Actor, Singer, Entertainer.
During an illustrious career as an actor and singer Rhone has performed with and in front of some of the biggest names in entertainment. From the Rolling Stones to Yul Brynner; the Bee Gees, John Denver, Peter Allen and performed on stage in front of De Niro, Hoffman, Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, the late Princess Grace of Monaco, the late King Hussein of Jordan and the British Royal family.
Most recently, and on film, he has played roles as diverse as Fung, the brain damaged prison inmate in the feature film ‘Rise’, ‘God’ (with a British accent), a Chinese shopkeeper, an overseer (with American accent) His mixed parentage enables him to be considered for most nationalities from European to Asian to American. He is also adept at many accents having played four different nationalities in recent roles. His ability to portray a differing array of characters has seen him play the fugitive assassin Henry in the short film Snowmen and Master Long in the NOVA competition winning ‘Marble’.
On consistency of performance there are few to match him, nor done or achieved as much as he has over such a long period – theatre, television series, film, concert stage, No1 hit records ‘Denim & Lace’ and ‘A Mean Pair of Jeans’. There are few that have a CV to match.
Over a 50 year stellar career Rhone has compiled an extraordinary catalogue of performances as diverse as Lun Tha in ‘The King & I’ with the late Yul Brynner at the London Palladium, Godspell, Machiavelli’s La Mandragola, Jack the Ripper, ‘God’ in Stephen Schwartz’ ‘Children of Eden’, Winner of the ‘Outstanding Performance Award at the World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo and MC for Pope John II Youth Rally in front of 40,000. Whether it’s acting, or singing, Marty Rhone has done it all and with great panache.
In 2014 he toured Australia in the Broadway revival of The King & I with Lou Diamond Phillips and Lisa McCune, playing the Kralahome, for which he was nominated for a Helpmann Award for Best Supporting Actor. He played a lead role in the feature film Rise which played in cinemas around Australia and NZ and was released in the US and Canada in May 2016. In 2016 he starred in the 6-part television series Under the Milky Way in which he playing astronomer Harry Rosenfeldt. He was also seen in Doctor Blake Mysteries on ABC TV & in 2017 he will be seen in Wentworth. In 2017 Marty releases his first music single worldwide in 40 years, Graceland on the Line, marking the 40th Anniversary of the passing of the King, Elvis Presley. A stellar career that has excelled through six decades.
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