Ross Daniels (actor)


Ross Daniels (actor)

Ross Daniels (born in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian actor and comedian. He has been a prominent entertainment industry figure, as a performer and behind the scenes, from the late 1980s to present.

Career

Daniels has guest starred in various Australian TV dramas including "Stingers", "Blue Heelers", "Something in the Air" and "Janus". He played alongside Bud Tingwell in 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 "Midday with Ray Martin". [Noises Off - Melbourne Comedy Theatre, 2003 Season, Official Programme Notes]

He co-created and co-hosted "Home and Hosed" with Shane Bourne for The Comedy Channel in 1999. The series was a unique variety/sketch show filmed entirely at Daniels' home.

He has performed in several Melbourne International Comedy Festival shows including "Control Freaks", "The Scared Weird Little Guys 30 Minute Variety Hour", "Cops on Heat 1&2" and "The Linda Blair Witch 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.

References

External links

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