Timothy David “Tim” Minchin is a British-born Australian comedian, actor, and musician. Minchin is best known for his musical comedy, including six CDs, three DVDs, and a number of live comedy shows that he has performed internationally. He has appeared on television in Aust…
Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical, Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics, New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award for Best Musical, Logie Award for Best Supporting Actor, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Musical Score, WhatsOnStage Award f…
Tony Award for Best Original Score, Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Broadway Musical, Kerrang! Award for Best Comedian, WhatsOnStage Award for Best New Musical, White Wine in the Sun, Thank You God, Not Perfect
Larrikins, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lost Thing, Two Fists, One Heart, So Fking Rock Live
The Secret River, Californication, No Activity
Stand-up routines with humoristic songs
It’s quite hard being right in the face of people who are wrong without sounding like a fuckwit. People go “do you think the vast majority of the world is wrong”, well yes. I don’t know how to say that nicely, but yes.”
If you open your mind too much, your brains will fall out.
The Australian comedy circuit is kind of small, and big in the most inconvenient ways. There aren’t many venues, and the ones we have are hundreds of miles apart and separated by mountains. That’s probably why so many of us come to the UK.
Your love is one in a million, You couldn’t buy it at any price. But of the 9.999 hundred thousand other possible loves statistically, some of them would be equally nice.
The weirdest thing about a house is that it’s got locks to keep the baddies out, but they’re mostly used to lock ourselves in.
Had the best punch line in Shakespeare Live! From the RSC: “Say it! I’ll never play Hamlet because I’m a Ginger ead]!”.
Received an honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters for his contribution to the arts from the University of Western Australia in September 2013.
Tim Minchin won the prestigious Perrier Comedy Award for Best Newcomer at the 2005 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Has two children. A daughter called Violet, who was born on November 24, 2006 and son Caspar, who was born on July 3, 2009.