Previous paid speaking roles
Exquisite Model and Talent Management
Age range 65 to 75yrs. Beard comes on and off - normally wear short trimmed facial hair but happy to be clean shaven if required. Please note I am 6'1 and a half inches tall (186cms)
I am a trained and experienced mature aged professional actor and voiceover artist with Agency representation the ACT. I also work freelance as appropriate. I have been cast in a range of film and TV roles in which I have been able to display great versatility.
If you check out my CV you will see that I have had guest roles on TV shows such as Whitlam, Rake, All Saints, Deadly Women, Behind Mansion Walls, The Farmer Wants a Wife and Chifley's Fifty Days. InJune/July 2014 am being featured in the SBS TV promo for the Tour De France. I have also been cast in several Feature Films including working as Jack Thompson's 'stand-in' on Baz Luhrman's 'Australia', as a police officer in 'The Dinner Party' and the Funeral Director in 'Galore'.
My voiceover for the Dogs Assistance Australia TVC has been well received. I have been cast in many TVCs and in over 40 short films many of which have won awards.
I am in demand for corporate and training videos and I was a simulated patient at the ANU Medical School for 7 years until 2014.
I am also in demand for photographic modelling work and have been featured in all Medicare Offices and brochures across Australia and in the 2011 Australian Census TV and print campaign.
I trained for three years under Bobby Farquhar at the National Acting School and was awarded the Director's Scholarship in 2007 and named all round professional actor of the year in 2005-2006.
I have done an audition techniques Master Class with Tom McSweeney and Voice Skills, The Actors Path and American dialect training with Mirren Lee. I now teach audition techniques and screen acting classes in Canberra.
Other skills/interests include film making, advanced driving, guitar/vocals(pro), gardening and fishing. Have a great depth of life skills from a long Executive public service career and raising 4 children and being a grand father to two boys.