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Jonny Harris

Jonny Harris has appeared regularly at The Halifax Comedy Festival, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and on CBC Radio’s The Debaters.  He has appeared as both a stand-up and sketch comic at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival.  He has been a staff 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.

Jonny is a 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. Harris did a more dramatic turn for the feature film Grown Up Movie Star, with which he attended the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.  He currently plays Constable George Crabtree on CBC’s, The 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! earned a Canadian Screen Award nomination.

Originally from Pouch Cove, Newfoundland & Labrador, Jonny is the perfect person to take audiences on a tour of small-town Canada.