English Entertainer

Googie Withers

  • Mar 12, 1917 - Jul 15, 2011 (age 94)
  • 5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Googie Withers
PersonalJuly 2011

Googie Withers

Googie Withers passed away.
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a …

Nominated for "Shine".
Screen Actors Guild Award
MovieJan 21, 1996


As a child piano prodigy, David Helfgott's musical ambitions …
As a child piano prodigy, David Helfgott's musical ambitions generate friction with his overbearing father, Peter. When Helfgott travels to London on a musical scholarship, his career as a pianist blossoms. However, the pressures of his newfound fame, coupled with the echoes of his tumultuous childhood, conspire to bring Helfgott's latent schizophrenia boiling to the surface, and he spends years in and out of various mental institutions.
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Country Life
MovieOct 27, 1994

Country Life

Adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" set in rural Australia …
Adaptation of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" set in rural Australia in the 1920's. Jack Dickens and his niece Sally run the family farm to support brother-in-law Alexander as a (supposedly brilliant) literary critic in London. Action begins when Alexander returns with his beautiful young wife Deborah, revealing himself as an arrogant failure and wanting to sell the farm out from under Jack. Blakemore introduces themes about Australia's separation from England, as well as expanding the pacifist and ecological philosophies espoused by the local Doctor Max Askey.
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Actress of the Year in a Revival

Nominated for "The Cherry Orchard".
Laurence Olivier Award
Within These Walls
TV ShowJan 4, 1974

Within These Walls

Within These Walls is a British television drama programme …
Within These Walls is a British television drama programme made by London Weekend Television for ITV and shown between 1974 and 1978. It portrayed life in HMP Stone Park, a fictional women's prison. Unlike the later women-in-prison TV series Prisoner (aka Prisoner: Cell Block H, original run 1979-1986) and Bad Girls (1999–2006), Within These Walls tended to centre its storylines around the prison staff rather than the inmates.
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Nicholas McCallum

Nicholas McCallum

Nick McCallum has extensive experience designing …
Nick McCallum has extensive experience designing Feature Films, Television Drama Series and Theatre Productions across Australia and throughout the world; working in China, Poland, Great Britain, France, Japan, Tahiti, Papua New Guinea, Spain, Switzerland, and Germany. He has been involved in over 50 productions. To date Nick has designed three action-adventure 3D Feature Films - James Cameron's SANCTUM 3D starring Richard Roxburgh and Ioan Gruffudd; NEST 3D starring Li Bing Bing, Kellan Lutz and Kelsey Grammar and BAIT 3D starring Xavier Samuel, Sharni Vincent, Phoebe Tonkin and Julian McMahon. SANCTUM, produced by James Cameron (TITANIC, AVATAR), is set entirely in a flooding cave environment built in the studios on the Gold Coast, Queensland. NEST is set in an underground Chinese Palace temple complex totally infested with deadly funnel web spiders. BAIT has a tsunami hitting the east coast of Australia and trapping a pack of man-eating tiger sharks in a flooded supermarket complex. Other Feature Film Production Design credits include IN LIKE FLYNN - the adventures of Errol Flynn starring Thomas Cocquerel, David Wenham, Clive Standen and William Moseley, THE BLACK BALLOON starring Toni Collette, KOKODA, GETTIN' SQUARE starring Sam Worthington, Timothy Spall and David Wenham, THE CLINIC, SUBDIVISION with Gary Sweet, Steve Bisley and Bruce Spence, THE NUGGET starring Eric Bana, THE GODDESS OF 1967 with Rose Byrne and IN A SAVAGE LAND starring Rufus Sewell and Martin Donovan. Television Production Designs include ANSWERED BY FIRE with David Wenham, THE POTATO FACTORY, starring Ben Cross and Lisa McCune and the successful SPELLBINDER series, starring Ryan Kwanten; shot throughout Poland and China. Theatre design credits include Australia's Entertainment Centre tour of GREASE, THE ARENA SPECTACULAR with John Farnham, Craig McLachlan, Natalie Bassingthwaighte & Magda Szubanski. Nick's Theatre acting credits with the Chichester Festival Theatre company include CYRANO DE BERGERAC starring Keith Michell and Christopher Cazanove and directed by Jose Ferrer, Ibsen's ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE with Donald Sinden and directed by Patrick Garland MADE IN HEAVEN starring Patrick Macnee and Michael Bates and OTHELLO starring Topol and Keith Michell. Nick has twice been nominated for Australia's top film award, the AFI AWARD for Best Production Design for a Feature Film - IN A SAVAGE LAND & GETTIN' SQUARE and twice nominated for Inside Film IF Award for Best Production Design for a Feature Film - KOKODA & THE BLACK BALLOON. Nick has worked throughout Asia and China since 1988 and has several official treaty co-production Feature Films in development - the sci-if action adventure RESONANCE 3D; crime thriller IN THE MIDST OF DARKNESS; rock musical NEW WORLD 3D; action adventure HELLFIGHTERS 3D and the comedy action romance, GOOD LUCK WITH THE REST OF YOUR LIFE. Nick is company director of NJM WORLDWIDE and SOUTHERN LIGHT GLOBAL ENTERTAINMENT, both film production companies based on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Nick is also an honorary Ambassador for ChinaGoAbroad. ChinaGoAbroad (CGA) was founded by TransAsia Lawyers CEO Jesse TH Chang and the China Overseas Development Association under the National Development & Reform Commission (NDRC), which is in charge of cross-border transactions. CGA comprises of two parts: an online information platform and an offline consultancy. To date, it has attracted around 12,400 members, approximately 40% of which are Chinese. Chinese members range from large state-owned entities to well-respected SMEs and high net worth individuals. International members are leading law firms and other service providers, national investment promotion agencies and well-known multinationals.
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Best Actress

Won British Academy Television Award for Best Actress.
British Academy Television Award

Best Actress

Nominated for British Academy Television Award for Best …
Nominated for British Academy Television Award for Best Actress.
British Academy Television Award
Joanna McCallum
ChildJune 1950

Joanna McCallum

Joanna McCallum (born 27 June, 1950) is an English theatre, …
Joanna McCallum (born 27 June, 1950) is an English theatre, film and television actress. She is the daughter of English actress Googie Withers and Australian actor John McCallum, and was educated at St Catherine's School in Melbourne. McCallum graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1969. She is married to writer Roger Davenport.
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