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Paul Jennings

Name :- Paul Jennings

From : - Melbourne, Victoria.

Role : - Commentator

Well-known as an impressionist and comedian. First came to the public's attention in the mid 60s, working for GTV9 as a voice-over man. Appeared as a regular with Graham Kennedy on "In Melbourne Tonight". Became famous for his impersonations of prime Ministers, sportsmen etc. 

Graduated to the announcers' table for wrestling in the early 70s, spending a couple of years there before becoming a regular with Mike Willessee on "A Current Affair". Scored a Top 40 hit in 1975 with "The Bob Hawke Drinking Song", which featured Jennings impersonating the trade union boss and future Prime Minister. Later became a regular on "Fast Forward" and Steve Vizard's Tonight Live.