Sunday, July 29, 2012

Canadian Spotlight Month: Canadian Comedians

Other than Canadian authors and bloggers, this month I've also spotlighted Canadian Hotties and Canadian Musicians. Today I'm spotlighting Canadian Comedians; just like we've produced some incredibly talented (and hot!) actors, actresses, and musicians, we've also produced some hilarious and whacky comedians. Check out the list below!


Mike Myers
Best known for his roles in Wayne’s World, Austin Powers, and Shrek

Jim Carrey
Best known for his roles in Ace Ventura, The Mask, Dumb and Dumber, and Bruce Almighty

Howie Mandell
Best known as a stand-up comedian, as well as hosting Deal or No Deal

Colin Mochrie
Best known for his improvisational comedy on shows like Whose Line is it Anyway?, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, and Trust Us With Your Life

John Candy
1950-1994
Best known for his roles in The Great Outdoors, Uncle Buck, Cool Runnings, and Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

Dan Aykroyd
Best known for his roles in Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters, and My Girl. He is a member of The Order of Canada

Martin Short
Best known for his roles on Saturday Night Live, Father of the Bride, Father of the Bride Part II, and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

Leslie Nielsen
1926-2010 Best known for his roles in Airplane!, and the Naked Gun movies

Caroline Rhea
Best known for her stand-up comedy, as well as her role in Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and for hosting The Caroline Rhea Show (she replaced Rosie O’Donnell’s show) and The Biggest Loser.

Will Arnett
Best known for his roles in Arrested Development and 30 Rock

Eugene Levy
Best known for his role in the American Pie movies

Seth Rogen
Best known for his roles in Pineapple Express, Knocked Up, and Superbad

Tom Green
Best known for The Tom Green Show, and roles in Freddy Got Fingered, and Road Trip

Rick Moranis
Best known for his roles in Ghostbusters, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Little Shop of Horrors, and The Flinstones

Who's your favourite Canadian comedian? Were you surprised by anyone on the list? Did I miss anyone?
 
This post has been part of the Canadian Spotlight Month. Click the graphic below to check out the schedule and all things Canadian here at Ramblings of a Daydreamer. 

2 comments:

  1. I love almost all the above! I'm a huge fan of classic comedians. I especially love John Candy, Martin Short, and Rick Moranis. :)

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  2. Colin Mochrie has to be one of my favourites! I watched him on Who's Line ALL THE TIME and loved it!

    Jim Carey, too ... he's pretty awesome.

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