Chris Broadbent is a talented actor, writer, and director. Tasmanian-born Chris is best known for his role in the award-winning Australian drama series A Place to Call Home, created by Bevan Lee for the Seven Network.
Other TV series appearances include Australia: The Story of Us, The Spirit of the Game, and Black Comedy; a sketch comedy show featuring Indigenous Australian writers and performers.
Chris played a role in the Australian two-part miniseries, Catching Milat, which follows the true story of how police tracked down serial killer Ivan Milat
Notable film credits include the Australian science fiction action film SFV1 with Kellan Lutz and Daniel MacPherson and directed by Shane Abbess. Set in the future, during a time of interplanetary colonisation, the film follows an unlikely pair (Lutz & MacPherson) in a race against an impending global crisis while confronted by the monsters that live inside us.
Chris also appeared in Benefited, which premiered at the Sydney Indie Film Festival in 2019
His directorial debut Balaclava Lane, which he also wrote, was nominated for AACTA best short film. The film follows a 15 year old boy as he confronts issues of drugs, violence, family but more importantly, love, all in 24 hours, whilst navigating in the heart of Australia's beautiful Bondi Beach.
A graduate of the Sanford Meisner Technique, Chris studied intensely for 5 years at The Actors Pulse Australia.
In 2015 he launched Boom Productions, a boutique creative company specialising in the production of creative content for the film and television industry.