Timothy David "Tim" Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is a British-born Australian comedian, actor and musician.
Minchin is best known for his musical comedy, including six CDs, three DVDs and a number of live comedy shows that he has performed internationally. He has appeared on television in Australia, Britain and the United States. After growing up in Perth, Western Australia, he attended the University of Western Australia and WAAPA, before moving to Melbourne in 2002. His breakout show, "Dark Side", launched him into the public eye, achieving critical success at the 2005 Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the 2005 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. In 2013, Minchin played the role of rock star Atticus Fetch on Showtime's Californication.
Minchin has a background in theatre and has appeared in various stage productions, in addition to some small acting roles on Australian TV.