Colin Mochrie is an alumnus of Toronto’s famous Second City, the comedy training ground of the likes of Martin Short, John Candy, Gilda Radner, Mike Myers, and Dan Ackroyd. Known for his role on Whose Line Is It Anyway, Mochrie is a quick-witted master of improvisation and guaranteed to have audiences rolling in the aisles, whether he’s hosting a gala or preforming his unforgettable stand-up routines.
Mochrie has enjoyed a ubiquitous presence on television, starring for nine years in the British version of Whose Line Is It, Anyway, and again with the series in the US. He has also appeared on This Hour Has 22 Minutes; Getting Along Famously; Are You Smarter Than A Canadian 5th Grader; Living in Your Car; Men With Brooms; Death Comes to Town; The Ron James Show; Degrassi High and She’s the Mayor.
Recently, Mochrie completed the independent films Young Triffie; Inconceivable; Surviving My Mother; Puck Hogs and Gravy Train.
Also a successful writer, Colin’s credits include, Nightmare on Sussex Drive; When Bush Comes to Shove; and Just Say Non for the famed Second City in Toronto. He has also written articles for the magazines Razor and Nuvo, the latter garnering him an honourable mention in the Humour Category by the National Magazine Awards.
Mochrie is a recipient of Canadian Comedy Awards; a Writer’s Guild of Canada award; the “Male Improviser of the Year Award,” from the Chicago Improv Festival; a Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series; and he was the recipient of the Barbara Hamilton Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement in Theatre and Advocacy from the Dora Mavor Moore Awards, and a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Actra Awards.