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Jon Dore

Canadian comedian and actor
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Occupation Actor
Country Canada
Date of birth Ottawa
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Jonathan David Dore (born November 2, 1975) is a Canadian comedian and actor.


Jon Dore was formerly a correspondent for CTV's Canadian Idol. Dore also appeared on his own Comedy Now! special for CTV and The Comedy Network, and was featured on the A Channel's comedy special Toronto Laughs. His show, The Jon Dore Television Show, can be seen on The Comedy Network in Canada, and on the Independent Film Channel in the United States. In July 2008, Dore appeared on Comedy Central's stand-up show, Live at Gotham along with several other comedians. In 2010, he appeared in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother.

In March 2011, he hosted Funny as Hell on HBO Canada, a show featuring edgy, politically incorrect, alternative, or musical comedy acts. Season 3 of Funny as Hell premiered on March 22, 2013.

On November 11, 2010, he was the first featured comedian on Conan.

In 2013, Dore appeared as a main cast member alongside Sarah Chalke and Brad Garrett on the short-lived sitcom How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) and was interviewed by Melinda Hill for the web series All Growz Up with Melinda Hill.

In 2014 he appeared as an uncredited cameo on Alan Thicke's TLC show "Unusually Thicke" as a drunken stranger, who crashes 16-year-old Carter Thicke's party. That same year he appeared in two episodes of Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer.


Year Award Category Result
2006 Canadian Comedy Award Best Stand-up Newcomer Won
2008 Canadian Comedy Award Best Series Writing, The Jon Dore TV Show Won
2009 Canadian Comedy Award Best Performance (male), The Jon Dore TV Show Won


  • Canadian Idol (2003) – Correspondent
  • A Woman Hunted (2003) – TV Host
  • Canadian Idol 2 (2004) – Correspondent
  • Cream of Comedy (2005) – Host
  • Naturally, Sadie (2006) – Mr. Woodson
  • The Jon Dore Television Show (2007–2009) – Himself
  • The Nice Show (2007) – Himself
  • Hooked on Speedman (2008) – Jon
  • Live at Gotham (2008) – Himself
  • Held Up (2010) – Ray
  • Comedy Central Presents (2010) – Himself
  • How I Met Your Mother (2010) – Mugger/Zookeeper
  • Conan (2010) – Himself
  • Stag (2011) – Luke
  • Funny as Hell (2011) – Host
  • Mash Up w/ TJ Miller (2012) – Himself
  • Dino Dan (2011) – Recurring guest Uncle Jack
  • Expecting (2013) - Peter
  • How to Live with Your Parents (2013) – Julian Tatham
  • Inside Amy Schumer (2014–2015) – Ted/Boyfriend/Max (3 episodes)
  • Teen Lust (2014)
  • Knock Knock It's Tig Notaro (2015)
  • Comedy Bang! Bang! (2015) – Olie “The Goaltender” Marcoux

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