Rick Currie is a veteran of the Canadian comedy scene. He first took to the standup stage in 1989 and has been working steadily ever since, leaving audiences thrilled with his whimsical yet laid back style. Throughout the 90's he was a touring headliner with Yuk Yuks; performing at clubs, schools and private shows across Canada as well as taking his act to Europe, New York and LA. In this millennium, he has been more behind the scenes as a television writer. He wrote 5 seasons of CTV's "Open Mike with Mike Bullard" and is currently a member of the writing team for CBC's "The Rick Mercer Report" where he won 2013 & 2015 Canadian Screen Awards for "Best Writing in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series". Just for LaughsHe also wrote for the well-received 2014 Canadian Country Music Association Awards.
Born in Toronto and now residing in Ottawa with his wife and two children, Mike brings his unique style and observations about life. He was voted the funniest man in Ottawa he has since travelled around Canada. Can be heard on CBC Radio's Madly off in all Directions