French born-Australian, Julia Zemiro is an acting graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts (1993). Arguably best known as the host of the long-running SBS hit TV program RocKwiz, Julia’s success continues in Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery for the ABC, now in its eighth series, which she also co-produces. Her co-hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest (2008-2016) lead to an unprecedented success for SBS.
Julia has been host for international touring artists such as documentary-maker Louis Theroux, author Bill Bryson, Stephen Fry and medical guru Michael Mosley – Australian Tour 2017. She was also the BBC UK choice for the exclusive Australian television interview with Peter Capaldi on his worldwide press tour for Dr Who. She also co-hosted Stargazing Live with Brian Cox for ABC/BBC for three years.
Guest TV appearances include QI, Room 101, Agony Aunts, Thank God You’re Here, co-hosting What A Year with Bert Newton, and the title of Australia’s Brainiest TV Star. As an actor, she recently appeared in the ABC series Fisk alongside Kitty Flanagan and Marty Sheargold. Other credits include the award winning film An Accidental Soldier, directed by Rachel Ward and the acclaimed television series Conspiracy 365.
She recently wrapped her two-year stint as the Artistic Director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival for 2019 and 2020.
Julia is a proud ambassador for Our Watch and the Victorian Actors Benevolent Trust and is a proud member of her union the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance.