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John Morgan (Comedian)

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The Resume

    (September 21, 1930-November 15, 2004)
    Born in Aberdare, Wales, United Kingdom
    Founding member of the Royal Canadian Air Farce
    Appeared on the RCAF CBC comedy television series from 1993 to 2001
    Known for parodying public figures and politicians
    Included impersonations of Herb Gray, Deborah Grey, and Boris Yeltsin
    Original characters included Jock McBile, Professor Luellen Aphazard, and Randy Lubitch

Why he might be annoying:

    He had a generic stage name.
    He didn't enter comedy until he was 40 years old.
    He resembled Dr. Harry Weston from Empty Nest.
    When he was asked why he became a writer, he answered: ‘I figured if I was going to get stabbed in the back, I'd prefer it to be with a pen.’

Why he might not be annoying:

    He had a series on BBC Radio called ‘It's All in the Mind of John Morgan.’
    He was a newspaper reporter, magazine editor, teacher, and pub owner prior to becoming a comedy writer.
    He wrote for sitcoms and radio before becoming a performer at the age of 40.
    He and his comedy partner, Martin Bronstein, co-founded the comedy troupe The Jest Society, in 1970, which eventually evolved into the Royal Canadian Air Farce.
    He was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award in 2000.
    Morgan wrote the pilot for the popular Canadian sitcom King of Kensington with Al Waxman..

Credit: Eddie Burphy & BoyWiththeGreenHair

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Year In Review:

    For 2023, as of last week, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying