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Donald Crombie

Born (1942-07-05) 5 July 1942 (age 78)
Brisbane, Australia
EducationNational Institute of Dramatic Art
Anglican Church Grammar School
OccupationFilm and television director

Donald Charles Crombie AM (born 5 July 1942 in Brisbane) is an Australian film and television director and screenwriter.[1]

He was educated at the Anglican Church Grammar School[2] and studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Art.

Crombie started work at the Commonwealth Film Unit in 1963. He has directed feature films, telemovies, mini-series, drama series, documentaries and commercials, and has also written film and television scripts. Crombie has been a board-member of the AWG, ASDACS and ASDA and the President of ASDA for over 5 years.[3]


Feature films directed



  • Aircraft at Work (1966) (documentary) (also writer)
  • Is Anybody Doing Anything About It? (1967) (short) (also writer)
  • Sailor (1968) (documentary)
  • Top End (1968) (documentary)
  • Our Land Australia (1972) (documentary) (also producer, co-writer)
  • Who Killed Jenny Langby? (1974) (documentary) (also co-writer)
  • Robbery Under Arms (1985) (cinema and a television mini-series release)


  1. ^ Murray, Scott; (ed.) (1994). Australian Cinema. St.Leonards, NSW: Allen & Unwin/AFC. p. 321. ISBN 1-86373-311-6.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Mason, James (2011). Churchie: The Centenary Register. Brisbane, Australia: The Anglican Church Grammar School. ISBN 978-0-646-55807-3.
  3. ^ – Crombie
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