Mochrie, Colin 1957-

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Mochrie, Colin 1957-


Full name, Colin Andrew Mochrie; born November 30, 1957, in Kilmarnock, Scotland; immigrated to Canada, 1964; father, an airline maintenance executive; married Debra McGrath (a comedian), 1989; children: Luke. Education: Attended high school in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Avocational Interests: Watching hockey games.


Agent—Ford Talent Management, 385 Adelaide St. W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5V 1S4; Super Artist Inc., 2910 Main St., Second Floor, Santa Monica, CA 90405. Publicist—Jonas Public Relations, 240 26th St., Suite 3, Santa Monica, CA 90402.


Actor and writer. Vancouver Theatresports, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, improvisational performer; Second City Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, worked as member of comedy group. Also performed with National Touring Company of Canada. Appeared in many television commercials.

Awards, Honors:

Canadian Comedy Award, best male improviser, 2000; Canadian Comedy Award, pretty funny male performance, 1998, for Whose Line Is It Anyway?; Writers Guild of Canada Award (with others), 2002, Gemini Award (with others), best ensemble performance in a comedy program or series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 2003, for This Hour Has 22 Minutes; B-Movie Award, best B-movie Hollywood appearance/cameo, 2002, for Jane White Is Sick & Twisted; Canadian Comedy Award (with others), pretty funny writing, special or episode, 2003, for This Hour Has 22 Minutes: New Year's Eve Special; Canadian Comedy Award nominations, pretty funny writing (with others) and pretty funny performance, 2002, for Expecting; Gemini Award nomination, best writing in a comedy or variety program or series, Canadian Comedy Award nomination, pretty funny writing, both 2005, for Getting Along Famously.


Television Appearances; Series:

Guest star, My Talk Show, syndicated, 1990.

Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Channel 4, 1991-98.

Whose Line Is It Anyway? (also known as Whose Line?), ABC, 1998-2003.

Dick Powell, Supertown Challenge, Comedy Network, 1998-2000.

Show of Hearts (also known as Variety Club's Show of Hearts), 1999.

Improv Heaven & Hell (also known as The Devil's Advocates' Improv Heaven & Hell), Comedy Network, 1999.

Voices of Oscar and Bud Chuckles, George and Martha (animated), Nickelodeon, 1999.

Figure It Out (also known as Figure It Out: Family Style and Figure It Out: Wild Style), Nickelodeon, 1999.

Voice of "Two," Seven Little Monsters (animated), PBS, 2000.

Corporal Entwhistle, Blackfly, Global, 2000.

Antony St. George, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CBC, 2001-2003.

Second City's Next Comedy Legend, 2007.

Host of the series Offbeat World; also appeared in Downtown Saturday Night.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Bus driver, "The Return of Sing Ling," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, 1995.

"Bad Hare Day," Goosebumps, 1996.

O'Grady, "True Blue," Once a Thief, 1998.

Eugene, "She's Gotta Have It," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1999.

Eugene, "Drew Live," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1999.

Eugene, "Drew Live II (aka Live Drew)," The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 2000.

CIA killing machine, The War Next Door, 2000.

Dale La Rose, "Down to Earth," The Outer Limits, Showtime, 2000.

Hollywood Squares (also known as H2), syndicated, 2001.

"The Academy of Culinary Arts," The Goods, Lifetime Canada, 2001.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 2002.

Frank Roy, "Alan's Brother," Made in Canada (also known as The Industry), CBC, 2002.

Queer eye for the Al-Queda guy, Royal Canadian Air Farce (also known as Air Farce), CBC, 2002 and 2003.

"Sean's First Show," The Sean Cullen Show, CBC, 2003.

Frank Kepke, "Red's Hot Sauce," The Red Green Show (also known as The New Red Green Show), CBC, 2004.

"Comedy Night," Corner Gas, CTV, 2004.

Green Screen Show (also known as Drew Carey's Green Screen Show), The WB, 2004.

"Sister Song," Getting Along Famously, CBC, 2006.

Kip, "It's Better to Rhyme Than to Receive," Getting Along Famously, CBC, 2006.

Kip, "It's Ruby & Kip," Getting Along Famously, CBC, 2006.

Overly sensitive man, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2006.

Archdeacon Gladwin, "The Archdeacon Cometh," Little Mosque on the Prairie, CBC, 2007.

Appeared in episodes of The Campbells, syndicated and Constable, Constable.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Outdoor bar waiter, The World's Oldest Living Barmaid, 1990.

Sound operator, Gotti, HBO, 1996.

Improv All Stars (also known as Drew Carey's Improv All Stars), 2001.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 2000 Canadian Comedy Awards, Comedy Network, 2000.

Twas' the Night Before Christmas, ABC, 2000.

The 2nd Annual Canadian Comedy Awards, CTV and Comedy Network, 2001.

Disney's California Adventure TV Special, Disney Channel, 2001.

Cream of Comedy, Comedy Network, 2001.

Comedic Genius: The Work of Bernard Slade, 2003.

I Love the '70s, VH1, 2003.

I Love the '90s, VH1, 2004.

Diner Owner, 2004 Gemini Awards, CBC, 2004.

The Magical Gathering, CBC, 2004.

TV Guide Close Up: From Comedy Club to Primetime, 2004.

I Love the '90s: Part Deux, VH1, 2005.

Comedy Gold, CBC, 2005.

Voice of Santa Claus, A Very Barry Christmas, CBC, 2005.

Dougald, Burnt Toast, 2005.

The 6th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards, Comedy Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Kip Delaney, Getting Along Famously, CBC, 2005.

Television Work; Producer:

Executive producer and co-executive producer, Getting Along Famously, CBC, 2005.

Film Appearances:

Guard, Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (also known as Adventures in the Creep Zone and Road Gangs), Columbia, 1983.

Rainbow War, Pyramid Media, 1985.

Pat, January Man, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1989.

Sound operator, Gotti, 1996.

Renny, The Real Blonde, Paramount, 1997.

Man on the Moon (also known as Der Mondmann), 1999.

Tom Berman, Road to Nowhere, 1999.

Jack, Lucky Numbers, Paramount, 2000.

Fred Dennis, The Midnight Hour (also known as In the Midnight Hour), Santelmo Entertainment, 2000.

John Stevenson, Truth in Advertising, Avion, 2001.

Agent, Totally Blonde, First Look, 2001.

Barney, Jane White Is Sick & Twisted, Asylum/Not the Asylum, 2002.

Maitre 'D, Do it for Uncle Manny, Westlake, 2002.

Gary, Expecting (also known as Party Surprise!), Showcase, 2002.

Gallery owner, The Tuxedo, United International, 2002.

Bitter Jester, Anchor Bay, 2003.

Connor O'Connor, Turnbuckle, Echelon, 2003.

Dr. Brock Crosby, Cathedral Pines, Highland Shore, 2006.

Sergeant Bill O'Mara, Young Triffie's Been Made Away With (also known as Young Triffie), TVA, 2006.

Bagpiper, I Do & I Don't, B'more, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in She Stoops to Conquer, Arts Club Theatre; also appeared in The Brady Bunch and The Norman Conquests.


Television Series:

Supertown Challenge, Comedy Network, 1998-2000.

Television Episodes:

This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CBC, 1992.

"Brought to You By," Getting Along Famously, CBC, 2006.

"It's Ruby & Kip," Getting Along Famously, CBC, 2006.

Television Specials:

This Hour Has 22 Minutes: New Year's Eve Special, 2003.

Television Pilots:

Getting Along Famously, CBC, 2005.



Saturday Night, July 8, 2000.