Dave Thomas (actor)

Canadian comedian and actor

David William Thomas CM (born May 20, 1949) is a Canadian actor, comedian and television writer. He is best known as one half of the duo Bob and Doug McKenzie with Rick Moranis. He appeared as Doug McKenzie on SCTV, for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award out of two nominations, and in the film Strange Brew (1983), which he also co-directed. As a duo, they made two albums, The Great White North and Strange Brew, the former gaining them a Grammy Award nomination and a Juno Award.

Dave Thomas
Thomas at the 34th Annie Awards, 2007
David William Thomas

(1949-05-20) May 20, 1949 (age 75)
EducationMcMaster University (B.A., English literature)
  • Actor
  • comedian
  • television writer
Years active1974–present
  • Pam Thomas (divorced)
  • Kimberly Ann Thomas
    (m. 1994)
RelativesIan Thomas (brother)

His other notable acting credits include Stripes (1981), Love at Stake (1987), Moving (1988), Coneheads (1993) and Rat Race (2001). He provided the voice of Tuke in Brother Bear (2003), and Brother Bear 2 (2006).