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Les Asmussen

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Gender: Male
Age Range: 50 - 59
Height: 177cm
Base Location: Sydney
Available In: Adelaide, Australian Capital Territory, Brisbane, International, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, Tasmania, Wellington
Skills: Actor
Hair: Brown
Eye: Blue
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Memberships: M.E.A.A
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Television

2016 Paul (Guest) Nine Network, Daniel Nettheim
2013 Senior Counsel Rake 3 Pty Ltd
2002 Des Seven Network, Robert Marchand

Stage

2017 Barney New Theatre, Alice Livingstone
2016 5 Roles Edinburgh Festival, Rowan Greaves
2016 Gaetano Proclo New Theatre, David Marshall Martin
2015 Harold Hoffman Cross Pollinate, Suzanne Periera
2014 Frank Doel The Actors' Forum, Malcolm Frawley
2014 various School Performance Tours, Greg Howard
2014 one-man show School Performance Tours, Greg Howard
2013 Director The Actors Forum
2013 various School Performance Tours, Greg Howard
2013 one-man show Schools Performance Tours, Greg Howard
2013 Mel Edison The Actors' Forum, Rodney Delaney
2013 various School Performance Tours, Greg Howard
2012 Director of... The Actors' Forum
2012 various School Performance Tours, Greg Howard
2011 The Inspector / The Second Inspector Tredwood Prods., Nastassja Djalog.
2011 Conrad The Actors' Forum, Jacqueline Kott.
2010 The Inspector The Actors' Forum, Malcolm Frawley
2009 Actor/Host/Facilitator/Story-teller The Rocks Ghost Tours.
2007 Friar Lawrence Shakespeare Globe, Matthew O'Sullivan
2004 Actor/Facilitator/Host Murder by Design/Entertainment by Design, 2000-2006
2004 Trinculo Shakespeare Globe, Diana Denley
2004 Andrew Aguecheek Coogee Shakespeare By The Sea, Fiona Green
2004 Kent Shakespeare Globe, Diana Denley
2002 C.S. Lewis A.A. Theatre Co

Feature Film

2009 David Myrtleboys, Greg Howard
2008 David Myrtleboys, Greg Howard

Short Film

2011 The Director Myrtle Boys, Greg Howard.
2010 Sex Shop Owner , Madeleine Dyer
2009 Walter UTS Masters, Lantian Du.
2009 The Sergeant Tropfest, Miguel Salveron.

Commercial

2016 Featured One3Six, Aaron Schereck

Voice Over

2001 Narrator Royal Blind Society, Various

Training & Additional Notes

LES ASMUSSEN

… has appeared with most of the leading theatre companies throughout Australia.
He appeared in “Otherwise Engaged” for the Queensland Theatre Company, “Travesties” and “The Importance of Being Earnest” for Canberra’s Fortune Theatre, a season of Shakespeare for the National Theatre in Perth, and “Waiting for Godot” in Adelaide.
And in London, he worked in theatre management with Lord (Bernard) Miles at the Mermaid Theatre.

Among the many plays in which he has appeared:
The original Sydney production of “Dimboola”, the Australian premieres of “Play It Again Sam” and           
“The Foursome”,  “Galileo”,  “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead”, “The Games Rule”, “Shadowlands” (as C.S. Lewis), “Flexitime”, “The Caretaker”, “Twelfth Night” (Marian St.),  as the Emcee in “Cabaret”,  Pinter’s “The Collection”, and in 2000 appeared as Jeffrey Bernard in the Olympic Umbrella production of “Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell”.

He is equally well known to variety audiences, having done two seasons at the Bankstown Theatre Restaurant, “And  Now at Last the Nibble Nobby’s Nuts Show” in both Adelaide and Sydney, a year at the Golden Garter, and a lengthy and successful run at the Canterbury-Hurlstone Park RSL!!!
In the 1970s and ’80s, in a series of pantomimes, he because known as 
“the last of a great and dying breed, a magnificent pantomime Dame”.

A long-time Talking Books for the Blind reader, he has twice been nominated for the prestigious Talking Book of the Year award.

His many television credits date back to THAT notorious episode of “You Can’t See ‘Round Corners”,        from “Homicide”, “Sons and Daughters”, “The Restless Years” to, more recently, two episodes of  “Water Rats”, “All Saints”, the film of Peter Yeldham’s “Reprisal” and “Close Contact” for the 7 Network.

June 2013 saw the eBook publication of "And the Oscar Didn't Go To...", a book he co-wrote with CJ Johnson.

Shoe Size: 8
Clothing Size: Male - L
Waist: 107cm
Neck: 44cm
Chest: 112cm
Natural Accent: English
Accent Skills: American Standard, Australian, Cockney, English, French, German
Singing: Show
Singing Range: Baritone
Drivers Licence: Car

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