During his 40-year career, Michael Caton has performed in television, theatre and film both here in Australia and abroad.
His television appearances range from lead roles in international series such as Dossa and Joe, to groundbreaking series like Good Cop Bad Cop. Other television credits include The Sullivan’s, Stingers, Flying Doctors, The Les Darcy Story, Great Expectations, Blue Heelers, All Saints, Wildside and A Country Practice He has appeared in mini-series such as Never Tell Me Never and Shadows of the Heart.
One of the highlights of his film career was playing the legendary role of Darryl Kerrigan in the much loved (and much quoted) feature film, The Castle. Other lead roles in films include Strange Bed Fellows with Paul Hogan, The Animal with Rob Schneider (shot on location in Los Angeles), the Interview, the 13th Floor, Monkey Grip and Hoodwinked.
Michael’s list of theatre credits include Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair, Threepenny Opera, Move Over Mrs. Markham, Between the Lines, The Stripper, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Floating World, Tooth of Crime, Girls Night Out, Cowardly Custard, Gentlemen of Verona, Salad Days & the Canterbury Tales.
He has been presented with numerous awards from Australian Film Institute and logie awards for best supporting actor for the Sullivan’s, SMH Star of the Year Award for Strange Bedfellows, as well as a nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role for the Castle.
Michael recently concluded his run of sell out performances in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert- The musical in Sydney and Melbourne.
This year he has been shooting Packed to the Rafters and Hot Property, for the Seven Network.