Steve Hughes is a well-known Australian comedian, writer, actor, and musician. He was born in 1966 in Perth, Australia. Steve began his career as a rock and roll drummer before becoming a comedian. He has performed in different countries and has become a renowned figure in the comedy scene, especially in Australia and the UK.
Steve 's first break into the comedy scene was in 1993, when he performed in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. After that, he became a regular on the Australian TV show "The Comedy Channel," boosting his profile in the industry. His comedy is a mix of observational humor, political satire, and social commentary.
As a writer, Steve has written and produced two documentaries. The first, "MAGGOTS AND CARPET BEETLES," looks at the life of Graham 'Abo' Henry, a legendary Australian pub-rock guitarist. The second, "OVERNIGHT'S SUDDEN," tells the story of the breakup of his own band, Sudden Impact, in 1992. Also, he co-wrote and performed in the stand-up comedy show "Kevin Kropinyeri Is Cranky Yanky."
Steve has appeared on several television shows, including "Good News Week," "The Drum," and "Q&A." He is also a regular performer at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in the UK.
Besides comedy and writing, Steve is also a musician. He formed a band, "Sudden Impact," in 1984, which had moderate success in Australia. He is now a member of a band called "Jopenly," whose music is a mix of classic rock, blues, and jazz.
Overall, Steve Hughes is a talented and versatile performer whose humor and artistic talents have gained him international recognition.