Ian Stenlake

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Ian Stenlake
Ian Edward Stenlake

July 5, 1969
Height185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Spouse(s)Rachael Beck (2001–2012) Amber Mulley (2017-)
ChildrenTahlula (born 15 January 2007)
Roxy (born 19 April 2009)

Ian Edward Stenlake (born 5 July 1969 in Barcaldine,[1] Queensland, Australia) is an Australian actor.


Stenlake's career began during a trip to Rome[1] when he was convinced to become an extra in a movie that was being filmed there - as a waiter in the Godfather III[2] Stenlake is perhaps best known for the role of Constable Oscar Stone which he played in the Australian police drama series Stingers from 1998 to 2002. In 1997, he played Anthony Gibson in Emmerdale: The Dingles Down Under.[1]

Stenlake has starred in numerous other visual media, and also, theatre productions.

Stenlake played Mike Flynn, the commanding officer of the patrol boat HMAS Hammersley, in Sea Patrol which first aired on the Nine Network in 2007. Stenlake was involved in all five seasons of the series.


Stenlake has starred in many stage productions, including



  • Stenlake has also performed in numerous cabaret shows around the country and appeared in Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight for Channel 9 in 2006 to 2008.
  • For the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in June 2011,Stenlake performed More Than Words with wife, Rachael Beck[8]
  • Performed with Rachael Beck in You and I[9] for 12 Acts of Cabaret in Brisbane, 2 June 2011
  • Ian is a member of 'The Leading Men' composed of four award-winning stars of musical theatre, these extraordinary talents have all played leading roles in the world’s most loved musicals on the Australian stage, the international stage or both.

Personal life[edit]

Stenlake was married to Australian musical theatre star Rachael Beck until 2012. Their daughter Tahlula was born on 15 January 2007.[10] Their second child, Roxie, was born on 19 April 2009.

Stenlake married Amber Mulley on the 4th of September, 2017.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Award Category Production Role Year Result
Helpmann Awards[11] Best Male Actor in a Musical Oklahoma! Curly 2006 Nominated
Green Room Awards[12] Best Male Artist in a Leading Role Oklahoma! Curly 2005 Won
Green Room Awards[2] Best Male Artist in a Leading Role They're Playing Our Song Vernon Gersch 2003 Won
Green Room Awards[2] Best Male Artist in a Leading Role Cabaret Cliff 2003 Nominated
Green Room Awards[2] Best Male Artist in a Leading Role Eureka Peter Lalor 2004 Nominated


  1. ^ a b c d e "Stingers: profiles Ian Stenlake". Australian Television Information Archive. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "Ian Stenlake (Lieutenant Commander Mike Flynn)". ninemsn Pty Ltd. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  3. ^ Nicole Scanes. "Back to the bones". theblurb. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  4. ^ "THE EUREKA CAST: Ian Stenlake". Ess Gee. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  5. ^ a b Jo Atlins. "Ian Stenlake- At the Glass House". Focus. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  6. ^ Matt Edwards (27 May 2012). "Next to Normal Sydney announces star-studded cast". Aussie - 'Caress/Ache' [Griffin Theatre] 2015 Theatre. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Cancelled: Sydney's debut production of Next To Normal has been pulled". Erin James. Aussie Theatre. 25 June 2012. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  8. ^ Hayley Horton (27 June 2011). "Adelaide Cabaret Festival — Rachael Beck & Ian Stenlake: More than Words". Aussie Theatre. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  9. ^ "12 ACTS OF CABARET: RACHAEL BECK AND IAN STENLAKE - YOU AND I". Queensland Performing Arts Centre. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 8 February 2013.
  10. ^ "Rachael Beck & Ian Stenlake introduce their baby girl". aussiebubblog. 17 June 2007. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
  11. ^ "Helpmann Awards 2006 Nominees". Live Performance Australia. Archived from the original on 12 June 2011. Retrieved 14 January 2013.
  12. ^ Raymond Gill (10 April 2006). "Green Room awards go live". The Age. Melbourne. Retrieved 8 February 2013.

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