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LC control no.n 79111279
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingGulpilil
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Variant(s)Gulpilil, David
Gumpilil, David
Gulpilil Ridjimiril Dalaithngu, David
Associated countryAustralia
Birth date1953~
Death date2021-11-29
Place of birthArnhem Land (N.T.)
Profession or occupationActors Dancers Painters
Found inGulpilil's Stories of the dreamtime, 1979: t.p. (Gulpilil's) p. 6 (Gulpilil, Australian Aboriginal; actor)
Data from Learning Corp. of Amer. for Storm Boy [MP] 1980 (David Gulpilil; actor)
Walkabout [VR] 1997? opening credits (David Gumpilil, actor)
Wikipedia, December 17, 2021 (David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu AM (c.1953 - 29 November 2021), known professionally as David Gulpilil and posthumously for cultural reasons as David Dalaithngu for three days, was an Australian actor and dancer, known for the films Walkabout, Storm Boy, Rabbit-Proof Fence, and The Tracker. He was an Aboriginal Australian of the Yolngu people who was raised in a traditional lifestyle in Arnhem Land in northern Australia, and was a skilled dancer as a young man when British director Nicolas Roeg recognised his talent)
Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute FaceBook page, viewed December 17, 2021 (Statement regarding the late Yolnu actor, dancer, painter David Gulpilil Ridjimiril Dalaithngu. As were his wishes, the Community now give permission for all his names to be used. He may be referred to as David Gulpilil, David Gulpilil Ridjimiril Dalaithngu. In his own words: “My language is Manghalpingu, My name is Gulpilil")
Associated languageaus eng