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Tony Hendriks

Winner of the Best Jamaica Comedian

"fast paced routine hardly gives you time to catch a breath" The Voice

"charisma and presence … genuinely fascinating" Chortle.com

A household name in Jamaica, voted Best Jamaican Comedian 1999 & 2000, and with several TV appearances on British and Jamaican TV, Tony "Paleface" Hendriks is a talented comedian, actor and personality quickly making his mark in Britain.

Tony Hendriks established himself as a household name in Jamaica due to five seasons of the hit TV show Paleface Point Of View (CVM TV) and the award winning comedy revue Laugh Jamaica which he wrote, produced and starred in and which sold out at over 100 shows in Jamaica with subsequent tours in the US and UK. Due to its success Laugh Jamaica went on to be broadcast on British TV and to date the video has sold over 50,000 copies in Jamaica, the US and the UK.

After being voted Best Jamaican Comedian 1999 and 2000, Tony decided to move to the UK where he has appeared as 'Uncle Bertie' in The Crouches (BBC1), won a Race In Media Award as co-host of I Love Carnival (BBC Radio London), and performed his multi-character, one-man play Brixton Road Portraits to packed houses at the Hackney Empire (Bullion Room) and all over the UK.

He won the ITI Best Actor Award for his work in Derek Walcott's "Pantomime", Best Supporting Actor for Edgar White's "I, Marcus Garvey" and has appeared films such as The Lunatic (Island), The Firm (Paramount) and Going to Extremes (Lorimar). TV credits include Caribbean Uncovered (SKY) and Brain Candy (BBC3).

In addition, Tony is on Island Stylee (Air Jamaica's in flight TV show) and headlines shows as a comedian all over the USA, UK, Europe and Caribbean, including many corporate functions.

TV and Radio
Paleface Point Of View - CVM TV Jamaica.
Brain Candy - BBC3
The Crouches - BBC1
Miranda Hill - JBC TV (TV Movie)
Laugh Jamaica - AC TV
I Love Carnival - BBC Radio London
Black History Nuggets - BBC Radio

How To Enjoy Jamaica… the unofficial guide
Laugh Jamaica

Air Jamaica - UK & USA radio advertising campaigns 2001, 2002 & 2003.
Victoria Mutual - UK radio advertising campaign (series)

Live Work
Stand Up
Jongleurs, Glee Club, Rawhide, The Stand, UpFront Comedy, Banana Cabaret, Rawhide, Frog & Bucket, XS Malarkey, Mirth Control and all major clubs on UK national comedy circuit
Caribbean Comedy Festivals, USA, WI, UK,
JA hotels 1991-2003.

Laugh Jamaica - 110 shows in Jamaica, plus US and UK tours
Brixton Road Portraits - One Man Play
Acted in over 100 plays and revues

Corporate work
Harley Davidson
Air Jamaica
Birmingham Black Businesses

Black History Nuggets - BBC Radio
Miranda Hill
Laugh Jamaica - AC TV and live tour
Paleface Point of View
Brixton Road Portraits
Tony Hendriks Jamaica Paleface - anthology
Jamaica Daily Gleaner - regular contributor (feature articles)
Sky-Writings - Air J in-flight magazine.

Winner of the Best Jamaica Comedian 1999, 2000.
Winner of the CRE Race In Media Award for Best Radio
Winner of the ITI Best Revue 2000.
Winner of the ITI Best Actor award 2000
Winner of the ITI Best Supporting Actor award.

"fast paced routine hardly gives you time to catch a breath" The Voice

"Both fascinating and funny… Hendriks is almost sure to have something you'll like." chortle.com

"world class" The Daily Gleaner