Wayne Hope

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Wayne Hope
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Wayne Hope

OccupationActor, Writer, Producer, Director
Years active1996–present
Spouse(s)Robyn Butler

Wayne Hope is an Australian actor, writer, director, and producer.

Personal life[edit]

He is married to comedian and actress Robyn Butler.[1] Together they run the production company Gristmill.[2] He is mainly known for his comedic roles in television and film.



Hope's acting career began in 1996, when he appeared on The Glynn Nicholas Show. Some of Wayne Hope's acting roles have been in the following shows:

Hope directed, produced and wrote for Stories from the Golf,[6] The Librarians,[7] Very Small Business, Little Lunch,[8] Upper Middle Bogan[7] and Back in very Small Business[9]


In 2015, he directed his first feature film, Now Add Honey.[1]


  1. ^ a b Maddox, Garry (25 August 2015). "Upper Middle Bogan's Robyn Butler and Wayne Hope turn to film for Now Add Honey". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  2. ^ a b Groves, Don (5 October 2017). "Gristmill to reboot 'Very Small Business' for the ABC". IF Magazine. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Stories from the Golf". The Sydney Morning Herald. 22 May 2004. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Stupid Stupid Man series 1 (2006) - The Screen Guide". Screen Australia. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  5. ^ Pobjie, Ben (29 August 2018). "Eight questions for 'small businessman' Wayne Hope". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  6. ^ "Kitchen table school of laughs". The Age. 30 July 2009. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  7. ^ a b Enker, Debi (16 October 2014). "Upper Middle Bogan returns, and creators Wayne Hope and Robin Butler hope they are 'older and kinder'". The Age. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  8. ^ Rigden, Clare (8 July 2015). "Little projects, big laughs". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  9. ^ "ABC Commercial taking Robyn Butler & Wayne Hope comedy global". Mediaweek. 5 September 2018. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  10. ^ Wilson, Jake (18 October 2006). "BoyTown". The Age. Retrieved 1 March 2019.

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