Kim Gyngell is one of Australia's most versatile performers. His comic incarnation as Col'n Carpenter brought him to national attention, first in the legendary series The Comedy Company in the late 80s, then in his own The Col'n Carpenter Show (1990-92). Gyngell was also a regular in the comedy series Full Frontal, which won the Logie for most popular comedy program four years running. On stage, he is a highly regarded dramatic actor and has appeared many times for the Melbourne Theatre Company, most recently alongside John Wood and William McInnes in the hit play Art, in which he was nominated for a Helpmann best actor award. Film roles include The Wogboy (2000), Love and other Catastrophes (1996), Amy (1998) and Boulevard of Broken Dreams (1988) for which he won a best supporting actor Australian Film Institute award.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Kim Gyngell Facts
|Birthday||April 15, 1952 (65)|