Vizard, Steve

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Name
Vizard, Steve Gender: M
Stephen William Vizard
born on 6 March 1956 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Melbourne, Australia, 37s49, 144e58
Timezone AEST h10e (is standard time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 15°47' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 06°07 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 20°14'



Steve Vizard (At left, with GQ editor Nick Smith in 2011)
photo: Eva Rinaldi Blue pencil.svg wikidata:Q37885816 Eva Rinaldi Description Australia, license cc-by-sa-2.0

Biography

Australian television and radio presenter, lawyer, comedian, producer, author and screenwriter. He has written for and produced various Logie and AFI award winning television shows - from Fast Forward to Kangaroo Palace; he has hosted his own five night a week national tonight show, Tonight Live With Steve Vizard, for which he was three times nominated for and won a Gold Logie in 1991. He has broadcast on the Austereo, Fairfax and Macquarie Radio Networks and in 2011 was nominated for best Talkback Presenter in Australia; and he has written several books on topics ranging from humour to Australia's population policy.

He founded one of Australia’s largest independent Production houses, Artist Services, which was subsequently sold to Granada; he has been the president of the National Gallery of Victoria and the chairman of the Victorian Major Events Company, securing events such as the World Cycling Championships and the World Gymnastics Championships; he has appeared on the cover of Time and Rolling Stone; he was an elected representative to the 1998 Constitutional Convention; he was Father of the Year in 2001.

He was embroiled in three highly publicised legal proceedings, involving the theft of money by his former accountant from Vizard Companies, and Vizard's civil penalty in 2005 for breaching directors duties.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

Events

  • Work : Prize 1991 (Gold Logie)
  • Work : Prize 2002 (Australian Father Of The Year)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Vizard Uncut: The Full Story" by Steven Bedwell (Melbourne University, 2007), p. 5: "[In Melbourne at] Epworth Private Hospital . . . Stephen William Vizard was born on 6 March [1956] at 7 p.m."

Categories

  • Vocation : Entertainment : Comedy
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Entertain/Business : Entertain Producer
  • Vocation : Law : Attorney
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor
  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (screenwriter)
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Gold Logie)
  • Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Australian Father Of The Year)