Jon Dore

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Jon Dore
Jon Dore.jpg
Jon Dore in 2013.
Born (1975-11-02) November 2, 1975 (age 38)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor, comedian

Jonathan David Dore (born November 2, 1975 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian comedian and actor.

Career[edit]

Jon Dore was formerly a correspondent for CTV's Canadian Idol. Dore also appeared on his own Comedy Now! special for CTV and The Comedy Network, and was featured on the A Channel's comedy special Toronto Laughs. His show, The Jon Dore Television Show, can be seen on The Comedy Network in Canada, and on the Independent Film Channel in the United States. In July 2008, Dore appeared on Comedy Central's stand-up show, Live at Gotham along with several other comedians. In 2010, he appeared in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother.

In March 2011, he hosted Funny as Hell on HBO Canada,[1] a show featuring edgy, politically incorrect, alternative, or musical comedy acts. Season 3 of Funny as Hell premiered on March 22, 2013.[2]

On November 11, 2010, he was the first featured comedian on Conan.

In 2013, Dore appeared as a main cast member alongside Sarah Chalke and Brad Garrett on the short-lived sitcom How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) and was interviewed by Melinda Hill for the web series All Growz Up with Melinda Hill.[3]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2006 Canadian Comedy Award Best Stand-up Newcomer Won
2008 Canadian Comedy Award Best Series Writing, The Jon Dore TV Show[4] Won
2009 Canadian Comedy Award Best Performance (male), The Jon Dore TV Show[5] Won

Filmography[edit]

  1. Canadian Idol (2003) – Correspondent
  2. A Woman Hunted (2003) – TV Host
  3. Canadian Idol 2 (2004) – Correspondent
  4. Cream of Comedy (2005) – Host
  5. Naturally, Sadie (2006) – Mr. Woodson
  6. The Jon Dore Television Show (2007–2009) – Himself
  7. The Nice Show (2007) – Himself
  8. Hooked on Speedman (2008) – Jon
  9. Live at Gotham (2008) – Himself
  10. Held Up (2010) – Ray
  11. Comedy Central Presents (2010) – Himself
  12. How I Met Your Mother (2010) – Mugger/Zookeeper
  13. Conan (2010) – Himself
  14. Stag (2011) – Luke
  15. Funny as Hell (2011) – Host
  16. Mash Up w/ TJ Miller (2012) – Himself
  17. Dino Dan (2011) – Recurring guest Uncle Jack
  18. How to Live with Your Parents (2013) – Julian Tatham

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