Ian Stenlake is one of the most sought after performers in Australian film, television and theatre. He is perhaps best known for his lead role as Mike Flynn in the Nine Network’s Sea Patrol and five seasons of the hit series, Stingers also for Nine.

Ian’s Musical Theatre career is extensive, having starred in the national tour of MammaMia! The Musical, as Sam Carmichael. The Musical for which he received a Helpmann award nomination for best actor in a Leading Role in  musical in 2018. Other National Tours include Georgy Girl, as John Ashby, Guys & Dolls as Skye Masterson, Truth, Beauty & A Picture of You, The Pajama Game and Songs For A New World to name a few.

Currently Ian is performing in the national tour of Elvis A Musical Revolution, in the role of Colonel Tom Parker.

Some of his other Theatre credits include the role of Phileaus Fogg in Ellis Productions tour of Around the World in 80 Days, Caress/Ache for Griffin Theatre Company, Daylight Saving for Darlinghurst Theatre Company, The School of the Arts for QTC, and Sleeping Beauty for Malthouse Theatre.

Ian’s additional screen credits include Dance Academy, Children’s Hospital and Murder Call. His film credits include Dingles Down Under, Diana & Me, Trapped in Space and The Godfather III directed by Francis Ford Coppola. 

Ian is a two time Green Room Award Winner for his performances in They’re Playing our Song in 2004, and Oklahoma! in 2006 for which he also received a Helpmann Award nomination.  Ian also received two Green Room nominations for his performances in Sam Mendes’ production of Cabaret and the new Australian musical, Eureka.