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 dark indie film Grown Up Movie Star, with which he attended the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.  His stand-up special for Comedy Now! earned a Canadian Screen Award nomination. 

He currently plays ‘Constable George Crabtree’ on CBC’s Murdoch Mysteries, for which he has garnered two Gemini nominations for Best Supporting-Lead in a Dramatic Series. He also is a writer, producer and host for CBC’s Still Standing, for which he has won six Canadian Screen Awards, including Best Host in a Factual Program/Series in 2019. 

Murdoch Mysteries’ fourteenth season premieres early winter 2021 and Still Standing aired its sixth season in the fall of 2020.

Born and raised in Pouch Cove, Newfoundland, Jonny currently calls Toronto home. 

Jonny Harris

Role

Constable George Crabtree, Host

Jonny Harris

Role

Constable George Crabtree, Host