Esben Storm

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Esben Storm
Born (1950-05-26)26 May 1950
Died 28 March 2011(2011-03-28) (aged 60)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation Actor, screenwriter, producer, director
Years active 1972–2008
Spouse(s) Lisa Meagher

Esben Storm (26 May 1950 – 28 March 2011) was a Danish- Australian actor, screenwriter, television producer and director, well known for his work with Australian children's program Round the Twist.[1] He worked to adapt John Marsden's Tomorrow series but lost the rights to the film. His acting credits include roles in the films The Coca-Cola Kid (1985), Wrong World (1985) and Young Einstein (1988); his last acting role was in the medical drama series All Saints.[2]

Storm wrote and directed 27A (1974), In Search of Anna (1978), Deadly (1991) and Subterano (2003); and directed Devil's Hill (1988), the Tasmanian film in the Touch the Sun series of bicentennial telemovies. In 2007, he directed the SBS comedy series Kick.[2]

Storm died, aged 60, on 28 March 2011.[3]

Select filmography[edit]

Unmade films[edit]

  • Angel Gear (mid 1970s)
  • Bondi Blue (early 1980s) – Reg Grundy withdrew financing just before filming was to start[4]
  • Dirty Barry (written 1970s, tried to make 1980s)[4]



  1. ^ Esben Storm, 1950 - 2011., The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 April 2011.
  2. ^ a b Finney, Sarah: Vale Esben Storm (1950 – 2011), Australian Film Institute, 29 March 2011.
  3. ^ Industry mourns Esben Storm, Encore, 29 March 2011.
  4. ^ a b "Interview with Esben Storm", Signis, 22 August 1995 accessed 21 November 2012.
  5. ^ AFI Award Winners Feature Categories 1958-2009, Australian Film Institute.

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