Thomas Keneally

Writer, Actor

Writer, Actor


Thomas Keneally, (born October 7, 1935, Sydney, Australia), Australian writer best known for his historical novels. Keneally's characters are gripped by their historical and personal past, and decent individuals are portrayed at odds with systems of authority. At age 17 Keneally entered a Roman Catholic seminary, but he left before ordination; the ...
Birth date
1935-10-07
Awards
18 wins & 9 nominations.

Known For


Schindler's List
Schindler's List
Writer (1993)
The Great Hunger
The Great Hunger
Writer
Silver City
Silver City
Writer (1984)
Essington
Essington
Writer (1974)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Great Hunger
(pre-production)
WriterThe People Speak Australia
(TV Movie documentary)
2012
WriterOlympic Glory
(Documentary short) (writer)
1999
WriterSchindler's List
(book)
1993
WriterThe Fremantle Conspiracy
(TV Movie) (idea)
1988
WriterAustralia
(TV Mini Series documentary)
1987
WriterSilver City
(screenplay)
1984
WriterThe World on Monday
(TV Series) (script - 1 episode) - Ned Kelly: The Making of a Myth (1980) ... (script)
1980
WriterScreenplay
(TV Series) (book - 1 episode) - Gossip from the Forest (1979) ... (book)
1979
WriterThe Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
(novel)
1978
WriterEssington
(TV Movie)
1974
WriterBehind the Legend
(TV Series) (3 episodes) - Robert O'Hara Burke (1974) - William Bligh (1974) - Douglas Mawson (1972)
1972-1974
WriterLibido
(segment "The Priest")
1973
WriterThe Survivor
(TV Movie)
1972
RoleTitleYear
ActorThe Final Winter
Harry
2007
ActorThe Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
Cook
1978
ActorThe Devil's Playground
Father Marshall
1976
RoleTitleYear
ThanksSchindler: The Real Story
(TV Movie documentary) (acknowledgment)
1983
RoleTitleYear
SelfImagine
(TV Series) Self - Novelist - Richard Flanagan: Life After Death (2015) ... Self - Novelist (as Tom Keneally)
2015
SelfDie Geschichte Australiens
(TV Mini Series documentary) Self - Author - Risky Business (2015) ... Self - Author
2015
SelfThe People Speak Australia
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Narrator
2012
SelfAdam Hills in Gordon St Tonight
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.3 (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfFirst Tuesday Book Club
(TV Series) Self - Guest Panellist / Self - The Hare with Amber Eyes/Rebecca (2011) ... Self - Guest Panellist - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society/Summer Reading (2008) ... Self
2008-2011
SelfThe Catalpa Rescue
Self
2007
SelfRiot or Revolution: Eureka Stockade 1854
Self
2006
SelfThe Einstein Factor
(TV Series) Self - Brains Trust - Episode #1.19 (2004) ... Self - Brains Trust - Episode #1.13 (2004) ... Self - Brains Trust
2004
SelfReaders and Writers Roadshow
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 15 January 2003 (2003) ... Self
2003
SelfThe Glass House
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.4 (2002) ... Self
2002
SelfKelly
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 27 October 2000 (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfGlamoroso!
(TV Series documentary) Self - The High Society of Sydney (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfBiography
(TV Series documentary) Self - Oskar Schindler: The Man Behind the List (1998) ... Self
1998
SelfHeart of the Matter
(TV Series documentary) Self - Special: The Accidental Hero (1997) ... Self
1997
SelfEdmund Rice: The Quiet Revolutionary
(Documentary short) Self
1996
SelfPriceless Places: Australia's National Estate Wilderness
(Documentary short) Self
1993
SelfThe South Bank Show
(TV Series documentary) Self - Tom Keneally's Journey in Eritrea (1989) ... Self
1989
SelfParkinson in Australia
(TV Series) Self - Episode #3.12 (1981) ... Self
1981
SelfThe Magic Arts
(Documentary short) Self
1978
SelfThe 18th Annual TV Week Logie Awards
(TV Special) Self
1976