Ivan Hutchinson

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Ivan Hutchinson
Promotional image of Hutchinson c. 1986
Born(1928-02-11)11 February 1928
Melbourne, Australia
Died7 October 1995(1995-10-07) (aged 67)
Melbourne, Australia
Occupationfilm critic, television personality, music director for HSV-7
Years active1964–1994

Ivan Joseph Hutchinson (11 February 1928 – 7 October 1995) was an Australian film critic, television personality and music director. He was active in the industry for over 30 years, from the early 1960s until the mid-1990s, first on Melbourne-only programs on HSV and later nationwide through the entire Seven Network. In his last years, Hutchinson was a film columnist for The Sun News-Pictorial and its successor, the Herald Sun . In addition to his on-air role for Seven, Hutchinson served as the music director for HSV from 1964 to 1994.

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