Gary Eck

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Gary Eck
Birth name Gary Eck
Born Australia
Medium film / television director, writer and actor; stand-up comedy
Nationality Australian
Years active 1990's - present
Website

Gary Eck is an Australian comedian and actor.

Career[edit]

Eck has starred in several Australian movies, including 2003's You Can't Stop The Murders (which he had written for as well) and The Night We Called It A Day, and also in 2006's BoyTown.[1][2] Eck has also appeared in several short films.[3]

In 2007, Eck appeared as himself on a regular basis on The Nation, a television show that aired on Channel Nine (alongside Mick Molloy as host).[4]

Eck has done comedy on several shows, including Good News Week, Joker Poker and The Footy Show.[5] One of Eck's performances at Sydney's Comedy Store is the basis for his stand-up CD, Gary Eck Live!

In 2010, Eck, alongside George Miller wrote a screenplay for Happy Feet Two. The film was released on November 18, 2011. He also provided additional voices.

Awards[edit]

He was nominated for a 2004 ARIA award as a writer for comedy album The Hollywood Motel, a collection of impressions by Lee Perry.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dapin, Mark (7 March 2003). "Killer comedy". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Kuipers, Richard (11 October 2006). "Boytown". Variety. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Tropfest winners eye feature film". The Age. 23 February 2004. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  4. ^ Ellis, Scott (4 June 2007). "Taking the Mick". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "TV & Radio". Gary Eck Official Website. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  6. ^ http://www.saxton.com.au/gary-eck

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