Ryan Belleville

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Ryan Belleville
Born (1979-05-08) May 8, 1979 (age 38)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Stand-up comedian, Actor
Years active 1999-present

Ryan Belleville (born May 8, 1979)[1] is a Canadian stand-up comedian and actor.

Career[edit]

Belleville became the youngest person to tape his own Comedy Now! special for CTV.[2] He also appeared in CBC's The Sean Cullen Show and the movie Going the Distance.[3] Belleville portrayed Eddie in the 2004 Disney Channel Original Movie Stuck in the Suburbs[4] and had a starring role in 2008 as Finn in Finn on the Fly. In 2011, he co-wrote and starred in the Canadian sitcom, Almost Heroes.[5] He also voices Holger Holghart in the children's TV show, Detentionaire. He played the recurring character Jasper on the Fox TV series Life on a Stick.,[6] and also appeared on the CTV show, Satisfaction.[7]

Stand up comedy[edit]

Belleville won the Phil Hartman Award and won a Canadian Comedy Award.[8] He has appeared eight times at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal,[9] several times at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival[10] and the Halifax Comedy Fest.[11]

In June 2016 Belleville produced and co-hosted a 12 hour telethon, with proceeds going to the Canadian Red Cross to help the victims of the Fort McMurray wildfires.[12][13]

Personal life[edit]

Belleville is the brother of Jason Belleville, who writes and produces shows like Ground Floor and Little Mosque on the Prairie.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "BIO". ryanbelleville.com. 
  2. ^ Ryan Belleville bio, Internet Movie Database
  3. ^ Going the Distance on IMDb
  4. ^ Stuck in the Suburbs on IMDb
  5. ^ a b "The 2011 Ten to Watch: Jason and Ryan Belleville". playbackonline.ca. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Life on a Stick on IMDb
  7. ^ "An ensemble police drama and new comedy series coming to CTV". CTV.ca. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Nominations & Awards Archives | Canadian Comedy Awards". canadiancomedyawards.org. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  9. ^ "Ryan Belleville hits Ottawa for six nights". Ottawa Sun. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  10. ^ "Winnipeg Comedy Festival Schedule". www.winnipegfreepress.com. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  11. ^ "19th Annual Ha!ifax ComedyFest « Sea and be Scene". seaandbescene.com. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  12. ^ "Musicians to play benefit concert to help people affected by Fort McMurray fire". CityNews. 26 May 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016. 
  13. ^ "The 12 Hour Telethon for Fort Mac". NOW Toronto Magazine - Think Free. 2 June 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.