An Australian entertainment icon, Denise Drysdale has been entertaining audiences for over five decades. Denise is a triple threat a singer, dancer and actor. Denise is a double Gold Logie award winner once receiving the award from legendary actor John Wayne.
Known to everyone as Ding Dong, Denise is part of Australian showbiz royalty.
Recent television appearances have seen Denise as a regular guest on tv panel shows like ABC TVs Spicks and Specks, a member on Network Tens The Circle and contestant on Seven Networks Celebrity Splash. This year Denise is set to surprise viewers guesting in an upcoming ABC TV comedy Please Like Me in a role like youve never seen her before!
Born in Melbourne in 1948 she began her career as a dancing three-year-old.
Having won numerous dancing competitions, at age 11 Denise Drysdale made her television debut on the Tarax Show. However by 14, she was a dancer in the Graham Kennedy from In Melbourne Tonight show when she was also given her first comedy roles. Photographed at the time by a Channel Nine photographer, Denise went on to win the annual Girl of the Year Award with Everybodys magazine in 1964.
Claiming to be a singer, despite never have sung professionally in her life,
Denise was invited to tour Australia with Ray Brown and the Whispers. She was then offered a recording contract and appeared in 26 episodes of the ABCs Dig We Must and Start Living.
Employed as Melbournes first go-go dancer at age 17, Denises popularity led to the Australian Government inviting her to perform for the troops in Vietnam for three weeks in 1967. Denise is still actively involved with the Vietnam Veterans association.
In 1974, Denise Drysdale became Ernie Sigleys barrel girl on The Ernie Sigley Show, earning the nick-name Ding Dong In 1975 Denise won the TV Week Gold Logie for the Most Popular Female Personality on Australian TV. She won her second Gold Logie the following year. In the same period, she also won consecutive Silver Logies.
In 1989, Denise Drysdale teamed up with Ernie Sigley again to host In Melbourne Today, and in 1991 began a Sydney version of the show In Sydney Today. In 1998, Denise Drysdale joined the Seven Network to present her own show for the first time, simply called Denise. In 2000, she celebrated 40 years in television, an extraordinary achievement for any performer.
Denise is in demandIn demand in the corporate arena, Denise is honest, down to earth, lets entertain them philosophy works like a charm with sponsors and the general public alike. Denises love of entertaining audiences has her travelling across the country with her wonderful sense of humour and musical performances. Denise loves that each new year brings different opportunities and excitement to her career.
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