About Me

Troy is an Australian actor and writer.
 As an actor Troy has worked for over twenty years in theatre, film and television accumulating over 65 credits to his name. He is a graduate of 16th Street Actor’s Studio Full Time Acting Course. 

Troy is a founding creator of the multi award winning Australian production company; The Cameralla.
 As a filmmaker and co-producer Troy was nominated for an AACTA award in 2018 for his online comedy series ‘BC Explained’ that he also starred in. An episode of the series recently won a gold medal award in London at the World Comedy Short Film Festival.


Troy performs on stage weekly in one of Australia’s longest running plays ‘Such A Life - The Story of Ned Kelly’ in the lead role of Ned Kelly.
 

Most recently Troy appeared on stage in the premiere performance of the play Wild Cherries by acclaimed Australian playwright Daniel Keene. Troy is currently working alongside Mr. Keene, producing and performing in the writer's new works. 

You can currently see Troy starring in a truly transformative role as ‘The Patriarch’ in the new Australian feature film Blood Vessel which was released in August 2020 in the US and Australia on view on demand. The film and Troy’s performance have been met with highly favourable reviews from critics in Australia and the US alike.
 
 

PreSS

Best Actor

Brighton Theatre Company

2014/15

AACTA Award for Best Online Video or Series Nominee - BC Explained

PSFF

Best Film

Award

Nominee

 

Arjun Rajkhowa, Arts Hub

Wild Cherries, 2019

“Troy Larkin, as Emil, delivers the most stirring performance in this production, powerfully articulating the hopelessness of a man who compares his degradation to that of an animal while wishing to become one – transforming the brooding despondency of his character into crazed anger.”

Matt Bell, Standing (Inn) Ovation

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, 2017

“The stand out amongst this truly ensemble cast is Troy Larkin as Dale Harding who plays this knowledgable character almost in the role of a prophet of things to come...”

Samuel Barson, Theatre Press

We Can Work it Out, 2018

"Troy Larkin was a standout, as a particularly brooding, frustrated and cynical George."

Michael Brindley, Stage Whispers

Mein Kampf, 2014

“Mr Larkin, is an actor of enormous presence.... Whom we know we’ll see in the future"

 

Matthew Clayfield, Australian Stage

A Slight Ache, 2007

“The role with the most riding on it, however, is actually that of the mysterious matchseller, playedhere byTroy Larkin. Emerging from the shadows like a reaper, clutching a tray of wetmatchboxes in his talons, Larkin's Matchseller is the stuffof Gothic horror; his presence, like thatof Poe's raven above the chamber door, is ominous and disconcerting. When he turns to us, inthe play's final moments, and allows us, finally, to see his face, it is pale and weathered, amemento mori, mocking us with the inevitability of death, a thin and sickly smile across it."

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