Jonny Harris

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Jonny Harris
Jonny Harris at the 2013 CFC Annual Gala & Auction.jpg
Harris at the 2013 CFC Annual Gala & Auction
Born Jonathan Harris
(1975-09-22) 22 September 1975 (age 41)
Corner Brook, Newfoundland[1]
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 2006-present

Jonathan "Jonny" Harris (born September 22, 1975) is a Canadian actor and comedian, originally from Pouch Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador.[2][3] Harris is best known for his roles in the television series Murdoch Mysteries,[4] Hatching, Matching and Dispatching,[2] as well as the films Young Triffie, Moving Day, and Grown Up Movie Star.[2]

Career[edit]

Harris worked for five summers at the Rising Tide Theatre festival in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland.[5] As well as his television and film work, he has also performed as a comedian at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Just for Laughs Festival, and the Halifax Comedy Festival, as well as on the CBC Radio comedy series The Debaters.

In 2015, he is starring in the summer comedy/reality series Still Standing for CBC Television.[6][7] The series has been praised in other Canadian media.[8] The episode list is archived on the CBC website.[9]

In promotion of his two series, Harris guest co-hosted the first episode of 2017 for This Hour Has 22 Minutes.[10]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Young Triffie's Been Made Away With Billy Head
2009 Grown Up Movie Star Stuart
2012 Moving Day Dennis
2013 Me2 Cop Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Hatching, Matching, & Dispatching Troy Furey "1.2"
2006 Sketch with Kevin McDonald Various TV series
2008–present Murdoch Mysteries Const. George Crabtree Main role
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series (2008)[11]
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series (2009)[12]
2011 Republic of Doyle Brett Babcock "St. John's Town"
2011 Comedy Now! "Jonny Harris"
2011 Murdoch Mysteries: The Curse of the Lost Pharaohs Const. George Crabtree Main role
2012 Murdoch Mysteries: The Murdoch Effect Const. George Crabtree TV series
2012 Listener, TheThe Listener Tommy Nordett "The Bro Code"
2015 Murdoch Mysteries: The Infernal Device Const. George Crabtree TV series

Other work[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009-12 Ha!ifax Comedy Fest, TheThe Ha!ifax Comedy Fest Writer 10 episodes
2010 CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival Writer "The Holliday Show"
2010 Brighton Rock Art department runner
2015-16 Still Standing Writer, producer, host 25 episodes
Nominated – Canadian Screen Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle, Talk or Entertainment News Program or Series (2016)[13]
Nominated – Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Factual Program or Series (shared with Chuck Byrn and Nile Seguin) (2016)[13]
Won – Canadian Screen Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle, Talk or Entertainment News Program or Series (2017)[14]
Won – Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Factual Program or Series (shared with Fraser Young and Steve Dylan) (2017)[15]

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