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Jonny Harris

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. He 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. Harris is 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 currently plays Constable George Crabtree on CBC’s crime-drama Murdoch Mysteries, for which he has garnered two Gemini nominations for Best Supporting-Lead in a Dramatic Series. His stand-up special for Comedy Now! can be seen at the Comedy Network website, for which he received a 2012 Canadian Screen Award nomination in the category of Best Performance in a Variety of Sketch Comedy Program or Series (Individual or Ensemble).

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