Gavin Crawford (born 2 April 1971) is a Canadian comedian and actor, best known for The Gavin Crawford Show and This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Crawford is a graduate of the BFA Acting Program at the University of British Columbia. He was the recipient of the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award in 1998.
Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Crawford is the creator, co-writer and co-star of the self-titled series, which ran for two seasons on Canada's Comedy Network. In 2003 he joined the cast of This Hour Has 22 Minutes filling in for Mary Walsh during her time away from the show. In 2004, Crawford was made a full-time cast member of This Hour Has 22 Minutes. He was nominated four times for the Gemini Award, which he won in December 2004 for his work on The Gavin Crawford Show (he was nominated twice in 2004, also for This Hour Has 22 Minutes). On 10 April 2008 Crawford was recognized by Lethbridge Collegiate Institute with the Distinguished achievement award.
Crawford hosted the 2008 Canadian Screenwriting Awards on 14 April.
In 2013, Ruggiero participated in Salvatore Antonio's Truth/Dare: A Satire (With Dance), an interactive audience participation show which featured staged reenactments of scenes from Madonna's 1991 film Truth or Dare, at Buddies in Bad Times during Toronto's Pride Week. The show's cast also included Keith Cole and Adamo Ruggiero.
- Rope Enough by Sky Gilbert as Ichabod Malframe, Buddies in Bad Times 2005
- Bad Acting Teachers by Sky Gilbert as Reginald Architruc, Buddies in Bad Times 2006
- A Few Brittle Leaves by Sky Gilbert as Viola Pie, Buddies in Bad Times 2013
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