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  1. Roc Kirby was born in Leongatha, Victoria in 1918. He entered the cinema business at the bottom end, selling ice creams and sweeping floors at his father's cinemas on the Mornington Peninsula, then graduating to managing the small chain of Kirby Cinemas.

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  3. Roc Kirby - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roc_Kirby

    Roc Kirby was born in Leongatha, Victoria in 1918. He entered the cinema business at the bottom end, selling ice creams and sweeping floors at his father's cinemas on the Mornington Peninsula, then graduating to managing the small chain of Kirby Cinemas.

  4. ROC KIRBY - Australian Financial Review

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    Roc Kirby is chairman of the cinema chain and film distributor Village Roadshow Corporation Limited. He and his family fully own the company, and it in turn owns 58% of the listed company Village...

  5. Village Roadshow's Kirby family owners in feud over company's ...

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    Mr Kirby, a former Village Roadshow executive, late last year engaged former Rothschild & Co investment banker David Kingston and major Melbourne commercial law firm Arnold Bloch Leibler to push for major changes at the company, which is chaired by his brother Robert Kirby. Robert Kirby opposes the changes, according to board sources.

  6. Village Roadshow's Roc Kirby dies - Variety

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    Founded film unit in 1954 with drive-in By Michaela Boland Village Roadshow founder Roc (Roscoe) Kirby died after an illness Jan. 25 in his home state of Victoria. He was 89. After taking-over...

  7. Roc Kirby - Wikiwand

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    Roscoe "Roc" Kirby AM (14 March 1918 – 25 January 2008) was an Australian businessman who founded the Village Roadshow cinema chain and film production company. Quick facts: Roc Kirby AM, Born, Died, Nationality, Known&...

  8. Village Roadshow takeover marks the end of an era

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    Robert and former CEO Graham Burke are co-chairmen of the business, and Clark Kirby is the chief executive. This structure means that BGH co-founders Ben Gray, Robin Bishop and Simon Harle can...

  9. Roscoe "Roc" Kirby Department of Administration and Management was an Australian businessman who founded the Village Roadshow cinema chain and film production company.

  10. Village Roadshow - Wikipedia

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    Village Roadshow Limited is an Australian company which operates cinemas and theme parks, and produces and distributes films. Before being acquired by private equity company BGH Capital, the company was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange and majority owned by Village Roadshow Corporation, with members of founder Roc Kirby's family in the top roles.

  11. Kirby Lauryen - ROC NATION

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    Kirby is an artist and singer-songwriter from Southaven, Mississippi. An alumni of Berklee College of Music, Kirby sparked a career in songwriting by writing a song a day on YouTube for 275 days. She was signed to Roc Nation on Day 302.

  12. Like dad, like son: Village still growing | The Australian

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    Roc Kirby was known as an intensely private man who did not want, or seek, publicity. His passing in 2008 was marked by a simple and short death notice in Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper. Robert and his brother, Village deputy chairman John Kirby, also have eschewed media interviews for decades.