Deven Green

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Deven Green
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Born January 31, Unknown
Thompson, Manitoba, Canada
Occupation comedienne
Spouse(s) Joel Bryant (m. 2007)

Deven Green (born January 31) is a comedian, performer, and musician. Green is known for her video comedy parodies,[1] including her performance as the satirical character Mrs. Betty Bowers, "America's Best Christian."[2]

Early life and career[edit]

Green was born and raised in Manitoba, Canada and holds dual Canadian-U.S. citizenship. She began working as a professional figure skater and later started her comedy career at the Second City in Toronto. She has acknowledged comedian Harland Williams as giving her a big break in Canada by casting her in the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation standup comedy show Comics!. She later moved to Los Angeles to further her career.

Career[edit]

Parody work[edit]

Green portrays the satirical character Mrs. Betty Bowers, "America's Best Christian."[2][3][4] She has also released several videos that offer comic parodies of existing footage or of other entertainers. Her video parody of "Welcome to My Home" went viral. Singer Rufus Wainwright cited it as a favorite in a New York Times interview.[5]

Voice work[edit]

She was the original movie-listing voice in for Cineplex Odeon theaters in Canada. Green was the voice for the Canadian versions of Walt Disney commercials. Deven is currently an ADR and commercial voice artist.

Print and modeling[edit]

Green has been a panel member of Star Magazine's weekly Style Squad since May 2012.

The nail lacquer colour Deven Green was released by OCCmakeup at Sephora.[6]

She also appeared as a spokesmodel for OCCmakeup's 2014 Spring Collection "Plastic Passion"[7] and OCCmakeup's 2014 Fall/Winter Collection "Unknown Pleasures."[8]

Personal life[edit]

Green is married to TV and film actor Joel Bryant (2007).[9]

Filmography[edit]

Film credits as an actress
Year Title Role Notes
2012 RuPaul's Drag Race Special Guest Season 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Won BEST YOUTUBE winner, December 2013 at the World of Wonder WOWIE awards ceremony – "Wowie Winners!!". World of Wonder. Retrieved 2014-03-23. 
  2. ^ a b Peeples, Jase (July 4, 2015). "Christian Woman Records Herself Losing it Over Marriage Equality, Gets Remixed". The Advocate. Archived from the original on July 5, 2015. Retrieved July 5, 2015. Internet satirical character Mrs. Betty Bowers, “America’s Best Christian” (played by comedian Deven Green) 
  3. ^ Internet Movie Database
  4. ^ Ed Condran (June 22, 2015). "Comic-Musician Deven Green Bringing Lounge Act To Twain House". Hartford Courant. Retrieved July 11, 2015. 
  5. ^ "10 of the Moment – Rufus Wainwright". Retrieved 2014-08-10. 
  6. ^ "Nail Lacquer – Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics". Sephora. Retrieved 2014-03-23. 
  7. ^ "OCC Automaton, Deven Green, Pool Boy Nail Lacquers Reviews, Photos, Swatches". Temptalia.com. 2014-02-09. Retrieved 2014-03-23. 
  8. ^ "OCC Unknown Pleasures". Temptalia.com. 2014-07-22. Retrieved 2014-07-22. 
  9. ^ Joel Bryant at the Internet Movie Database

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