July 25th, 2012


Aussie comedy icon, wit, sage, raconteur, late Cultural Attaché to the Court of St James and Chairperson of the Australian Chapter of the International Cheese Board, has held the prestigious positions of Minister for Sport – with special responsibility to keep sports rampantly heterosexual and “blokey”, and Minister for the “Yartz” (arts), received a knighthood in 1976 “for services to Australian culture”, with hobbies including ‘pocket billiards’, sauna construction in Thailand, wine tasting and infidelity, has made numerous appearances on TV including classic PARKINSON & THE DAME EDNA TREATMENT, in 1985 released the LP 12 INCHES OF LES and in 1987 starred in the critically acclaimed LES PATTERSON SAVES THE WORLD feature film, was subject of the 2000 Archibald Prize Packing Room award winning portrait by painter Bill Leak, and is famously managed by talented comedian Barry Humphries… SIR LES PATTERSON!

FUN FACTS: Patterson appears in Barry Humphrey’s hit 2012 farewell stage show tour EAT, PRAY, LAUGH sporting a new career as a celebrity chef, working away on stage preparing a delicious meal for political colleagues!

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