Paul Bishop (actor)

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Paul Bishop is an Australian television and theatre actor and company director of Pty Ltd.

Acting career[edit]

Born in Gladstone, Queensland, Bishop's film debut was in Bruce Beresfords 1997 movie Paradise Road, and appeared as Sergeant Ben Stewart on Blue Heelers[1] from 1998 to 2004 for which he received Logie nominations in both 1999 and 2000. Other roles include the TeleMovie " Never Tell me Never", MDA III, Heartbreak High, and GP with ABCTV, HouseGang with SBS, and Murder Call for Channel 9.

Theatre roles include The Importance of Being Earnest, Three Days of Rain, Money and Friends, Take Me Out, The Shaughraun, at Melbourne Theatre Company, Blackrock, The John Wayne Principle and Anthony Crowley's The Frail Man at Melbourne's Playbox, The John Wayne Principle, As You Like It, Poor Super Man, Saint Joan, Amy's View and Money and Friends with Sydney Theatre Company. Romeo and Juliet, Oedipus the King, Away, Taming of the Shrew, The Game of Love and Chance and more than 20 other professional credits with Queensland Theatre Company since 1986.

In 2006, Bishop appeared in the movie 48 Shades, based on the Nick Earls novel 48 Shades of Brown and he appeared on stage in Operator for La Boite Theatre, The Carnivores for Black Swan Theatre, Perth, The Woman Before and Puss in Boots with Queensland Theatre Company. In 2007 he performed and toured Private Fears in Public Places for QTC and NSW tour, and played a minor role in the feature 'How To Change in 9 Weeks'.



  1. ^ Courtis, Brian (20 November 2003). "Life in the old dog yet". The Age (Melbourne: 20 November 2003). Retrieved 13 September 2010. 

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