Greg Stone

Gregory "Greg" Jonathon Stone (born 23 June 1961 in Perth, Australia) is an Australian actor who has appeared in films, television and on stage.

Greg Stone
Born
Gregory Jonathon Stone

(1961-06-23) June 23, 1961
ResidenceMelbourne, Australia
Alma materNational Institute of Dramatic Art
Occupation
Years active1984present
Children2

Early life

Stone was born in Perth, Australia to parents Roy and Jennifer Stone and grew up in Fremantle with his two siblings, Jennifer (b. 1958) and Peter (b. 1966).

Career

Stone graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney in 1983[1] and won a Helpmann Award and Green Room Award[2] for Best Actor[3] for his role of George W. Bush in David Hare’s Stuff Happens directed by Neil Armfield in 2006.[4] Other notable film roles are in The Bank with David Wenham and Anthony LaPaglia, Van Diemen's Land, Oranges and Sunshine and The Sunset Six.

Theatre

Considered one of Australia’s finest stage actors he has appeared in over 70 productions for many companies including Melbourne Theatre Company, Sydney Theatre Company, State Theatre Company of South Australia, Belvoir, Malthouse Theatre, Playbox Theatre Company, Black Swan State Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare, Griffin Theatre Company and Q Theatre.[5] He was nominated for Green Room Awards for his performances in Angels In America, Good Works, A Little Night Music,[6] Beauty Queen of Leenane, Beneath Heaven, Night a Wall 2 Men, Blackbird (also a Helpmann nomination) and Clybourne Park.[7] He was a founding member of the acclaimed Keene/Taylor Theatre Project and Artistic Associate at Playbox Theatre in 2004.[8]

Music

He is the lead singer of the glam rock band Melody Lords.[9]

Personal life

Stone lives in Melbourne, Australia and has two children, Georgie and Harry Stone, with actress Rebekah Robertson.[10]

Stage

Year Title Role Notes
1984, 1986 Are You Lonesome Tonight Jesse Q Theatre
Western Australia Theatre Company
1984 Twelfth Night Various South Australian Theatre Company
1984 Captain Bloody Various Elizabeth Theatre Trust
1984 West Coast Romeo Jade Harvest Theatre Company
1985 Dancing in the Street Ali TOE Truck Theatre Company
1985 Reedy River Performer Q Theatre
1986 Much Ado About Nothing Performer Shakespeare in the Park
1986 Hamlet Horatio Q Theatre
1986 McNeil Stanley Griffin Theatre Company
1987 All the Black Dogs Robin
1988 Manning Clark's History of Australia MacArthur/Lawson
1989 Living in the 70s Shane
1989 Summer Rain Mick Sydney Theatre Company
1992 The Emperor Regrets Doherty Playbox Theatre Company
1993 Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story Various New Zealand Tour
1993 The Eye of Martha Needle Herman Juncken La Mama
1993-1994 Angels in America Joseph Porter Pitt Melbourne Theatre Company
1995 Assassins Leon Czolgosz
1995, 1996 Good Works Shane/Neil Playbox Theatre Company
and National Tour
1995 Lady Windemere's Fan Mr Hopper Melbourne Theatre Company
1995 Head of Mary Momozono Playbox Theatre Company
and Tokyo Tour
1996 The Black Sequin Dress The Waiter Playbox Theatre Company
1996 Merrily We Roll Along Charley Kringas Sydney Theatre Company
1997-1998 A Little Night Music Count Magnus Melbourne Theatre Company
and Tour
1997 Don's Party Don State Theatre Company of South Australia
1997-2000 Keene/Taylor Theatre-Project Performer Melbourne Fringe Festival
1998 Miracles Various Playbox Theatre Company
1998 Chicago, Chicago Lead NYID
1999 Born Yesterday Paul Verrall Melbourne Theatre Company
1999-2000 The Beauty Queen of Leenane Pato Sydney Theatre Company
and Tour
1999 A Return to the Brink Nathaniel QuinnColin Playbox Theatre Company
2000 Trelawny of the 'Wells' Ferdinand Gadd Melbourne Theatre Company
2001-2002 Stones in His Pockets Jake Sydney Theatre Company
Melbourne Theatre Company
and Tour
2001 The Seagull Medvedenko Melbourne Theatre Company
2001 How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying Bert Bratt The Production Company
2002 Rapture Harry Playbox Theatre Company
2002 Cloud 9 Joshua/Gerry Melbourne Theatre Company
2003 Myth, Propaganda and Disaster in Nazi Germany and Contemporary America The Man Playbox Theatre Company
2004 Julia 3 Joe
2005 War of the Roses York/Rivers Bell Shakespeare
2005 Stuff Happens George W. Bush Belvoir Theatre Company
2006 Honk If You Are Jesus Rev. Hollis Shultz State Theatre Company of South Australia
2006 Eldorado Anton Malthouse Theatre
2006 The Winter's Tale Leontes The Eleventh Hour Theatre
2007 The Pillowman Ariel Melbourne Theatre Company
2007 Life x3 Henri Black Swan Theatre Company
2007 The Madwoman of Chaillot Various Melbourne Theatre Company
2008 Love Song Harry
2008 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? George Black Swan Theatre Company
2008 Blackbird Ray Melbourne Theatre Company
2008 The Lower Depths The Actor Ariette Taylor Productions
2009 Poor Boy Sol Melbourne Theatre Company
Sydney Theatre Company
2010 The Berry Man Eric Hothouse Theatre
2010 Life Without Me John Melbourne Theatre Company
2011 A Golem Story Guard
2011 Clybourne Park Russ/Dan
2012 Babyteeth Henry Belvoir Theatre Company
2012 Queen Lear Albany Melbourne Theatre Company
2012 Pompeii LA Numerous Roles Malthouse Theatre
2013 The Crucible Reverend Paris Melbourne Theatre Company
2013 Hamlet Polonious Belvoir Theatre Company
2014 The Government Inspector Performer Malthouse Theatre
Belvoir Theatre Company
2014 Glengarry Glen Ross Dave Moss Melbourne Theatre Company
2014-2015 Once Da
2015 The Waiting Room Alan Trounson/Eros Melbourne Theatre Company
2015 The Weir Finbar
2016-2017 Ladies in Black Mr Miles/Stefan Queensland Theatre Company
2016 Funny Girl Tom Keeney The Production Company
2017 Hir Arnold Belvoir Theatre Company[11]
2018 Oklahoma! Ike Skidmore The Production Company
2018 A Doll's House, Part 2 Torvald Melbourne Theatre Company[12]
2019 Cloudstreet Lester Lamb Malthouse Theatre
Black Swan Theatre Company[13]
2019 Australian Realness Dad Malthouse Theatre[14]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Kokoda Crescent Sergeant
2001 The Bank Vincent
2006 BoyTown Air Traffic Controller
2009 Van Diemen's Land William Kennerly
2011 Oranges & Sunshine Tom
2011 Swerve Publican
2013 The Sunset Six Riff
2015 Is This The Real World Mr. Rickard

Short Films

Year Title Role Notes
1990 Sparks
1992 The Surrogate Detective Hill
1998 Two Girls and a Baby Phillip
1999 Wednesdays John
2006 William Vincent
2007 The Bloody Sweet Hit Ambo 2
2008 Hell's Gates William Kennerly
2011 Husband, Father, Son Father
2016 The Waterfall Peter
2017 Boy Saviour Doctor

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1984 Five Mile Creek Guest 1 episode
1985 Rafferty's Rules Guest 1 episode
1985 Shout! The Story of Johnny O'Keefe Deejay Doublebass Miniseries, 2 episodes
1985 The Visitor Peregrine Television movie
1987,
1991
A Country Practice Shaun / Hans Vandersluys
  • Guest role; Season 7, Episodes 75 & 76: What's Love Got To Do With It: Part 1 & What's Love Got To Do With It: Part 2
  • Guest role; Season 11, Episode 50: "Day By Day: Part 2"
1988 E Street Warren Green 1 episode
1989 G.P. Bruce 1 episode
1989 Skirts Morgan 1 episode
1991 Boys from the Bush Sydney 1 episode
1991 Chances Guest 1 episode
1992 Phoenix II Det. Inspector Miller Guest role; Season 2, Episode 11: "Under Siege"
1995 Snowy River: The McGregor Saga Dr. Cameron Guest role; Season 2, Episode 3: "The Railroad"
1994,
1997,
2001,
2003-2004
Blue Heelers Ron Blakely / Geoff 'Shorty' Abbott / Gerry Howson / Ivan Long / Bryan Reynolds
  • Guest role; Season 1, Episode 13: Armed & Dangerous
  • Guest role; Season 4, Episodes 37 & 38: Collateral Damage & The Big Picture
  • Guest role; Season 8, Episodes 18 & 19: Falling Apart: Part 1 & Falling Apart: Part 2
  • Guest role; Season 10, Episode 9: Bumps in the Night
  • Guest role; Season 11, Episode 26: Life Goes On
1994,
2012,
2016
Neighbours Aaron O'Connor / Bryce Unwin / Walter Mitchell
  • Recurring role; 3 episodes (season 1)
  • Guest role; Season 1, Episode 6339
  • Large Guest role; Season 1, 18 episodes
1995 Janus Ed Mann Guest role; Season 2, Episode 2: Suicide by Cop
1997 Good Guys, Bad Guys Steve Mason Guest role; Season 1, Episode 1: Storm Warning
1998 SeaChange Matthew Reilley Guest role; Season 1, Episode 4: The Official Story
1998 State Coroner Sgt. Frank Johnson Guest role; Season 2, Episode 10: Assumptions
1999 Halifax f.p. Leon Finke Guest role; Season 1, Episode 14: A Murder of Crows
1999 Horace and Tina Mr. Birdwood Guest role; Season 1, Episode 22: Dancing Partners
2000,
2003
Stingers Eric O'Neill / Paul Dawson
  • Guest role; Season 3, Episode 12: In Too Deep
  • Guest role; Season 7, Episode 8: "Priapus' Playground"
2002 Shock Jock Gil Recurring role; Season 2, 5 episodes
2002 Marshall Law Don Foster Supporting role; Season 1, 10 episodes
2003 MDA Dr Garth Carmody Guest role; Season 2, Episode 19: Bigger Fish to Fry
2005 Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King CNN Anchor Minor role; Season 1, Episode 6: The Fifth Quarter
2007 The Librarians Premier Carter Recurring role; Season 1, Episodes 3 & 6: 4 Kilos to Book Week & And Nothing But The Truth
2008 Bed of Roses Jack Atherton Minor role; Season 1, Episode 1: Not Worth a Cent
2008 City Homicide Dean Palmer Guest role; Season 1, Episode 7: Baby Love
2011 Underbelly Files: Tell Them Lucifer was Here Bandali Debs Television movie
2011-2013 Winners & Losers Steve Gilbert Recurring role; 9 episodes (seasons 1-3)
2011 Lowdown Steve Mott Guest role; Season 2, Episode 8: Bubble Trouble
2012 Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Mr Sheridan Guest role; Season 1, Episode 11: Blood and Circuses
2012 Devil's Dust Peter McDonald Mini-series, 2 episodes
2013 Better Man Drennan AFP Guest role; Season 1, Episode 2: Twin Dragons
2013 Offspring Dr Brian Minor role; Season 4, Episode 12
2015-2017 Glitch Russel Recurring role; 2 episodes (seasons 1-2)
2015 The Ex-PM Neil Blanchard Guest role; Season 1, Episode 4: Rivalry
2016 Secret City Laidley Guest role; Season 1, Episode 4: Falling Hard
2016 Australian Story Himself Documentary
2017 Newton's Law Judge Greg Halliday Guest role; Season 1, Episode 5: Law of Cooling
2017 The Doctor Blake Mysteries Professor Worthington Guest role; Season 5
2019 Ms Fisher's Modern Murder Mysteries Chief Inspector Percy Sparrow Recurring role; 4 episodes[15]

Awards and nominations

Year Organisation Award Work Result
1995 Green Room Awards Best Male Performer Angels in America Nominated
1997 Best Male Supporting Performer A Little Night Music Nominated
1998 Best Actor on the Melbourne Fringe Keene/Taylor Project #2 Nominated
2001 Best Male Performer The Beauty Queen of Leenane Nominated
2005 Stuff Happens Won
2006 Helpmann Awards Best Male Actor in a Play Won
2007 Green Room Awards Best Male Performer Winter's Tale Nominated
2009 Blackbird Nominated
Helpmann Awards Best Male Actor in a Play Nominated
2011 Green Room Awards Best Male Performer Clybourne Park Nominated
2012 Indie Gems Film Festival Awards Best Male Actor The Sunset Six Won
2014 Green Room Awards Best Theatre Company Ensemble The Government Inspector Nominated
2015 Best Ensemble Cast in a Musical Once Won
Madrid International Film Festival Awards Best Supporting Actor Is This The Real World? Nominated

References

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