Gerry Dee

Gerry Dee

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Toronto, Ontario

Comedian & Entertainer | Clean Comedy | Storytelling | Audience Engagement Specialist

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Rubber Boots Podcast

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(S1E13) "Gerry Dee" - Rubber Boots Podcast
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Jon Reep

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Gerry Dee, The Worst Cook in America, & Puppy Eatin' Gators - Country-ish with Jon Reep! (Ep. 53)
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006 GTHL Breakout Podcast: Gerry Dee

GERRY DEE BIOGRAPHY

Gerry Dee is an award-winning comedian renowned for his clean, original humor and engaging storytelling. His comedic style, often likened to early Bill Cosby routines, has earned him recognition on major platforms such as CBS, HBO, and NBC, solidifying his status as a prominent figure in the comedy industry both in Canada and internationally.

Before his comedy career took off, Gerry Dee spent a decade as a physical education teacher and hockey coach, experiences that later inspired much of his comedic material. His debut in comedy came in 1999 when he won Toronto’s Funniest New Comic competition, showcasing his knack for transforming classroom anecdotes into hilarious routines. Since then, Gerry has appeared on prominent stages including the Montreal Just for Laughs International Comedy Festival and NBC’s Last Comic Standing, where he achieved third place and gained widespread acclaim.

Gerry’s career highlights also include being the first Canadian in nearly three decades to win the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. His ability to connect with audiences through relatable stories of everyday life, particularly his experiences as the son of Scottish immigrants, has endeared him to fans worldwide. Beyond stand-up, he has featured on various television programs and even ventured into reality TV with appearances on CBS Sports’ PGA Tour 18: Golf’s Ultimate Round.

Gerry Dee’s academic journey includes a background in physical education and sports, reflecting his passion for athletics and competition. This foundation not only shaped his early career as a teacher and coach but also informs his comedic perspective on sports and fitness-related themes.

Known for his mastery of observational humor and impeccable delivery, Gerry Dee excels in crafting engaging presentations that resonate with diverse audiences. His ability to navigate between comedy clubs and high-profile television appearances underscores his versatility and professionalism in the entertainment industry.

Accomplishments and Awards:In 2008, Gerry Dee was honored with the Canadian Comedy Award for ‘Best Male Comic in Canada’, a testament to his impact on the comedy scene both nationally and internationally. His success continues to be marked by accolades and recognition from peers and audiences alike, solidifying his reputation as a comedic trailblazer.

Gerry Dee balances his career between Los Angeles and Toronto, where he resides with his wife and daughter. Beyond comedy and entertainment, he is an accomplished amateur golfer with a two-handicap and boasts a background as a provincially ranked tennis player and former university hockey player at St. Francis Xavier University. These interests reflect his commitment to both physical fitness and recreational pursuits outside of his professional endeavors.

Gerry Dee’s journey from educator to acclaimed comedian underscores his ability to find humor in everyday experiences, resonating deeply with audiences across borders. His dedication to storytelling, coupled with a genuine rapport with his audience, continues to define his successful career in comedy and entertainment.

Books

Funny You Should Say That
Funny You Should Say That
For more than two decades, Gerry Dee has made audiences laugh, first as a hard-working stand-up comedian, and then as the star of his own CBC television program, Mr. D. Dee became a physical education teacher, thinking he would have it made: coaching, summers off and a good pension. But he found...
Teaching: It's Harder Than It Looks
Teaching: It's Harder Than It Looks
Hilarious, cringe-inducing stories about teachers, students and parents, from CBC star of Mr. D, one of Canada's hottest comedic talents. Gerry Dee is a rising comic star whose humour has been compared to Bill Cosby's. He spent ten years working as a teacher and survived (barely) to tell his tales....

Articles & Media

ARTICLE Gerry Dee

THE CANADIAN ENCYCLOPEDIA

Gerry Dee attended De La Salle College, a Catholic high school in Toronto’s Summerhill neighbourhood. He graduated from York University with a degree in kinesiology and received his teaching degree from St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia
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How comedian Gerry Dee is helping to grow women’s volleyball in Canada

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On a recent Saturday morning at Ashbridges Bay, Gerry Dee stood outside in the rain, umbrella in hand, watching his eldest daughter Aly play beach volleyball. This is where Dee hangs out most weekends.
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The Good Stuff with Mary Berg

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Gerry Dee on his new book 'Funny You Should Say That' | The Good Stuff with Mary Berg
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The GATE

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Gerry Dee interview for 'Mr. D' on CBC
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Just For Laughs

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Gerry Dee - The Worst Part About Being a Teacher
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