Steven O'Donnell (Australian actor)
5 December 1980
|Known for||Good Game|
Steven O'Donnell III (born 5 December 1980), better known by his gamer tag and often stage name "Bajo", is an Australian television presenter and actor. He is best known as one of the presenters of the ABC video game programmes Good Game and Good Game: Spawn Point currently alongside Stephanie Bendixsen. O'Donnell was born in New Zealand and grew up on the outskirts of Toowoomba.
He completed his first lead role in an independent feature called Scratched (DigiSPAA film festival 2005) at the age of 20. He has since appeared in over 40 short films. After moving to Sydney in 2003, O'Donnell was cast in lead roles for the independent films Wango and Malloy and Suburban Boys.
In 2003, Steven played a minor role as a lifeguard in the film Swimming Upstream.
He now works with the ABC in Sydney, writing for and hosting with Stephanie Bendixsen a gaming show called Good Game on ABC2 and its children's version Good Game: Spawn Point on ABC3. For these shows, he goes by the alias "Bajo". O'Donnell also contributes to the ABC's Radio Australia Program, Tech Stream with Ryan Egan and talks about gaming. He has also appeared in an Australian web series called Sharehouse Zombie Apocalypse, launched in April 2009. In December 2009, O'Donnell co-wrote the book, The Good Game Gamers' Guide to Good Gaming. In 2010, he appeared briefly in the Australian television show, Review with Myles Barlow.
Steven also appears in the annual ABC3 Smackdown, broadcast on Australia Day each year.
|2004||Suburban Boys||Bob||Independent film|
|2006||Wango and Malloy||Angus||Independent film|
|Untitled/The Trees||Boyd / Narrator||Short film|
|The Catalpa Rescue||John Boyle O'Reilly||uncredited|
|2005||headLand||Student D||Series 1, Episode 23|
|Stepfather of the Bride||Andre||Television movie|
|2007–present||Good Game||Himself||Presenter, Producer|
|2010||Review with Myles Barlow||Himself||Series 2, Episode 2|
|2010–present||Good Game: Spawn Point||Himself||Presenter|
|2011||Bit Com and the Oblivion Ray||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|Cricket Smackdown||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|2012||My Great Big Adventure||Himself||Episode 3|
|Tennis Smackdown||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|Dance music clip||Lead|
|2013||ABC3 Beach Soccer Smackdown||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|#7DaysLater||Ghost Soldier||Episode 6|
|2013–14||Good Game: Pocket Edition||Himself||Presenter|
|2014||ABC3 Smackdown Games||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
O'Donnell also appeared in a music video for Skryptcha's 'Dance'.
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- Steven O'Donnell on Twitter
- Steven O'Donnell on Tumblr
- About Steven "Bajo" O'Donnell on the official Good Game website
- About Steven "Bajo" O'Donnell on ABC3
- Steven O'Donnell at the Internet Movie Database
- Good Game official website
- O'Donnell's official Instagram