Francis Greenslade

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Francis Greenslade
Born (1962-10-03) 3 October 1962 (age 54)
Honiara, Solomon Islands
Nationality Australian
Alma mater University of Adelaide
Occupation Actor

Francis Greenslade (born 3 October 1962 in Honiara, Solomon Islands)[citation needed] is an Australian comedic actor. He also teaches acting.

Early life[edit]

In the 1980s, Greenslade studied at the University of Adelaide where he first met Shaun Micallef. They performed together in the university's Footlights Club.[1]

Career[edit]

Greenslade has performed with Micallef in many television shows including The Micallef Program, Welcher & Welcher, Micallef Tonight and Shaun Micallef's Mad as Hell. They both also appeared in Full Frontal.[citation needed]

Greenslade has also appeared on children's comedy Pig's Breakfast, SeaChange, Blue Heelers, Water Rats, The Games and Marshall Law as well as in the 2003 Australian feature film Take Away (with Stephen Curry). He stars as Brian Gross in the Seven Network show Winners & Losers alongside Denise Scott who plays his on-screen wife Trish.[1]

Greenslade has appeared in numerous productions for the Malthouse Theatre, the Melbourne Theatre Company, Playbox Theatre, State Theatre Company of South Australia and the Magpie Theatre Company.[2]

Greenslade teaches acting including drama at The National Theatre Drama School[3] and at the Film & Television Studio International[4]

Community work[edit]

Greenslade was a guest host at The Impossible Orchestra: 24 Hour Concert where Australia and New Zealand musicians played a world-first 24-hour symphony concert to raise awareness of the Care Aware campaign.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Greenslade is married and he and his wife, Louise, have 3 children.[1] He plays a range of musical instruments; clarinet, keyboard, accordion, guitar, ukulele and recorder.[1] He is also a debater and has won various awards.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Television[edit]

Narration[edit]

Greenslade is a narrator of audio books including:-

  • Death Delight by Gabrielle Lord
  • The Gizmo by Paul Jennings
  • 48 Shades of Brown by Nick Earls
  • The Art of War for Executives by Sun Tzu; Donald G. Krause
  • The Book of Secrets by Tom Harper
  • Lost temple by Tom Harper
  • Bachelor kisses by Nick Earls
  • Walter wants to be a werewolf! by Richard Harland
  • Lethal factor by Gabrielle Lord
  • HMAS Sydney by Tom Frame
  • Backs to the Wall by G.D. Mitchell

Theatre[edit]

Melbourne Theatre Company

Sydney Theatre Company

  • Navigating

Playbox

  • Chilling and killing my Annabel Lee
  • Waking Eve
  • Competitive Tenderness
  • Babes in the Wood

Malthouse

State Theatre Company (SA)

Magpie Theatre

  • Funerals and Circuses
  • Chutney
  • Snap
  • Prince of Knumbskulls
  • Radio Dazef

Arena Theatre Company

Red Shed

Patch

  • Evensong for Antarctica

The Marat Pack

  • The Ages of Man
  • Bishop Takes Knight
  • As Time Goes By
  • Not One But Two

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