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John Clarke

Comedian, Writer

 John Clarke

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John Clarke

One of the funniest people either side of the Tasman, John Clarke’s brand of droll wit (always delivered with a wickedly understated authenticity), has defined the best of Kiwi and Ocker comedy for the past 30 years.

In basic terms, Clarke invented humour in NZ … he came up with a comic language. Every attempt to be funny or real in a NZ way follows from here 
 
 

Screenography

Screenography
 Role/s
 RadiRadiRah

RadiRadiRah

Actor

2010

 The Fred Dagg All Purpose DVD and Music CD

The Fred Dagg All Purpose DVD and Music CD

Presenter

2008

 Who Laughs Last

Who Laughs Last

Subject

2006

 Stiff

Stiff

Producer
Director
Writer

2004

 The Brush-Off

The Brush-Off

Producer
Writer

2004

 bro'Town

bro'Town

Actor

2004 - 2009

 Face to Face with Kim Hill - John Clarke

Face to Face with Kim Hill - John Clarke

Subject

2003

 Blerta Revisited

Blerta Revisited

Actor
Writer
Original Director

2001

 The 7.30 Report

The 7.30 Report

Actor

2000 - ongoing

 The Games

The Games

Actor
Writer

1998

 Beyond A Joke!

Beyond A Joke!

Subject

1995

 Death in Brunswick

Death in Brunswick

Actor

1990

 A Current Affair

A Current Affair

Writer
Actor

1989 - 1996

 Magic Kiwis

Magic Kiwis

Subject

1989 - 1991

 Never Say Die

Never Say Die

Actor

1988

 Footrot Flats

Footrot Flats

Actor

1986

 The Making of Footrot Flats

The Making of Footrot Flats

Subject

1986

 Lonely Hearts

Lonely Hearts

Actor
Writer

1981

 Dagg Day Afternoon

Dagg Day Afternoon

Actor
Director

1977

 Wild Man

Wild Man

Actor

1977

 Grunt Machine - Andy Anderson spoof interview with John Clarke

Grunt Machine - Andy Anderson spoof interview with John Clarke

Actor

1975

 Buck House

Buck House

Actor

1974 - 1975

 Country Calendar - Fred Dagg Special

Country Calendar - Fred Dagg Special

Director
Writer
Actor

1974

 Country Calendar

Country Calendar

Writer
Actor

1966 - ongoing


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 John Clarke - A Bit of a Dagg

John Clarke is one of New Zealand’s best-loved comic performers. His 1970s TV character Fred Dagg has become an icon of Kiwi comedy. Clarke has worked as a...

Awards

1976 New Zealand Feltex Awards
Best Personality