Uncle Jack Charles - Motivational Speaker
Travels from: Victoria
Senior Victorian Australian of the Year 2016 and Indigenous elder
Categories: Most Popular, Motivational Speakers
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Uncle Jack Charles entertains, informs, motivates and encourages people to examine aspects of their life and society. Renowned actor on screen and in the theatre Charles has endured highs and lows along his journey.
Uncle Jack began his career at the age of nineteen, and has appeared in many movies including ‘The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith”. His most recent appearance was in “Pan” beside Hugh Jackman.
During this time Uncle Jack struggled with heroin addiction which led to spending some time in prison. Co-founding Australia’s first Indigenous theatre group has helped Uncle Jack to find a place in life where he is calm and centred.
Charles is an excellent role model for attendees of all ages. Uncle Jack is an inspirational speaker who challenges and informs audience on indigenous culture, racism and gay rights. He is a passionate speaker who shows people how to stand up for their beliefs and survive.