Legendary comedian, broadcaster, writer, actor, and presenter
Beginning her career in the entertainment industry over three decades ago, Denise worked as a professional actor and comedian. In the past six years, she has been performing to sell-out theatres, scored regular gigs on televisions, and published two best-selling books.
In 2004, Denise was recipient of a Barry Award nomination for Best Show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival for her hit show ‘Scotty and Son’. 5 years later she wrote her memoir ‘All That Happened at Number 26’, which became a national best-seller. In the same year, Denise had a hit national tour boasting sell-out seasons at both the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Sydney Opera House.
In 2011, Denise released her first comedy DVD titled ‘Number 26’. She also started touring her new solo stand up show ‘Regrets’, which ultimately was awarded the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Directors’ Choice Award and Denise awarded a Helpmann Award for Best Comedy Performer.
A regular on television, Denise has been a favourite guest on some of Australia’s favourite shows, including ‘Spicks and Specks’, ‘The Project’, ‘Talkin' ‘bout Your Generation’, ‘The Melbourne Comedy Festival Gala’, ‘Good News Week’, and was a cast member on ‘Winners & Losers’.
Denise showed off her dancing skills in the 2019 season of Network Ten's 'Dancing with the Stars'.