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Jonathan Torrens

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B: October 25, 1972 in

Charlottetown in Prince Edward Island

Jonathan Torrens has worked as a performer, writer and producer. In 1989, he started a seven year run as one of the hosts of Street Cents, an award-winning consumer/sketch show for teenagers. It was there that he and Mike Clattenburg became friends and the character of J-Roc was first conceived. For five years he hosted the CBC Television show Jonovision, for which his sketch and character work earned him seven Gemini Award nominations, including Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Series and Best Comedy Series. He won the Best Supporting Actor award at the 1999 Atlantic Film Festival for his feature debut in Thom Fitzgerald’s Beefcake. He is pictured above after being honoured with a Canadian Screen Award for his work on the comedy series, Mr. D.

Also see Jackie Torrens

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Lifeline to Victory (TV-1993)
Beefcake (1998)

The Bread Maker (2003)
The Trailer Park Boys Christmas Special (TV-2004)
Dirty Love (2005)
Trailer Park Boys: The Movie (2006)
Treevenge (2008)
Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys (TV-2008)
Trailer Park Boys: Countdown to Liquor Day (2009)

First Words (2011, short)
Wing Man (2013, short)
Trailer Park Boys 3: Don’t Legalize It (2014)
Relative Happiness (2014)

TV Series – Cast:
Street Cents (host, 1989-1999)
Jonovision (host, 1997-1998)
Trailer Park Boys (2001-2007, 2014)
Pit Pony (2001)
Rideau Hall (2002)
Joe Schmo 2 (2004)
Jonathan Cross’s Canada (2003)
Kids Are in Charge: Family Vacation (2007)

Call Me Fitz (2010-2012)
Wipeout Canada (host, 2011)
Mr.D (2012-)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Royal Canadian Air Farce (2001)
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2003)
G-Spot (2009))

;Relative Happiness, 2014 movie poster;