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Testimonials for Denise Drysdale
Denise Drysdale interacted with our crowd of predominately retirees magnificently - everybody thoroughly enjoyed her mix of comedy and life stories. She could have talked all night.
Denise was fantastic and truly contributed to a successful event. Denise's professionalism and can do attitude was a pleasure to work with. We would utilise Ms Drysdale in the future as she engages the audience and shows true passion as an Australia day ambassador.
City of Whitehorse
Excellent. As always Denise is a professional. She relates to the crowd and is able to cope with all the variances associated with a live event. Fantastic.
Dromana Secondary Collage
Denise Drysdale is the ultimate professional. She held court and rode all the waves… made my job very easy.
Denise was a very good MC and did a spectacular job of selling product (particularly mystery stars and lucky bear items) and engaged well with the audience.
The Cancer Council of Tasmania
Excellent She did a fantastic job and got everyone ‘buzzing’ at the start of the day.
Kilmany Uniting Care
Excellent, Denise was funnier than I expected her to be. The ladies had a well earned laugh. Denise was quick witted and worked well with the audience, who were able to relate to her very easily. She made the effort to give everyone attention, posing for photos and chatting to the ladies. Many made the comment that she was even more fantastic in person than on the TV. She was professional and nothing was a worry for her.
Fee Range: $5001 to $10000
Denise Drysdale's Biography
Australian entertainment icon Denise Drysdale has been entertaining Australians for an incredible five decades. A talented actor, dancer, media host and comedian, she is much loved for her wicked and fast sense of humour. Denise has been recognised with two TV Week Gold Logies. She is the co-host of a number one podcast and a popular MC/ host who is renowned for her “let’s entertain them” philosophy.
Denise’s motto of “no job too small” has led to her working with corporate clients that have included: Telstra, Australia Post, Kidz Biz, The Housing Commission Association, Freight Awards, Asia on Parade, International Lifestyle Convention, Recycling Australia, and the Grand Prix Victoria.
Originally from Victoria, Denise Drysdale was employed as Melbourne’s first television go-go dancer at the age of just 17. Her popularity led to the Australian Government inviting her to perform for troops in Vietnam in 1967. Denise is still actively involved with the Vietnam Veterans Association.
In 1974 Denise became Ernie Sigley’s barrel girl on The Ernie Sigley Show, where she was affectionately named Ding Dong.
In 1975 and 1976 Denise won the TV Week Gold Logie Award for the Most Popular Female Personality on Australian television. She also won the TV Week Silver Logie Award for Most Popular Female Personality in both of those years.
As an actress, Denise has appeared in a number of movies including The Last of the Knucklemen, Snap Shot and Blowing Hot and Cold. Denise has also starred on stage in Salad Days, Grease, The Barry Crocker Show, Two Gentlemen of Verona and Hello Dolly.
Denise is a frequent contributor on Studio 10 (Network Ten). Denise’s other television credits include The Circle (Network Ten), Spicks and Specks (ABC TV), Please Like Me (ABC TV), The Norman Gunston Show (ABC TV), Celebrity Squares (Nine Network), Young Talent Time (Network Ten), Countdown (ABC TV), Division Four (Nine Network), The Ernie Sigley Show (Nine Network), Homicide (Seven Network) and Bellbird (ABC TV). Denise also hosted her own midday talk show, Denise (Seven Network).
Denise is the co-host, alongside Jessica Rowe, of the weekly comedy podcast, One Fat Lady and One Thin Lady, which debuted at #1 on Apple Podcasts.
In January 2018, Australia Post included Denise in a special collection of stamps honouring much loved TV personalities. Also included in the stamp collection are Ray Martin, Daryl Somers, Kerri-Anne Kennerly and Molly Meldrum.