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Fast Facts

  • Hails from the same city in Queensland, Australia, as Geoffrey Rush.
  • Won Best Actor award at the 2002 Australian short-film festival Tropfest for the original Wilfred, a seven-minute short. Wilfred also won Best Comedy and People's Choice awards, and was later screened at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival in Utah.
  • Gann and cocreator Adam Zwar (who also costarred) expanded Wilfred into a sitcom, which aired on Australian TV in 2007 and 2010, and won a 2010 Australian Film Institute screenwriting award.
  • Cocreated and was an ensemble member (along with Zwar) of the Australian sketch-comedy series The Wedge in 2006-07.
  • Costarred in and cowrote (with Zwar) the 2008 theatrical comedy Rats and Cats.
  • Is the lead singer for the Australian rock group Sofamecca.

Awards

  • 2010, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Performance in a Television Comedy: Nominee
  • 2007, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Performance in a Television Comedy: Nominee
  • 2003, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Performance in a Television Comedy: Nominee
  • 2010, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Screenplay in Television: Winner
  • 2010, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Television Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • Xano William Varela Gann — Son
  • Alejandra Valera — Wife

College

  • University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia (Bachelor of Creative Arts in Acting, 1998)

Details

  • Birth Place: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
  • Profession: Actor, Singer
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