Alan Lovell

 

  • Acting:  Feature films include “Russian Doll”, “Siam Sunset”, “Mission Impossible” and recently in Kiwi film “SeparationCity” playing Joel Edgerton’s hilarious boss. Again playing opposite Joel Edgerton this time as his father – in a new drama from Blue Tongue Films called “Wish You Were Here”.  TV credits “Stingers”, “Water Rats”, “All Saints” and “The Comedy Company”. Alan did a four month stint on Home and Away playing Colleen’s love interest while selling marijuana on the side – just another day in Summer Bay.

 

  • Alan has performed in several theatre productions including performances at National Institute of Dramatic Art and many other theatres across Australia. Alan has also worked as a stand up comic at many venues across Australia. He has written, directed and performed three solo performances for the stage. “Al of Africa” was a show based on his experiences during his three-month shoot of ‘Gorilla’s in the Mist’ with Sigourney Weaver and a bunch of gorillas. Al of Africa was performed at the Universal Theatre in Melbourne as part of the Melbourne International Comedy festival. “Tales of a Transient Alien” was a show about Alan’s experiences being deported from America. ‘Tales’ was performed at the Stables Theatre Sydney. “Six months to live”, Alan’s third show was about him being diagnosed with bowel cancer and his struggles with the disease. Six months to live was commissioned by the ABC for their show “The Smallest Room in the House”. Later, Alan rewrote the show and performed it live at The Rattlesnake Theatre inSydney as a play with music.

 

  • Writer, Director; “The Kiss” won best comedy at the prestigious Tropfest Short Film Festival. “The Kiss” went on to win the Melbourne Comedy Short Film Festival. Alan wrote and directed several theatre productions for schools and he produced the highly acclaimed short film “Gifted”. He has written for “The Good Weekend”, the national Australian supplement for the Weekend Sydney Morning Herald.

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