|Born||23 December 1980|
|Genres||Sketch Comedy, Stand Up|
|Notable works and roles||The Ronnie Johns Half Hour, Chopper Read impersonation|
Heath Franklin (born 23 December 1980) is an Australian comedic performer, improviser and writer.
He appeared on theThe Ronnie Johns Half Hour sketch comedy show, ABC TV's Spicks and Specks, Working Dog's Thank God You're Here and in New Zealand, on 7 Days. He also appeared in the show Randling with the teammate: Felicity Ward. Heath is in the team: Ducks of war.
In 2006, Franklin was nominated for the Inaugural Graham Kennedy Logie Award for "Most Outstanding New Talent" regarding his work on The Ronnie Johns Half Hour. He also performed warm-up duties for the Logies.
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As 'stage persona', "Chopper Read"
- Network Ten The Christmas Panel special (2006)
- The Comedy Channel's Stand Up Australia (2007).
- The Comedy Channel's Cracker Festival Gala (2008)
- C4's Jono's New Show, New Zealand (2009)
- The Comedy Channel's Sydney Comedy Festival Gala, (2009)
- Network 10's 9am with David & Kim (2009)
- The Comedy Channel's Make Deadshits History - Pentridge Interstituals (2009)
- ABC's Spicks and Specks Xmas Special - "A Very Specky Christmas" (2009)
- TV3's Aotearoha-ha Christmas Comedy Gala (NZ) (2009)
- The Comedy Channel's Sydney Comedy Festival Cracker Gala (2010–11)
- TV3's New Zealand Comedy Festival Gala (2010 and 2011)
- C4's Jono's New Show, New Zealand (2012)
- TV3's 7 Days (NZ) (2009–present, Recurring Panelist)
- 10's Chopper's Republic Of Anzakistan, Australia (2016, Live Show with skits added for TV)
- The Ronnie Johns Half Hour, (2005–06) writer; performer
- Network 10's 9am with David & Kim (2008)
- ABC's Spicks and Specks (2008, two episodes)
- ABC's Spicks and Specks "A Very Specky Christmas" 2008 Christmas special (2008)
- Network 10/Roving Enterprises' The 7pm Project (2009)
- Channel Seven/Working Dog's Thank God You're Here (2009)
- C4's Wanna-Ben (NZ) (2012)
- ABC's Randling (2012, 6 episodes)
- Triple M LocalWorks Merrick & Australia (2015-)
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