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$15 Million

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Birth date: July 1, 1949
Birth place: Dagenham, Essex, England, UK
Profession:Soundtrack, Actor, Music Department

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John Peter Farnham AO (born 1 July 1949, Dagenham, Essex, England), (formerly billed as Johnny Farnham from his professional debut 1967 until 1980), is an English-born Australian pop singer. Farnham was a teen pop idol from 1964 to 1979, and has since forged a career as an adult contemporary singer. His career has mostly been as a solo artist although he temporarily replaced Glenn Shorrock as lead singer of Little River Band during 1982–1985. In September 1986 his solo single, "You're the Voice" peaked at No. 1 on the Australian singles charts. The associated album, Whispering Jack, held the No. 1 position for a total of 25 weeks, and is the highest-selling album in Australian history. Both the single and the album had Top Ten success internationally including No. 1 in Sweden.Domestically he has remained one of Australia's best-known performers with a career spanning over 45 years, and he is the only Australian artist to have a number one record in five consecutive decades (echoing that of Cliff Richard in the UK) with singles: "Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)" in 1967, "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" in 1969/1970, and "Age of Reason" in 1988; and albums: Age of Reason, Chain Reaction in 1990, Then Again... in 1993, Anthology 1: Greatest Hits 1986–1997 in 1997, 33⅓ in 2000 and The Last Time in 2002.Farnham has been recognised by honours and awards including 1987 Australian of the Year, 1996 Officer of the Order of Australia, and 19 ARIA Awards including his 2003 induction into the Hall of Fame. From 1969 he was voted by TV Week readers as the 'King of Pop' for five consecutive years. Aside from his recording career, Farnham performed on stage with lead roles in Australian productions of Charlie Girl, Pippin and 1992's Jesus Christ Superstar. He starred in his own TV series and specials including It's Magic (With Colleen Hewett) and Bobby Dazzler and as a guest on numerous other popular shows such as Countdown and Hey Hey It's Saturday. Australian rock historian, Ian McFarlane described him as "the most successful solo artist in the history of Australian rock and pop ... Farnham has retained an affable sense of humour and a simple, unpretentious 'everyman' charm which also makes him one of the most respected celebrities in Australian entertainment history." Wikipedia

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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Gintberg på kanten 2016 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Red Oaks 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
The Voice 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa 2013 performer: "You're the Voice"
Celebrity Splash! Australia TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2013 writer - 1 episode, 2013
Dancing with the Stars 2012 TV Series writer - 1 episode
20 to 1 2007-2010 TV Series documentary performer - 4 episodes
It Takes Two 2008 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Hot Rod 2007 performer: "You're the Voice"
Idol - Jakten på en superstjerne 2006 TV Series writer - 1 episode
Australian Idol 2003-2005 TV Series writer - 3 episodes
Under the Lighthouse Dancing 1997 performer: "Angels"
Top of the Pops 1987 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Whispering Jack: In Concert 1987 Video performer: "Pressure Down", "One Step Away", "Going, Going, Gone", "Paper Paradise", "Infatuation", "Let Me Out", "A Touch Of Paradise", "When The War Is Over", "Comic Conversations", "All In Love Is Fair", "Amazing Grace", "Reasons", "No One Comes Close", "Trouble", "Love To Shine", "Playing To Win", "One", "Down On The Border", "Help", "You're The Voice" / writer: "Going, Going, Gone", "Let Me Out", "A Touch Of Paradise", "Playing To Win"
Rad 1986 performer: "Break the Ice", "Love Theme from 'Rad'", "Thunder in Your Heart"
Fletch 1985 performer: "Running For Love"
The Slugger's Wife 1985 performer: "LOVE IT'S JUST THE WAY IT GOES"
Savage Streets 1984 music: "Nothing's Gonna Stand In Our Way" Instrumental / performer: "Justice For One" instrumental, "Nothing's Gonna Stand In Our Way" Instrumental, "Innocent Hearts", "The Quiet Ones You Gotta Watch" / producer: "Justice For One" instrumental, "Nothing's Gonna Stand In Our Way" Instrumental, "Innocent Hearts", "The Quiet Ones You Gotta Watch" / writer: "Justice For One" instrumental, "The Quiet Ones You Gotta Watch"
Voyage of the Rock Aliens 1984 performer: "My World Is Empty Without You"
The Don Lane Show 1975-1976 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Ernie Sigley Show 1974-1975 TV Series performer - 6 episodes
The Graham Kennedy Show 1972-1975 TV Series performer - 8 episodes
Countdown 1974 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Ted Hamilton and Johnny Farnham, Together Again for the Very First Time 1973 TV Movie performer: "Blue Suede Shoes", "Only You", "Jailhouse Rock", "Chantilly Lace", "See You Later Alligator", "Rock Around the Clock", "Everything Is out of Season" - as Johnny Farnham
In Melbourne Tonight 1969-1970 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
The Johnny Farnham Special 1969 TV Movie performer: "In My Room", "My Yiddishe Momme", "Sunday Will Never Be the Same" - as Johnny Farnham / writer: "In My Room"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Preaching to the Perverted 1997 Bouncer / Roadie
Abra Cadabra 1983 Abra Cadabra (voice)
At Last... Bullamakanka: The Motion Picture 1983 Policeman
Bobby Dazzler 1977-1978 TV Series Bobby Farrell
Me & Mr Thorne 1976 TV Movie Bobby Fletcher
The Last of the Australians 1975 TV Series Salesman
Division 4 1975 TV Series Tom

Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
City Homicide 2009 TV Series song performer - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Australian Music Community Presents: Sound Relief 2009/I TV Special documentary Himself
Australia Unites: The Victorian Bushfire Appeal 2009 TV Movie Himself
Dancing with the Stars 2005 TV Series Himself
The Great Outdoors 2005 TV Series Himself
Rove Live 2003 TV Series Himself
60 Minutes 2003 TV Series Himself
Sydney 2000 Olympics Opening Ceremony 2000 TV Movie Himself
The Games 2000 TV Series Himself
Hey Hey, It's Saturday 1999 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Panel 1999 TV Series Himself
The Russell Gilbert Show 1998 TV Series Himself
The Main Event 1998 TV Movie documentary Himself
The D Generation: The Bottom Drawer 1997 Video short Himself
The Late Show 1992-1993 TV Series Himself
Fast Forward 1990 TV Series Himself
The Prince's Trust Rock Gala 1989 TV Movie Himself
Home and Away 1988 TV Series Himself
Cliff Richard - 30 års jubilæum 1988 TV Movie documentary Himself
Top of the Pops 1987 TV Series Himself
Whispering Jack: In Concert 1987 Video Himself
The Royal Charity Concert 1980 TV Movie Himself
Opportunity Knocks 1976 TV Series Himself - Host: Sydney
The Don Lane Show 1975-1976 TV Series Himself
Opportunity Knocks 1976 TV Series Himself - Host
The Ernie Sigley Show 1974-1975 TV Series Himself
The Graham Kennedy Show 1972-1975 TV Series Himself
Countdown 1974 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself
It's Magic 1974 TV Series Himself (as Johnny Farnham)
Ted Hamilton and Johnny Farnham, Together Again for the Very First Time 1973 TV Movie Himself (as Johnny Farnham)
The 15th Annual TV Week Logie Awards 1973 TV Special Himself
Caravan Holiday 1972 Short Himself (as Johnny Farnham)
The 14th Annual TV Week Logie Awards 1972 TV Special Himself
The 13th Annual TV Week Logie Awards 1971 TV Special Himself
In Melbourne Tonight 1969-1970 TV Series Himself
Sounds Like Us 1970 TV Series Himself
The 12th Annual TV Week Logie Awards 1970 TV Special Himself
The Mike Walsh Show 1969 TV Series Himself
Popcorn 1969 Documentary Himself (as Johnny Farnham)
The Johnny Farnham Special 1969 TV Movie Himself (as Johnny Farnham)
The 11th Annual TV Week Logie Awards 1969 TV Special Himself
Uptight 1968 TV Series Himself
Country and Western Hour 1963 TV Series Himself (as Johnny Farnham)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
20 to 1 2007-2010 TV Series documentary Himself
Rove Live 2007 TV Series Himself
Home and Away 2006 TV Series Himself
Young Talent Time: The Collection 2003 Video Himself
The Mike Walsh Show 1970 TV Series Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1987 ARIA Music Award ARIA Music Awards Best Adult Comtemporary Album For the album "Whispering Jack."
1987 ARIA Music Award ARIA Music Awards Best Male Artist
1987 ARIA Music Award ARIA Music Awards Highest Selling Single For the song "You're the Voice."
1987 ARIA Music Award ARIA Music Awards Highest Selling Album For the album "Whispering Jack."
1987 ARIA Music Award ARIA Music Awards Single of the Year For the song "You're the Voice."
1987 ARIA Music Award ARIA Music Awards Album of the Year For the album "Whispering Jack."
1970 Logie Logie Awards Teengage Personality


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#Fact
1 Finished Australia wide tour "The Last Time" on June 15th 2003. Has just finished recording a new version of Queen's "We will rock you" to be the Rugby 2003 Anthem. [September 2003]
2 Pictured on a 60¢ Australian commemorative postage stamp in the Living Legends series, issued 18 January 2013. Other performers honored in this issue were 'Paul Kelly (III)', Ian 'Molly' Meldrum, Kylie Minogue, Olivia Newton-John, AC/DC, Cold Chisel, INXS, Men at Work, and The Seekers.
3 A former plumber.
4 He replaced Glen Shorrock as the lead singer for the Little River Band in 1982 making his debut on the Greatest Hits LP with the hit 'The Other Guy' as well as the band's last few hits with 'We Too' and 'You're Driving Me Out of My Mind' (both 1983) and 1985's 'Playing to Win'
5 Holds the record for the 'Most broken microphone stands'.
6 'Sadie the Cleaning Lady' which was John's 1967 hit, is one of the most famous songs in Australian history. The audience is always yelling the name of this song at concerts.
7 Father of Queen of the Damned (2002) star, Robert Farnham.
8 Named Australia's man of the year in 1988.
9 Performed at the Opening Ceremony of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, with Olivia Newton-John.


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