STIG WEMYSS

STIG WEMYSS

Character Actor

Melbourne, VIC, Australia
  • Stig Wemyss spent three years at the Chimera School of Acting in Western Australia with Wilson McCaskill and two years at H.B Studio in New York with Uta Hagen and Carol Rosenfeld.
  • He went on to play many roles in theatre productions including 'A Mid-summer Nights Dream' and Raiders of the Lost Hump'n Arc where he played the lead role of Humpy. 
  • Stig has also played a range of roles in many television shows; most notably 'The Flying Doctors', 'Blue Heelers' and 'Stingers'.
  • In 1989, Stig presented his own afternoon talk-back /music program on cable radio in Tokyo.
  • He is a regular actor for the ABC's Fictions program working on a wide range of radio dramas, many of which have been released commercially.
  • In 1994 his lead role in a production of HOME RUN by Rick Jones received a gold medal at the International Radio Festival of New York.
  • His voice work has been further enriched by the opportunity to narrate several audio books for the Braille and Talking Book Library and more recently, Bolinda Audio Books. Stig was honored for his interpretation of Time Winton's, THAT EYE IN THE SKY, at the 1996 TDK Australian Audio Book Awards and again at the AUDIE AWARDS in 1997.
  • Currently Stig can be heard hosting the kids channel on the Ansett Inn-Flight program and he also works extensively as a voice-over artist for commercial radio stations and audio production studios. (Demonstrating tape available upon request).
  • After forming a successful comedy-review troupe in Perth called The Born Again Yuppies and a zany comedy duo, The Bothers Deadly, Stig went on to develop and perform his own brand of stand up comedy in venues all over the world including Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, New York and Tokyo.
  • His comedy improvisation skills were further enhanced during a twelve month stint with a New York based sports team.
  • Stig is the creator, producer and presenter of "Voice Of The G", an interactive and informative segment which appears on the big screens at the MCG at all major sporting events. The success of Voice Of The G has led to many other roles as a presenter/interviewer including a regular spot at Moonee Valley night racing entitled "Where's Stig?"

 


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