Speakers Profile - Glenn Robbins










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Beloved Australian comedian, writer, actor and radio personality, well known for his portrayals of Uncle Arthur (The Comedy Company), Kel Knight (Kath & Kim)and Russell Coight (All Aussie Adventures).

In 1985 Glenn appeared on the sketch show The Eleventh Hour. He rose to fame in 1988 when he starred in the very successful sketch show, The Comedy Company (Network ten). In 1991 joined the team of Fast Forward (Seven Network). Other sketch TV shows in which he has appeared include Full Frontal (1993) and Jimeoin (1994–95) and Open Slather (2015) In 1998, Glenn became a regular panelist on the popular national weekly television national talk/chat show, The Panel for Working Dog Productions (Network Ten).

Glenn played Russell Coight in All Aussie Adventures (Working Dog Productions 2001/2002). From 2002 onwards, he played the role of Kel Knight in the television comedy series Kath & Kim. He also appeared in the Da Kath and Kim Code telemovie in 2005.

In 2001 Glenn played the role of Pete O'May in the award-winning Australian film Lantana. In 2006 he co-starred with Mick Molloy in the comedy feature Boytown as an eighties' pop-star called 'Benny G.' making an ill-advised comeback. In 2012 Robbins reprised his role of Kel Knight in the movie entitled Kath and Kimderella.

Glenn costarred in three series of the comedy show, Upper Middle Bogan in the role of Wayne Wheeler for ABC TV Glenn currently enjoys a weekly one-hour radio segment on Melbourne radio station 3AW as part of The Weekend Break with Grubby and Dee Dee.

2018 saw the long awaited return of Russell Coight in All Aussie Adventures and in 2021 we saw more of him than ever in Kitty Flanagan's 'Fisk'.

Glenn is also a regular guest on Have You Been Paying Attention.