Steven O'Donnell (Australian actor)
|Born||Steven O' Donnell
5 December 1980
|Known for||Good Game|
Steven O'Donnell III (born 5 December 1980), better known by his gamer tag and often stage name "Bajo", is an Australian television presenter, actor, and an author. He is best known as one of the presenters of the ABC video game programme Good Game from 2007 until its cancellation in 2016; he currently hosts Good Game: Spawn Point. O'Donnell was born in New Zealand and grew up on the outskirts of Toowoomba.
He completed his first lead role in an independent feature called Scratched (DigiSPAA film festival 2005) at the age of 20. He has since appeared in over 40 short films. After moving to Sydney in 2003, O'Donnell was cast in lead roles for the independent films Wango and Malloy and Suburban Boys.
In 2003, O'Donnell played a minor role as a lifeguard in the film Swimming Upstream. In 2005, O'Donnell worked on the feature Almost with Salvatore Coco, Ada Nicodemou and Tony Barry. In 2006, O'Donnell worked on the feature Schooner of Blood.
O'Donnell joined the ABC show Good Game in 2007, co-hosting alongside Jeremy "Junglist" Ray until 2009, and Stephanie "Hex" Bendixsen from 2009 to the show's cancellation in 2016. He also co-hosts the show Good Game: Spawn Point, alongside Gus "Goose" Ronald and Angharad "Rad" Yeo; he hosted alongside Bendixsen until her departure in 2016. For these shows, he goes by the alias "Bajo". Steven also appears in the annual ABC3 Smackdown, broadcast on Australia Day each year. In 2015, he co-created a pilot for the ABC and Screen Australia TV series Trip for Biscuits.
|2004||Suburban Boys||Bob||Independent film|
|2006||Wango and Malloy||Angus||Independent film|
|2007||Almost an iota of supreme genius covalent theory"||William||Independent film|
|Untitled/The Trees||Boyd / Narrator||Short film|
|The Catalpa Rescue||John Boyle O'Reilly||uncredited|
|2005||headLand||Student D||Series 1, Episode 23|
|Stepfather of the Bride||Andre||Television movie|
|2007–16||Good Game||Himself||Presenter, Producer|
|2010||Review with Myles Barlow||Himself||Series 2, Episode 2|
|2010–present||Good Game: Spawn Point||Himself||Presenter|
|2011||Bit Com and the Oblivion Ray||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|Cricket Smackdown||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|2012||My Great Big Adventure||Himself||Episode 3|
|Tennis Smackdown||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|Dance music clip||Lead|
|2013||ABC3 Beach Soccer Smackdown||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|#7DaysLater||Ghost Soldier||Episode 6|
|2013–14||Good Game: Pocket Edition||Himself||Presenter|
|2014||ABC3 Smackdown Games||Himself||Aired on ABC3|
|2017||Trip For Biscuits||Co-creator, Lead|
- Bajo, Good Game (ABC2).
- Bajo's Clip Show Epidode, Good Game (ABC2).
- Knox, David (24 March 2017). "Rove to host Doctor Who panel on ABC2". TV Tonight. Retrieved 25 March 2017.