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Bruce Pirrie

Writer | Actor | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
The Red Green Show (1999-2006) | These Foolish Things (1977) | Facebook of Revelations: Jesus 2.0 (2008)
AWARDS 
6 nominations More »
HEIGHT *
5' 6" (1.68m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 45-55
GUILDS *
WGC | ACTRA | WGA
ETHNICITY *
Caucasian
HAIR *
Blond(e) (Short)
EYES *
Hazel
WEIGHT *
150 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Average
ATHLETICS *
Swimming
ACCENTS *
Southern | British | Irish | Scottish | German | Russian | Australian  Less
VANITY URL *
http://www.imdb.me/brucepirrie
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (8 titles)YEARBUDGETU.S. GROSS
Past Television (28 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for DriveGetDriveGet (TV Mini-series) Mr. Bankpresidentson (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Man Seeking WomanMan Seeking Woman (TV Series) Minister (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The Ron James ShowThe Ron James Show (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
  • Primary photo for I, Martin Short, Goes HomeI, Martin Short, Goes Home (TV Movie) Trevor  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Caution: May Contain NutsCaution: May Contain Nuts (TV Series) Director (2 episodes, 2010), Story Editor (2 episodes, 2010), Creative Consultant (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2010–2012 3
  • Primary photo for Facebook of Revelations: HeroesFacebook of Revelations: Heroes (TV Short) Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Facebook of Revelations: Jesus 2.0Facebook of Revelations: Jesus 2.0 (TV Short) Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Facebook of Revelations: PuppyFacebook of Revelations: Puppy (TV Short) Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Facebook of Revelations: RobotsFacebook of Revelations: Robots (TV Short) Writer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The Red Green ShowThe Red Green Show (TV Series) Writer (84 episodes, 1999–2004), Writer (4 episodes, 1999–2004), Talent Director (2 episodes, 2006)  Less 1999–2006 90
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  • Primary photo for This Is WonderlandThis Is Wonderland (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Odd Job JackOdd Job Jack (TV Series) Actor (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
    • 29.5 (Sep 2005) Actor  Less
  • Primary photo for Wild CardWild Card (TV Series) Sam LaVerne (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for The 5th QuadrantThe 5th Quadrant (TV Series) Director (6 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 6
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  • Primary photo for BlackflyBlackfly (TV Series) Writer (1 episode, 2002), Writer (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001–2002 2
  • Primary photo for The Dumb BunniesThe Dumb Bunnies (TV Series) Dr. P. Bunny (2 episodes, 1998–1999)  Less 1998–1999 2
  • Primary photo for Wind at My BackWind at My Back (TV Series) Mr. Walcott (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
  • Primary photo for PSI Factor: Chronicles of the ParanormalPSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV Series) Sheriff Ted Olsen (1 episode, 1997)  Less 1997 1
    • Donor (Oct 6, 1997) Sheriff Ted Olsen  Less
  • Primary photo for 110 Lombard110 Lombard (TV Movie) Actor, Story Editor  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Best of SCTVThe Best of SCTV (TV Movie) Committee Member  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Breaking All the RulesBreaking All the Rules (TV Movie) Scott Abbott  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for DynamanDynaman (TV Series) Dynayellow (1988)  Less 1988– 
  • Primary photo for The Second City Toronto 15th AnniversaryThe Second City Toronto 15th Anniversary (TV Movie) Host  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for Really Weird TalesReally Weird Tales (TV Movie) Jack (segment "All's Well that Ends Strange")  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant ShowSharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show (TV Series) Evil Culprit (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
  • Primary photo for Mafia PrincessMafia Princess (TV Movie) Young Man  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Hangin' InHangin' In (TV Series) Mr. Peacock (1 episode, 1985)  Less 1985 1
  • Primary photo for The Get Along GangThe Get Along Gang (TV Series) Announcer (1 episode, 1984)  Less 1984 1
    • Pilot (May 6, 1984) Announcer (voice)  Less
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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FilmCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • My Camino * – Co-writer Item 7 Prods.
  • Duct Tape Forever * – Co-writer S&S Productions
  • Surfing In Newfoundland * – Story Editor/Co-writer Item 7 Prods.
TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • The Straight Man * – Creator - Writer FreshTV
  • Caution: May Contain Nuts * – Director/Writing Consultant Mosaic Entertainment
  • The Fifth Quadrant * – Director S&S Productions
  • The Red Green Show * – Writer/Talent Director S&S Productions
  • The Ron James Show * – Writer Enter The Picture Prods.
  • Blackfly * – Writer-Consultant Salter Street Prods.
TheaterCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Facebook of Revelations * – Head Writer/Director The Second City Toronto

Education (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • York University * – Bachelor of Fine Arts (Majoring in Film) 1978 Toronto, Ontario

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Gemini Award Nomination * – Best Direction in a Comedy Series 2010
  • Gemini Award Nomination * – Best Comedy Writing 1999
  • Gemini Award Nomination * – Best Comedy Writing 2000
  • Dora Mavor Moore Award Nomination * – Best Director 1991
  • Canadian Comedy Award Winner * – Best New Comedy 2009
  • Dora Mavor Moore Award Winner * – Best New Revue or Musical 1987
  • Dora Mavor Moore Award Nomination * – Best New Revue or Musical 1983
  • Dora Mavor Moore Award Nomination * – Best New Revue or Musical 1984

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

UPLOADED RESUME
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    BRUCE PIRRIE

    WRITER-DIRECTOR-PRODUCER-STORY EDITOR-ACTOR

    SELECTED CREDITS


    TELEVISION

    DIRECTING

    DIRECTOR REEL AVAILABLE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-7ehWCk5IM

    CAUTION: MAY CONTAIN NUTS
    Director/Writing Consultant
    Half-hour Sketch Comedy Series - 13 episodes
    For APTN
    Mosaic Entertainment Eric Rebalkin, Producer
    January 2009 – May 2011
    *2010 GEMINI NOMINEE- BEST DIRECTION COMEDY SERIES

    THE FIFTH QUADRANT
    Director
    Half-hour tabloid Show parody -7 episodes
    For The Comedy Network
    S&S Productions
    Steve Smith, Producer
    January 2002

    SUPERTOWN CHALLENGE
    Writer/Producer/Director
    Half-hour game show parody -40 episodes
    For Comedy Network
    S&S Productions
    Steve Smith, Producer
    June 1998 – February 2000
    1999 & 2000 Canadian Comedy Award Nominee
    Best Director in a Program or Series

    THE RED GREEN SHOW
    Location Director - June 2000
    For CBC Televsion/PBS
    S&S Productions

    TELEVISION

    WRITING

    THE RON JAMES SHOW
    Contributing Writer
    Half-hour Sketch Comedy Series
    For CBC
    Enter The Picture Productions
    Lynn Harvey, Producer
    July 2009

    MEMORY LANES
    Writer
    Pilot for a Half-hour Situation Comedy
    Starring Ryan Stiles
    For CBC
    Rich Elwood and Ryan Stiles, Producers
    January 2008


    BUTCHER & SONS
    Punch-Up Writer
    Half-hour animated series
    For Comedy Network
    S&S Productions
    Steve Smith, Producer
    January 2006

    THE RED GREEN SHOW

    Series Punch-Up Writer Sept. 1999 to Dec. 2005

    Series Talent Director Sept. 2000 to Dec. 2005

    Series Co-Head Writer Feb.99 to Feb. 2003

    Series Staff Writer June 98 to Dec. 98

    *1999 & 2000 GEMINI NOMINEE- BEST COMEDY WRITING
    For CBC Television/PBS-7 seasons
    S&S Productions

    BLACKFLY
    Series Consultant/Writer/Co-Writer
    Half-hour situation comedy
    For Global Television
    Salter Street Productions
    Michael Donovan, Producer
    June 2001 – February 2002


    SECOND CITY LIVE
    Head Writer/Creative Producer
    One-Hour live sketch show pilot
    For ABC Television
    Second City Productions
    Andrew Alexander, Producer
    June 1995

    MY TALK SHOW
    Co-Head Writer/Producer
    Half-hour talk show parody – 65 episodes
    For Imagine/Universal Television
    Second City Productions
    Andrew Alexander, Producer
    June 1990

    THE BEST OF SCTV
    Co-Writer (with Joe Flaherty)
    Two-Hour Special
    For ABC/CBC
    Second City Productions
    Andrew Alexander, Producer
    September 1984

    110 LOMBARD STREET
    Story Editor/Co-Writer
    One-hour sketch comedy pilot
    For CBS/CBC
    Second City Productions
    Andrew Alexander, Producer

    STAGE

    WRITING - DIRECTING

    THIS PARTY IS A RIOT
    Director, Head Writer
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    March 2011

    SECOND CITY 50TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW
    Director
    Second City Mainstage, Chicago
    Starring Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy,
    Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short,
    Andrea Martin, Dave Thomas, Harold Ramis
    December 2010


    BROTHER, CAN YOU SPARE SOME CHANGE?
    Director, Head Writer
    Second City, Chicago
    December 2008

    BARACK TO THE FUTURE
    Director/Head Writer
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    August 2008

    THE BENEFIT OF LAUGHTER
    Director
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    Starring Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy,
    Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short,
    Andrea Martin
    May 2008

    SECOND CITY LAS VEGAS
    Director/Head Writer
    Second City, Flamingo Hotel, Las Vegas
    February 2008

    FACEBOOK OF REVELATIONS
    Director/Head Writer
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    July 2007
    *Winner 2009 Canadian Comedy Award “Best New Comedy”

    YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE JEWISH
    Director/Script Adaptation
    Massey Hall, Starring Jamie Farr
    Howard Szegetti, Producer
    October 2005

    THE BUSH LEAGUE OF JUSTICE
    Director/Head Writer
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    March 2002


    JOLLY ROGER'S CABLE OR PIRATES IN MEN'S PANTS

    Director/Head Writer
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    June 1993

    ONTARIO, YOUR'S TO RECOVER
    Director/Head Writer
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    September 1990
    *Nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award,
    Best Director 1991
    *Winner of a Dora Mavor Moore Award,
    Best New Revue or Musical

    FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE AND A BABY
    Director/Head Writer
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    January 1987

    STAGE

    WRITING – PERFORMING

    NOT BASED ON ANYTHING BY STEPHEN KING
    Co-Writer/Actor
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    June 1986
    *Winner Dora Mavor Moore Award,
    Best New Revue or Musical, 1987

    WAITING FOR JOHN DOE
    Co-Writer/Actor
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    March 1983
    *Nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award, Best New Revue or Musical, 1984

    I'VE GOT A SEQUEL, PART TWO
    Co-Writer/Actor
    Second City Mainstage, Toronto
    September 1982
    *Nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award,
    Best New Revue or Musical, 1983

    FEATURE FILM SCREENWRITING

    MY CAMINO
    Co-Writer with Sue Kenney
    Based on the book by Sue Kenney
    Edited by Bruce Pirrie
    For Item 7 Productions
    Pierre Even, Producer
    May 2011

    SURFING IN NEWFOUNDLAND
    Story Editor/Co-Writer
    based on a script by Andrew Younghusband
    For Item 7 Productions
    Pierre Even, Producer
    August 2010

    PRISONERS OF WAR
    Writer
    Financially supported by Foundation to Underwrite New Drama
    Optioned by David Brady Productions
    David Brady, Producer
    January 2008

    DUCT TAPE FOREVER
    Contributing Writer
    For S&S Productions
    Steve Smith, ProducerMay 2002

    THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
    Co-Writer with Mike Myers
    For Eric's Boy Productions
    Mike Myers, Producer
    June 1995

    THE RESURRECTION OF FRANK SLIDE

    Co-Writer with Anthony Currie & Dana Andersen

    Twice Optioned by Alliance Entertainment

    November 1994, 1995

    MEMBERSHIPS

    Writers Guild of America

    Writers Guild of Canada

    ACTRA

    Canadian Actors Equity

    Screen Actors Guild

    Directors Guild of Canada (pending)

    REPRESENTATION

    Sam Woodruff
    Butler, Ruston, Bell
    10 St. Mary St. Suite 310
    Toronto, Ontario
    M4Y 1P9
    (416)964-6660
    brb@canadafilm.com




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