Toby Schmitz is a writer, director and actor. He was most recently seen on television in Bloom (Stan), and on stage in Thom Pain (based on nothing) and Degenerate Art, which he wrote and directed (Red Line). Toby has extensive acting theatre credits including for Belvoir, Sydney Theatre Company, Melbourne Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare and Griffin Theatre.
Toby received Helpmann Award nominations for his performances in Thyestes, Much Ado About Nothing and Ruben Guthrie, and Sydney Theatre Award nominations for Howie The Rookie, The Great and Ruben Guthrie. He is also a celebrated playwright, and was awarded the Patrick White Award for his play Lucky.
Toby’s television credits include Reckoning, Newton’s Law, Blue Murder, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Underbelly: The Man Who Got Away and Black Sails. His film credits include Griff the Invisible, Three Blind Mice, The Rage in Placid Lake and Somersault.