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Chris Lilley Chris Lilley i(A95596 works by)
Born: Established: 1975 Turramurra, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Male
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Chris Lilley 'began as a stand-up comedian in Sydney. It was here that he developed his skills as a character writer and performer. Chris joined the cast of the Seven Network sketch comedy series Big Bite and Hamish and Andy, and gained a following for his regular characters Extreme Darren, the teenage extreme sports enthusiast, and Mr G, the deluded high school drama teacher. Chris works as a voiceover artist and can be heard on many TV and radio commercials. He is also a musician and songwriter.'

Source: ABC Shop website,
Sighted: 24/05/2006

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form y separately published work icon Summer Heights High Sydney : ABC Books , 2007 Z1424063 2007 single work film/TV humour (taught in 1 units)

'Summer Heights High explores what happens over one school term in an average Australian high school.'

Source: ABC website,
Sighted: 03/09/2007

2008 winner Australian Film Institute Awards Best Television Comedy Series
2008 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Comedy Program
form y separately published work icon We Can Be Heroes The Nominees; We Can Be Heroes : Finding the Australian of the Year ( dir. Matt Saville ) 2005 Australia Sydney : ABC Television Princess Pictures , 2005 Z1271609 2005 single work film/TV humour satire

We Can Be Heroes is a fictional documentary series that follows five nominees competing for the Australian of the Year Award. The characters (all played by actor/comedian Chris Lilley) are Phil, a rescue hero who saved nine children in a jumping castle accident; Ricky, a Chinese physics genius and aspiring actor; Ja'mie, a charity-minded schoolgirl who sponsors 85 Sudanese children; Daniel and Nathan, twin farm boys embarking on a world-first eardrum transplant; and Pat, a disabled suburban housewife turned elite athlete.

2006 winner New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Betty Roland Prize for Scriptwriting
2006 winner Logie Awards Most Outstanding Comedy Program
2005 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Comedy Series
2005 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Screenplay in Television For episode 1.
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