SAMSN’s Ambassador

Rob Carlton


Rob with Shane Mc

Rob Carlton, a Silver Logie winning actor, has been a professional actor since he was fourteen years old. A recognised face in Australia for both comedy and drama, his credits span TV, film and theatre. Rob played Kerry Packer in the Paper Giants franchise, and was nominated for an Australian Academy Award on top of winning the Silver Logie for his performance.

From 2007 to 2009 Rob’s television production company, Shadowfax TV, produced two series of the award winning comedy, Chandon Pictures, seen on Movie Extra and the ABC. He co-directed both series and also takes creator, writer and acting credits. Chandon Pictures now plays in over fifteen territories around the world, including the USA and UK and was nominated for multiple Logie and AFI awards.

Rob won TROPFEST in 2006 with CARMICHAEL and Shane which he wrote, starred in, co-directed and co-produced. He also won best actor that year.

As a writer, Rob won an AWGIE award for Chandon Pictures. His play A-Framed was first produced by his production company in 1998 to critical and box office success. A-Framed has since been produced in Sydney and Melbourne by two different theatre companies.

Rob is passionate about supporting Survivors & Mates Support Network and is very proud to be a SAMSN ambassador.


Rob Carlton as Kerry Packer (Courtesy of ABC TV)