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Bruno Blanchet

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B: March 29, 1964 in Montréal, Québec

Bruno Blanchet was born and grew up in the Rosemont neighbourhood of Montréal. He is one of the busiest people in Canada. At one time or another, and often over-lapping, he has worked as a radio announcer, actor, author, designer, screenwriter, theatre director, journalist and film director. He started out as a host on community radio then moved to commercial radio, specifically as morning show host for Montreal radio station CKMF. From 1995 to 1997, he also co-hosted Le Studio on the Canal Famille television network, where he also wrote and acted in various episodes of Radio Enfer from 1998 to 2000. For La Fin du monde est à 7 heures (1997-2000), Blanchet created a host of new characters, and oversaw the writing, directing and acting in all the comedy spots. He also hosted Quoi ne pas faire (“What Not to Do”). In 1997, he wrote and directed the program Yul (on Musique Plus and Télévision Quatre Saison). In 1997-1998, he directed and read in the Juste pour Lire section of the Just For Laughs Festival. In 1998, he co-wrote the script for the Gemini Awards Gala. He also wrote two numbers for the variety show Pierre Verville lâche son fou (1999) and in 2001, he wrote, directed and appeared in Télé-Québec`s weekly program N’ajustez pas votre sécheuse. His book Choses à ne pas faire (“Things Not to Do”) was published in 2000 and remained on the bestseller lists for many months.

Official website

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

Quand je serai parti, vous vivrez encore (1999)
La petite histoire d’un homme sans histoire (1999)

La grande séduction (2003)
Trois petits coups (2004)
La Reine et le cardinal (TV-2009)

TV Series – Cast:
Radio-Enfer (1998-2000)

N’adjustez pas votre sécheuse (2001)
Le plateau (2002)
Fous de la rue (2004)

Poster for La Grande Séduction courtesy of Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm.
Poster for La Grande Séduction courtesy of Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm.