Gary Eck

Gary is an accomplished stand-up comedian, actor, screenwriter, author and film director.

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Gary has performed all around the world from Singapore to Paris, to New York and London and has done comedy shows at the Edinburgh, Melbourne and Sydney Comedy Festivals. Gary is a sought after corporate MC and has worked alongside some of the biggest companies in Australia.


Gary has made numerous television appearances including Spicks and Specks, The Footy Show, The Nation and The Comedy Channel.


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 short, The Money and took second place two years prior with his comedy short Tragic Love.  Eck co-wrote and starred in the cult hit You Can’t Stop the Murders and featured in the film Boytown alongside Mick Molloy and Glen Robbins.

Gary currently has two feature films in development and created a kids animation series, VEGESAURS which screens on  ABC TV and iView from May 23rd, 2022.


And just when you thought the bragging was over, Gary has written two children’s picture books, Wake Up Sleepyhead and The Day the Moon Came to Stay (Scholastic, due 2023) .


Gary Eck can be heard regularly on Richard Glover’s, Thank God It’s Friday on

ABC 2.