trafford Publishing).
  4. ^ 'John Warwick's filmography on IMDb
  5. ^ Cobwebs in Concrete at Ausstage

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