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Brent Butt


BRENT BUTT

Inducted 2007 - Entertainment

  • Brent is best known as creator, star and  executive producer of the television comedy Corner Gas, which reflects life in rural Saskatchewan town of "Dog River" (debuted 2004).
  • He has been the recipient of several major comedy awards: 
    • "Best Male Standup" at the Canadian Comedy Awards then represented Canada on the international stage in Singapore and Australia (2001)
    • Canadian Comedy Awards for his work in Corner Gas:  "Best Male Performance" (2004 and 2005) and "Best Writing in a Series" (2005)
    • Canadian Screenwriter's Award for "Best Comedy or Variety" (2005 and 2006)
    • Gemini Award for "Best Comedy Program or Series" and "Best Interactive" (2006)
    • Leo Awards for "Best Comedy or Variety" and "Best Performance or Host" (2005-2006)
  • Brent also:
    • Hosted gala performance for Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip (2005)
    • Hosted Juno Awards (2005)
    • Presented Gemini Awards (2006)
  • He made his film debut in Gwyneth Paltrow's movie, "Duets" (2000).
  • Although Brent is best known for his pursuits in the area of stand up comedy and television, he began his career by co-authoring a comic book called "Existing Earth", for which he also created the graphics.