Wim Wenders
(Movies & TV)
Rachael Beck
(Movies & TV)
Bruce Beresford
(Movies & TV)
Jimmy Little
Brian Syron
Sydney Film Festival
(Movies & TV)
Richard Walley

See also

Ernie Dingo

Knowledge Identifier: +Ernie_Dingo


Ernie Dingo

Indigenous Australian actor and television presenter originating from the Yamatji people of the Murchison region of Western Australia add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1956.

Countries: Australia (68%), Vietnam (5%), United States (5%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Wim Wenders, Rachael Beck, Bruce Beresford

Linked to: Australian Broadcasting Corporation




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Ernie Dingo was born in 1956 add something


Richard Walley - In 1978, he founded the Middar Aboriginal Theatre with three friends, including Ernie Dingo, who he had met playing basketball


Dingo's film career commenced in the 1980s and he appeared regularly on screen through the 1990s add something


He appeared in Bruce Beresford's 1987 drama "The Fringe Dwellers" and worked on the 1988 docu-drama biopic "Tudawali" add something


Brian Syron - The film featured Lydia Miller and Ernie Dingo and screened at the Sydney Film Festival in 1987 and on ABC-TV.


He had a major supporting role in the international comedy blockbuster "Crocodile Dundee II" in 1988 add something


Ernie Dingo married Sally Butler, a sales representative for 2Day FM, in 1989 add something


He appeared as himself in the 1989 comedy "Capuccino" had a major role in the 1991 Wim Wenders film "Until the End of the World" add something


Ernie Dingo was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1990, in recognition of his service to the performing arts add something


Bart Willoughby - In 1990 Willoughby was cast as "Ned the Computer Expert" in German director Wim Wenders' "Until the End of the World" starring William Hurt, Sam Neill and Indigenous actor Ernie Dingo as well as Aboriginal icons actor David Gulpilil and Aboriginal Australia's first gold record singer and Yorta Yorta elder, Jimmy Little


Dingo has hosted the television program "The Great Outdoors" since 1993 add something


In 1993 he starred in "Blackfellas" and he had a lead role in 1996's "Dead Heart" add something


In 1998 he starred in "Somewhere in the Darkness" add something


Dingo discovered in 2004 that he had a daughter, named Zoe, from a brief relationship before his marriage add something


Rachael Beck - From 2006 to 2008, Beck appeared on all three seasons of Seven Network's celebrity singing competition "It Takes Two", as a singing coach successively for Mark Furze, Ernie Dingo and Mark Wilson


In May 2007, Dingo appeared as one of the celebrity performers on the celebrity reality singing competition "It Takes Two" add something


Rachael Beck - In 2007 she partnered Ernie Dingo, finishing fourth overall


In December 2009, Ernie made controversial comments hitting out at "hypocritical white people who lecture Aborigines about alcohol consumption" add something


In 2010 he returned to the silver screen with a role in the Aboriginal musical "Bran Nue Dae" along with Jessica Mauboy and Geoffrey Rush add something


In 2010, two women from New South Wales and Victoria claimed to have engaged in affairs with Dingo add something


In August 2010, the WA Police Force announced they had opened an investigation into reports of child abuse by Ernie Dingo add something


He entered a plea of not guilty by endorsement in a letter to the court and a date of 3 February 2011 was set for trial in Carnarvon add something


However, on 18 April 2011, following a mediation session, the assault charge was dropped and the matter formally withdrawn add something


Also in 2013, Dingo is a Vietnam veteran, a retired Army drill sergeant facing his demons in the second series of the "Redfern Now" episode, "Dogs of War" add something


He appears in an episode of "Serangoon Road", an Australian-Singaporean television drama series which premiered on 22 September 2013 on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and HBO Asia add something


In 2018 he played Keith Groves in the TV miniseries "Mystery Road" add something


Simone Buchanan - Buchanan appears in the 2018 horror film "Boar", alongside John Jarratt, Ernie Dingo, Steve_Bisley and Roger Ward