Best known for his award-winning performance on the hit CBC show Kim’s Convenience, Andrew Phung is an actor, improvisor, and educator. He’s an energetic presenter and performer, and has quickly become a sought-after emcee, having hosted events for The City of Calgary, Telus Spark, ATB Financial, and numerous non-profits. Andrew brings his off-the-cuff comedic charm and boundless enthusiasm to every engagement.
Acclaimed for his many film, television, and stage roles, Andrew has won several Canadian Screen Awards for his work on the highly rated Kim’s Convenience, which ran for five seasons. He is currently the co-creator, executive producer, and star of CBC’s Run the Burbs. His other recent television and film credits include LOL: Last One Laughing Canada, The Beaverton, Events Transpiring, Wynonna Earp, and The Canadian Improv Games with Andrew Phung.
Andrew started his path as a performer at the Loose Moose Theatre Company in Calgary, where he developed a love for the stage. Over a decade later, he continues to be a part of the Theatre as a senior ensemble performer and instructor. Andrew regularly presents to student groups on the subjects of improvisation, volunteering, and community involvement. He also presented a TEDx Talk titled “The Obvious Secret to Engage Youth.” As part of his community involvement, Andrew is the Director of Special Projects at the non-profit Youth Central.
Andrew currently lives in Toronto with his family.