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Colin Andrew Mochrie (/ˈmɒkri/; born November 30, 1957) is a Scottish-born Canadian actor and improvisational comedian, most famous for his appearances on the British and US versions of television improvization show Whose Line Is It Anyway?

Colin Mochrie
Colin Mochrie at BANFF, 2008 (crop).jpg
Colin Mochrie at the 2008 BANFF World Television Festival.
Birth name Colin Andrew Mochrie
Born (1957-11-30) November 30, 1957 (age 60)
Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland
Medium Stand-up comedy, television
Nationality Canadian
Years active 1977–present
Genres Improvisational comedy
Spouse Debra McGrath (m. 1989)
Children 1
Notable works and roles British and American versions of Whose Line Is It Anyway?
This Hour Has 22 Minutes (2001–2003)
Website www.colinmochrie.com

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Early life

Colin Mochrie was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland, the oldest of three children. His father was an airline maintenance executive.[2] He was shy as a child, stating that neighbours would have commented that he "watched way too much television."[3] In 1964, his family moved to a French neighbourhood just outside Montreal, Quebec, and five years later moved again to Vancouver, British Columbia.[4] Mochrie attended Killarney Secondary School, where he was a self-proclaimed loner who wanted to become a marine biologist.[5] He was persuaded by a friend to try out for a play titled The Death and Life of Sneaky Fitch where Mochrie played the role of the undertaker.[3] He was hooked when he got his first laugh, which paved the way for a career in entertainment.[5] After graduating from high school, where he was valedictorian,[6] Mochrie attended the Studio 58 theatre school in Vancouver for four years, where he discovered the art of improvisational comedy.[7]

Career

Improvisational beginnings

Upon graduation from Studio 58, Mochrie found his first line of work as a member of the Vancouver TheatreSports League.[5] He started working with the group in 1980. Fame was slow to start, as Mochrie "literally had to pull people out of McDonald's to come see the shows."[6] Mochrie originally had parts in plays while working for the group, though after a time working for the TheatreSports League became a full-time job for Mochrie.[6] He met fellow improvisor Ryan Stiles during this time. He was visiting a mutual friend in New Zealand when Stiles was doing comedy at Punchlines. After the two met, Stiles and Mochrie began working at TheatreSports together.[6] Though it has been stated that the two met while members of The Second City,[8] but, according to Mochrie and also the former manager of The Second City Toronto (1985-1988), Susan Trimbee, in which the two performed; the pair were already close friends.[6]

Following Expo '86, Mochrie ended his tenure with the Vancouver TheatreSports League and moved to Toronto. Once there, Mochrie auditioned for The Second City comedy troupe, where Stiles was working.[9] He began performing with the Second City National Touring Company where he met Debra McGrath, who was the director of the company at the time.[5] The two were married in 1989 and had a child, Kinley, in 1990.

Mochrie worked for The Second City for three years, co-writing and starring in three productions and directing three seasons of their national touring company. As a member of the touring company, he performed in many skits, including one where he and two others are at a bar, and they help him to rewrite an anecdote from his youth involving his father taking him to a baseball game; and a five-minute version of a James Bond movie, complete with Mochrie in a downhill ski chase and parachuting off a cliff.[10]

1988–1998

Upon finishing his stint with Second City in 1988, Mochrie's career was quiet for a while as he spent some time with his new wife and child. In 1989, he auditioned for the new British Channel 4 improv show Whose Line Is It Anyway?, but did not make the cut.[11] Mochrie has stated that the audition was a good learning experience because while improv is about setting other people up to be funny, auditions should be about giving yourself the chance to stand out.[12] He moved to Los Angeles the following year, and again auditioned for Whose Line, this time making the cut and was asked to fly to London. He appeared on one episode and was again let go.[13] The third time he auditioned, he earned a regular spot on the show. He spent seven years as a regular on Whose Line Is It Anyway? and remained a cast member until the show's end in 1998.

After the British version of the show ended its run, Mochrie joined the American version of Whose Line hosted by Drew Carey on ABC. He was brought on alongside Ryan Stiles, who was also a regular member of the UK cast.[14] Mochrie appeared on every episode from its debut in August 1998 to its finale in 2006. He noted his favourite games as "Scenes From a Hat", where he would have to act out scenes based on suggestions by audience members, and "Whose Line" where he and Stiles would act out a scene and have to add in lines written on pieces of paper.[15] He felt that his weak spots were the musical segments and the "Hoedown" game, which he said was the only time during the show when he felt total fear. Mochrie, who cannot sing, usually spoke his lines instead of singing them.[15]

His co-stars on the show would frequently mock him for being Canadian and for his receding hairline, though this did not come until later as very early on in the UK version, Mochrie still had a fairly full head of hair. Instead, the bald jokes were done at the expense of the UK host, Clive Anderson. In the American version, he would often perform the female role in certain frequently-performed skits, such as "Whose Line" and "Two Line Vocabulary". In the few times he played the man in the scene, the producers were making further fun of his baldness (e.g. Colin was Samson, and Ryan was his girlfriend, and Samson had lost all his strength because Ryan had cut off his hair). While initially the co-anchor in the beginning, he would be cast as the anchor in the "Weird Newscasters" segment (the position had previously been played by Greg Proops and Brad Sherwood), wherein he would frequently begin by announcing himself with a fictitiously humorous name (e.g. Jose Canyousee) and continue with a fake news report that ended in an unexpected and pun-laden segue. Colin also excelled at the game, "Newsflash" where he would go in front of a Green Screen, pretend to be a News Reporter, and try to guess what was happening. At one point, the Newsflash was of himself.

According to his agent Jeff Andrews, during the airing of Whose Line Mochrie was better known in Canada as a "commercial king", performing as characters such the Detergent Crusader for Sunlight detergent.[11] In March 2005, a Nabisco advertising campaign starred Mochrie as the "Snack Fairy", in which he wears a ballet tutu over ordinary slacks and a shirt. At the end of each commercial, he declares "Snack happy!" and waves his scepter while sporting a smile.

Mochrie remained active elsewhere during his tenure as a Whose Line member. In early 1994, he played the role of Mike Brady in a musical version of The Brady Bunch, directed by fellow Second City member Bruce Pirrie. In the production, Mochrie plays the character as caffeine-fuelled, jittery, and neurotic, an exaggeration of the Mike Brady television character, who often had a coffee in his hand on the show.[16] Shortly before his move to the US version of Whose Line in 1998, Mochrie starred in Supertown Challenge as the host of game shows, which the show spoofed. He also appeared in several episodes of the Canadian improvisational comedy series Improv Heaven and Hell.

1999–present

In an interview, it was revealed that in 1999 Mochrie worked on the Miloš Forman film Man on the Moon, but his scenes were deleted from the final movie.[17] Mochrie starred in the Canadian comedy series Blackfly. He appeared in This Hour Has 22 Minutes on CBC Television from 2001 through 2003, and on the WB Television Network series Drew Carey's Green Screen Show in 2004. Mochrie starred in Getting Along Famously in 2006. He was a guest star in three episodes of The Drew Carey Show: "She's Gotta Have It" (1999), "Drew Live" (1999), and "Drew Live II" (2000). He also appeared on Nickelodeon's Figure It Out as a celebrity guest panelist; in one segment of the show, he was slimed. He had a one-liner in the "Bad Hare Day" episode of Goosebumps, and he made special guest appearances in several episodes of The Red Green Show.

Since 2002, Mochrie and Whose Line co-star Brad Sherwood have intermittently toured North America as a two-man stage show called "An Evening with Colin and Brad," playing primarily in small theatre venues.[18] A DVD of their performances, "Colin & Brad: Two Man Group" was released on March 8, 2011.

In 2003, Mochrie, Leslie Nielsen, Wayne Gretzky, and Roy Halladay appeared in print and television advertisements to encourage people to visit Toronto after the SARS outbreak that struck the city.

In May 2004, he hosted a tongue-in-cheek guide to surviving animal attacks on Animal Planet known as Wild Survival Guide. He has done a commercial supporting Habitat For Humanity. He appeared briefly in a commercial for Buckley's Cough Syrup, and he was featured in a commercial for New York Fries, manning a steamroller. He appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno as the superhero Overly Sensitive Man (inspired from Whose Line).

By 2004, Mochrie was appearing in so many media spots that a new Canadian television series, Corner Gas, made light of it by having him do a cameo appearance in the tenth episode. In 2005, Mochrie appeared in "Burnt Toast", a series of eight comedic mini-operas, each depicting a different stage of a romantic relationship in a contemporary setting, produced by Canada's Rhombus Media. He also appeared in an episode of The Surreal Gourmet.

Along with Rosie O'Donnell, Mochrie hosts a video introduction to a tour of the bakery in the Pacific Wharf area of Disney California Adventure Park. In the video, he helps explain how sourdough bread is made. On December 25, 2005, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation premièred the TV movie The Magical Gathering. Mochrie starred in this, and his daughter Kinley co-starred as Mochrie's character at a younger age. In February 2007, he made a guest appearance as a priest in the seventh episode of Little Mosque on the Prairie, a Canadian television comedy series.

On March 28, 2007, Mochrie and his Whose Line costar Brad Sherwood hosted part of the Press Correspondents' Dinner with the President. At that event, Sherwood and Mochrie featured Deputy White House Chief of Staff Karl Rove rapping. Rove's only line was "MC Rove". On August 29, 2007, it was announced that Mochrie would host the Canadian version of the game show Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?. The first of five episodes aired on October 25, 2007. As a result, Mochrie became the fifth member of the American Whose Line? cast to become a game show host, after colleagues Brad Sherwood (The Dating Game and The Big Moment), Greg Proops (VS., Head Games and Rendez-View), Wayne Brady (Don't Forget the Lyrics! and Let's Make A Deal), and Drew Carey (Power of 10 and The Price Is Right).

Mochrie hosted the only season, consisting of five episodes, of Are You Smarter than a Canadian 5th Grader?, which began airing on October 25, 2007.

In 2010, he acted in the forthcoming Canadian television sitcom She's the Mayor, scheduled to debut in 2011.[19]

On July 19, 2010, Mochrie starred as the divorce lawyer working on the case of Spinner and Emma in Degrassi Takes Manhattan.

The image of Mochrie's face is used extensively in Animutation, a style of Flash animation. Neil Cicierega, the father of Animutation,[20] would place Mochrie in almost every Animutation he made, making the inclusion of him in Animutation somewhat of a running gag. Mochrie is aware of his status among Animutation artists and fans, having been quoted, "It was very odd when I first saw the animutations. Obviously, the animators are more than a little crazy, but I am very proud of my standing in the animutation arena and hope that some day I can make millions off of it."[21]

In 2011, Mochrie appeared as a regular cast member on Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza on GSN.[22] In 2012, Mochrie starred in the ABC improv comedy series Trust Us with Your Life.[23]

Mochrie returned for the CW network's revival of Whose Line Is It Anyway? in the summer of 2013.[24] Mochrie had a recurring role in the short-lived television comedy series Working the Engels.

Personal life

Mochrie lives with his wife, Canadian actress Debra McGrath, in Toronto. The two have been married since 8 January 1989 and together, they have a daughter, Kinley Mochrie (b. Luke Mochrie on 3 September 1990 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada). In 2017, Mochrie, with his daughter's permission, revealed that she was transgender on Twitter and used the social media platform to express his support and love for her.[25][26][27]

Awards

Mochrie has been nominated for five Canadian Comedy Awards and has won two. He has also won a Gemini Award and a Writers Guild of Canada award for This Hour Has 22 Minutes. In 2013, Mochrie was awarded Canadian Comedy Person of the Year at the Canadian Comedy Awards.[28]

Filmography

Film

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1983 Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone Guard Uncredited
1985 Rainbow War Short
1989 The January Man Pat
1997 The Real Blonde Renny
1999 Road to Nowhere Tom Berman
2000 Lucky Numbers Jack
2001 The Midnight Hour Fred Dennis Uncredited
Totally Blonde Vulcan / Agent / Comic / Drunk
Truth in Advertising John Stevenson Short
2002 Jane White Is Sick & Twisted Barney
Do It for Uncle Manny Maitre'd
Expecting Gary
The Tuxedo Gallery Owner
2003 Turnbuckle Connor O'Connor
Bitter Jester Himself
2005 Burnt Toast: The Argument Husband Short
2006 "Cathedral Pines" Dr. Brock Cosby
Young Triffie Sgt. Bill O'Mara
2007 Surviving My Mother Rick
I Do & I Don't Bagpiper
2007 Let's All Hate Toronto Himself
2008 Inconceivable Andy Stephenson
Kit Kittredge: An American Girl Mr. Pennington
2009 Puck Hogs Irv Mason
2010 GravyTrain Mayor Chester Chubbins
2011 In a Family Way Oscar Direct-to-video
Mulroney: The Opera Jean Chrétien
2011 Ecstasy Father Brian
Ron Sparks Celebrity Roast of Colin Mochrie Himself Direct-to-video
2012 Please Kill Mr. Know It All Talk Show Host
The Train Gordon Short
2013 Hardsell Ben Short
2014 The Anniversary Carl
Beethoven's Treasure Tail Dr. Kelp Direct-to-video
2015 "Business Ethics" Higgins Short
After the Ball Colin Frost
Night Cries The Hat
2018 Astronaut Interviewer Post-production

Television

Television
Year Title Role Notes
1990 The Campbells Farmer
The World's Oldest Living Bridesmaid Outdoor Bar Waiter TV movie
Uncredited
My Talk Show Guest Star
1991-1999 Whose Line Is It Anyway? Himself United Kingdom version
57 episodes
1995 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Bus Driver Season 3 episode 4: "The Return of Sing Ling"
1996 Gotti Sound operator TV movie
Goosebumps Heavy Season 2 episode 4: "Bad Hare Day"
Uncredited
1998 Stories from My Childhood Himself Season 1 episodes 12 and 13: "The Prince and the Swan" and "The Golden Rooster"
Voice
Once a Thief O'Grady Season 1 episode 15: "True Blue"
1998-2007
2013-present
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Himself United States version
Executive producer - Season 13 episode 11: "Chip Esten"
1998-2000 Supertown Challenge Dick Powell Writer (3 episodes)
1999 George and Martha Oscar/Bud Chuckles Voice
Shelly Fisher Mr. Niles TV movie
Show of Hearts Himself
Improv Heaven and Hell Himself
Figure It Out Himself Panelist
1999-2000 The Drew Carey Show Eugene/Eugene Anderson Season 4 episode 23: "She's Gotta Have It"
Season 5 episode 8: "Drew Live"
Season 6 episode 5: "Drew Live II"
2000 The Outer Limits Dale La Rose Season 6 episode 10: "Down to Earth"
Twas the Night Before Christmas Himself Christmas special
2000-2003 Seven Little Monsters Two 49 episodes
2001 Disney's California Adventure TV Special Himself
Improv All Stars Himself TV special
Hollywood Squares Himself Panelist
10 episodes
Cream of Comedy Himself Host
2001-2002 Blackfly Cpl. Entwhistle 26 episodes
This Hour Has 22 Minutes Anthony St. George/Various 3 episodes
Writer
2002 Made in Canada Frank Roy Season 4 episode 10: "Alan's Brother"
Pyramid Himself Celebrity contestant
Episode dated December 27, 2002
2002-2003 Royal Canadian Air Farce Queer Eye for the Al-Queda Guy 3 episodes
2003 The Sean Cullen Show Himself Episode 1: "Seán's First Show"
Comedic Genius: The Work of Bernard Slade Himself Narrator
I Love the '70s Himself
2004 Cirque du Soleil: Solstrom Season 1 episode 10: "Winds of Courage"
Corner Gas Dave Season 1 episode 10: "Comedy Night"
The Red Green Show Frank Kepke Season 14 episode 1 and 3: "Red's Hot Sauce" and "Once More to the Well"
25 Years of Skinnamarink Himself
I Love the '90s Himself
The Magical Gathering Himself
TV Guide Close Up: From Comedy Club to Primetime Himself
2004-2005 Drew Carey's Green Screen Show Himself 12 episodes
2005 A Very Barry Christmas Santa Claus TV movie
Voice
Burnt Toast Dougald
Getting Along Famously Kip Delany TV movie pilot
Teleplay writer
Executive producer
I Love the '90s: Part Deux Himself
Comedy Gold Himself TV short documentary
2005-2009 Winnipeg Comedy Festival Himself Host
Writer
Season 3 episode: "Myths, Lies and Maple Leafs"
Season 7 episode 1: "Tying the Knot"
2006 Getting Along Famously Kip Delaney 6 episodes
Co-creator
Writer
Executive producer
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Overly Sensitive Man Season 14 episode 181: "#14.181"
Uncredited
Second City: First Family of Comedy Himself Mini-series documentary
Episodes 1 and 2: "A College of Comedy" and "It Came from Melonville"
2007 Second City's Next Comedy Legend Himself Episodes 1 and 2: "Kreskin vs. Sean" and "Outsmart, Outlast, Outmug"
2007-2012 Little Mosque on the Prairie Archdeacon Gladwin/Plastic Surgeon Season 1 episode 6: "The Archdeacon Cometh"
Season 6 episode 10: "The Worst of Times"
2008 History Bites Himself Special: "Céline Dion"
2009 Hotbox Season 1 episode 6 and 13: "#1.6" and "#1.13"
Improv Monologue Project Himself
2009-2013 The Ron James Show Barry Crosby/Mr. Douglas 5 episodes
2010 Love Letters Andy TV movie
The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town Veterinarian Episode 4: "Big City Smack Down"
Degrassi Takes Manhattan Larry TV movie
Men with Brooms Episode 12: "How They Got Here"
Making a Scene Himself
Truth Mashup Himself Episode 2: "Canadian TV"
2010-2012 Wingin' It Security Guard Bob/Security Guard Season 1 episode 6: "Hold the Dressing"
Season 3 episode 7: "Cosmonaut Claire 3-D"
2011 She's the Mayor Scott Hawkins 13 episodes
Single White Spenny Dr. Brickman Episode 1: "Revenge Sex"
Almost Heroes Boyd 8 episodes
Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza Himself 21 episodes
Long Story Short: CBC Turns 75 Himself
Colin & Brad: Two Man Group Himself
2012 Comedy Bar Lionel Season 2 episode 3
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town Judge Pepperleigh TV movie
Trust Us with Your Life Himself 8 episodes
The Casting Room Himself Season 3 episode 1: "Colin Mochrie"
2012-2013 Match Game Himself Panelist
4 episodes
2013 Off2Kali Comedy Himself Season 1 episode 7: "Pick My Fake Indian Name!"
Downton Abbey at 54 Below: Season 4, Episode 1 Sneak Peak Julian Fellowes (Himself)
Satisfaction Manager Episode 12: "Daddy Issues"
#7DaysLater Colin Episode 1: "Drama Queen"
Fir Crazy Gary Dixon TV movie
Call Me Fitz Man in a Hot Dog Costume Season 4 episode 7 and 10: "The Hard Wiener of Truth" and "A Very Special Fitzmas - Part 2"
90210: 4ever Himself
2014 Working the Engels Miles Episode 1: "Pilot"
Dark Rising Nacelle "The Nefarious" 5 episodes
Space Janitors Wondor Kenway Web series
Season 3 episode 5: "Hope Day"
Canada's Smartest Person Himself Linguistic Judge
Season 1 episode 1: "#1.1"
2014-2017 Annedroids Mr. Cooper Web series
5 episodes
2015 The Stanley Dynamic Mailman Season 1 episode 17: "The Stanley Student"
Gaming Show (In My Parents' Garage) Himself Season 2 episode 7: "'Pong the Movie"
Celebrity Name Game Himself Celebrity player
Season 2 episode 27, 32, and 68: "Iliza Shlesinger & Colin Mochrie," "Iliza Shlesinger & Colin Mochrie #2," and "Colin Mochrie & Iliza Shlesinger"
2016 Hart of America Short
2017 Murdoch Mysteries Ralph Fellows Season 11 episode 8: "8 Footsteps"
But I'm Chris Jericho Himself Season 2 episode 3: "Peace Out"
2018 Let's Get Physical Bill Vanslooten Season 1 episode 8: "CAC Fight!"
The Mission Ambassador Macdonald TV movie
Filming

Awards and nominations

Colin Mochrie awards and nominations
Wins 9
Nominations 19
Year Nominated work Award Category Result
2000 Colin Mochrie Canadian Comedy Awards Best Male Improviser Won
2001 Colin Mochrie - Whose Line Is It Anyway? Canadian Comedy Awards Best Male Performance - Television Won
2002 Colin Mochrie - Jane White Is Sick & Twisted B-Movie Award Best B-Movie Hollywood Appearance or Cameo Won
This Hour Has 22 Minutes WGC Screenwriting Awards Best Script for TV Comedy or Variety Won
2003 This Hour Has 22 Minutes - "New Years Even Special" with Greg Thomey, Mary Walsh, Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Mark Farrell, Paul Mather, Peter McBain, and Kevin White Canadian Comedy Awards Best TV Writing in a Special or Episode Won
2003 This Hour Has 22 Minutes with Greg Thomey, Mary Walsh, Cathy Jones, Mark Critch, Mark Farrell, Paul Mather, Peter McBain, Luciano Casimiri, Kevin White Best TV Writing in a Series Nominated
2003 This Hour Has 22 Minutes Gemini Awards Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series Won
2004 Colin Mochrie - Expecting Canadian Comedy Awards Best Male Performance - Film Nominated
Colin Mochrie - Expecting with Karl Pruner, Barbara Radecki, Cindy Stone Best Writing - Film Nominated
2005 Getting Along Famously Canadian Comedy Awards Best Writing for a Special or Episode Nominated
2005 Gemini Awards Best Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or Series Nominated
2008 History Bites for episode Celine Dion Gemini Awards Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series Nominated
2010 Colin Mochrie ACTRA Toronto Awards Award of Excellence Won
Canadian Comedy Awards Canadian Comedy Person of the Year Nominated
2012 Colin Mochrie Canadian Comedy Awards Phil Hartman Award Nominated
Dave Broadfoot Award Won
2013 Colin Mochrie Canadian Comedy Awards Canadian Comedy Person of the Year Won
2015 Colin Mochrie ACTRA Toronto Awards Outstanding Performance - Male Nominated
2016 Colin Mochrie & Wayne Jones Canadian Comedy Awards Best Live Production Nominated

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