Gerry Dee began his comedy career in a very different fashion. The son of Scottish immigrant parents, Gerry was born in Scarborough, Ontario and grew up in Toronto. He currently splits his time between living in Los Angeles and Toronto. In California, he performs regularly at The Laugh Factory, The Comedy and Magic Club, The Ice House and The Improv. In Canada, Gerry works at Yuk Yuks Comedy Clubs. He spent 10 years as a high school physical education teacher before making his move to Hollywood in 2003. In 1999, he won Toronto’s Funniest New Comic competition. He taped his own half hour Comedy Now Special on CTV and The Comedy Network in 2001. He has attended a variety of comedy festivals, namely The US HBO Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and The Montreal Just For Laughs Festival where he made his CBC Gala appearance in July 2004. In 2002, he was the first Canadian in 27 years to win the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. In 2003 he made his US network debut when he performed on CBS’ “Star Search” with Arsenio Hall. A year later he would appear on The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn as well as on The Mike Bullard Show. In 2004, he appeared in the CBS Sports reality series PGA Tour 18: Golf’s Ultimate Round. In 2004, he was also nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Comic in Canada. In April 2006, he will appear in the CBC mini-series “Canada Russia 72” where he will play the role of Boston Bruin great Wayne Cashman. In the summer of 2006, he will play “Donny” in the much anticipated “Trailer Park Boys: The Movie.” He also recently appeared on NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Gerry is a competitive amateur golfer (2 handicap), a former Provincially ranked tennis player and a former University hockey player at St. Francis Xavier University. Gerry is also the former President of The Hockey institute in Canada and is responsible for the training of many of Canada’s top minor and professional hockey players. Gerry is a former AAA and Junior A hockey coach. Gerry’s act is clean and suitable for all ages. Gerry has been touring Canada and the United States with his very humorous symposium called “Teaching: It’s Harder Than it Looks” where he is a major speaker at various Teacher Conferences and Symposiums. He is about to embark on his new tour “Most Wanted Comedy Tour” where he will team up with fellow comedians Brian Lazanik and James Cunningham.