David Quirk

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David Quirk
Born (1981-02-15) February 15, 1981 (age 36)
Bright, Australia
Nationality Australian
Years active 2002-present

David Quirk (born 15 February 1981) 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, and in 2015 he guested on Please Like Me.


  • Piece of Wood (Comedians' choice), Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2013[2]
  • Golden Gibbo (with Sam Simmons), Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2010[3]

Personal life[edit]

Throughout his adult life, Quirk has worked in skateboard retail and rides a skateboard, both of which have featured prominently in his comedy material.[4] He is a vegan.


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