Dave Eastgate is an actor, stand-up comedian, writer and musician who lives in Sydney, Australia. He starred in the ABC/BBC/Comedy Central US smash hit, Ronnie Chieng: International Student and was nominated for a Logie Award for his portrayal of a cancer patient in Channel 9’s critically acclaimed drama series, Doctor Doctor. Dave starred alongside his comedy idols, Glenn Robbins, Magda Szubanski, Gina Riley & Jane Turner in the Comedy Channel’s flag ship, sketch comedy series, Open Slather. Other credits include the multi-award winning ABC comedy series, A Moody Xmas & its sequel, The Moody’s, as well as Maximum Choppage, Soul Mates, and Channel 9’s hugely successful comedy, Here Come The Habibs. Dave also appeared as Ken Blundell in the smash hit Muriel’s Wedding the Musical.
Stand-up comedy remains Dave’s staple as he tours extensively around Australia and internationally in NZ, UK, US, Singapore and even in the Middle East for the Australian Defence Force. IDave shared the stage with Academy Award Winner, Robin Williams during his Australian tour and considers it a career highlight. Other highlights include playing sold out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival & performing at the UK’s biggest heavy metal festival ‘Download’.
In addition to this Dave has supported touring international comics such as Arj Barker, Rich Fulcher, Jim Jefferies, Jeff Ross and Ross Noble. Dave has appeared as a stand-up comedian on Channel 9’s Mornings, SBS’s The Full Brazilian, Channel 10’s Thursday Night Live and the Comedy Channel’s Stand Up Australia and Just For Laughs at The Sydney Opera House.
“…a genius to his timing – a talent not to be underestimated…“ ★★★★ Three Weeks UK
“…unleashes musical thunder with a laughter-packed set of songs…” ★★★★ Metro UK
“F***ing Beautiful, man!” Academy Award Winner Robin Williams