Shane Bourne

Shane Keith Bourne
Bourne in 2009
Born(1949-11-24) 24 November 1949 (age 67)
Melbourne, Australia
Stand-up comedian
television presenter
Years active1981 - Present


‹ The template Infobox person has been considered for merging. › Shane Keith Bourne (given birth to 24 November 1949 in Melbourne, Australia) can be an Australian stand-up comedian, professional and a tv host.



Bourne was a well-known comedic encounter through the entire 1980s and 1990s, with an performing role around the Australian edition of the Uk sitcom, Are You Getting Served? (in 1980 and 1981). He previously regular appearances around the range system Hey Hey It's Sunday (1988–1994) in a variety of sketches, but primarily appeared on the fantastic Aussie Joke section. He starred in the temporary sitcom Bingles in 1992 and 1993. In 1996, Bourne hosted a revived Blankety Blanks, which lasted just two seasons.He also had dramatic functions; he is at 3 episodes from the episode series Prisoner in the first 1980s as 3 different visitor roles. He previously a guest part in The Soaring Doctors in 1995.


Bourne made a big change to dramatic performing and continues to be critically acclaimed. After a two show visitor appearance on Blue Heelers in 2000, Bourne required the lead part of attorney "Happy" Henderson, starring alongside Kerry Armstrong in the ABC1 legal-drama series MDA. The display ended following its third time of year in Sept 2005. This display received him 2 honours (observe below). He also performed a minor part in the film Kokoda, an Australia WWII film within the Kokoda Monitor where he performed as the battalion's doctor.Bourne hosted the tv screen series Thank God You're Right here from 2006 to 2009. In 2006, he hosted The way the Hell Do We ARRIVE HERE?, a string that shown on ABC1.Bourne began performing in the Route Seven theatre series, Town Homicide on 27 August 2007. He made an appearance on the display until its axing after time of year 5, in 2011.Bourne participated in Who DO YOU CONSIDER You Are this year 2010. Bourne hosted the 2011 Logie Honours.In 2012, Bourne appeared in the short-lived drama Tricky Business, that aired within the Route Nine. He also starred in the telemovie THE FANTASTIC Mint Swindle.In early 2014, he hosted the AACTA Awards on Channel Ten.In June 2015, Bourne played the part of Evan Pettyman, a character in The Dressmaker. He also became a member of the fifteenth time of year of Dancing using the Celebrities as the brand new co-host alongside Edwina Bartholomew, changing Daniel MacPherson.

Personal life

Has a child Ruby Louise Bourne (given birth to 20 November 1990).


In the AFI Awards, in 2003 and 2005, Bourne received the 'Best Actor inside a Television Drama' award for his part in MDA, and was nominated for the same award in 2002.In the Logies, in 2003, he was nominated for the 'Most Outstanding Actor' award for his part in MDA.