Jun. 3rd, 1949
Brighton, East Sussex, England, UK
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Red started his career in the 70's as the guitarist for Skyhooks.
Well known for his theatrical performances, he provided a mix of music, humorous banter and sarcasm as a member of the Hey Hey team.
During his career, Red has appeared on Countdown, Neighbours and Big Brother. He lost a quarter of a million dollars on Who wants to be a Millionaire and written music for Blue Heelers. He has been a regular contributor to The Age newspaper. In his spare time Red also engaged in a fair amount of cross-dressing for a number of stage shows.
Red is also a regular on ABC's Einstein Factor, he was a judge on 7 Network's Australia's Got Talent, and has his own show on ABC radio 774.
- Member of the Australian band "Skyhooks" (1973-1980) along with Graham "Shirley" Strachan, Greg Macainish, Bob "Bongo" Starkey. Red played Guitar.
- In his guest appearance on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire", he was so confident about the answer to a question that he actually got it wrong. He was attempting the $500,000 question.
- Scored 131 on TV IQ test (August 2002)
- He has written a childrens book called "The Little Red Book of Naughty Red Symons" (1989)
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