Australian actor John Jarratt drops defamation case

Australian actor John Jarratt has withdrawn his defamation lawsuit against The Daily Telegraph.

The Australian reports the Wolf Creek star has filed a notice of discontinuance in the NSW Supreme Court.

The 66-year-old initially launched defamation action again the paper and a journalist in November 2018 over a front page article headlined “Wolf Creek star in rape claim”.


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Jarratt was last month found not guilty of raping a woman in 1976 after a week-long trial.

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