Marty Fields is a versatile, widely experienced comedian and presenter - a valuable asset to any event.
His excellent work ethic, commitment to quality and service - combined with his high profile generated by extensive television and radio work - (Marty is a talkback presenter on Melbourne's 3AW)- make Marty a smart choice for your next corporate gathering. His host/MC and interview skills are second to none. He is experienced, meticulous and entertaining.
He began his corporate stand-up career in 1985 and was recently nominated for a Mo Award as the best stand-up comedian in the country, in 2005 he was inducted into the Australian Comedy Hall Of Fame. His ability to tailor his act content to suit all types of audiences and tastes without sacrificing laughs, sets Marty apart as one of the premier corporate comedians in Australia. As an M.C., Marty has taken the role to a new level in the corporate market. He combines his unique style of humour with a finely tuned sense of propriety and the occasion. Marty has hosted successful functions for most major corporations both in Australia, and overseas. He possesses impressive interview skills, and has chaired many lively Q & A sessions.
An accomplished pianist and songwriter, Marty has produced specialized songs, jingles and music for events, as well as being able to add piano/vocal comedy to his stand-up performances.
As a Host/MC Marty combines his award winning humour with a finely tuned sense of propriety and occasion. His attention to detail, charisma and long involvement in prestigious corporate events makes Marty one of the most sought after MCs in the country. He’s hosted successful and diverse functions, award nights and road shows for most major corporations, both in Australia and overseas, including Caltex, Microsoft, Nestle, Coca Cola, The PGA Tour, Cadbury, Beaurepaires.
Marty also possesses unique auctioning skills, having been the host of the weekly auction television program, 'Bid On TV' for the Nine Network. Marty can combine roles as both your occasion’s MC as well as providing a separate and distinctive comedy spot during the event. His ability to seamlessly move from comedy to straight presenting and back again while preserving the tone of the event and integrity of a client’s brief and is unusual and refreshing.
Marty Fields is one of Australia's most popular and versatile performers.
The son of Aussie icons Maurie Fields and Val Jellay, Marty was introduced to the entertainment industry at an early age. He graduated from the esteemed Melba Conservatorium and performs regularly in his hometown of Melbourne. An award winning comedian and actor, Marty has appeared in numerous Australian movies and television programs. He performs 'stand up' throughout Australia's comedy venues and makes numerous corporate appearances.
The key to Marty Fields’ success is his versatility, having achieved popularity in comedy, acting and music. Musically, Marty trained for fifteen years at the Melba Conservatorium in piano, voice and theory. He became a professional at the age of 14, playing all over Australia and around the world as a piano bar performer. Marty also played in a number of successful rock bands and was a session vocalist for the ABC Network.
Marty began his stand-up career in 1987, playing the comedy circuit in the hotels and clubs of Australia, which soon led to a four year run on Hey, Hey, It’s Saturday, resident comedian on the game show Blankety Blanks, and a regular role on Battle of the Sexes. He is a best selling author of three comedy books and has a regular national comedy radio show, taken by 105 stations. It is Marty’s ability to adapt to suit the taste of his audience that has allowed him to dominate both the corporate comedy scene as well as the more hard-edged pub circuit, resulting in him being nominated for a prestigious "MO" award as the best stand up comedian in Australia. He recently returned from the United States where he performed in Los Angeles, Vegas, and the New York Comedy Club.