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Name  Damon Gameau
Role  Television actor

Children  Velvet Gameau
TV shows  Raw
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Partner  Zoe Tuckwell-Smith (2009–)
Education  National Institute of Dramatic Art
Books  That Sugar Book: This book will change the way you think about 'healthy' food
Movies  That Sugar Film, Balibo, The Tracker, Save Your Legs!, Thunderstruck
Similar People  Zoe Tuckwell‑Smith, Richard Davies, Robert Connolly, Rolf de Heer, Mark Hartley

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Damon Gameau is an Australian television and film actor who is the director of, and lead role in, That Sugar Film. Gameau also appeared in the Australian series Love My Way, the 2002 Australian film The Tracker, and in a small role in the US series How I Met Your Mother.


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Gameau graduated from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 1999.

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He appeared in the 2009 feature film Balibo, in which he plays the part of Seven Network reporter Greg Shackleton. He starred as Scotsman Andy Maher in the Australian TV miniseries Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities.

Gameau starred as Sonny in the Australian movie Thunderstruck, a tale of a group of friends and their devotion to AC/DC and in particular Bon Scott.

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He appeared in RTÉ's latest Irish drama, Raw, based in an exclusive Dublin restaurant. playing the head chef Geoff Mitchell from Seasons 1 to 5. Gameau portrayed a homosexual character and received great praise for his performance throughout his time on the series. He also starred in Spirited as Adrian Brixton alongside Claudia Karvan and Matt King.

In 2013, he appeared in an episode of Wentworth as Mark Pearson.

In 2014, he announced the production of the documentary That Sugar Film in which he relates the dire mood swings and weight gain he experienced after taking on the low-fat, high-sugar health food diet for 60 days. Gameau wrote a companion book for the film, That Sugar Book, which reached the top of the Health & Well-being best-seller lists in Australia.

Gameau is in a relationship with Winners and Losers actress, Zoe Tuckwell-Smith. Together they have one child, daughter, Velvet Gameau.

Awards and honours

  • Gameau won the Best Documentary Award for 'That Sugar Film' at the Australian Film and Television awards in 2016.
  • Gameau won the Best Actor award for his role in the film Vermin at the Sydney Underground Film Festival.
  • Nominated for Best Supporting Actor for Balibo at AFI awards.
  • Gameau has begun a directing career also with his film One, reaching the finals of Tropfest in 2010 and his film Animal Beatbox winning the 2011 competition. Tropfest is the world's largest short film festival.
  • His first documentary feature, That Sugar Film, was selected for Berlin Film Festival and IDFA and took out many awards around the world including Best Doc at the Australian Academy Awards. It is still the highest grossing Australian Documentary of all time across Australia and New Zealand.


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