Frank Shuster

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Frank Shuster
Wayne and Shuster.jpg
Johnny Wayne and Frank Shuster
Born (1916-09-05)September 5, 1916
Toronto, Ontario
Died January 13, 2002(2002-01-13) (aged 85)
Toronto, Ontario
Occupation comedian
Awards Order of Canada

Frank Shuster, OC (September 5, 1916 – January 13, 2002) was a Canadian comedian best known as a member of the comedy duo Wayne and Shuster (Johnny Wayne being the other half).

Born in Toronto, Ontario, he grew up in Niagara Falls. In 1996, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.[1]

He was married to Ruth Shuster and had two children: Rosie and Steve. Rosie Shuster was a comedy writer for Saturday Night Live and other television programs, and former wife of Lorne Michaels. Steve Shuster is also in the entertainment industry.[2]

He was also the cousin of Joe Shuster, co-creator of Superman.


  1. ^ "Frank Shuster". Order of Canada. Governor General of Canada. Retrieved 2008-05-04. 
  2. ^ "CBC Previews for Saturday, July 6". Summer Comedy Summary (CBC Radio). 6 July 2002. 

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