Sullivan Stapleton | From Soapbox to Hollywood | The Art Hunter | Ep 55 | Now LIVE

In this episode of The Art Hunter, David Hunt talks to Sullivan Stapleton about his acting career from the early days in Australia to his appearance in major feature films in the US.
Sullivan Stapleton – Sully got his actor’s union card at the age of 9. He landed roles in iconic Australian soaps, Neighbours, then The Secret Life of Us. Sully got noticed internationally as part of the cast on the Academy Award nominated film Animal Kingdom.
He landed roles US television series Strike Back & the groundbreaking Blind Spot, which former US President Bill Clinton said was his favourite show.

Mostly playing the tough guy, Sully landed feature roles like one of the leads in 300: Rise of an Empire.

In The Art Hunter, David Hunt explores the artist with an in-depth look into their background; where they came from, the type and work they do, their latest work, and where they see the future.


Host: David Hunt

Producers: David Hunt and Simon Barnett (

Director: Tim Barnett 

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David Hunt

David Hunt is The Art Hunter and is dedicated to interviews with artists of various disciplines - from visual arts to theatre; from writers to actors; from gallery curators to dancers. His aim is to showcase all aspects of the arts, with up close and personal in-depth conversations. David Hunt’s love for the arts and his friendship with so many artists as a presenter/producer of a weekly arts program on JOY 94.9 - Sunday Arts Magazine, which has been running for over six years. David is always on the “Hunt” for new & emerging artists. He is very grateful that he has been given this opportunity to support the arts. David’s background over the past 30 years, was with international & local record companies, in senior management roles - publicity, promotions, marketing. With EMI, Virgin, BMG & MDS (an offshoot of Mushroom), plus his own PR/Marketing company. Looking after some of the biggest international & local names in the industry.

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