David Merry has been Canada’s premiere comic magician and has
travelled the globe making people laugh for the last thirty years. He is a past
recipient of Canada’s “Club Comic of The Year” award and has been nominated at
the Canadian Comedy Awards for “Best One Man Show” and “Best Variety Act.”
He regularly performs in Las Vegas at the MGM Hotel and Casino, in Atlantic
City at the Tropicana and on the world’s best cruise ships.
David has been opening act for Jerry Seinfeld, Howie Mandel, Steven Wright and
was a joke writer for Rodney Dangerfield and Joan Rivers.
He is a United States patent holder and lectures, performs, invents and
sells magical apparatus to magicians all over the world. He played on a
professional blackjack team in Las Vegas in 1980-81, has written has a book on
roulette called RE-INVENTING THE WHEEL and currently plays poker
semi-professionally, having played in the World Series of Poker three times.
After attending Q school he became a golf professional and played in events on
the Canadian Tour in 1997. He has recently launched a new site where he writes
and produces comedy short films, commercial spoofs and his award nominated web
based comedy series “The Shitdisturber”.
He lives in Toronto with his wife Cathy and three children, spending half of
his time performing and the other half writing. He is shopping a totally new
sitcom concept never seen before on television “BELLEVUE COUNTRY CLUB” and has
recently completed two feature length screenplays. A suspense thriller, “TRUE
ALIBIS” and a horror movie “DEAD AND BREAKFAST”, both of which are for sale.