- Ross Daniels (actor)
Ross Daniels (born in
Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian actorand comedian. He has been a prominent entertainment industry figure, as a performer and behind the scenes, from the late 1980s to present.
Daniels has guest starred in various Australian TV dramas including "
Stingers", " Blue Heelers", " Something in the Air" and " Janus". He played alongside Bud Tingwellin the award winning episode of the children's show " Round the Twist" titled "The Tears of Innocence". [ [http://www.australiantelevision.net/rtt/series3.html Australian Television Information Archive] “Winner of the New York Festivals' 2000 Gold World Medal for the category Youth Programs (Ages 7 - 12).”] In feature films he played Dave in " The Hard Word" (2002) and Ferret in "Guru Wayne" (2002).
In the 1990s he was a high profile standup comic, frequently headlining at iconic Melbourne venue "
The Last Laugh" and "The Comedy Store, Sydney". During this same period Daniels was a regular guest on television shows such as " Tonight Live with Steve Vizard" as well as resident comedian on " Middaywith Ray Martin". [ Noises Off- Melbourne Comedy Theatre, 2003 Season, Official Programme Notes]
He co-created and co-hosted "Home and Hosed" with
Shane Bournefor The Comedy Channelin 1999. The series was a unique variety/sketch show filmed entirely at Daniels' home.
He has performed in several
Melbourne International Comedy Festivalshows including "Control Freaks", "The Scared Weird Little Guys30 Minute Variety Hour", "Cops on Heat 1&2" and "The Linda BlairWitch Project". Although Daniels’ standup comedy appearances are increasingly rare, he is a notable comic improviser and regularly performs in the improvised musical stage show " Spontaneous Broadway".
He also works as a freelance writer and TV producer.
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