Rob Johnson
Actor / Creative / Writing


Rob Johnson is a writer and actor based in Sydney. He is a winner of the Hal Porter Short Story Prize, the Thomas Keneally Writing Award and the Best of Times Short Story Competition, and has previously been shortlisted for the Hachette Australia and John Marsden Prize for Young Writers. He was the lead writer of live sketch comedy shows Fat On Purpose (Giant Dwarf)  and The Recidivists (Red Line). As an actor, Rob’s recent credits include The Torrents (Sydney Theatre Company), Rosehaven (ABC), Bang Bang Rodeo (Red Line), Spamalot (One Eyed Man) and Calamity Jane (Belvoir) – winning a Sydney Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical.


    WINNER - Hal Porter Short Story Prize

    WINNER - Best of Times Short Story Competition

    WINNER - Sydney Theatre Awards
    - Best Supporting Actor in a Musical

    WINNER - Thomas Keneally Writing Award