Andrew Denton


Andrew Denton Trivia


  • Trivia

    • Denton is a well known and successful TV and radio announcer in Australia, he has been in the entertainment and media industry for over a decade.

    • In conjunction with Sony Music (Aus) Andrew Denton released an album Andrew Denton Breakfast Show Musical Challenge. This album features Australian pop stars covering unexpected genre favorites, including "Billie Jean" and "Cheap Wine."

    • During 1994-95, Denton hosted his own late night live chat show called Denton.

      It presented a collection of offbeat interviews, humorous sketches, uncalled-for violence and topical jokes. It was perfect viewing for the entire dysfunctional family.

      It was also co-produced by Denton himself.

    • Denton is an loyal supporter of the South Sydney Rabbitohs Rugby League Team.

    • Kit Denton (author) is Andrew Denton's father.

    • Denton manages his own production company, Zapruder's Other Films Pty Ltd.
      This is a reference to Abraham Zapruder the man who filmed the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

    • Andrew Denton is married to prominent television journalist Jennifer Byrne. They have a son, Connor, born in 1995.

    • Andrew Denton studied Media/Communication at Charles Sturt University.

  • Quotes

    • Denton: If Antarctica were music it would be Mozart. Art, and it would be Michelangelo. Literature, and it would be Shakespeare. And yet it is something even greater; the only place on earth that is still as it should be. May we never tame it.

    • Denton: Why do the French keep testing the damn things? Surely they know what happens by now. You press a button, the bomb goes boom and two years later fifty million people in the South Pacific are urinating strontium!