Matt Wright is an award winning stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and director who had headlined clubs and theatres from St. John’s to Vancouver. Matt has had televised appearances at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, Winnipeg Comedy Festival, and Halifax Comedy Festival.
Matt was named as a national finalist at the Just For Laughs Homegrown Competition, a national semi-finalist in the Sirius XM Canada’s Next Top Comic competition, and was named “Best Comedian” by The Overcast Magazine 2014, 2015, and 2016.
Matt is currently a writer on This Hour Has 22 Minutes and has appeared on The Debaters. His album “Vasectomy Baby” went to #2 on the iTunes Canadian Comedy charts and can be heard across North America on SiriusXM.
He is also an accomplished actor/director, Matt’s short film “Wife and Death” was an official selection at multiple film festivals and earned him the “Best Emerging Filmmaker” award at the 2016 Nickel Film Festival. His follow up film “Snowstorm Roulette” was chosen to compete in the CBC Short Film Faceoff, and was nominated for “Best International Comedy Short” at the Austin Comedy Short Film Festival.