K. Trevor Wilson

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K. Trevor Wilson
K Trevor Wilson 2017.jpg
BornMarch 9, 1981
Toronto, Canada
WebsiteKTrevorWilson.com

K. Trevor Wilson (born March 9, 1981) is a Canadian comedian, writer and actor. He grew up in Toronto, Ontario and is best known as the character Squirrely Dan in Letterkenny.

Standup comedy[edit]

In 2012 Wilson won the Irwin Barker Home Grown Award at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.[1] He's since appeared multiple times at the festival[2] as well as JFL 42,[3] Winnipeg Comedy Festival,[4] Halifax Comedy Festival[5] and performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live[6] and Comedy Central's Roast Battle.[7]

His debut album SexCop Fire Penis reached the top of the iTunes Comedy Charts and won Best Taped Live Performance at the 2015 Canadian Comedy Awards.[8] His follow up, Sorry! (A Canadian Album), debuted at the top of the iTunes Comedy Charts and was nominated for the Juno Award for Comedy Album of the Year.[9]

In 2017 his first special, Bigger in Person, debuted on The Comedy Network.[10]

Acting[edit]

As a child actor, Wilson was featured multiple times on the Canadian series Goosebumps.[11] In 2010 he stood alongside Nelly Furtado in the film Score: A Hockey Musical and has since been part of multiple series including What Would Sal Do? and Man Seeking Woman.[12][13] In 2016 Wilson debuted as Squirrely Dan on Letterkenny.[12][14]

At the 6th Canadian Screen Awards, Wilson received a nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

Personal life[edit]

He graduated from the Etobicoke School of the Arts as well as Humber College.[15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Just for Laughs Homegrown Comedy Competition". Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  2. ^ "K. Trevor Wilson". Just For Laughs. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  3. ^ "JFL42 Sarah Silverman / K. Trevor Wilson Sony Centre, Toronto ON, September 20". Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  4. ^ Lizard, Visual. "Performers". Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Halifax Comedy Festival: Standup comic El-Husseini mines own life for laughs". Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  6. ^ "Watch K. Trevor Wilson Crush It On Jimmy Kimmel Live". www.thecomedynetwork.ca. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  7. ^ "Recap: The Temperature Reached a Boiling Point at the 'Roast Battle' Quarterfinals". 31 July 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  8. ^ "22 Minutes and Samantha Bee among Canadian Comedy Award winners". 14 September 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  9. ^ http://junoawards.ca/nomination/2018-comedy-album-k-trevor-wilson/
  10. ^ "K. Trevor Wilson Looks Back On His Comedy Firsts Ahead Of His First Special". www.thecomedynetwork.ca. Retrieved 30 August 2017.
  11. ^ Stradiotto, Laura (16 June 2016). "Sudbury comedy night: Strange but true tales". Sudbury Star. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  12. ^ a b "K. Trevor Wilson". imdb.com. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  13. ^ Music News Desk (10 October 2017). "K. Trevor Wilson Releases Sophomore Comedy Album 'Sorry! (A Canadian Album)'". broadwayworld.com. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  14. ^ Mudhar, Raju (8 November 2017). "Letterkenny star K. Trevor Wilson's Sorry tale of success". Toronto Star. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  15. ^ Brioux, Bill (28 July 2016). "Jeff Ross on the art of roasting, comedy style". The Toronto Star. Retrieved 17 December 2017.