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Clowning Around

1991 film by George Whaley

Clowning Around

Released 1991 (31 years, 4 months ago)

Director George Whaley
Genre children's film
Composer Peter Best
Country of origin Australia and France

About Clowning Around

Clowning Around is a 1991 Australian family film that was shot on location in Perth, Western Australia and Paris, France. It was based on the novel Clowning Sim by David Martin.

The film was produced by independent film company Barron Entertainment Films in Western Australia and educational film company WonderWorks in the United States, was directed by George Whaley. It was distributed by Australian Broadcasting Corporation. It featured Australian actors such as Clayton Williamson, Noni Hazelhurst, Ernie Dingo, Rebecca Smart, and Jill Perryman, and also featured veteran American actor Van Johnson along with French actor Jean-Michel Dagory. This film also features the first film role for Heath Ledger, who would later appear in Blackrock (1997) with Smart and Candy (2006) with Hazlehurst. Ledger's role appeared in the last ten minutes; he played an orphan clown who closes the film by delivering its final lines. His role was so minor he was not even mentioned in the film's credits. This series was followed up with a sequel entitled Clowning Around 2, which was filmed in 1992.

Cast and crew

Cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


92 years, 4 months, 12 days


28 years, 10 months,

Born first

25 August 1916

Died first

22 January 2008

Born last

4 April 1979

Died last

12 December 2008

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