The Multi talented Comical Entertainer
Jason Thompson is an Emcee, Host, Presenter, Singer, Impersonator, Actor and Comedian. He does this either as himself or as a one of his many celebrity characters or his original ones. Some of his celebrity characters are: Austin Flowers, Dame Edna Average, Queen Elizabeth II, Steve Ir-Winner and The Mad Hatter. His own original characters are: Shirley Shagwell, Indian character Vin Daloo, Russian Character Youra Pissmeoff or Circleman the wise Oracle.
Jason is base both in Sydney, Australia and Los Angeles, USA and is also one of the most sought after comical Emcee/Host and improv Roving performer for some of the biggest live events throughout Australia, USA and Asia. He does some of best themed parties both for the high-end corporate and private sector. Whether it is a Gala Dinner, Charity Ball, Convention, Conference, end of year Christmas party, Awards night, Wedding, Bar Mitzvah, Birthday event, Hens / Bachelor parties, expo or for any film or TV work Jason is there!
Born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia, Jason began performing as a young boy in the School choir. Most Saturdays he would join the church choir up in the balcony with his red robe and white thrill collar and sing for just $2 per wedding. From there he was destined to entertain the world. As he grew older He continued to sing and became a renowned Gospel singer in his mid twenties and would sing and entertain people from all different denominations. He then ventured out into the secular world and was a two time winner of the national Australian talent show ‘Pot Luck and ‘New Faces’. He recorded two albums and with His Jazz band would perform in bars or clubs around Adelaide.
After years of singing Jason added Acting, Television Hosting comedy and Emcee/Host work to his repertoire. He eventually left Adelaide to expand his career and moved to Sydney Australia. After furthering his career of ten years in Sydney, Jason expanded himself further and after winning the ‘American green card lottery’ so now has a base in Los Angeles USA also.
During his career he's been a regular guest singer on the ‘Bert Newton Show’ in Melbourne Australia, has sung with artists like Michael Bolton and acted alongside such greats as ‘Dustin Hoffman’. He’s hosted a variety television show called ‘Rapture’ and has acted in programs such as ‘Australia's Most Wanted’ and ‘Rove Live’. American TV series: ‘Royal Pains’ and ‘Luck’. Movies: ‘To Hell and Back’ ‘Run Chrissie Run’ recently ‘We want some” filmed in LA. Had a regular comedy spot on radio ‘5AA’ and co-hosted on ‘Bondi FM’ in Australia. He recently made an appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel live’ recorded in Los Angeles as his character ‘Queen Elizabeth 11”