Actor, singer and television presenter Frankie J Holden looks back on his remarkably diverse career, and discusses why his latest TV role is possibly his most important yet.
Last year saw Frankie J Holden become an accidental pioneer. The Australian star had been pushing to get the “holiday at home” concept trending after the bushfires ravaged the nation and caused a mass exodus of tourists from regional areas, including from Tathra Beachside, the NSW holiday park he owns with his actor wife Michelle Pettigrove.
Things had just started to get back to normal when the pandemic turned things upside-down again. But now the relieved couple are seeing domestic tourism pick up in their area – and they couldn’t be happier.
“It’s great not just for the local businesses, but also for the people doing the touring. I’m a big advocate of people seeing Australia. So many of them haven’t,” the actor, singer and presenter tells Stellar.
“I always say that 90 per cent of Australians have only seen 10 per cent of Australia. I’m lucky; because of my work in music and acting, I’ve been everywhere, man – just like the song.”
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