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Jack Thompson

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Jack Thompson is one of Australia’s most versatile actors of film and television. With a career dating back to the late 1960s, Thompson made a name for himself at home and overseas in films such as “The Man from Snowy River” and “Breaker Morant.” He used his popularity to help bring attention to the issue of refugees. As a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador he was active in spreading awareness about Cambodian refugees and produced a documentary for UNHCR on the subject. He supported the establishment in 1991 of an NGO for underprivileged children, Krousar Thmey, which continues to work provide hope and a future for the young.