Chris Lilley

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  • Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Writer, Creator
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Fast Facts

  • Was a child-care worker at Turramurra North Public School in Australia.
  • His famed Mr. G character debuted in 1997 at a Macquarie University drama group cabaret night before he went on to appear on the mockumentary TV series Big Bite and Summer Heights High.
  •  Appeared in a series of commercials for the 2003 Australian Open, which inspired his We Can Be Heroes series.
  • Authored a follow-up book to the We Can Be Heroes series in 2006 that detailed what happened to its characters.
  • Released (with Summer Heights High costar Kelly Dingeldei) the hit "Naughty Girl" single in 2008.
  • Has been a vegetarian since age 5.

Awards

  • 2005, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Screenplay in Television: Nominee
  • 2005, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Television Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2006, Logie Awards — Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent: Winner
  • 2011, AACTA Awards — Best Performance in a Television Comedy: Winner
  • 2008, Australian Film Institute Awards — Byron Kennedy Award: Winner
  • 2008, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Television Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2008, Logie Awards — Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor: Winner
  • 2008, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Performance in a Television Comedy: Winner
  • 2005, Australian Film Institute Awards — Best Lead Actor in Television: Nominee
  • 2014, Logie Awards — Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor: Winner

Relationships

  • Tim Lilley — Brother
  • Hugh Lilley — Father
  • Carol Lilley — Mother

College

  • Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (BA in Music and Bachelor of Education, 1997)

Details

  • Birth Place: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Writer, Creator

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