Gary Eck

Corporate MC & Comedian

Gary Eck is a multi-talented individual, recognised internationally as a stand-up comedian, actor, writer and film director. He has performed all around the world from Singapore to Paris, to New York and London and at the Edinburgh, Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festivals.

A polished corporate MC and comedian, Gary has compered and performed stand-up comedy for hundreds of companies around Australia and internationally, among them Qantas, AMP, Optus, Smith Kline Beecham, Fosters, Boral, Apple, the Attorney General’s Department, Energy Australia and Telstra.

His fun, affable style and sharp wit make him a perfect choice to compere awards dinners, conferences and roadshows. Gary tailors material and ad libs with the audience, making him extremely flexible for a variety of events and after dinner comedy shows.

More about Gary Eck:

A graduate of Canberra University with a BA in Marketing and Advertising, Gary began his foray into comedy as a writer for 2DayFM’s Morning Crew, graduating to host his own nightly programme – The Late Show with Gary Eck. He has made regular appearances on Richard Glover’s Thank God It’s Friday on ABC 2 and numerous television appearances including, Spicks and Specks, The Footy Show, Rove, The Nation and Studio 10. Early in his career (when he had hair) he hosted Candid Camera on Channel 10.

Gary first children’s picture book, Wake Up Sleepyhead is a primary school favourite and Gary has several more kids’ books on the way. He was nominated for an Aria Award for his comedy album, The Hollywood Motel.

Gary co-wrote and co-directed Happy Feet Two with Academy Award winner George Miller. He also voiced several characters for the film. Gary won the world’s largest short film competition, Tropfest with his film, The Money and took second place two years prior with Tragic Love.

Gary co-wrote and starred in the cult movie You Can’t Stop the Murders and featured in the film Boytown alongside Mick Molloy and Glen Robbins. He penned a comedy feature film which was picked up for development by a major studio.

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