Jonny Harris

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Harris at the 2013 CFC Annual Gala & Auction
Jonathan Harris

(1975-09-22) 22 September 1975 (age 45)
Nationality Canadian
Years active2006-present
Spouse(s)Kaitlin Kozell

Jonathan Harris (born September 22, 1975) is a Canadian actor and comedian from Newfoundland and Labrador. [1] [2] Harris is best known for his roles in the television series Murdoch Mysteries , [3] Still Standing and Hatching, Matching and Dispatching , [1] as well as the films Young Triffie , Moving Day , and Grown Up Movie Star . [1]


Harris was born in Pouch Cove. [4]


Harris worked for five summers at the Rising Tide Theatre festival in Trinity Bay, Newfoundland. [5] As well as his television and film work, he has also performed as a comedian at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Just for Laughs Festival, and the Halifax Comedy Festival, as well as on the CBC Radio comedy series The Debaters .

In 2015, he began starring in the summer comedy/reality series Still Standing for CBC Television. [6] [7]

He co-hosted the 6th Canadian Screen Awards telecast with Emma Hunter. [8]



2006 Young Triffie Billy Head
2009 Grown Up Movie Star Stuart
2012 Moving Day Dennis
2013Me2CopShort film
2019GoaliePhil Sullivan


2006 Hatching, Matching and Dispatching Troy FureyEpisode: "1.2"
Sketch with Kevin McDonaldVarious
2008–present Murdoch Mysteries Const. George CrabtreeMain role
Nominated Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series (2008) [9] & (2009) [10]
2011 Republic of Doyle Brett BabcockEpisode: "St. John's Town"
Comedy Now! Episode: "Jonny Harris"
Murdoch Mysteries: The Curse of the Lost PharaohsConst. George CrabtreeWeb series
2012Murdoch Mysteries: The Murdoch Effect
The Listener Tommy Nordett"The Bro Code"
2015Murdoch Mysteries: The Infernal DeviceConst. George CrabtreeWeb series
2018 Frankie Drake Mysteries George CrabtreeEpisode: "The Pilot"

Other work

2009-12The Ha!ifax Comedy FestWriter10 episodes
2010CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival"The Holliday Show"
Brighton Rock Art department runner
2015-Present Still Standing Writer, producer, host52 episodes
Nominated Canadian Screen Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle, Talk or Entertainment News Program or Series (2016) [11]
Nominated Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Factual Program or Series (shared with Chuck Byrn and Nile Seguin) (2016) [11]
Won Canadian Screen Award for Best Host in a Lifestyle, Talk or Entertainment News Program or Series (2017) [12]
Won Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Factual Program or Series (shared with Fraser Young and Steve Dylan) (2017) [13]

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