Michael Denkha

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Michael Denkha
Born
Tehran,Iran
NationalityAssyrian
OccupationActor
Years active1996–present

Michael Denkha is an Australian actor known for his roles in Get Rich Quick, Stealth, The Combination, Down Under and, most recently, Here Come the Habibs TV series.[1]

Biography[edit]

Born in Tehran Iran, Denkha moved to Australia at a young age, where he pursued a career in acting. Denkha, who is of Assyrian ethnicity, graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a degree in performing arts (acting) in 1995.

His first known appearance on television was on the 1996 TV series Police Rescue. As the years followed, Denkha played roles in Water Rats, Stingers, All Saints and a number of TV shows throughout his career. In 2005 he played a small role in the American, Australian and New Zealand, production movie Stealth, before being credited for his work on the 2009 Australian drama film The Combination and the 2016 comedy film Down Under.

In 2016, Denkha was chosen to play a leading role as Fou Fou Habib in the Channel 9 comedy show Here Come the Habibs.[2]

Filmography[edit]

  • Police Rescue (TV series) (1996)
  • Whipping Boy (1996)
  • Jimmy (Short) (1998)
  • Wildside (TV series) (1998)
  • Murder Call (TV series) (1998)
  • Risk (2000)
  • Grass Roots (TV series) (2000)
  • Water Rats (TV series) (1997-2001)
  • Head Start (TV series) (2001)
  • Young Lions (TV series) (2002)
  • Blue Heelers (TV series) (2003)
  • White Collar Blue (TV series) (2002-2003)
  • Temptation (TV movie) (2003)
  • Get Rich Quick (2004)
  • The Alice (TV movie) (2004)
  • Stingers (TV series) (1999-2004)
  • Son of the Mask (2005)
  • Stealth (2005)
  • The Alice (TV series) (2005)
  • Small Claims: The Reunion (TV movie) (2006)
  • Home and Away (TV series) (2006)
  • Chandon Pictures (TV series) (2007)
  • Extremists (Short) (2008)
  • The Combination (2009)
  • All Saints (TV series) (1998-2009)
  • East West 101 (TV series) (2009)
  • The Nothing Men (2010)
  • At Home with Julia (TV series) (2011)
  • Devil's Playground (TV mini-series) (2014)
  • Catching Milat (TV mini-series) (2015)
  • The Principal (TV series) (2015)
  • Black Comedy (TV series) (2016)
  • Down Under (2016)
  • Rake (TV series) (2010-2016)
  • Soul Mates (TV series) (2016)
  • The Code (TV series) (2014-2016)
  • Here Come the Habibs! (TV series) (2016-2017)[3][4]
  • Blue Murder: Killer Cop (TV mini-series) (2017)
  • Secret City: Under the Eagle (TV series) (2019)

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