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Marc Labrèche (born November 20, 1960 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Quebec actor, comedian and host.

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Background

The son of Quebec comedian Gaetan Labrèche, he expressed interest in scene acting in his early years. While playing initially in theatrical plays, Labrèche's television acting career started in 1980 when he participated in several television shows and soap-operas in including his first role in Claude Jasmin's Boogie-woogie 47. His first appearance in a movie was in 1987 when he appeared in If Only.

In total, he participated in over 30 movies and television series, including Matusalem, Ding et Dong, La Petite Vie, Monica la mitraille, L'Odysée d'Alice Tremblay, Les Bougon and L'Âge des ténèbres, the later being one of the main actors of the movie produced by Denys Arcand. He also made voice roles in French versions of Toy Story and Toy Story II doing the voice role of Slinky and on The Simpsons with the voice role of Krusty the Clown since 1994. Labrèche also hosted the TQS humor show, La Fin du monde est à 7 heures from 1997 to 2000, and wrote and hosted the talk-show Le Grand blond avec un show sournois that aired from 2000 until 2003 on TVA. Since 2006, he has hosted Le Fric Show, a late-night consumers show on SRC.

Awards

Labrèche received several Gemini Awards nominations and awards including for best supporting male interpretor/actor in La Petite Vie in 1993, best host for humor and varieties shows in 2000 and 2001 and best male interpretor for main roles in comedies in 2006. He also won a Metro Star award in 2002 for best male personality.

Filmography

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Movies

  • If Only (1987)
  • Dans le ventre d'un dragon (1989)
  • Ding et Dong: le flim (1990)
  • L'assassin jouait du trombone (1991)
  • Matusalem (1993)
  • Le coeur au poing (1996)
  • Matusalem 2: le dernier des Beauchesne (1997)
  • La vengence de la femme en noir (1997)
  • Slippery Ice (1999)
  • La petite histoire d'un homme sans histoire (1999)
  • L'Odysee d'Alice Tremblay (2004)
  • Monica la mitraille (2004)
  • Les Etats-Unis d'Albert (2006)
  • L'age des ténèbres (2007)

Voice roles (TV and movies)

Television series

  • Boogie-woogie 47 (1980)
  • Chop Suey (1986)
  • Qui a tiré sur nos histoires d'amour? (1986)
  • Le grand remous (1989)
  • La Petite vie (1993-1995)
  • Les Intrépides (1993)
  • Les Bougon (2004)
  • Le coeur a ses raisons (2007)

Host

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