Peter (Pete) Johansson is a Canadian comedian, writer and actor. He has a number of notable television appearances, including Comedy Centrals Premium Blend, CTV’s Comedy Now, CBC’s Comics! and CBS’s The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn. He has also appeared at the prestigious Just for Laughs festival and HBO’s Aspen Comedy Arts festival. Pete has also appeared on the Show Russell Howard’s Good News.
In 2009 his debut show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, “Naked Pictures of My Life”, was nominated for the prestigious Best Newcomer Award. This was followed by a 2010 nomination for Chortle’s Best Breakthrough Act award in the UK. In 2011 Pete returned to Canada to perform on two episodes of CBC Televisions The Debaters, where he argued with Sean Cullen over which is better, Coffee or Tea. And in another episode with Charlie Demers in favor of Men are inherently cheaters.
He was nominated for a Canadian Comedy award for writing for his Coffee vs Tea Debate. As well he performed on The Winnipeg Comedy Festival comedy gala taped for CBC, ‘Do these Jokes Make me look Fat?’ He has appeared twice on “The Comedy Store” which is the best of the circuit in the UK, composed of regulars at London’s most prestigious venue, The Comedy Store.
And finally he was a featured comedian on the new Showtime special, “Russell Peters Presents Live from the Redlight District Comedy Special.” So there you have it. This guy is officially funny.