David Quirk

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David Quirk
Born (1981-02-15) February 15, 1981 (age 34)
Bright, Australia
Nationality Australian
Years active 2002 - present

David Quirk is a stand-up comedian, based in Melbourne, Australia.


Quirk has been performing stand-up comedy since 2002. In 2006, he was a state finalist in Triple J’s ‘Raw Comedy’ competition, and in 2007 he made his Melbourne International Comedy Festival debut. He appears regularly on the comedy circuit in Australia and has performed internationally, including at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.[1]

Quirk also has a background in acting. In 2012 he appeared in the comedy series Problems, on Australia's ABC1.[2]

He is represented by Buxstock Comedy Management.


  • Piece of Wood (Comedians' choice), Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2013[3]
  • Golden Gibbo (with Sam Simmons), Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2010[4]

Personal life[edit]

Throughout his adult life, Quirk has worked many years in skateboard retail and rides a skateboard, both of which have featured prominently in his comedy material. He is also a vegan.

Quirk has an enduring love of Guns N' Roses guitarist 'Slash' (Saul Hudson).[citation needed]