Matt Okine & Tommy Dean
Matt Okine, began his career in 2004, at the age of 18 when he became a National finalist for Triple J’s Raw Comedy competition.
He then took out the Brisbane New Comic of the Year competition, in 2006 and performed on “Rove Live” which preceded his sell-out run at the Melbourne Comedy Festival (2008). He was then chosen to be part of NBC’s hit show, “Last Comic Standing” and since has supported the likes of Dave Chappelle and Aziz Ansari.
Matthew’s skills don’t lie solely in the world of comedy. He graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) and has appeared countless times on Australian Television, from Channel 7’s All Saints and Nickelodeon’s H20 to ABC2’s “I Rock”, and SBS’s “The Squiz”.
Early in 2014 Matt joined the Triple J breakfast team reinforcing the upward trajectory of his popularity.
Since American born American born comedian Tommy Dean moved here nearly 3 decades ago, he has occupied the top echelon of Australia’s comedy scene. Tommy’s astute, clean, observational comedic style consistently make him a stand out winner with audiences and fellow comics alike.
With super sharp banter, genial manner and vast stock of broad appeal hilarious routines interweaving the foibles of his adopted home country with the dark reality of his home country, Tommy never fails to connect with and impress any audience.
With a booming deep voice and oodles of funny things to say, he’s the only American that you actually want to listen to.