Internationally acclaimed actor/singer Marty Rhone has become a legend of the Australian industry through his ability to sustain a stellar career over six decades that has included Number 1 hit records, television series and successful stage shows, both here and abroad. He has gained a reputation as one of the most exciting stage performers this country has produced.
During an illustrious career as an actor and a singer, Rhone has performed with and in front of some of the biggest names in entertainment, from the Rolling Stones to Yul Brynner, John Denver to Peter Allen and performed in front of Robert De Niro, Dustin Hoffman, Burt Reynolds, Sally Field, the late Princess Grace of Monaco, the late King Hussein of Jordon and the British Royal family.
Most recently he has played roles as diverse as God (with a British accent), a Chinese shopkeeper and a hit man (with American accent). His mixed parentage enables him to be considered for most nationalities from European to Asian to Latin. He is also adept at many accents having played three different nationalities in his past three roles. He also possesses a catalogue of cartoon and character voices.
On consistency of performance there are few to match him, nor done or achieved as much as he has over such a long period – concert stage, theatre, television series, film, hit records. There are very few that have a CV to match.
His performances are as diverse as The King and I with the late Yul Brynner at the London Palladium, Godspell, Machiavelli’s La Mandragola, Jack the Ripper, and winner of the Outstanding Performance Award at the World Popular Song Festival in Tokyo. Marty also wrote the original music score and starred in La Mandragola alongside Pamela Stephenson, and starred in the TV series’ Number 96 and Class of ‘75.