Abe Forsythe

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Abe Forsythe
Born Abraham Forsythe
(1981-07-26) 26 July 1981 (age 33)
Australia
Occupation Actor, director, writer, producer
Spouse(s) Helen Dallimore

Abe Forsythe (born Abraham Forsythe on 26 July 1981) is an Australian film and television actor, director, writer and producer. He is the son of actor and comedian Drew Forsythe.

Career[edit]

He first appeared on the TV series The Miraculous Mellops. He has since appeared as Campbell Todd on the Australian TV series Always Greener, starred in the mini-series Marking Time and starred and directed the 2003 film Ned. He also directed and starred in a parody of The Matrix called Computer Boy. Forsythe has also written a number of acclaimed sketches for the late night sketch comedy series Comedy Inc - The Late Shift. He also starred in the Australian/British television series co-production Tripping Over.

Forsythe has also guest starred in several Australian TV shows, including Blue Heelers, All Saints, Water Rats and Blue Water High.

In 2009, Forsythe wrote and directed the Tropfest short Being Carl Williams. The short won second prize and the Best Comedy award.[1] The 2010 Tropfest saw him win first prize with Shock, a short tribute to Radio Personality Kyle Sandilands.

In 2012 he played a lead role in one of Australia's most popular TV mini-series ever. Forsythe played John Cornell in the Australian drama Howzat! Kerry Packer's War which was based on Packer's takeover of cricket in 1977, and the establishment of World Series Cricket.

Personal life[edit]

Forsythe is married to Helen Dallimore, star of the musical Wicked.[2][3]

Selected filmography[edit]

Title Character Year
'Laid Charlie 2010
Tripping Over Nic 2006
The Incredible Journey of Mary Bryant Sam 2005
Fireflies Hank Sharp 2004
Post Jaysen Chappell 2004
Marking Time Hal Fleming 2003
Ned Ned Kelly 2003
Always Greener Campbell Todd 2001
Computer Boy Agent Smith 2000
Escape from Jupiter Kingston 1994
The Miraculous Mellops Unknown 1991

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tropfest 2009 – Winners". Urban Cinefile. 2009-02-23. Retrieved 2009-04-12. 
  2. ^ Wolf, Matt (17 July 2009). "London Notes: Helen Dallimore". Broadway.com. Retrieved 2009-07-27. [dead link]
  3. ^ "2008 Helpmann Awards Nominations Announced". WireImage. 2008-06-30. Retrieved 2009-04-12. Newly engaged Abe Forsythe and Helen Dallimore attend the nominations for the 2008 Helpmann Awards at Her Majesty's Theatre on June 30, 2008 in Melbourne, Australia. 

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