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Robert Ian Sitch (born 17 March 1962) is an Australian director, producer, screenwriter, actor and comedian.
Sitch at the AACTA Awards, Sydney, Australia, January 2012
Robert Ian Sitch
17 March 1962
|Alma mater||University of Melbourne|
|Occupation||Actor, director, producer, writer, Medical Doctor (formerly)|
Sitch was born in 1962, the son of Melbourne bus proprietor Charles (Charlie) Sitch. Sitch attended St Kevin's College and Melbourne Grammar and graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery in 1987 from the University of Melbourne, where he resided at Trinity College. He worked at the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne, where he assisted in the deliveries of newborns. He practised medicine for a short time.
Sitch is currently a member of the Working Dog production company which have produced the television shows Frontline, A River Somewhere, The Panel, Thank God You're Here and Utopia and the feature films The Castle, The Dish and Any Questions for Ben?. Sitch co-wrote and directed each of these films.
In 2006, to mark 50 years of television in Australia, the Nine Network special 50 Years 50 Stars listed Sitch at the 39th greatest living television star in Australia. Several of his programs, including The D-Generation and Frontline, were included in the earlier special, 50 Years 50 Shows, coming in at 50 and 22 respectively.
|2012||Kath & Kimderella||Yes|
|Any Questions for Ben?||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2003||Bad Eggs||Special thanks|
|Year(s)||Television show||Credited as|
|2013–present||Have You Been Paying Attention?||Yes|
|2013–15||Santo, Sam and Ed's Total Football||Yes||Yes|
|2012||Pictures of You||Yes|
|Santo, Sam and Ed's Sports Fever!||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Adam Hills in Gordon Street Tonight||Yes|
|2011||A Quiet Word With ...||Yes|
|2010||Santo, Sam and Ed's Cup Fever!||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Lowdown: Zirco Goes Berko||Yes|
|2007||Kath & Kim||Yes|
|2006–09||Thank God You're Here||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|2004||Russell Coight's Celebrity Challenge||Yes||Yes|
|2001–02||Russell Coight's All Aussie Adventures||Yes|
|1997||A River Somewhere||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|1993||The Olden Days||Yes|
|1992–93||The Late Show||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|1991||Turn It Up||Yes|
|1988–89||The D-Generation: Goes Commercial||Yes||Yes||Yes|
- The D-Generation: The Satanic Sketches (1989)
- The D-Generation: The Breakfast Tapes (1990)
- Corporation, Australian Broadcasting. "Rob Sitch studied medicine before comedy, and Jonny Vasic's campaign against whaling". Conversations with Richard Fidler. Retrieved 24 February 2018.
- "Laughter is Sitch Good Medicine" by Katherine Smith, The University of Melbourne Voice, vol. 3, no. 6, 11 August – 8 September 2008 Archived 5 October 2009 at the Wayback Machine
- Jason Kelly (28 October 2013), 50 Years 50 Shows – Channel 9 (Full) (2005), retrieved 7 February 2016
- "Sitch: ABC's Utopia actually reality". NewsComAu. Retrieved 7 February 2016.