Terry Serio | Biography

Terry Serio is one of Australia’s most accomplished and versatile performers. His film roles include the break-out lead in 1982’s Running on Empty, He Died With a Felafel in his Hand, Dirty Deeds and in 2010 Pauline Chan’s Mei Mei alongside Guy Pearce. Terry has appeared in over 50 of Australia’s most well known television productions which include Shout! The Story of Johnny O’Keefe (playing Johnny – received AFI nomination for best actor), Police Rescue, Blue Heelers, Water Rats, Wildside, Stingers, Blackjack, Stupid Stupid Man & A Model Daughter televmovie.

Terry’s theatre accomplishments cross comedy, drama and musical genres in independent theatre, large-scale productions and national and international touring productions. Credits include Rasputin, Hair, The Threepenny Opera, Blasted, 4.48 Psychosis, Summer Rain, Concussion, Under Ice, Way To Heaven and Machinal. Terry played the roles of Bob Hawke and John Howard in the runaway success of 2006-08, Keating! (Company B – Belvoir Street Theatre), which earned him the 2007 Helpmann Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical. (Terry is also an accomplished musician singer/song-writer and can be seen frequently playing in his band (Ministry of Truth) His radio show STAGEFRIGHT on the cult radio station Fbi 94.5fm has become a mainstay of the Sydney theatre scene.

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