Max Gillies

Comedian and impersonator extraordinaire.


Actor, comedian and impersonator extraordinaire, Max Gillies is renowned for his satirical impressions of Australian politicians.

Max commenced performing satires for stage and television in 1980. He is probably best known for his shows, such as The Gillies Report and Gillies Republic, which screened on ABC from 1983 to 1986.

Since 1987, Max has appeared in a selection of serious and comic roles for theatre. Max has created a variety of imaginary characters for corporate training videos and his comic impersonations, which include Bob Hawke, Malcolm Fraser, John Howard, Bronwyn Bishop, Geoffrey Blainey, Graham Richardson and Jeff Kennett, are the highlight of many special parties, launches and events.