Gavin Crawford

Actor, TV Program Creator

1971 –


Who is Gavin Crawford?

Gavin Crawford is a Canadian comedian and actor, best known for The Gavin Crawford Show and This Hour Has 22 Minutes. Crawford is a graduate of the BFA Acting Program at the University of British Columbia. An alumnus of The Second City's Toronto company, he was the recipient of the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award in 1998.

Born in Lethbridge, Alberta, Crawford is the creator, co-writer and co-star of the self-titled series, which ran for three seasons on The Comedy Network. In 2000 and 2001, he was also a cast member of the short-lived American sketch series Hype. In 2003 he joined the cast of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, filling in for Mary Walsh during her time away from the show. In 2004, Crawford was made a full-time cast member of This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

He was nominated four times for the Gemini Award, which he won in December 2004 for his work on The Gavin Crawford Show.

Crawford is openly gay. He lives in Toronto.

Crawford hosted the 2008 Canadian Screenwriting Awards on 14 April. He has also the Canadian version of How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria?, which aired on CBC Television in the summer of 2008.

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Apr 2, 1971
  • Canada

on July 23, 2013


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