Ron Vaudry was born 1956, looked around and said, “You can’t be serious!” Never the class clown, but rather making fun of the class clown, Ron found his niche.
Finding the opportunity to perform on stage for the first time in 1979 on labour day weekend in a small club in Montreal for the Jerry Lewis Joke-a-thon.Twelve noon to twelve midnight, all proceeds going to Muscular Dystrophy. “Good deposit in the karma bank!”, he thought. Performing twelve sets that day, the hook was set and he never looked back.
Quickly becoming a forerunner on the Canadian comedy scene. Ron has appeared on numerous television shows in Canada, The United States, and the UK, as well as many of the top Comedy Festivals around the world. An uncompromising master in his field of hard-hitting social and political satire, Ron’s reputation as a comic’s comic has not deterred audiences from enjoying his unique comedic perspective around the world.
Ron Vaudry is a Canadian comedian who has also worked extensively all over the world and has spent 10 plus years in the United Kingdom. With several TV appearances from the Edinburgh Comedy Fest Live to The Late Show with Arsenio Hall.
“As hard-boiled and urban as any native New Yorker.” – The Scotsma
“Biting, sometimes cynical and almost always angry, he’s mimicked but rarely mastered.” – The Sun.
“His rapier wit and existential angst shine through in his act like a dark beacon from hell.” – NOW Magazine.
“He has about as much vulnerability as a porcupine on amyl nitrate. Vaudry is funny and fun to watch.” – EYE Weekly.
Intelligent, witty and sardonic, Ron Vaudry is the thinking man’s comedian. A satirical genius teetering precariously at the edge of comedy, Vaudry guides audiences through a series of hilarious, yet thought provoking political and social observations.
A favorite at both the Just For Laughs International Comedy Festival in Montreal and The Edinburgh Comedy Festival in Scotland, Ron has parlayed his standup success into headlining appearances at major comedy clubs on several continents. He is also a favourite at campuses across North America and the world.
His numerous television appearances include CBC’s “COMICS!”, Best of the Fest BBC3, “Comedy @ Club 54”, and “The Late Show” with Arsenio Hall. He has also been featured on several radio programs including CBC’s “Madly Off In All Directions” and “Definitely Not The Opera.”
Ron also plays many of the top comedy clubs and venues internationally.
Cynical, angry and always controversial, Ron is truly a talent to be savored
A comedy legend in his native America, Ron Vaudry has decided, thankfully, that the rest of the world needs to see and hear his unique talent, and is making an increasing number of well-received forays to the mother country.