Theatre, Film, and Television Biographies
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Rick Moranis Biography (1954-)
Born April 18, 1954, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; widowed; children: two.
- Actor, director, writer, comedian
- Birth Details
- April 18, 1954
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Performer of comedy routines in nightclubs and cabarets in Canada.
- Bob McKenzie, Strange Brew (also known as The Adventures of Bob& Doug McKenzie), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983
- Billy Fish, Streets of Fire, Universal/RKO Radio Pictures, 1984
- Harry, The Wild Life, Universal, 1984
- Louis Tully/Vinz Clortho (the Key Master), Ghostbusters, Columbia,1984
- Howard Gross, Head Office, TriStar, 1985
- Morty King, Brewster's Millions, Universal, 1985
- Barry Nye, Club Paradise, Warner Bros., 1986
- Seymour Krelborn, Little Shop of Horrors, Warner Bros., 1986
- Lord Dark Helmet, Spaceballs, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists,1987
- Louis Tully, Ghostbusters II, Columbia, 1989
- Nathan Merrick, Parenthood, Universal, 1989
- Wayne Szalinski, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Buena Vista, 1989
- Barney Coopersmith, My Blue Heaven, Warner Bros., 1990
- Gravedigger, L.A. Story, TriStar, 1991
- Wayne Szalinski, Honey, I Blew Up the Kid, Buena Vista, 1992
- Henry, Splitting Heirs, Universal, 1993
- Barney Rubble, The Flintstones, Universal, 1994
- Danny L'Shea, Little Giants, Warner Bros., 1994
- Wayne Szalinski, Honey, I Shrunk the Audience, Walt Disney Pictures, 1995
- David Leary, Big Bully, Warner Bros., 1996
- Wayne Szalinski, Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves, Buena Vista Home Video, 1997
- Voice characterization, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and the Islandof Misfit Toys (animated), Golden Books Family Entertainment, 2001
- (With Dave Thomas) Strange Brew (also known as The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983
- Regular performer, Second City TV (also known as SCTV), syndicated, 1980-1981 also aired on CBC.
- Regular performer, SCTV Network 90 (also known as SCTV,
SCTV Comedy Network, and SCTV Network), NBC, 1981-1983 also airedon CBC.
- Voice of Max Schneider, Gravedale High (animated; also known as Rick Moranis in Gravedale High), NBC, 1990-1991
- Linsk Menjuvic, The Last Polka, HBO, 1985
- Coach Willi Liepert, "Hockey Night," Wonderworks, PBS, 1987
- Doug McKenzie, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Olympics,CTV, 1988
The Best of John Candy on SCTV, 1992
- Himself, Clive Anderson Talks Back, 1993
- Himself and song performer, Sesame Street, PBS, 1996
- Himself, Muppets Tonight!, ABC, 1997
- Voice performer for "Little Toot and the Loch Ness Monster," an episode of Shelley Duvall's Bedtime Stories, Showtime; also appeared in TheAlan Hamel Show and 90 Minutes Live.
Twilight Theatre II, NBC, 1982
- Matthew Oliver, The Rocket Boy, 1989
- Performer on his own radio show in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; CHUM-FM Radio, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, afternoon disc jockey.
Albums; As Bob McKenzie; with Dave Thomas as Doug McKenzie
Great White North, Mercury, 1981
Strange Brew (original soundtrack), Mercury, 1983
Singles; As Bob McKenzie; with Dave Thomas as Doug McKenzie
- "Take Off," Mercury, 1981
- Other singles as Bob McKenzie include "The Twelve Days of Christmas."
You, Me, the Music, and Me, IRS, 1989
- Appeared in music videos, including his own "The Girl from Ipanema"; alsoappeared in "Ghostbusters," by Ray Parker, Jr.; "On Our Own," by Bobby Brown; "Tomorrow's Girls," by Donald Fagen; and "We're the Flintstones," by the BC52s (the B52s).
- (With Dave Thomas and Steven DeJarnatt) Strange Brew (also known as The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie; based on a sketch originally on Second City TV), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1983
with Others; Series
Second City TV (also known as SCTV), syndicated, 1980-1981also aired on CBC.
SCTV Network 90 (also known as SCTV,
SCTV Comedy Network, and SCTV Network), NBC, 1981-1983 also aired on CBC.
- (With Dave Thomas) A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Olympics, CTV, 1988
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