Mike Paterson is a Montreal-based comedian, writer and actor.
As a stand-up comic, Mike regularly tours across Canada and has made over Seventeen appearances at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal. As well as stand out appearances at Moncton’s Hubcap Comedy Festival. He has been featured on CTV’s ComedyNow! and has contributed to the popular CBC Radio programs Laugh Out Loud and The Debaters.
After performing in English for over 20 years, Mike is now transcending linguistic borders and carving out a name for himself as a bilingual comedian. He was featured on the Videotron Juste Pour Rire Galas hosted by Mike Ward, as well as Les Denis Drolets and Peter McLeod’s ComediHa! Gala in Quebec City, marking his 7th televised appearance at the French language comedy festival (formerly Le Festival Grand Rire de Québec). He was a writer and performer on the wildly popular Mike Ward Show on Teletoon.
Mike is widely recognized as Mr. Gross on the CBC children’s game show series Surprise! It’s Edible Incredible! as well as for his work on Apartment 11’s Rank the Prank, Raven’s Quest, Prank Patrol and The Wacky Word Show. Other television credits include the Disney channel MOW Bad Hair Day, The Game directed by Jacob Tierney, Syfy’s Being Human, the Quebec hit series Ces gars la (V), En avant la MusiquePlus!, and The Fixer with Kathleen Robertson (Beverly Hills 90210) and Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy). On the feature film side, Mike has appeared in I’m Not There starring Cate Blanchett and Christian Bale, George Clooney’s directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Dominion opposite Rhys Ifans and John Malkovich and most recently, The Death & Life of John F. Donovan, directed by Xavier Dolan. Also an accomplished theatre actor, Mike has had lead roles in the Segal Centre productions of The Odd Couple, Harvey, Guys and Dolls and Glengarry Glen Ross. He is a graduate of the Dawson College Professional Theatre program (DOME).
Mike’s world is just a little bit wacky, a little bit unexpected and all hilarious.