27 January 1972 |
Nicolas John "Nic" Testoni is an Australian actor and television presenter. He took the role of Travis Nash on TV soap opera, Home and Away, from 1995 to 1999. He won the Most Popular New Talent category at the Logie Awards of 1996.
Upon finishing school in 1989 Testoni took up an offer from a modelling agency and worked in Europe and Japan. He began his television career in 1992 co-hosting Network Ten's youth music show, Level 23. In 1993 he was one of the principal cast in the television comedy, Over the Hill. Testoni started his role of Travis Nash in TV soap opera, Home and Away in 1995. In 1996 he co-hosted Sydney Children’s Hospital Telethon alongside Julia Morris, and Space Probe 7 with Melissa George for Seven Network. In that year Testoni won the Most Popular New Talent category at the Logie Awards of 1996 for his work on Home and Away. He was also a guest presenter and producer on ABC's Recovery.
In 1997 Testoni was chosen as ambassador for the NSW Epilepsy Association. In 2000 he had a guest role in the Canadian science fiction, fantasy television series, BeastMaster. He wrote and produced the documentary film, Mr Patterns (2004), which depicts the teaching work of Geoff Bardon, it broadcast on ABC-TV in 2005. It was screened at the 2004 Melbourne International Film Festival, where Testoni received the Award for Emerging Australian Filmmaker.
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