Gary Eck

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Gary Eck
Birth name Gary Eck
Born Australia
Medium film / television director, writer and actor; stand-up comedy
Nationality Australian
Years active 1990's - present

Gary Eck is an Australian comedian and actor.


Eck has starred in several Australian movies, including 2003's You Can't Stop The Murders (which he had written for as well) and The Night We Called It A Day, and also in 2006's BoyTown.[1][2] Eck has also appeared in several short films.[3]

In 2007, Eck appeared as himself on a regular basis on The Nation, a television show that aired on Channel Nine (alongside Mick Molloy as host).[4]

Eck has done comedy on several shows, including Good News Week, Joker Poker and The Footy Show.[5] One of Eck's performances at Sydney's Comedy Store is the basis for his stand-up CD, Gary Eck Live!

In 2010, Eck, alongside George Miller wrote a screenplay for Happy Feet Two. The film was released on November 18, 2011. He also provided additional voices.


He was nominated for a 2004 ARIA award as a writer for comedy album The Hollywood Motel, a collection of impressions by Lee Perry.[6]

Early life[edit]

Eck was schooled in Canberra, attending Latham Primary School, Belconnen High School and Hawker College.[7]


  1. ^ Dapin, Mark (7 March 2003). "Killer comedy". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  2. ^ Kuipers, Richard (11 October 2006). "Boytown". Variety. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Tropfest winners eye feature film". The Age. 23 February 2004. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  4. ^ Ellis, Scott (4 June 2007). "Taking the Mick". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
  5. ^ "TV & Radio". Gary Eck Official Website. Retrieved 22 March 2010. 
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  7. ^ "Celebrating the Achievements of our Past Students", Education Directorate, ACT Government, archived from the original on 30 January 2017, retrieved 30 January 2017 

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