Sam Simmons (comedian)

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Sam Simmons
Born (1977-03-19) 19 March 1977 (age 37)
Nationality Australian
Years active 2003–present
Website http://www.samsimmons.com.au/
Australian Comedy Awards
Moosehead Award 2003
Best Emerging Comedy Award 2006
The Groggy Squirrel Critics’ Award 2006

Sam Simmons is an Australian comedian and radio and TV presenter. He is currently based in Los Angeles.[1]


Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards[edit]

  • 2003 Participation Award[2] for The Steve Promise Story
  • 2006 Adelaide Fringe Festival Best Emerging Comedy Award for Tales from the Erotic Cat
  • 2006 The Groggy Squirrel Critics’ Award[3] for Tales from the Erotic Cat
  • 2008 MICF Directors' Choice Award[4] for Where can I win a bear around here?
  • 2010 MICF Golden Gibbo Award for The Incident with David Quirk[5]
  • 2010 MICF Piece of Wood Award for Fail
  • 2011 Adelaide Fringe Festival Best Comedy Award for Sam Simmons and the Precise History of Things
  • 2014 Sydney Comedy Festival Director's Choice Award for "Death of a Sails-Man [6]

Nominations[edit]

  • 2003 Triple J Raw Comedy Competition (finalist)
  • 2006 MICF Barry Award for Tales from the Erotic Cat
  • 2011 MICF Barry Award for Precise History of Things (Meanwhile -UK)
  • 2011 Edinburgh Best Comedy Award for Meanwhile
Awards
Preceded by
Claire Bartholomew, Scott Brennan and Barfoot & Cantone
Moosehead Award
2003
Succeeded by
Damian Clark, Krisztian Bagin and Monica Dullard
Preceded by
(no Fringe awards this year)
Best Emerging Comedy Award
Adelaide Fringe Festival

2006
Succeeded by
Hannah Gadsby
Preceded by
Tim Minchin
The Groggy Squirrel Critics' Award
2006
Succeeded by
Justin Hamilton[7]
Preceded by
Justin Hamilton
Directors' Choice Award
Melbourne International Comedy Festival

2008
Succeeded by
The Bedroom Philosopher[8]
Preceded by
Lawrence Mooney
The Piece of Wood Award
Melbourne International Comedy Festival

2010
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
The List Operators
The Golden Gibbo Award
Melbourne International Comedy Festival

2010
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Steven Sheehan
Best Comedy Award
Adelaide Fringe Festival

2011
Succeeded by
Incumbent

References[edit]

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