Henri as a professional MC and After Dinner Speaker. His clients include: The Law Service Great Synagogue, The Dept of Ageing and Home Care and Engineers Australia (MC’ing breakfasts to hosting more formal events such as Award nights. He is also a qualified Engineer). He can tailor his speaking completely to the clients needs.
Henri has led a lengthy and illustrious career in film, television and theatre. He has appeared in numerous films, most notably as Saul in TRAVELLING NORTH with Leo McKern and Graham Kennedy. But he is still best known as the dreadful brother, “the dentist” in ABC TV’s legendary series, MOTHER AND SON, with Ruth Cracknell and Garry McDonald. He has also appeared in 4 one-man shows, two of them autobiographical.
Henri was awarded the Helpmann Award for his performance of Schultz in the Sam Mendes production of the musical CABARET (2003); a Penguin Award for Mick Mendel in the ABC TV drama series PALACE OF DREAMS (1985), and an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for Services to the Arts and the Community (2001). Henri is an Ambassador for The National Centre for Childhood Grief.
Henri has written a book on acting called ALL IN GOOD TIMING, published by Currency Press, who have also produced Henri’s second book called ONE LIFE, TWO JOURNEYS, containing the scripts of I’M NOT A DENTIST and WHY KIDS?
“On behalf of the 2006 Engineering Week committee I would like to thank you for your uplifting presentation at the recent Chartered Engineers Breakfast. The breakfast was a huge success and will remain on the Engineering Week calendar for 2007. I trust that you enjoyed the morning as much as we did.”