Dave Woodhead is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, broadcaster and sweetie pie.
A Torres Strait Islander man hailing from Darwin, Dave started doing comedy in 2014 at the age of 16.
Two years later, he was a national finalist at the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s RAW Comedy competition. He was then chosen by the festival to perform as part of Comedy Zone in 2019, a handpicked selection of Australia’s best up and comers.
After a few pesky pandemic postponements, Dave is gearing up to perform his debut Melbourne Comedy Festival show “Lunch for Dinner” in 2023.
An acclaimed and in-demand writer, actor and performer, Dave has worked on numerous TV shows including Amazon Prime’s sketch comedy series The Moth Effect, ABC TV’s Get Krackin’ & Preppers various indigenous kids’ series including Thalu & Barrumbi Kid, ABC Comedy’s Fresh Blood pilot Be Your Own Boss & SBS Viceland program The Feed.
He was also a writer and cast member of the brilliant and award-winning ABC TV Indigenous sketch comedy series Black Comedy.
Dave is the host of Lunch on triple j, and you can listen to him every weekday around Australia from midday.
2021 – Amazon Prime: The Moth Effect (Sketch performer)
2021 – Channel 7: Australia Now and Then (Contributing
2018-20 – ABC TV: Black Comedy Season 3 & 4 (Cast)
2020- ABC TV: At Home Alone Together (Guest Sketch)
2019 – SBS Viceland: The Feed (Guest Sketch)
2018 – ABC Comedy: Be Your Own Boss (Guest Role, Andre)
2021 – SBS/NITV: Barrumbi Kids (Writer)
2018-20 – ABC TV: Black Comedy Season 3 & 4
2020 – NITV: Thalu (Writer)
2019 – ABC TV: Get Krackin’ – Contributing Writer Season 2
2020-23 – Triple J: Weekday Lunch – Host
2019 – Triple J: Breakfast with Dave Woodhead & Steph Tisdell. Middawns & Weekend – Lunch Presenter
2020 Thank Me Later – Solo Show
Brisbane Comedy Festival
2019 Comedy Zone – Line-Up Show
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
2018 Thank Me Later – Solo Show
Sydney Fringe Festival