Naomi Snieckus

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Naomi Snieckus
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Naomi Snieckus, March 2017
NationalityCanadian
Occupationfilm, television and stage actress
Known forMr. D, Saw 3D

Naomi Snieckus is a Canadian actress and comedian, best known for her regular television role as Bobbi in Mr. D[1] and her appearance as Nina in Saw 3D.[2]

An alumna of The Second City's Toronto company,[3] she later formed the improvisational comedy troupes National Theatre of the World with Ron Pederson and Matt Baram,[4] and Impromptu Splendor with Pederson, Baram .[5] She also acted extensively in guest appearances on television series, as well as extensive work in commercials,[2] until her roles in Saw 3D and Mr. D.

From 2011[6] to 2014[7] she co-produced a webseries called The Casting Room.

In 2014, she appeared as a lead character in the film Two 4 One.[8] In 2015, she and Baram, to whom she is now married, created an improv duo show called Baram & Snieckus: You & Me.[9]

Snieckus won a Canadian Comedy Award as Best Female Improviser in 2010,[10] and is a four-time Canadian Screen Award nominee as Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for Mr. D.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Star of Mr. D does his homework: Gerry Dee involved in almost every aspect of his CBC show". Toronto Star, January 7, 2013.
  2. ^ a b "As seen on TV, a lot". The Globe and Mail, June 29, 2012.
  3. ^ "No Second guesses for trouper Snieckus". Kingston Whig-Standard, July 29, 2002.
  4. ^ "Three comics walk into a play . . .: The National Theatre of the World marks two years of playwright-based improv". Toronto Star, December 9, 2010.
  5. ^ "Every night is opening night; Impromptu Splendor brings improv and theatre worlds together through funny homages". Toronto Star, February 19, 2009.
  6. ^ Terrace, Vincent (29 January 2016). Internet Comedy Television Series, 1997-2015. p. 42.
  7. ^ "Second City's Stacey brings real-life to NBC pilot". The Globe and Mail. 18 March 2014. Comedian Naomi Snieckus agrees. "For a role like this, thousands of people would have been considered," she says. "It's a huge lottery." Snieckus is a Second City alumna and one of Canada's most gifted improv comics. She also co-produces The Casting Room, a lighthearted Web series on the ins and outs of auditioning.
  8. ^ "Alberta's Gavin Crawford stars in Two 4 One, a romantic comedy with a twist". Calgary Herald, September 22, 2014.
  9. ^ "Baram and Snieckus are the city’s most laughable couple". Toronto Star, October 21, 2015.
  10. ^ "Three's company: Improv performers Matt Baram, Naomi Snieckus and Ron Pederson live together in Little Italy. No joke". Toronto Star, May 7, 2011.
  11. ^ "N.S.-linked shows well-represented at Canadian Screen Awards". Halifax Chronicle-Herald, January 19, 2016.

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