Andrew Phung

Award-Winning Actor and Star, CBC’s Kim’s Convenience | Comedian, Emcee, and Host

Best known as a star on CBC’s hit television series Kim’s Convenience, Andrew Phung’s infectious and relatable personality has made him one of Canada’s top comedic performers. He is an award-winning actor, improv comedian, and writer, as well as a sought-after emcee, having hosted events for The City of Calgary, Telus Spark, ATB Financial, and numerous non-profits. Phung brings his off-the-cuff comedic charm and boundless enthusiasm to every engagement.

Phung starred in Kim’s Convenience for its full five-season run, earning four Canadian Screen Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He is currently the co-creator, executive producer, and star of CBC’s Run the Burbs. Phung’s other recent television and film credits include LOL: Last One Laughing Canada, The Beaverton, Events Transpiring, Wynonna Earp, and The Canadian Improv Games with Andrew Phung. He can also be heard on CBC Radio as a regular contributor to Now or Never, The Debaters, and Because News.

Phung started his path as a performer at the Loose Moose Theatre Company in Calgary, where he developed a love for the stage. Over a decade later, he continues to work with them as a senior ensemble performer and instructor. Phung regularly presents to student groups on the subjects of improvisation, volunteering, and community involvement. He has also presented a TEDx Talk titled “The Obvious Secret to Engage Youth.” In addition, Phung is the director of special projects at the non-profit Youth Central.

Host and Emcee

Andrew Phung is a natural fit as an emcee and host for both in person and virtual events. His upbeat and easy-going personality has been a hit at numerous engagements, including non-profit fundraisers, youth-focused sessions, and awards ceremonies. Phung’s comedic improvisation skills mean he can easily adapt on the fly, and his experience on both stage and screen ensures comfort in all kinds of settings.