Paul Chubb

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Paul Chubb
Paul Dunford

(1949-01-14)14 January 1949
Arncliffe, Sydney, Australia
Died9 June 2002(2002-06-09) (aged 53)
Newcastle, Australia
OccupationFilm and TV actor

Paul Dunford (14 January 1949 – 9 June 2002), professionally billed as Paul Chubb, was an Australian film, television and stage actor and scriptwriter primarily in genres of comedy and drama.

Early life[edit]

He was born in Arncliffe, Sydney.[1] and had a brother Greg, (Timothy Bean).[2]


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 Così, 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.

Personal life and death[edit]

Chubb, was married to Linda Nagel, he died due to post operative cardiomyopathy complications, in 2002 in Newcastle, New South Wales.[1]




  • 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
  • Round the Twist (1989), as "Santa Claws" in Christmas episode[4]
  • Takeover (1988)
  • 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)


  1. ^ a b "Biography for Paul Chubb". IMDb. 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
  4. ^

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