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Gary Eck

Gary Eck is one of Australia's most popular & versatile stand-up comedians whose sharp wit has been entertaining Australian and international audiences for nearly two decades. He is also an accomplished writer, actor and director. Gary...

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Gary Eck's Biography

Gary Eck is one of Australia's most popular & versatile stand-up comedians whose sharp wit has been entertaining Australian and international audiences for nearly two decades. He is also an accomplished writer, actor and director.

 

Gary is enormously popular in the corporate arena as a master of ceremonies, comedian and keynote speaker. His ability to tailor material to suit the client’s needs and ad lib with the audience make him extremely flexible for a variety of events. Gary Eck’s clients include: Qantas, AMP, Optus, Smith Kline Beecham, Fosters, Boral, Apple, the Attorney General’s Department, Energy Australia and Telstra.


A graduate of Canberra University with a BA in Marketing and Advertising, Gary's career has taken him all round the world from Edinburgh to Paris to New York and London.

He has performed his stand-up accompanied by a Live Orchestra, emceed the Myer Spring Summer Launch with Jennifer Hawkins and appeared on numerous television shows including Rove, The Footy Show, Spicks and Specks and was weekly guest on Mick Molloy’s The Nation on Channel Nine. In 2002 Gary hosted the Sunday Late Show on 2DayFM, Sydney’s top rating radio station. Previously, he co-hosted a Saturday morning show with Gretel Killeen called the G-Team.

Early in his career Gary was a full-time comedy writer for 2DayFM’s Morning Crew where he voiced sketches and provided lines for the then on air team of Wendy Harmer and Paul Holmes. Previously Gary was a freelance writer for Doug Mulray (MMM). Gary is regularly heard on NOVA, 2WS, MMM and ABC 702's Thank God It’s Friday with Richard Glover.

Gary has also successfully ventured into film having co-starred and co-written the feature film You Can't Stop the Murders (Miramax 2003) and starred in the film Boytown alongside Mick Molloy and Glenn Robins. Gary has won the world's largest short film competition, Tropfest, with his short film entitled The Money (2004 and a collection of his shorts screened in a special one hour programme on the Comedy Channel entitled, Ecks Rated Shorts. He has written a screenplay with Academy Award winning director George Miller for world wide release.

Gary Eck penned a screenplay with Stuart Beattie (Pirates of the Caribbean, Collateral) for Working Title Films and released a stand-up comedy CD, Gary Eck Live! He was nominated for an ARIA award for his comedy album The Hollywood Motel.

Understandably, Gary is a much sought after in the corporate arena as a master of ceremonies, comedian and keynote speaker. His ability to tailor material to suite client's needs and ad lib with the audience make him extremely flexible for a variety of events. Gary is an ideal choice to compere your next conference, roadshow or to provide after dinner comedy entertainment.