Chris Lilley (comedian)

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Christopher Daniel Lilley (born 10 November 1974) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, director and musician.wikipedia
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Summer Heights High

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He is known for his creation and portrayal of several characters in the mockumentary television series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), Summer Heights High (2007), Angry Boys (2011), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Jonah from Tonga (2014), and Lunatics (2019). In 2003, Lilley made his debut in Big Bite, a Seven Network comedy programme, in which he portrayed extreme sports enthusiast Extreme Darren and the high-school drama teacher Mr G, a character that he continued in Summer Heights High.
Summer Heights High is an Australian mockumentary television sitcom written by and starring Chris Lilley.

Angry Boys

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He is known for his creation and portrayal of several characters in the mockumentary television series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), Summer Heights High (2007), Angry Boys (2011), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Jonah from Tonga (2014), and Lunatics (2019). On 29 July 2017, Lilley was the subject of criticism after posting a remix on his Instagram account of a music clip entitled "Squashed Nigga", starring the character S.mouse from Lilley's 2011 TV show, Angry Boys.
Angry Boys is an Australian television mockumentary series written by and starring Chris Lilley, continuing the mockumentary style of his previous series.

Ja'mie: Private School Girl

He is known for his creation and portrayal of several characters in the mockumentary television series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), Summer Heights High (2007), Angry Boys (2011), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Jonah from Tonga (2014), and Lunatics (2019).
It is written by and stars male comedian Chris Lilley.

Jonah from Tonga

He is known for his creation and portrayal of several characters in the mockumentary television series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), Summer Heights High (2007), Angry Boys (2011), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Jonah from Tonga (2014), and Lunatics (2019).
Jonah from Tonga is an Australian television sitcom that is written by and starring comedian Chris Lilley.

Lunatics (TV series)

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He is known for his creation and portrayal of several characters in the mockumentary television series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), Summer Heights High (2007), Angry Boys (2011), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Jonah from Tonga (2014), and Lunatics (2019).
The ten-part series, written by and starring Chris Lilley, continues the mockumentary style of his previous series.

Mr G

In 2003, Lilley made his debut in Big Bite, a Seven Network comedy programme, in which he portrayed extreme sports enthusiast Extreme Darren and the high-school drama teacher Mr G, a character that he continued in Summer Heights High. In the series, Lilley played the series' three main characters at a public school including Ja'mie King, Mr G and Jonah Takalua.
Hellen "Greg" Gregson, best known as Mr G, is a fictional character portrayed by Chris Lilley in the Australian mockumentary series Summer Heights High.

We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year

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He is known for his creation and portrayal of several characters in the mockumentary television series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), Summer Heights High (2007), Angry Boys (2011), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Jonah from Tonga (2014), and Lunatics (2019). After the cancellation of Big Bite, Lilley created We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year, a six-part series on the ABC, in which he portrayed various characters nominated for the Australian of the Year Award.
We Can Be Heroes: Finding the Australian of the Year (often shortened to We Can Be Heroes and mostly known as The Nominees outside of Australia) is an Australian mockumentary TV series starring and created and co-written by Chris Lilley and Ryan Shelton and directed by Matthew Saville.

Big Bite

In 2003, Lilley made his debut in Big Bite, a Seven Network comedy programme, in which he portrayed extreme sports enthusiast Extreme Darren and the high-school drama teacher Mr G, a character that he continued in Summer Heights High. After the cancellation of Big Bite, Lilley created We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year, a six-part series on the ABC, in which he portrayed various characters nominated for the Australian of the Year Award.
Only moderately successful on its initial broadcast and despite an initially mixed reception, the show has gradually begun to develop something of a cult following, due to having began the careers of a number of now prominent performers, directors and writers such as Andrew O'Keefe who started his television career on the show and went on to host Deal or No Deal, Dragons' Den, The Rich List, Weekend Sunrise and The Chase Australia among others, Chris Lilley, whose character Mr G first appeared here; he subsequently appeared in Summer Heights High and released a novelty single.

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He was raised in Turramurra and attended Pymble Public School.

Jonah Takalua

In the series, Lilley played the series' three main characters at a public school including Ja'mie King, Mr G and Jonah Takalua.
He is portrayed in brownface by Chris Lilley, who also created the two shows.

When You Feel This

In 2015, Lilley was also the main actor for The Stafford Brothers, Rick Ross and Jay Sean's "When You Feel This" music video.
The video for "When You Feel This" was filmed in Sydney, directed by Chris Lilley and Anthony Rose and released on the Stafford Brothers' VEVO account on 18 October 2015.

Logie Awards of 2008

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At the 2008 Logie Awards he was nominated for four awards including Most Outstanding Actor and Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Television, and won the Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor and the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Comedy Program.

Mockumentary

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He is known for his creation and portrayal of several characters in the mockumentary television series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), Summer Heights High (2007), Angry Boys (2011), Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013), Jonah from Tonga (2014), and Lunatics (2019).
Notable popular examples include sitcoms Trailer Park Boys and its films (1998–present), Parks and Recreation (2009–2015), The Office (2005-2013), and Modern Family (2009–present); the American improv comedy Reno 911! (2003–2009); the comedy series The Muppets (2015); Derek (2012–2014); People Just Do Nothing (2011–2018) and the Australian Chris Lilley shows Angry Boys, Summer Heights High, We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year, Ja'mie: Private School Girl and Jonah from Tonga.

S.mouse

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The show introduces: S.mouse!, a US rapper; a Jen Okazaki, manipulative Japanese mother; Blake Oakfield, a champion surfer; Ruth "Gran" Sims, a guard at a juvenile detention facility; and her grandchildren, South Australian twins Daniel and Nathan Sims (who also featured in We Can Be Heroes). On 29 July 2017, Lilley was the subject of criticism after posting a remix on his Instagram account of a music clip entitled "Squashed Nigga", starring the character S.mouse from Lilley's 2011 TV show, Angry Boys.
The character is portrayed by Chris Lilley, who wears a curly wig and Blackface.

Ja'mie King

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In the series, Lilley played the series' three main characters at a public school including Ja'mie King, Mr G and Jonah Takalua.
Jamie Louise "Ja'mie" King is a fictional character from Australian comedy series We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year, Summer Heights High and Ja'mie: Private School Girl, portrayed by actor Chris Lilley.

Naughty Girl (Mr G song)

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In March 2008, Lilley released a single, Naughty Girl, based on the series and performed in character as the Summer Heights High drama teacher, Mr G.
It is performed by one of the show's leads, Mr G, portrayed by Chris Lilley as well as Kelly Dingledei who plays Candice/Jessica in the show.

Logie Awards of 2006

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Lilley was nominated for Best Comedy Series and Best Lead Actor in Television at the 2006 Australian Film Institute Awards, and won the Best New Talent and Most Outstanding Comedy Program awards at the Logie Awards of 2006.

Rose d'Or

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He also received a Rose d'Or award in Switzerland for Best Male Comedy Performance.

Logie Award for Most Popular Actor

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At the 2008 Logie Awards he was nominated for four awards including Most Outstanding Actor and Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Television, and won the Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor and the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Comedy Program. Lilley is a two-time winner of the Logie Award for Most Popular Actor.

Squashed Nigga

On 29 July 2017, Lilley was the subject of criticism after posting a remix on his Instagram account of a music clip entitled "Squashed Nigga", starring the character S.mouse from Lilley's 2011 TV show, Angry Boys.
"Squashed Nigga" is a song performed by fictional character, S.mouse (played by Chris Lilley), of the Australian television series Angry Boys.

List of Summer Heights High characters

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In the series, Lilley played the series' three main characters at a public school including Ja'mie King, Mr G and Jonah Takalua.
Mr. G has previously been featured on the Seven Network sketch series Big Bite.

Australian of the Year

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After the cancellation of Big Bite, Lilley created We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year, a six-part series on the ABC, in which he portrayed various characters nominated for the Australian of the Year Award.
A more light-hearted portrait can be found in the award-winning television satire We Can Be Heroes: Finding The Australian of the Year (2005), in which actor Chris Lilley plays five obscure nominees for the Australian of the Year award.

Gold Logie Award for Most Popular Personality on Australian Television

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At the 2008 Logie Awards he was nominated for four awards including Most Outstanding Actor and Gold Logie for Most Popular Personality on Television, and won the Silver Logie for Most Popular Actor and the Logie Award for Most Outstanding Comedy Program.

Death of Elijah Doughty

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On 24 July 2017, the court case based on the death of Elijah Doughty had ended in controversy and was the subject of pro-Aboriginal protests.
On 30 July, comedian Chris Lilley apologised for reposting a controversial video a few days after the verdict.