Cliff Green

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Cliff Green in December 2013

Cliff Green OAM (6 December 1934 – 4 December 2020) was an Australian screenwriter. He was best known for his work in Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975). In 2009, he was awarded the Order of Australia Medal.[1]

Life and career[change | change source]

He was born in Melbourne. He worked as a school teacher.[2]

His screenplay for the 1990 TV movie, Boy Soldiers, was the first Australian drama to receive an Emmy nomination.[2]

Green died on 4 December 2020, aged 85.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "GREEN, Clifford". Australian Government - It's An Honour. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2009.
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  3. Vale Cliff Green, esteemed screenwriter