Trevor Boris

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Trevor Boris
Trevor Boris.jpg
Born Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Medium Stand-up, television
Nationality Canadian
Subject(s) Homosexuality
Notable works and roles Video on Trial, Canada's Got Talent "Big Brother Canada"

Trevor Boris (born September 10, 1978)[1] is a Canadian comedian and writer from Selkirk, Manitoba.

Television work[edit]

Boris is one of the stars of MuchMusic's Video on Trial, and is also a star of Stars Gone Wild. He has also appeared on many other MuchMusic specials including Stars on Trial, LOL!, Spring Break '07, Totally 80s Video on Trial, Video on Trial: Holiday Crap, Overrated in 06, and wrote the special Famous Fallouts. He was also a producer of Video on Trial at one point. He was also a presenter at the 2006 MuchMusic Video Awards. He was also a spokesperson for Sunsilk which aired numerous Hair on Trial commercials on MuchMusic. He also made an appearance on The Latest Buzz on Family Channel.

Boris recently had his very own Comedy Now! standup special air on CTV and The Comedy Network, was the runner-up in the 2006 Great Canadian Laugh Off (the winner received $25,000) that aired on The Comedy Network, and was the host of the same-sex wedding show I Now Pronounce You... on OUTtv. He has been nominated twice for the "Best Stand-up Newcomer" Canadian Comedy Award, and has performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, as well as the CBC Winnipeg, Halifax, and Vancouver Comedy Festivals and at the 2006 Cape Town Comedy Festival in South Africa.

He has been featured numerous times on entertainment shows such as eTalk Daily, Star! Daily, Inside Jam!, CBC Television's The National and CBC Radio One's The Debaters, and was recently featured on the cover of NOW in Toronto. He has also written for the National Post.

He was also part of season five of Last Comic Standing when they auditioned in Montreal. He made it to the Finals of Canada (Top 15) but did not advance to L.A.

He has also worked as a television producer, most recently on Big Brother Canada. He also produced Canada's Got Talent, which was retired after only one season.

He is openly gay.[2]


Year Show Role Notes
2002 Halifax Comedy Festival Himself
2003 Fairy Tale Writer
2005 I Now Pronounce You... Head writer
Famous Fallouts Writer TV movie
Stars on Trial Himself
2006–Present Video on Trial Himself/Juror/Producer/Writer
2006 Great Canadian Laugh Off Himself
Headlines on Trial Himself
MuchMusic Video Awards Presenter
Overrated in '06 Himself
2007-2010 Winnipeg Comedy Festival Writer
2007 Comedy Now Writer
MuchMusic Video Awards Writer
Stars Gone Wild Himself
We're Funny That Way! Himself
2008 The Latest Buzz Glee-Phone Seller
One Night Stand Up Himself
2009 Juno Awards Writer
Canada's Next Top Model Interviewer
Howie Do It
2010 MuchMusic Video Awards Writer
CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival Contributing writer Uncredited
2011 The Debaters Himself Episodes: "Childless Women & Urban Chickens," "GPS & Adult Kids at Home," and "Rise of China & Band the Pride Parade"
2012 Canada's Got Talent Producer
2013-2015 Big Brother Canada Marsha the Moose Also challenge producer

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Nominated work Event Award Result
2004 Himself Canadian Comedy Awards Pretty Funny Stand-up Newcomer Nominated
2005 Nominated


External links[edit]