Legendary ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Star David Gulpilil Dies Aged 68

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Legendary actor David Gulpilil has died aged 68, it has been announced.

The iconic Indigenous star had a career that spanned more than 50 years, and he famously starred in movies such as Walkabout, The Last Wave, Crocodile Dundee, The Tracker and Rabbit Proof Fence.

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South Australian Premier Steven Marshall paid tribute to the star:

“It is with deep sadness that I share with the people of South Australia the passing of an iconic, once-in-a-generation artist who shaped the history of Australian film and Aboriginal representation on screen – David Dalaithngu AM,”

“An actor, dancer, singer and painter, he was also one of the greatest artists Australia has ever seen.”

Gulpilil was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2017.

 

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