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Jonathan Hardy

Actor, Writer

Wellington-born Jonathan Hardy, who died in July 2012, was an actor for more than four decades. Along the way he was on stage in New Zealand, Australia and England, and on screen in Kiwi classic The Scarecrow and a run of Australian projects. Hardy also co-wrote Constance and Aussie classic Breaker Morant, in the process becoming the first New Zealander to be nominated for a scriptwriting Academy Award.

Thank you for all your wonderful stories, your wicked wit ... your time, advice and your friendship. Sail well, wherever your spirit takes you. Actor Lani Tupu (from a Facebook tribute), 30 July 2012