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Bruce Hunter


B: 1961 in Calgary, Alberta

Bruce Hunter has worked as a stand-up comedian, a sketch comedy performer, an improv teacher, a serious theatre and movie actor, a clown, a mime and even a muppeteer. He studied improvisation at the University of Calgary before moving to Toronto in the early eighties where he performed with The Illustrated Men for nearly fifteen years. In his list of theatre credits is a serious role as Vladmir in The Illustrated Men’s Waiting For Godot. As a stand-up, he’s performed at Yuk Yuk’s in Toronto, Punchlines in Vancouver. In addition, he has also directed The Kids In The Hall and at one time, worked as a muppeteer for Henson Productions. He produced the wildly successful Let Us Aspartame You benefit in aid of Diabetes and won a Bessie For Best Performance of 1994. He was host of the Canadian Comedy Awards in 2005.

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

Canadian Bacon (1995)
Prince for a Day (TV-1995)
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Mr. Rock ‘n’ Roll: The Alan Freed Story (TV-1999)

Conspiracy Guy: behind the Coat (TV-2001)
The Day Reagan Was Shot (TV-2001)
Truth in Adsvertising (2001)
Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story (TV-2002)
The Truth About the Head (2003)
Mean Girls (2004)
Phil the Alien (2004)
Surly Squirrel (voice, 2005)
The Buck Calder Experience (TV-2006)
Victor (TV-2008)

Phone Call to an Ex-Girlfriend (VR-2010)
An Apartment (2014, short)
The Rainbow Kid (2015)
Mouthpiece (2018)
The River You Step In (2019)

TV Series – Cast:
The Red Green Show (1991-1996)
Eerie, Indiana (1998)
Puppets Who Kill (voice, 2002-2006)
Atomic Betty (voice, 2004)

TV Series – Guest Appearances:
Katts and Dog (1988)
Top Cops (1991)
RoboCop (1994)
Forever Knight (1995)
Wind at My Back (1997)
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (1998)
SketchCom (1998)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1999)
The Famous Jett Jackson (1999, 2000)

Angela’s Eyes (2006)
Across the River to Motor City (2007)
The Border (2008)
Degrassi: The Next Generation (2009)

The Dating Guy (2010)
Falling Skies (2011)
Mayday (2011)
Space Janitors (2012)
Rookie Blue (2013)
Meet the Family (2014)
Suits (2015)
12 Monkeys (2015)
The Strain (2015)
Schitt’s Creek (2016)
Quantico (2016)
You Got Trumped: The First 100 Days (2016)

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