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|Born||Ian Edward Stenlake
5 JUL 1969
Barcaldine, Queensland, Australia
|Height||185cm Or 6Ft|
|Spouse(s)||Rachael Beck (2001–present)|
|Children||Tahlula (born 15 January 2007)
Roxy (born 19 April 2009)
Stenlake's career began during a trip to Rome when he was convinced to become an extra in a movie that was being filmed there - as a waiter in the Godfather III Stenlake is perhaps best known for the role of Constable Oscar Stone which he played in the Australian police drama series Stingers from 1998 to 2002. In 1997, he played Anthony Gibson in Emmerdale: The Dingles Down Under.
Stenlake has starred in numerous other visual media, and also, theatre productions.
Stenlake played Mike Flynn, the commanding officer of the patrol boat HMAS Hammersley, in Sea Patrol which first aired on the Nine Network in 2007. Stenlake was involved in all five seasons of the series.
Stenlake has starred in many stage productions, including
- Cabaret (2003, as Cliff)
- Eureka (2004, as Peter Lalor),
- They're Playing Our Song" (2003 as Vernon Gersch)
- Oklahoma! (2005, as Curly),
- The Pajama Game (2006, as Syd ),
- Sleeping Beauty (2007)
- Guys & Dolls (2008, as Sky Masterson), at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne and at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney.
- Next To Normal (Dan - cancelled)
- Dance Academy - Gav (2012)
- Sea Patrol - Lieutenant Commander / Commander Mike Flynn (2007-2011)
- All the Little Pieces (short) - Charlie (2011)
- Natural Selection (TV short) - Jason/John (2006)
- Stingers - Constable Oscar Stone (1998-2002)
- Murder Call - Jamie Nikolides (1997)
- Children's Hospital - James (1997)
- Emmerdale: The Dingles Down Under - Anthony Gibson (1997)
- Trapped in Space (TV movie) - Tug medic (1995)
- Stenlake has also performed in numerous cabaret shows around the country and appeared in Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight for Channel 9 in 2006 to 2008.
- For the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in June 2011,Stenlake performed More Than Words with wife, Rachael Beck
- Performed with Rachael Beck in You and I for 12 Acts of Cabaret in Brisbane, 2 June 2011
- Ian is a member of 'The Leading Men' composed of four award-winning stars of musical theatre, these extraordinary talents have all played leading roles in the world’s most loved musicals on the Australian stage, the international stage or both.
Awards and Nominations
|Helpmann Awards||Best Male Actor in a Musical||Oklahoma!||Curly||2006||Nominated|
|Green Room Awards||Best Male Artist in a Leading Role||Oklahoma!||Curly||2005||Won|
|Green Room Awards||Best Male Artist in a Leading Role||They're Playing Our Song||Vernon Gersch||2003||Won|
|Green Room Awards||Best Male Artist in a Leading Role||Cabaret||Cliff||2003||Nominated|
|Green Room Awards||Best Male Artist in a Leading Role||Eureka||Peter Lalor||2004||Nominated|
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- Nicole Scanes. "Back to the bones". theblurb. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
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- "Cancelled: Sydney’s debut production of Next To Normal has been pulled". Erin James. Aussie Theatre. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
- Hayley Horton (27 June 2011). "Adelaide Cabaret Festival — Rachael Beck & Ian Stenlake: More than Words". Aussie Theatre. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
- "12 ACTS OF CABARET: RACHAEL BECK AND IAN STENLAKE - YOU AND I". Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
- "Rachael Beck & Ian Stenlake introduce their baby girl". aussiebubblog. 17 June 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
- "Helpmann Awards 2006 Nominees". Live Performance Australia. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
- Raymond Gill (10 April 2006). "Green Room awards go live". The Age (Melbourne). Retrieved 8 February 2013.