Harris at the 2013 CFC Annual Gala & Auction
22 September 1975
Corner Brook, Newfoundland
Jonathan "Jonny" Harris (born September 22, 1975) is a Canadian actor and comedian, originally from Pouch Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador. Harris is best known for his roles in the television series Murdoch Mysteries, Hatching, Matching and Dispatching, as well as the films Young Triffie, Moving Day, and Grown Up Movie Star.
Harris worked for five summers at the Rising Tide Theatre festival in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. 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. The series has been praised in other Canadian media. The episode list is archived on the CBC website.
|2006||Young Triffie's Been Made Away With||Billy Head|
|2009||Grown Up Movie Star||Stuart|
|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)
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series (2009)
|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|
|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)
Nominated – Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Factual Program or Series (shared with Chuck Byrn and Nile Seguin) (2016)
Won – Canadian Screen Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle, Talk or Entertainment News Program or Series (2017)
Won – Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Factual Program or Series (shared with Fraser Young and Steve Dylan) (2017)
- "Jonny Harris – No Place Like Home in Newfoundland & Labrador". seaandbescene.com. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
- Spotlight on Alumni: Jonny Harris. Memorial University Gazette, June 29, 2011.
- "Jonny Harris juggles acting and standup in CBC shows". Toronto Star, Denis Grignon Freelance Entertainment writer, Sep 28 2015
- "‘Murdoch’ character gets zanier". Toronto Sun, May 30, 2011.
- "Bruce McCulloch, Jonny Harris, Rick Mercer on summer jobs". Toronto Star. Jul 13 2015
- "Murdoch Mysteries’ Jonny Harris hosts new show Still Standing". canada.com, June 22, 2015.
- cbc.ca: "Jonny Harris showcases small town humour in Still Standing", 22 Jun 2015
- theglobeandmail.com: "John Doyle: CBC’s Still Standing gets laughs in small-town Canada", 6 Jul 2015
- "Still Standing Episodes - Season 1"
- "Nominees in major categories for the 23rd Gemini Awards | Toronto Star". thestar.com. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
- "24th Annual Gemini Awards Nominations Announced - Broadcaster Magazine". Broadcaster Magazine. 25 August 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2017.
- Furdyk, Brent (19 January 2016). "2016 Canadian Screen Awards Nominees Announced". ET Canada. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
- "CBC's The National, Tragically Hip broadcast winners at Canadian Screen Awards". CBC News. Retrieved 8 March 2017.
- "Global News wins two 2017 Canadian Screen Awards". Global News. Retrieved 9 March 2017.
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