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Ron Pederson

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B: January 8, 1977 in Edmonton, Alberta

A stage and screen actor, Ron Pederson won a Sterling Award for best supporting actor in 2002 and was discovered in Hollywood while improvising at The Second City with Martin Short, Catherine O’Hara and Fred Willard. He went on to join Fox TV’s comedy sketch series MADtv, where he performed for three seasons. He was nominated for a Best Television Performance Canadian Comedy Award for his work on the tenth season of MADtv. Also a theatre director, Pederson has worked with most of Canada’s major theatres including The Stratford Festival, The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, The Citadel Theatre, Alberta Theatre Projects, The Arts Club, The Vancouver Playhouse, The Young Centre, The Canadian Stage Company, The Tarragon Theatre, Theatre Passe Muraille, Soulpepper and The SummerWorks Festival.

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

After Shock (1996)

Spider-Man: Attack of the Octopus (VR-2002)
Purple Gas (2003)
Turnbuckle (2003)
Intern Academy (2003)
Channel 101 (TV-2006)

Vampire Dog (2012)
The Cure (2015, short)

TV Series – Cast:
MADtv (2002-2005)
The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2006)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Mentors (2002)

InSecurity (2011)
Degrassi (2012)
Murdoch Mysteries (2014)