Tony Martin

Comedian + Writer + Actor
Born Jun 10, 1964

Anthony "Tony" Francis Martin is a comedian and writer from Te Kuiti, New Zealand who has had a successful TV, radio, stand-up and film career in Australia.

related links

News + Updates

Browse recent news and stories about Tony Martin.

  • Ufc On Fox 18 Results: Katy’s Sage Northcutt Defeated By Submission
    Houston Chronicle - Jan 31, 2016
  • Sweet Success For Zakarin In Tour Of Romandie
    Yahoo News - May 03, 2015
  • Martin Wins 3rd Straight Time Trial World Title
    Yahoo News - Sep 25, 2013
  • New Video: A Scene From Time Line's 'a Raisin In The Sun'
    Chicago Times - Sep 13, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Tony Martin.


1964 Birth Born on June 10, 1964.


1986 22 Years Old 1 More Event
A former stand-up comedian and commercial voice-over-man, Tony Martin moved to Brisbane, Australia, from New Zealand when he was twenty-one to work as a radio copy writer. Having worked in radio and amateur theatre back in NZ, Martin approached the ABCTV's The D-Generation in 1986 to work as a writer only to be told that filming on the first series had been completed. … Read More
1987 23 Years Old Martin was on the verge of heading back home to New Zealand when he was invited to be a writer for the second series of The D-Generation in 1987. … Read More
1988 24 Years Old Martin began to take on a more prominent role when the D-Generation produced four comedy specials for Network Seven in 1988–89, including doing one of the voices for 'DeGenocide' where clips of the old Australian TV crime series Homicide were dubbed over with funny lines.
1990 26 Years Old Martin became a bona fide D-Gen member when he began writing and performing on the troupe's "Breakfast Show" on Triple M radio (1987–1992), which led to the 1990 compilation album The Breakfast Tapes. … Read More


2001 37 Years Old Martin compiled all three volumes of The Best Bits of The Late Show with Santo Cilauro and Wayne Marx, and also co-produced the "dangerously overstuffed" double DVD set, The Best Bits of The Late Show: Champagne Edition, which was released in 2001. … Read More
2003 39 Years Old He also appeared as a porn-shop owner in one episode of the 2003 ABC-TV sitcom Welcher & Welcher which starred Shaun Micallef and Robyn Butler and appeared as himself in the DVD-extras of the ABC-TV sitcom Very Small Business (2008) which starred Wayne Hope and Kym Gyngell.


2004 40 Years Old In 2004, Tony Martin and Shaun Micallef began work on a TV sketch comedy series for the ABC with the working title Mouse-Patrol but after they wrote enough material for the first three episodes, the project was cancelled by management, much to Martin's disappointment who commented in an interview in 2009 that the un-filmed scripts contained the best sketch stuff he had written for TV.
2006 42 Years Old On 3 April 2006, Martin returned to the Austereo network to produce a nationally syndicated show with Ed Kavalee and Richard Marsland on Triple M Network named Get This. … Read More
2009 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Martin wrote an online column called "Scarcely Relevant" at The Scrivener's Fancy which was updated weekly 2009–2011. … Read More
2010 46 Years Old In December 2010, the Nine Network announced that Martin would be reunited with his former co-host on Get This, Ed Kavalee, for an upcoming comedy show entitled The Joy of Sets. … Read More
2012 48 Years Old In late 2012, Martin co-directed (with Wayne Hope) episodes of a new eight-part comedy series Upper Middle Bogan, filmed on location in Melbourne and airing on ABC-TV in August 2013. … Read More
2013 49 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2013, Martin announced via Twitter that he was in the UK working as a co-writer on Ross Noble's new comedy-travelogue program Freewheeling which aired on the UK comedy channel Dave.
Original Authors of this text are noted on
Text is made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License.