Speakers Profile - Stephen Curry

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Stephen Curry has established himself as one of Australia’s most talented character actors. He became a household name with his breakout role in the much-loved classic Australian film The Castle, playing Dale Kerrigan. Since then he has starred in many television series and feature films including most recently June Again, Hounds of Love (securing nominations for Best Actor in a feature film at both 2017 AACTA Awards and 2017 FCCA Awards), as well as Drunk History of Australia, True Stories with Hamish & Andy, Open Slather, Hiding, The Time of our Lives series 1 &2, It's a Date, Fat Tony & Co, Mr & Mrs Murder, Redfern Now, Rake, Cliffy, Save Your Legs, The Cup, Cloudstreet, Rogue, Thunderstruck, The Night we Called it a Day, Take Away, The Nugget, and The Wog Boy. Also, Wilfred, 30 Seconds, False Witness, The Informant, The Secret Life of Us, Changi, Frontline, Queen Kat, Carmel and St Jude, Day of the Roses, Mary Bryant, Good Guys, Bad Guys. He also starred in the short film You Better Watch Out with Chris Haywood and Dan Wyllie. In 2007 he took on the challenging role of Graham Kennedy in the biopic, The King. This garnered him awards including an AFI for Best Lead Actor in a television drama; a Silver Logie Award for Most Outstanding Actor in a Drama; and the ASTRA award for Most Outstanding Performance by an Actor.

On stage Stephen has performed his solo show, Live, Intimate and Completely Unqualified at NoosALIVE Festival 2018, as well as QI Live, The Writers (MIFC 2013) securing a 'Golden Gibbo' nomination, and with Shaun Micallef in the world-renowned sketches of Peter Cook/Dudley Moore in Good Evening (a live show performed at Sydney Opera House and Melbourne Comedy Festival, as well as seasons in Brisbane and Perth). Other theatre includes Dinner and Fred (both for MTC).

Stephen is also a very highly regarded MC and Host. He was the Host of the 2018 AACTA & 2008 AFI Awards and has also presented numerous times at the AFI Awards (now known as the AACTAs), the Logies, the ASTRA Awards and the IF Awards. Stephen has also MC’d many events including 2019 Better Business Awards in Melbourne & Sydney, 2018 National Good Food Guide Awards, the 2017 & 2018 Media Federation Awards, the 2015 ACRA Awards, the 2014 St Kilda Film Festival Opening Night, 2014 Collingwood Football Club Season Launch, 2014 Master Builders Association of Victoria (MBAV) Awards and 2012 Kookaburras Hockey Victorian Awards to name a few. He has also narrated various childrens shows for both Western Australian Symphony Orchestra and Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. Stephen is an Ambassador for the organisation Save the Children and MC’d their 70th Anniversary event in Perth.