Glenn Robbins
Australian actor and comedian
Glenn Robbins
Glenn Maxwell Robbins is an Australian comedian, writer and actor. Robbins attended Strathmore Secondary College and graduated in 1975. He studied drama and media at the Melbourne State College and first moved into performing in 1981.
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Where is the money trail? - Sydney Morning Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Each year it holds a glitzy poker tournament at Melbourne's Crown Casino as its main fund-raiser, attended by the likes of James and Erica Packer, the actor Glenn Robbins, the Test cricketer Merv Hughes and the Australian Rules footballer Jason
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No humour for Robbins in coming up short - Herald Sun
Google News - over 5 years
COMEDIAN Glenn Robbins was horrified when it looked like he may be left short-changed this week. Robbins was in Sydney when a cab driver gave him a damaged $20 note. He went to his local bank to replace it but was told otherwise
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St Kilda Film Festival unveils 2011 winners - Inside Film
Google News - over 5 years
By Staff Reporter Director Ashlee Page and producer Sonya Humphrey received a $10000 cheque courtesy of the City of Port Phillip at last night's closing ceremony, hosted by Glenn Robbins, at the Powerhouse in Albert Park. Page also received the award
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Head for the Heights - Snowdonia-Active
Google News - over 5 years
Australian climbing photographer, Glenn Robbins, who lived in Llanberis for six years during the heyday of The Heights, is currently back here visiting old (ed: definitely a lot older) friends. He's extremely pleased to see his past watering hole
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Revealed: Australia's favourite comedians - Chortle Australia
Google News - almost 6 years
Of other comedy stars in the list of 250 names, Adam Hills came ninth, Shaun Micallef 11th, Anh Do 14th, Dave Hughes 15th, Rove McManus 16th and Paul McDermott 21st. Further down, Gina Riley was 32nd and Glenn Robbins 33rd – but their Kath & Kim
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Celebrity spotting - Quest News
Google News - almost 6 years
I SHARED a moment with Glenn Robbins recently. He was crossing Park Rd towards Noosa Main Beach just as I was heading in the opposite direction. I smiled at him before I realised who he was, and he smiled back, undoubtedly relieved I wasn't looking
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Robbins, Stilson & Molloy - Chortle Australia
Google News - almost 6 years
Glenn Robbins is the most famous, thanks to his role as Kel in Kath and Kim, yet both he and Jeff Stilson, a recent American import and panel show regular, feel more like support acts for Mick Molloy. Robbins is our genial warm-up guy and host,
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Review: Bob Franklin in An Audience With Sir Robert - Crikey (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Gesticulating with his pipe, Sir Robert's tales often begin with a notable person (people that Sir Robert has crossed paths with over the years, such as Jimeoin or Glenn Robbins). The key to Sir Robert's comedy is in the telling, as a mundane situation
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Backstage, it's not all funny business - Herald Sun
Google News - almost 6 years
But when Mick Molloy, Glenn Robbins and Jeff Stilson get off their backsides and hit the road, things can get a bit testy. Between gigs at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the three hint at arguments over dressing room tea bags and confess
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BRIDGE; Landing a Swiss Teams Title, Thanks to a Flawless Finish
NYTimes - about 6 years
The winners of the A/X Swiss Teams on the last day of the Edgar Kaplan Winter Regional in Manhattan last month were Debbie and Michael Rosenberg of New Rochelle, N.Y., and Alison Wilson and Aaron Silverstein of New York. They finished one victory point ahead of two teams. Jane Ball of Doylestown, Pa.; Ethan Kotkin and Meyer Kotkin of Cherry Hill,
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BRIDGE; Leading a Singleton Gives Partner a Welcome Ruff
NYTimes - over 6 years
The Friday Swiss Teams at the Long Island Fall Regional in Smithtown, N.Y., eight days ago was won by the husband and wife Stephen Lucas and Lesley Decker Lucas of Woodbury, N.Y., and by Kelley Hwang and Glenn Robbins of Manhattan. They finished 19 victory points ahead of Dori Cohen of Woodbury, N.Y.; Howard Cohen of Oceanside, N.Y.; Michael
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BRIDGE; At the Autumn Leaf Regional, Preserving an Unbeaten Streak
NYTimes - over 8 years
The District 3 Autumn Leaf Regional in Danbury, Conn., held in the middle of last month, continues to enjoy great popularity. The Swiss Teams was won by Jonathan Green of Kingston, N.Y., and Bob Gwirtzman, Kelley Hwang and Glenn Robbins of New York. Hwang saved his team from losing a match with his good play on this deal. At the other table Green
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WHAT'S ON TONIGHT
NYTimes - over 10 years
9 P.M. (Sundance) KATH AND KIM -- The second-season premiere of this Australian comedy finds the newly married Kath (Jane Turner, near right, with Gina Riley as her spoiled daughter, Kim) and Kel (Glenn Robbins) celebrating their one-month anniversary. But why have they stopped having sex? Inquiring minds want to know. 6:15 P.M. (TCM) A VERY
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WHAT'S ON TONIGHT
NYTimes - about 11 years
9 P.M. (BBC America) LITTLE ANGELS -- Why should nannies have all the television shows? In this new series, Tanya Byron(above, with Matthew Christie), a clinical psychologist, straightens out toddlers with behavior problems. Her subjects include serial whiners, chronic fighters, obsessive sibling rivals and one aggressive 5-year-old boy who attacks
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Welcome, Shhhh...
NYTimes - almost 12 years
EVERY so often, strange people arrived at 92 Horatio Street. Some spoke with European accents. Some wandered lost through the halls. Many lugged suitcases. And they cycled through Apartment 2S like commuters through a subway turnstile. They posed as friends and relatives visiting Manhattan, but they were actually the guests of a surreptitious
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Bridge
NYTimes - almost 27 years
LEAD: The final of the district Grand National Team Championship, played on Sunday at the Cavendish Club in Manhattan, proved less exciting than the semifinals. The team headed by Debbie Zuckerberg of Flushing, Queens, which had survived a playoff to win on Saturday night, led throughout and won by 101 imps against a squad led by Saul Bronstein of
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Newark Struggles to Recreate Itself
NYTimes - about 28 years
LEAD: In a show of civic pride, this unlucky city on the rebound has trained spotlights on prominent downtown buildings, including one that is a block long but half empty. In a show of civic pride, this unlucky city on the rebound has trained spotlights on prominent downtown buildings, including one that is a block long but half empty. In a city
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Glenn Robbins
    FIFTIES
  • 2011
    Age 53
    In 2011 he appears in the comedy Scumbus.
    More Details Hide Details Robbins has been nominated at the Logies several times. He was nominated for Most Popular Actor in 2003 and 2004 for his role in Kath and Kim and again nominated in 2005 for his role in the telemovie Da Kath and Kim Code in which his character punched Michael Bublé in the head. Robbins is married to Selina.
    In 2011 he was the guest on the fourth episode of the comedy program, The Joy of Sets on Channel 9.
    More Details Hide Details In 2001 Robbins played the role of Pete O'May in the award-winning Australian film Lantana. In 2006 he co-starred with Mick Molloy in the comedy feature BoyTown as an eighties' pop-star called 'Benny G.' making an ill-advised comeback.
  • 2008
    Age 50
    In 2008 Robbins launched a new game show on Channel 7, entitled Out of the Question.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2006
    Age 48
    In 2006 Robbins appeared in two episodes of Channel 10's Thank God You're Here.
    More Details Hide Details Robbins is executive producer of the Network 10 sketch comedy show The Ronnie Johns Half Hour.
  • 2001
    Age 43
    Robbins played Russell Coight in All Aussie Adventures from 2001 until 2002 on Channel Ten.
    More Details Hide Details Since 2002 onwards he played the role of Kel Knight in the television comedy series Kath & Kim.
  • 1998
    Age 40
    In 1998 Robbins became a panelist on the weekly television show The Panel.
    More Details Hide Details The show lasted eight seasons, going into hiatus in 2005.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1991
    Age 33
    In 1991 he joined the team of Fast Forward for two seasons.
    More Details Hide Details Other sketch in which he has appeared include Full Frontal (1993), Jimeoin (1994–95) and Something Stupid (1998).
  • 1988
    Age 30
    He shot to fame in 1988 when he starred in another sketch show, The Comedy Company, in which one of his characters, 'Uncle Arthur', became very popular.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1984
    Age 26
    Robbins began his acting career in 1984, appearing in two episodes of Prisoner, and in 1985 Robbins appeared on the sketch show The Eleventh Hour.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1975
    Age 17
    Robbins attended Strathmore Secondary College and graduated in 1975.
    More Details Hide Details He studied drama and media at the Melbourne State College and first moved into performing in 1981.
  • OTHER
  • 1956
    Age -2
    Born on May 12, 1956.
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