Shane Bourne is one of Australia’s leading actors and performers. His career spans award winning performances across stage and screen. He received critical acclaim for his role in the ABC TV Drama series MDA as medical lawyer Bill ‘Happy’ Henderson, a role for which he earned two AFI awards for Best Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2003 and 2005. He gained further acclaim for his role as Stanley Wolfe in Channel Seven’s drama series City Homicide (2007-2010).
His film credits include the highly acclaimed 2006 film Kokoda, whilst his theatre credits for such companies as Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, Playbox Theatre, Griffin Theatre and Company B are numerous.
From 2006-2009 Shane hosted the hit improv comedy series Thank God You’re Here and in 2011 hosted the TV Week Logie Awards.
Shane also starred in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang as ‘Baron Bomburst’ for TML Enterprises and played opposite Geoffrey Rush and Magda Subzanski in the 2013 hit production of Stephen Sondheim’s A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. More recently he hosted Dancing with the Stars for the Seven Network and features as the villainous Evan Pettyman in the hit movie The Dressmaker.