Next Episode of Anh's Brush with Fame is
Season 5 / Episode 9 and airs on 29 September 2020 10:00
Beloved artist, actor and comedian Anh Do uses his passion for painting as a vehicle to explore the stories behind some of Australia's most intriguing and prolific personalities in this intimate and revealing new interview series.Featuring deeply personal conversations, Archibald Prize finalist Anh creates a vivid portrait of Australian celebrity, taking his subjects on a cathartic and authentic journey of self-discovery. Drawing inspiration from archival footage, photos from each guest's private collection and the sheer power of a portrait sitting, Anh allows the stories he uncovers to inform the beautiful paintings he brings to life - revealing a side of these household names that both enlightens and surprises even them.
Jack Thompson is an icon of Australian film and TV. After a difficult start to life, Jack found his voice in Breaker Morant, The Man From Snowy River and many more iconic films. Can Anh capture his charisma and warmth?
World Champion Surfer Layne Beachley has overcome many emotional and physical battles in her unrelenting quest for success, love and contentment. How will Anh portray such a complex and driven figure?
Retired larrikin priest, Father Bob Maguire, emerged from his own troubled childhood to dedicate his life to helping society's most vulnerable. How will Anh capture his sense of humour and compassion?
Adman and adventurer Todd Sampson shares the pivotal moments that have shaped his life, taking him from small town Canada to advertising success and beyond. Can Anh capture his fearless determination and thirst for life?
Deborra-Lee Furness shares her trailblazing journey to Hollywood, her whirlwind romance with Hugh Jackman and the drive behind her quest for adoption reform. How will Anh portray her enthusiasm and drive?
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