Jason Gardiner

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Jason Gardiner
Born(1971-11-06) 6 November 1971 (age 42)
Melbourne, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Years active1991-present
TelevisionDancing on Ice (2006-11, 13-14)
Born to Shine (2011)
Stepping Out (2013—)
Website
Official website
 
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For the sprinter, see Jason Gardener. For the basketball player, see Jason Gardner.
Jason Gardiner
Born(1971-11-06) 6 November 1971 (age 42)
Melbourne, Australia
NationalityAustralian
Years active1991-present
TelevisionDancing on Ice (2006-11, 13-14)
Born to Shine (2011)
Stepping Out (2013—)
Website
Official website

Jason Gardiner (born 6 November 1971)[citation needed] is an Australian choreographer, singer, and theatre producer best known for his role as a caustic and controversial judge on the ITV shows, Dancing on Ice, Born to Shine and Stepping Out.

Gardiner was previously a judge on the first series of the BBC talent show Strictly Dance Fever. From 2006 to 2011, Gardiner was one of the original judges on The Ice Panel on the ITV show Dancing on Ice In 2006, Gardiner was one of the judges invited to take part in Torvill and Dean's Dancing on Ice, an Australian version of Dancing on Ice, screened on the Nine Network. Gardiner returned to Dancing on Ice for its eighth series in 2013, but the show was cancelled after its ninth series in 2014.

Early life[edit]

Adopted at the age of 6 months, Gardiner was born in Melbourne and grew up in rural Victoria. He was bullied at school for being homosexual and suffered from anorexia for two years until he came to terms with his sexuality at the age of 16.[1]

At 12, he wrote and submitted his first musical and was the youngest ever applicant to attend The Workshop in Sydney.[2]

Television[edit]

YearTitleRoleReference(s)
2005Strictly Dance FeverJudge
2006Live @ 5.30Regular Panellist
Torvill and Dean's Dancing on IceJudge
2006-2011, 2013-2014Dancing on IceJudge
2009-2012This MorningVarious roles
2011Born to ShineJudge
2013—Stepping OutJudge

Guest appearances[edit]

Theatre[edit]

Choreography[edit]

Vocal recordings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mccaffrey, Julie (27 January 2007). "Jason puts the boot in". Daily Mirror. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 12 February 2011. 
  2. ^ Jason Gardiner : PROFILE

External links[edit]