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Chris Lilley net worth:
$4 Million

Chris Lilley information

Chris Lilley information

Birth date: November 10, 1974
Birth place: Sydney, Australia
Height:5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)
Profession:Writer, Comedian, Actor, Television producer
Education:Macquarie University, Barker College
Awards:Logie Award for Most Popular Actor


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Chris Lilley Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Christopher Daniel "Chris" Lilley is an Australian comedian, television producer, actor, musician and writer. A two-time winner of the Logie Award for Most Popular Actor, he is known for his creation and portrayal of several characters in the mockumentary television series W... Wikipedia

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Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Silver Logie Logie Awards Most Popular Actor Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013)
2012 ADG Award Australian Directors Guild Best Direction in a TV Comedy Series Angry Boys (2011) · Jeffrey Walker (director)
· Stuart McDonald (director)
2012 AACTA Award Australian Film Institute Best Performance in a Television Comedy Angry Boys (2011)
2008 Silver Logie Logie Awards Most Popular Actor Summer Heights High (2007)
2008 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Television Comedy Series Summer Heights High (2007) · Laura Waters
2008 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Performance in a Television Comedy Summer Heights High (2007)
2006 Graham Kennedy Award for Most Outstanding New Talent Logie Awards We Can Be Heroes (2005)
2006 Golden Rose Rose d'Or Light Entertainment Festival Best Male Comedy Performance We Can Be Heroes (2005)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Silver Logie Logie Awards Most Popular Actor Jonah from Tonga (2014)
2014 Silver Logie Logie Awards Most Outstanding Actor Ja'mie: Private School Girl (2013)
2008 Banff Rockie Award Banff Television Festival Best Comedy Program Summer Heights High (2007) · Laura Waters
2008 Gold Logie Logie Awards Most notably for Summer Heights High
2008 Silver Logie Logie Awards Most Outstanding Actor Summer Heights High (2007)
2006 Banff Rockie Award Banff Television Festival Best Comedy Program We Can Be Heroes (2005) · Laura Waters
2005 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Comedy Series We Can Be Heroes (2005) · Laura Waters
2005 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Screenplay in Television We Can Be Heroes (2005)
2005 AFI Award Australian Film Institute Best Lead Actor in Television We Can Be Heroes (2005)

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1 Chris is a vegetarian.

1 When I was in school, I was always writing scripts and dressing up as characters. I'd constantly be that guy who'd get up on stage. I used to write imaginary TV shows, like soap operas, for fun.
2 I'm totally not media shy and do interviews all the time and go to events and totally play along and actually enjoy talking to journalists most of the time.
3 When I wrote 'We Can Be Heroes,' I was just so excited about the concept of playing loads of characters, and a television series allows you to do that.
4 When no one knows you, and you're just trying to break into stuff, it's so good because you can write whatever you want and just say it; it's just between you and the audience. There's no process or worrying about anyone else interfering with what you're doing.
5 There are bits of me in all my characters.
6 People were making fun of redheads before I came along.
7 Playing girls is cool, but its a lot more fun playing boys.
8 People think that I'm some kind of genius who's got these statements to say, and... I'm not really.
9 I'm not a big comedy show-watcher, but I love Ricky Gervais' stuff and Sacha Baron Cohen's things. But I'm not an expert on them. I've seen them once.
10 Like, Australians definitely don't walk around dressed up in blackface going, 'Ha-ha.'
11 Mostly, what I watch are reality shows and documentaries.
12 It takes me ages to write stuff.
13 People are always nice; I never get anything mean said to me on the street.
14 It's pretty awful being told you're a racist.
15 I'm not really a management-type person. It doesn't suit my personality to be bossing people around.
16 If you over-think, it affects things too much; I work instinctively, like painting in a way. Think too much, and you ruin everything.
17 I've met big-name actors doing Hollywood films, and they've said that all they want is an in at HBO and their own show.
18 I've never been a 16-year-old girl.
19 In Australia, I'm built up as this comedy hero, which was never my intention.
20 I would love to play a British character one day. My accent wavers between Scottish and Irish very easily, though.
21 I'm definitely attracted to the idea of people that have these big aspirations that the audience know might never happen, but they're lost in them.
22 I'm not a big fan of 'Jersey Shore' and those kinds of shows where people are really playing up to the cameras.
23 I went to a private boys' school, and we had girls in the last two years.
24 I'll probably be still playing a school girl when I'm 60.
25 I think surprises make TV entertaining.
26 I never like to think of any character as being over. I'm always thinking of different ways of bringing them back.
27 I think after doing a few shows now, people are ready to put me down.
28 I was sure 'Summer Heights High' would be a cult ABC thing; I had no idea it would be such a big hit.
29 I think my parents had a hard time dealing with me.
30 I just do what I think is funny and what's exciting to me.
31 I get asked to do stupid things like panel shows and talk shows and things.
32 I like the boundaries, the kinds of conventions of a documentary and having to work within that.
33 I have a massive guilt thing about money.
34 I like playing all sorts of ages and genders.
35 I find actors a little bit too self-conscious.
36 I feel like I'm so normal. So normal it's boring.
37 I didn't do very well academically; I was always in the bottom class.
38 I find myself believing everything that journalists tell me.
39 I don't just want to upset people and shock people by saying something really outrageous.
40 Films do seem prestigious and glamorous, but when you create something, you want people to see it. TV still reaches so many more people; it still really appeals to me.
41 Fans feel they know me, so they want me to be on-the-spot funny, and it's hard to fulfill their expectations.
42 I don't like to analyze what I do too much, but I certainly never meet a single person and say, 'You're the next character.' People think that's what I do. They also think that I sit down and observe and try to imitate random people. I've never done that at all.
43 You can't get any better than TV on HBO, ABC and BBC3.
44 British comedy fans go crazy.
45 I'm interested in youth culture - when your parents are running your life, but you think you're the big man - but I'm not trying to make a statement.
46 It's barely OK for me to be dressed up as a black guy. But part of me kind of enjoys provoking people.
47 Religious humor is not really my area, so I probably wouldn't do anything about that, or politics or something.
48 You feel the pressure of going to university because you need a back-up plan, which is why I enrolled.
49 I'm so independent in writing stuff and controlling what I do. Sometimes I get calls from people asking to be in their movie, but I'm always writing or editing, and I can never get around to doing it. I'm so much more interested in my own stuff. I think I drive my agent crazy.
50 I feel really qualified to write about Australia.
51 I get bored with the constant probing for the clichéd tears of the clown, the dark side of the comic.
52 I met Kim Kardashian in a nightclub once, and she was really nice. Kanye was with her, but he didn't speak. He just looked at me.
53 I've done signings where elderly people will line up to get photos with me and ask me to sign things. They don't even pretend it's for their grandkids. They're like, 'No, it's for me.'
54 I find teenage girls endlessly funny.
55 To be honest, after all the crap that happened with 'Summer Heights High,' I was like, 'I'm not going to write anything controversial or edgy ever again; I just can't handle the blame.'
56 I really like Jeff Lewis and 'Flipping Out' and 'Interior Therapy.' I don't know why I'm obsessed with American real estate and renovation.
57 I'm pretty lucky. I don't get too many haters.
58 I'm not interested in being one of those comedians who wants to look good and be this 'cool' funny person. I don't care how weird or ugly I look.
59 Australia has a thing where apparently it's fine for me to dress up as an Asian woman. No one has questioned that.

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