Hung Le


Hung Le is a former violinist turned comedian who first made his mark in 1987 as the winner of the TV show, “Hey, Hey, It’s Saturday” Red Faces.

Hung is also an author, actor and all-round song and dance man. Hung’s stand up work and theatre shows are always edgy, satirical and political and his musical send-ups go straight for the jocular. 

Hung is a favourite at the Montreal “Just for Laughs” Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Festival and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. He has made and appeared in documentaries for the ABC, SBS, and Discovery Channel. International TV includes CNN, MTV, The Muppet Show, Wow Wow (Japan) and London Weekend Television.

As an actor, Hung has featured in films such as The WogboyFat PizzaTrue Love and ChaosBroken Hill and Sensitive New Age Killer.

His first book The Yellow Peril From Sin City was published by Penguin. His second, a children’s book, BarryNoodles & DaKillerBs was published by Random House.

Hung’s memoir, The Crappiest Refugee published with Affirm (2018).

Please direct all enquiries for Hung Le via Jeanne Ryckmans: