Alan Hopgood

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Alan Hopgood

Alan John Hopgood

29 September 1934
Died19 March 2022 (aged 87)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Other namesAlan Hopwood
  • Actor
  • producer
  • playwright and dramatist
  • screenwriter
  • librettist
  • publisher
  • lecturer
Years active1940–2013

Alan John Hopgood AM (29 September 1934 – 19 March 2022) credited also as Alan Hopwood, was an Australian actor, producer, dramatist, playwright, screenwriter and educator. He was best known for writing the screenplay for movie Alvin Purple and his TV soap opera roles including Bellbird as Dr. Reid, Prisoner as Wally Wallace and Neighbours as Jack Lassiter.

Hopgood died on 19 March 2022 in Melbourne, Australia from cancer at the age of 87.[1]

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