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Harland Williams

The unstable, strange, and uninhibited standup comic Harland Williams can be a musician, an actor, and an artist and author of children’s books. Delivered in Toronto, Ontario, the artistically willing Williams directed to refine his interest for sketching and painting at Canada’s renowned Sheridan University in Oakville, Ontario. Childlike interest coupled with his appreciate of artwork drove him to make a series of well-known children’s books when a likewise curious youthful dinosaur called Lickety Divide embarks on some amazing escapades and learns essential life lessons along the way. Finding an innovative wall socket in poetry and painting while functioning being a forest ranger for five years after falling out of Sheridan University, Williams eventually made a decision to proceed to L.A. and route his imagination into standup and comedic performing. While touring the humor membership circuit in the ’80s he released his initial comedy record, When Rhubarb Transforms to Radish, by himself in support of on cassette. His film profession kicked off in 1994 with an appearance in Dumb and Dumber. Performances on late-night tv talk displays and Humor Central specials went parallel with an increase of function in Hollywood, including his starring part in the 1997 Disney film Rocketman and a significant component in the 1998 stoner humor Half-Baked. The first 2000s discovered him self-releasing his second humor CD, Masses Control, and developing the music group Cousins along with his cousin Kevin Hearn from Barenaked Women. Cousins’ debut Compact disc, The Love Track Years, made an appearance in 2004 and was adopted a year later on by Williams’ third standup recording and 1st for the Humor Central label, Har-Larious.

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