Born in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, BRENT BUTT discovered early that being funny was a good way to get
attention. Brent honed his comedy in school and at the age of 20 moved to the city to pursue a career in standup.
Within months he was headlining top clubs in Toronto, and within a couple years he was touring
internationally and appearing at major festivals. His television specials quickly secured his reputation as one
of the funniest people in the country, but he was also busy creating his own TV series – a sitcom called
CORNER GAS. It became an instant hit with unprecedented ratings and numerous accolades including an
International Emmy Award nomination, and was named "Funniest Show on TV" by TV Guide readers.
Canada’s favourite comedy is now shown in over 26 countries including the US. The final episode of the series
was “the highest (rated) on record for a Canadian scripted series since it began keeping track in 1994” Brent’s
follow-up series HICCUPS ran for two seasons. In 2013 Brent was honoured with a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond
Jubilee Medal for his contributions to community and country.
Recently the highly anticipated feature film return to Dog River with CORNER GAS: THE MOVIE saw the entire
beloved cast reunited to the delight of rabid fans and new fans alike. The movie received a special Golden Screen Award
at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards recognizing the projects stellar ratings and ‘most watched’ status.
Making his home in Vancouver for more than a decade, Brent continues to tour the country performing in clubs, theatres
and as a much sought after corporate entertainer. "I love what I do." Butt says. "I look at it as just having coffee. Only
now it's with hundreds of people at a time."