Speakers Profile - Stephen Curry

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Stephen Curry is an actor and a writer who has been a regular face on Australian screens for over 25 years, having appeared in some of the best films and TV series this country has created.

Since his breakout role as Dale Kerrigan in classic Aussie movie The Castle, Stephen has had leading roles in many film and television productions including Pine Gap, The Time of Our Lives, Redfern Now, Hiding, Cloudstreet, The Cup, False Witness, The Informant, Take Away, The Secret Life of Us, The Nugget and Thunderstruck. His performance as television icon Graham Kennedy in the multi-award winning biopic The King won him an AFI Award for Best Actor, a Silver Logie for Most Outstanding Actor and an ASTRA Award for Best Actor in a Drama.

More recently Stephen appeared to international acclaim in the feature film Hounds of Love, a harrowing tale of a serial-killing couple from Perth in the mid-80s. Not only did it play at international film festivals Tribeca, SXSW, Brussels and Venice, it also won him the Best Actor Award at the Film Critics Circle Awards of Australia and nominations for Best Actor at the AACTA Awards, OZFlix Awards and AFCA Awards.

Stephen's writing credits include the 2018 AACTA Awards and 2008 AFI awards (which he also hosted on both occasions), Time of Our Lives (additional comic material) Open Slather and Flipside (which he also co-created) and Eric. He is currently developing a number of projects for film and television, including the feature film, Cape Tribulation.