|Years active 1972–2008|
Name Esben Storm
Spouse Lisa Meagher
|Born 26 May 1950 (1950-05-26) Denmark|
Occupation Actor, screenwriter, producer, director
Died March 28, 2011, Sydney, Australia
Awards Australian Film Institute Award for Best Direction in a Non-Feature Film, AACTA Award for Best Original Screenplay
Nominations AACTA Award for Best Direction
Movies In Search of Anna, Subterano, Alice to Nowhere, Young Einstein, Devil's Hill
Similar People Richard Moir, Haydn Keenan, Paul Jennings, Chris Haywood, Cameron Nugent
Subterano - Trailer (2003) Alex Dimitriades
Esben Storm (26 May 1950 – 28 March 2011) was a Danish-Australian actor, screenwriter, television producer and director, well known for his work with Australian children's program Round the Twist. He worked to adapt John Marsden's Tomorrow series but lost the rights to the film. His acting credits include roles in the films The Coca-Cola Kid (1985), Wrong World (1985) and Young Einstein (1988); his last acting role was in the medical drama series All Saints.
Storm wrote and directed 27A (1974), In Search of Anna (1978), Deadly (1991) and Subterano (2003); and directed Devil's Hill (1988), the Tasmanian film in the Touch the Sun series of bicentennial telemovies. In 2007, he directed the SBS comedy series Kick.
Storm has also worked on several television series such as The Genie from Down Under (in which he was scriptwriter and director), Sky Trackers (in which he was script consultant), Li'l Elvis Jones and the Truckstoppers (in which he was the show's creator, scriptwriter and dialogue director), Blue Heelers (in which was director as well as playing Colin Roper in the episode "Breaking the Cycle"), Crash Zone (in which he was director), Winners (in which he directed the episode "The Other Facts of Life" and played Tom in "Room to Move" and Leo George in "The Other Facts of Life"), More Winners (in which he played The Waiter in the episode "The Big Wish") and Phoenix (in which he played Pat) Storm died, aged 60, on 28 March 2011.