Virginia Duigan wrote the screenplay of the 1998 movie The Leading Man. Before becoming a novelist, Duigan worked as a journalist, broadcaster, editor and TV scriptwriter. She was a regular feature writer on The National Times, and contributed documentaries to ABC radio.
"Searingly honest . . . brilliantly expressed in lyrical prose. The wife of film director Bruce Beresford, Duigan explores the boundaries that should and shouldn't be crossed in biography." "Publishers Weekly" starred review on "The Biographer""