Well known to audiences in 110 countries around the world as the loveable Constable George Crabtree on the hit CBC series Murdoch Mysteries, Jonny Harris has appeared regularly at The Halifax Comedy Festival, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, CBC Radio's Madly Off in All Directions and The Debaters, and has appeared as both a stand-up and sketch comic at Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival. In addition to continuing to film Murdoch Mysteries, Harris also writes and stars in his own comedy series, Still Standing, which premiered on CBC in the summer of 2015.
Harris has been a guest writer for the award-winning This Hour has 22 Minutes and was a contributing writer and star of Mary Walsh's Hatching, Matching and Dispatching. He is also a founding member of St. John's sketch comedy troupe 'The Dance Party of Newfoundland,' winners of the 2007 Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival's Best of the Fest award. His one-man show Out of the Bog, directed by Andy Jones, has enjoyed success from St. John's to Victoria. Harris did a more dramatic turn for the feature film Grown Up Movie Star, with which he attended the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Harris has garnered two Gemini award nominations for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role as Crabtree.