Award-Winning Actor and Star, CBC’s Kim’s Convenience | Comedian and Improviser
Andrew Phung’s infectious and relatable personality has made him one of Canada’s top comedic performers, best known as a star on CBC’s hit television series Kim’s Convenience. His work earned him four Canadian Screen Awards for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. An award-winning actor, improv comedian, and writer, Phung is a sought-after emcee, having hosted events for The City of Calgary, Telus Spark, ATB Financial, and numerous non-profits. He brings his off-the-cuff comedic charm and boundless enthusiasm to every engagement.
Starting his path as a performer at the Loose Moose Theatre Company in Calgary, Phung developed a love for the stage and saw it as the one place where he fit in and could be himself. Over a decade later he continues to be a part of the Theatre, both as a senior ensemble performer and instructor. Phung regularly presents to student groups on the subjects of improvisation, volunteering, and community involvement, and presented a TEDx Talk titled “The Obvious Secret to Engage Youth.” As part of his community involvement, he’s also the director of special projects at the non-profit Youth Central.
Phung’s recent television and film credits include The Beaverton, Events Transpiring, Wynonna Earp, and The Canadian Improv Games with Andrew Phung, where he served as the host for the factual docu-series. He can also be heard on CBC Radio as a regular contributor to Now or Never, The Debaters, and Because News. Phung is also starring in the upcoming CBC television series, Run the Burbs, which he co-created and serves as executive producer.