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Ron Sparks (comedian) : biography

May 20, 1978 -

Ron Sparks (born May 20, 1978) is a Canadian comedian, actor and writer. He was born in Chatham-Kent, Ontario but lives in Toronto, Ontario, where he is best known as a stand-up comedian and regular and favourite juror on MuchMusic's highest-rated show, Video on Trial. He also starred as The Judge in the MuchMusic "Holiday Wrap" special Stars on Trial. Currently he is a regular on the series This Movie Sucks! along with Ed the Sock and Liana K where he now riffs on bad movies.

Filmography

Year Title Role
1999 Yellow Jacket The Suit
1999 Let's Get Real! Captain Amazing
2000 Fangs of My Heart Voice
2002 Sweetener Businessman
2002 Frequency Zero Oke
2003 The Toronto Show Ron the Hollywood Correspondent
2003 Ed & Red's Night Party Himself
2003 Cream of Comedy Nominee/Winner
2004 Ham & Cheese Comedy Club Patron
2005 Various Characters
2005 Ed's Nite In Park Ranger Ron
2005 Canadian Comedy Shorts Various Characters
2005 - present Video on Trial Himself
2005 Correspondent
2005 Stars on Trial The Judge
2006 The Ha!ifax Comedy Festival Himself (Stand-up)
2006 Sketch with Kevin McDonald Various Characters
2006 2006 MuchMusic Video Awards Presenter
2006 Video on Trial: Holiday Crap Juror
2006 Video on Trial: 80s Videos Special Juror
2007 Canadian Comedy Awards: Nice Special Stand-up
2007 Dark Rising Soldier
2008 The Jon Dore Television Show Farting Writer
2008 Comedy Now! Stand-up
2008 Beans
2008 Hobo Expert/Narrator
2009 News Anchor Ron Sparks
2009 Snuff
2009 Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf Greg
2010 How to Fry a Turkey The Chef
2010 This Movie Sucks! Co-host
2007 The Debaters Himself
2011 Blirn!
2011 Mr. Testman
2011 iMobiles Gary the Penguin (voice)
2011 Dark Rising: The Savage Tales of Summer Vale Cartright
2011 Flu Bathrobed Dancer
2012 The Firm Bailiff
2012 The L.A. Complex Patient (one episode)
2012 Alan Ladd, III / Chewbacco / Nien Nund
2012 Alfred
2013 The Doctor

Awards and nominations

Year Nominated work Event Award Result
2003 Ron Sparks Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award Tim Sims Award
2003 The Minnesota Wrecking Crew Canadian Comedy Awards Best Sketch Troupe
2003 Laughing Matters Canadian Comedy Awards Best Writing - TV Special or Episode
2004 Ron Sparks Canadian Comedy Awards Best Stand-up Newcomer
2004 The Minnesota Wrecking Crew Canadian Comedy Awards Best Sketch Troupe
2005 The Minnesota Wrecking Crew Canadian Comedy Awards Best Sketch Troupe
2005 From the Desk of Ron Sparks Canadian Comedy Awards Best One Person Show
2006 The Minnesota Wrecking Crew, Sketch with Kevin McDonald Canadian Comedy Awards Best Taped Live Performance
2006 The Minnesota Wrecking Crew Canadian Comedy Awards Best Sketch Troupe
2006 The Newsdesk with Ron Sparks Canadian Comedy Awards Best One Person Show
2007 Plan LIVE from Outer Space Canadian Comedy Awards Best Play
2008 The Newsdesk with Ron Sparks Canadian Comedy Awards Best One Person Show
2009 Life's A Zoo Banff Rockie Award Best Music or Variety Program
2009 Ron Sparks, Comedy Now! Canadian Comedy Awards Best Taped Live Performance
2009 Ron Sparks, Comedy Now! Canadian Comedy Awards Best Writing - TV
2009 Himself, Comedy Now! Worldfest Bronze Award Best TV Special, Comedy
2010 Debaters, Monotheism vs. Polytheism (Ron Sparks vs. Sean Cullen) Canadian Comedy Awards Best Radio Program
2011 This Movie Sucks! Canadian Comedy Awards Best TV Show
2012 The Trial Canadian Comedy Awards Best Film
2012 The Trial (Kevin MacDonald & Ron Sparks) Canadian Comedy Awards Best Direction - Film
2012 The Newsdesk with Ron Sparks Canadian Comedy Awards Best One Person Show
2012 Ron Sparks Canadian Comedy Awards Best Male Stand-up
2012 Ron Sparks' Celebrity Roasts Canadian Comedy Awards Best Comedic Play, Revue or Series
2012 Debaters, Fast Food is Evil (Alan Park vs. Ron Sparks) Canadian Comedy Awards Best Radio Program or Clip
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