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George Kapiniaris

Category:

Comedian

Home airport:

Melbourne

Minutes of material:

90

Show language:

English
Profile

George Kapiniaris is one of Australia’s best loved comedy, music and TV stars – having had an incredible impact on Australian popular culture over the last thirty years. George Kapiniaris’ claim to fame was his starring role in the hugely popular stage show Wogs Out Of Work. He played DJ in The Flying Doctors and Memo in Acropolis Now from 1989 to 1992 (a show which he co-produced & co-created). His latest film Alex & Eve premiered late last year. In 2016 George has been touring with his Comedy Festival Show ‘Finding Memo’

George Kapiniaris is one of this country’s best loved comedy, music and TV stars – having had an incredible impact on Australian popular culture over the last thirty years.

George Kapiniaris’ claim to fame was his starring role in the hugely popular stage show ‘Wogs Out Of Work’.
Since then, the Australian public has continued to see him use his Greek heritage as inspiration for future roles and performances.

George developed his popular style of ethnic comedy at Rusden College  in 1985. Straight away he was labelled as a pioneer of Ethnic Humour in this country.

We all loved him as DJ in ‘The Flying Doctors’ and who could forget his starring role as the manic waiter Memo in TV’s ‘Acropolis Now’ from 1989 to 1992 ) A show which he co-produced & co-created). Since 1992 George has also been the front man of his 70’s cover band ‘The Flares’.

George has recently played a Vulgarian Spy in The Australian production of ‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang The Musical’ and starred last year in The Production Company’s Award Winning Show ‘Nice Work If You Can Get It!’ where he stole the show with amazing reviews.

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