Ron Sparks

Writer | Actor | Producer
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KNOWN FOR 
This Hour Has 22 Minutes (2004-2015) | Video on Trial (2005-2010) | Meet the Family (2013-2015)
AWARDS 
5 wins & 11 nominations More »
AKA 
Dr. F. Murray Abraham | Mikey Battlestar Galactica | The Gazebo Pals | The MWC | George R.R. Martin Jr. | The Merry Christmas Boys | The Minnesota Wrecking Crew | Gazebo Pals | Not John C. Reilly | Shoeless | Rob Smerks | Ron Sparks Jr. | Ronnie Sparks | Sparks | Ron Stars | Jimmy Kirk Star Trek | Johnny Star Wars | The Wrecking Crew  Less
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6' 1" (1.85m)

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Past Film & Video (52 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (59 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The BeavertonThe Beaverton (TV Series) Food Scientist ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for You Got Trumped: The First 100 DaysYou Got Trumped: The First 100 Days (TV Series) Chris Christie / Gov. Chris Christie ( 10 episodes, 2016 ) , Writer ( 8 episodes, 2016 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2016 )  Less 2016 10
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  • Primary photo for Still StandingStill Standing (TV Series) Writer ( 1 episode, 2015 ) , Story Consultant ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2015–2016 2
  • Primary photo for This Hour Has 22 MinutesThis Hour Has 22 Minutes (TV Series) Writer ( 45 episodes, 2004–2015 ) , Writer ( 26 episodes, 2004–2015 )  Less 2004–2015 71
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  • Primary photo for Meet the FamilyMeet the Family (TV Series) Producer ( 13 episodes, 2014–2015 ) , Writer ( 13 episodes, 2014–2015 ) , Writer (story editor) ( 8 episodes, 2013 ) , Co-Producer ( 7 episodes, 2013 ) , Writer ( 5 episodes, 2013 ) , Party Guest from New Zealand / Convenience Store Clerk / Fugly Baby ( 3 episodes, 2013–2014 ) , Story Editor ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013–2015 21
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  • Primary photo for Flickers!Flickers! (TV Series) Writer ( 5 episodes, 2014 ) , Director ( 5 episodes, 2014 ) , Writer (created by) ( 5 episodes, 2014 ) , Executive Producer ( 5 episodes, 2014 ) , Ron Sparks / Ron / Deathbot 3000 / Snuff the Manatee / Newscaster #2 / Blirn! the Alien ( 4 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 6
    • Kung Fu Space Girl (2014) Executive Producer  Less
    • Keyed Up! (2014) Director, Executive Producer, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
    • The Flicker-Teaser (Oct 27, 2014) Ron Sparks, Director, Writer (created by), Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Spun OutSpun Out (TV Series) Writer (story editor) ( 4 episodes, 2014 )  Less 2014 4
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  • Primary photo for Food of the WorldFood of the World (TV Movie) Dr. F. Murray Abraham (as Dr. F. Murray Abraham)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Let's Talk in EnglishLet's Talk in English (TV Movie) Dr. F. Murray Abraham (as Dr. F. Murray Abraham)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Live Longer!Live Longer! (TV Movie) Dr. F. Murray Abraham (as Dr. F. Murray Abraham)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for SatisfactionSatisfaction (TV Series) Writer (story editor) ( 13 episodes, 2013 ) , Story Editor ( 6 episodes, 2013 ) , Lawn Tractor Customer ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 13
    • Save the Date (2013) Writer (story editor)  Less
    • Daddy Issues (Sep 9, 2013) Lawn Tractor Customer (uncredited), Writer (story editor)  Less
    • Fade to Blackened (Sep 2, 2013) Writer (story editor)  Less
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  • Primary photo for The Kenny Hotz Radio ShowThe Kenny Hotz Radio Show (TV Series) Guest ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Straight ManStraight Man (TV Series) The Doctor ( 3 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013 3
  • Primary photo for Crash CanyonCrash Canyon (TV Series) Writer (punch-up writer) ( 7 episodes, 2011–2013 ) , Story Editor ( 2 episodes, 2011–2012 )  Less 2011–2013 7
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  • Primary photo for The L.A. ComplexThe L.A. Complex (TV Series) Patient ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
    • The Contract (Jul 24, 2012) Patient (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for The FirmThe Firm (TV Series) Bailiff ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for The Being Frank ShowThe Being Frank Show (TV Series) Frank Fan ( 3 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 3
  • Primary photo for My Talk ShowMy Talk Show (TV Series) Game of Thrones Expert / Star Trek Expert / Battlestar Galactica Expert / Star Wars Expert ( 4 episodes, 2012 )  Less 2012 4
    • Episode #1.15 (2012) Game of Thrones Expert (as George R.R. Martin Jr.)  Less
    • Episode #1.12 (2012) Star Trek Expert (as Jimmy Kirk Star Trek)  Less
    • Episode #1.5 (2012) Battlestar Galactica Expert (as Mikey Battlestar Galactica)  Less
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  • Primary photo for Little Mosque on the PrairieLittle Mosque on the Prairie (TV Series) Writer (punch-up writer) ( 8 episodes, 2009–2011 ) , Writer (story editor) ( 8 episodes, 2009–2011 ) , Story Editor ( 5 episodes, 2009–2011 )  Less 2009–2011 18
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  • Primary photo for Really MeReally Me (TV Series) Writer (story editor) ( 1 episode )  Less 2011–  1
  • Primary photo for The DebatersThe Debaters (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2011 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for The Invasion ReportThe Invasion Report (TV Series) Blirn! ( 5 episodes, 2011 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 2011 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 5
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  • Primary photo for The 11th Annual Canadian Comedy AwardsThe 11th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards (TV Special) Book Store Clerk / Presenter (as The Minnesota Wrecking Crew), Writer (contributing writer)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for This Movie Sucks!This Movie Sucks! (TV Series) Himself ( 15 episodes, 2010 ) , Producer ( 15 episodes, 2010 ) , Writer ( 14 episodes, 2010 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 15
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  • Primary photo for Canadian Comedy ShortsCanadian Comedy Shorts (TV Series) Writer ( 4 episodes, 2005 ) , Letter Writer / Ron Sparks (segment 'From the Desk of Ron Sparks') ( 3 episodes, 2010 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2005–2010 7
    • Ashes to Ashes (Aug 29, 2010) Letter Writer  Less
    • Holy War Dance Party (Aug 15, 2010) Ron Sparks (segment 'From the Desk of Ron Sparks'), Writer (segments: From the Desk of Ron Sparks)  Less
    • Episode #12.1 (Jul 11, 2010) Actor, Writer  Less
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  • Primary photo for Canadian ComedyCanadian Comedy (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2009–2010 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2009–2010 )  Less 2009–2010 2
  • Primary photo for Medium Raw: Night of the WolfMedium Raw: Night of the Wolf (TV Movie) Greg  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Upload YoursUpload Yours (TV Series) Actor  Less 2010– 
  • Primary photo for CBC Winnipeg Comedy FestivalCBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (TV Series) Tork ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010 2
  • Primary photo for CBC Winnipeg Comedy FestivalCBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (TV Special) Himself - Comedian, Writer  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Crazy HoboCrazy Hobo (TV Series) The Cheese Meister / Hobo Expert / Narrator ( 16 episodes, 2008–2010 )  Less 2008–2010 16
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  • Primary photo for Video on TrialVideo on Trial (TV Series) Himself / Himself - Landlubber ( 29 episodes, 2005–2009 ) , Writer ( 27 episodes, 2005–2009 ) , Writer ( 2 episodes, 2005–2009 )  Less 2005–2009 29
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  • Primary photo for The Newsdesk with Ron SparksThe Newsdesk with Ron Sparks (TV Series) News Anchor Ron Sparks / Peeing Man ( 9 episodes, 2009 ) , Writer (creator) ( 9 episodes, 2009 ) , Director ( 8 episodes, 2009 ) , Executive Producer ( 7 episodes, 2009 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2009 ) , Writer (head writer) ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 9
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  • Primary photo for Life's a ZooLife's a Zoo (TV Series) Writer ( 2 episodes, 2008 )  Less 2008 2
  • Primary photo for Ed's Nite InEd's Nite In (TV Series) Safety Inspector / Park Ranger Ron ( 4 episodes, 2005–2008 )  Less 2005–2008 4
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  • Primary photo for Comedy Now!Comedy Now! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Ron Sparks (Jul 19, 2008) Himself, Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for Sox in a BoxSox in a Box (TV Series) Beans ( 1 episode, 2008 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Pilot (Jun 3, 2008) Beans (voice), Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for The Jon Dore Television ShowThe Jon Dore Television Show (TV Series) Writers Room: Farting Writer ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Jonathan-A-Thon (Jan 31, 2008) Writers Room: Farting Writer  Less
  • Primary photo for Comedy Inc.Comedy Inc. (TV Series) Various ( 3 episodes, 2007 )  Less 2007 3
  • Primary photo for Headlines on TrialHeadlines on Trial (TV Series) Writer ( 3 episodes, 2006 ) , Actor ( 1 episode ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 ) , Writer ( 1 episode )  Less 2006 4
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  • Primary photo for Sketch with Kevin McDonaldSketch with Kevin McDonald (TV Movie) Various Characters (as The MWC)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Stars on TrialStars on Trial (TV Movie) The Judge, Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Brain FartBrain Fart (TV Movie) Narrator (voice) (uncredited), Writer  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for HeatMeterHeatMeter (TV Series) Advocate ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for Please Stand ByPlease Stand By (TV Movie) Various Characters (as The Gazebo Pals), Writer (as Gazebo Pals)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for From the Desk of Ron SparksFrom the Desk of Ron Sparks (TV Series) Writer (letters) ( 4 episodes, 2005 ) , Writer ( 4 episodes, 2005 )  Less 2005 4
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  • Primary photo for The Ha!ifax Comedy FestThe Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 ) , Writer ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Ed's Night PartyEd's Night Party (TV Series) Ron the birthday boy ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Farhat: The Prince of the DesertFarhat: The Prince of the Desert (TV Series) Koala ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Cream of ComedyCream of Comedy (TV Special) Himself - Nominee / Winner, Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Toronto ShowThe Toronto Show (TV Series) Various Characters / Ron the Hollywood Reporter ( 3 episodes, 2003 )  Less 2003 3
  • Primary photo for History Now: SARS and the New PlaguesHistory Now: SARS and the New Plagues (TV Movie) Writer  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Creepy CanadaCreepy Canada (TV Series) Man ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for In the BleachersIn the Bleachers (TV Series) Burt ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002 1
  • Primary photo for Yeti Beer FilmYeti Beer Film (TV Movie) The Yeti  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Ricky's RoomRicky's Room (TV Series) Actor ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for The Adventures of A.R.K.The Adventures of A.R.K. (TV Series) Witness ( 1 episode )  Less 1998–  1
  • Primary photo for TrinityTrinity (TV Movie) Man (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for Elvis Meets NixonElvis Meets Nixon (TV Movie) Street Performer (uncredited)  Less 1997
Self (46 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Too Much InformationToo Much Information (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 14 episodes, 2014–2015 )  Less 2014–2015
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  • Primary photo for Allison and Stan's First Annual Christmas FrolicAllison and Stan's First Annual Christmas Frolic (Video) Himself (as The Merry Christmas Boys)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for The HourThe Hour (TV Series) Himself - Panelist ( 5 episodes, 2011–2013 )  Less 2011–2013
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  • Primary photo for Bellator MMA LiveBellator MMA Live (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Katie ChatsKatie Chats (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Bellator Fighting ChampionshipsBellator Fighting Championships (TV Series) Himself ( 4 episodes, 2010–2011 )  Less 2010–2011
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  • Primary photo for Great Canadian Laugh OffGreat Canadian Laugh Off (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for The DebatersThe Debaters (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2011 )  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Video on TrialVideo on Trial (TV Series) Himself / Himself (Marty Adams segment) / Himself - Landlubber ( 41 episodes, 2005–2010 )  Less 2005–2010
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  • Primary photo for This Movie Sucks!This Movie Sucks! (TV Series) Himself ( 15 episodes, 2010 )  Less 2010
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  • Primary photo for Canadian ComedyCanadian Comedy (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2009–2010 )  Less 2009–2010
  • Primary photo for CBC Winnipeg Comedy FestivalCBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2010 )  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Entertainment Tonight CanadaEntertainment Tonight Canada (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2007–2009 )  Less 2007–2009
  • Primary photo for The 9th Annual Canadian Comedy AwardsThe 9th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself (Nominee - Best One Person Show)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for ETalk Festival PartyETalk Festival Party (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Comedy Now!Comedy Now! (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Last Comic StandingLast Comic Standing (TV Series) Himself - Comedian ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Auditions 3 (Jun 5, 2008) Himself - Comedian  Less
  • Primary photo for Test the Nation: Watch Your LanguageTest the Nation: Watch Your Language (TV Movie) Himself - Comedian  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for 2007 Much Music Video Music Awards2007 Much Music Video Music Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Off the RecordOff the Record (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2005–2007 )  Less 2005–2007
  • Primary photo for The Nice ShowThe Nice Show (TV Special) Himself - Stand-up  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for The Naughty ShowThe Naughty Show (TV Special) Himself (Introduction)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Headlines on TrialHeadlines on Trial (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Making ItMaking It (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for 2006 MuchMusic Video Awards2006 MuchMusic Video Awards (TV Special) Himself - Presenter  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for DaytimeDaytime (TV Series) Himself\sComedian / Himself ( 2 episodes, 2005–2006 )  Less 2005–2006
  • Primary photo for HeatMeterHeatMeter (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for The 6th Annual Canadian Comedy AwardsThe 6th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner, Best One Person Show - 'From the Desk of Ron Sparks' / Nominee, Best Sketch Troupe - 'The Minnesota Wrecking Crew'  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Let's Go Bowling in MeafordLet's Go Bowling in Meaford (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2005 )  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Cream of ComedyCream of Comedy (TV Special) Himself  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The 5th Annual Canadian Comedy AwardsThe 5th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Winner, Best Stand-up Newcomer / Best Sketch Troupe (as The Minnesota Wrecking Crew)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for The Ha!ifax Comedy FestThe Ha!ifax Comedy Fest (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for Last CallLast Call (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2003 )  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The 4th Annual Canadian Comedy AwardsThe 4th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself - Best Sketch Troupe (as The Wrecking Crew)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Blink 182: Punk PoetsBlink 182: Punk Poets (Video) Himself (uncredited)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Amazing Animal VideosAmazing Animal Videos (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2002 )  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for The 3rd Annual Canadian Comedy AwardsThe 3rd Annual Canadian Comedy Awards (Video) Himself  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for U8TV: The LoftersU8TV: The Lofters (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Shop with MeShop with Me (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Cabbie on the StreetCabbie on the Street (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2001 )  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for The 2nd Annual Canadian Comedy AwardsThe 2nd Annual Canadian Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for DogwatchDogwatch (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for The 2000 Canadian Comedy AwardsThe 2000 Canadian Comedy Awards (TV Special) Himself  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for JonovisionJonovision (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for 54-40: Since When54-40: Since When (TV Movie) Himself (uncredited)  Less 1998
  • Primary photo for The Best of Ed's Night PartyThe Best of Ed's Night Party (Video) Himself  Less 1996
Archive Footage (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Last Comic StandingLast Comic Standing (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Auditions 5 (Jun 19, 2008) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Overrated in '06Overrated in '06 (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2006
Other (2 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
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