Pat Thornton / Standup comics, comedians and comedy writers from the finest talent roster in Canada
Pat Thornton is both an established stand-up and sketch performer. As a stand-up, he has appeared on the Cream of Comedy Special (as a nominee for the 2005 Tim Sims Encouragement Award) and on the Muchmusic special, LOL, and at Festivals such as SXSW (2009) Just For Laughs (2008) and JFL Toronto (2010, Alternative show). As a sketch performer, he’s a founding member, former head writer and one of the stars of Sunday Night Live (a live weekly sketch show in Toronto modeled after Saturday Night Live) with his troupe, the Sketchersons (winner of the 2007 Canadian Comedy Award for best sketch troupe). As an actor, you may have seen him on the Comedy Network on Punched Up, The Jon Dore Telelvision Show, Dino Dan, Monster Warriors, The Owl and The Man or on his own TV show, Hotbox! He also loves spaghetti and is an excellent dancer (so long as there is no choreography involved)!