Speaker Craig Lauzon

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Craig Lauzon

Actor / Comedian

Craig Lauzon is well known to television audiences as a comedic actor on AIR FARCE. He made his first appearance on AIR FARCE in October 2002, and became a regular in September 2004. His send-ups of Canadian political figures and cultural icons are spot-on and hilarious. Some of his most memorable characters have included Donald Trump, Stephen Harper and George Stroumboulopoulos.

Other television credits include The Guilt Free Zone, Fool Canada, The Ron James Show, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival and several voices on the animated series Beyblade and feature Beyblade: The Movie.

In addition to his work onscreen, Craig is an accomplished stage actor. He recently starred in the role of Angus in Theatre Passe Muraille’s production of The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey.

Other resent stage credits include: Orlando (Soulpepper Theatre) Where the Blood Mixes (Theatre Aquarius), Thunderstick (Native Earth Performing Arts), King Lear (National Arts Centre) and Trudeau and Levesque (VideoCabaret). 

Craig entered the alternative sketch comedy scene in 1996. In 1999, he was nominated for the Tim Sims Encouragement Award, and latched onto a regular role on The Comedy Network's Chez Carla. Next, he co-wrote and starred in The Chick and Cubby Comedy Hour, a Canadian Comedy Award nominee for Best New Play. He also received a Canadian Comedy Award-nomination for his own one-hour TV special, Ham I Am, for The Comedy Network. Craig is a founding member of the sketch comedy troupe Tonto's Nephews with Native-Canadian roots. Originally from Ottawa, Craig is of Ojibway descent. He is now based in Toronto.

Featured in: Kidscreen Awards and After-Party (Xilam Bayfront Ballroom)

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