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Nigel Downer (BA '01) Biography

 

Nigel Downer

Nigel Downer

BA '01

Host of our Three Cheers: A Celebration of Alumni Excellence event

Nigel Downer is an actor, writer and comedian based in Toronto. An alumnus of The Second City Toronto, Nigel recently co-wrote and co-starred in the CBC Gem/Prime Video comedy web-series BIT PLAYAS, winner of two Canadian Screen Awards (Best Writing and Best Web Series). Film & TV credits include TITANS (Netflix), BARONESS VON SKETCH SHOW (CBC), ODD SQUAD (PBS), TWO FOR THE WIN (Hallmark Channel). You’ll also recognize him from numerous Canadian and U.S. national commercials for major brands like Tim Hortons, Downy, and Walmart. When Nigel isn’t in front of the camera, he is on stage performing live comedy and improv on various stages around Toronto, teaching comedy in Europe and lending his critical eye as a director for sketch troupes all over Canada.

Nigel also has extensive experience in writing rooms, adding to such shows as TOTAL DRAMA ISLAND, and commercials for brands like NINTENDO

 

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