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Seán Cullen (born August 29, 1965) is an award-winning Canadian actor, voice artist, and stand-up comedian who has done many roles in live-action and animated works, as well as plenty of comedy routines. He's known for frequently combining improvisation, mimicry, and music in his performances, and usually possesses a distinctive Large Ham in his performances. He hosts his own stand-up comedy show called The Seán Schau! and has appeared countless times on Canadian and American television including appearances on CBC's Royal Canadian Air Farce and Ellen DeGeneres' The Ellen Show, as a regular on Match Game Canada and The Debaters, as a contestant on the sixth season of Last Comic Standing, and as a guest on NBC's The Tonight Show.

First appearing in the public eye in 1987 as a member of the musical comedy group Corky and the Juice Pigs, Seán Cullen really began making himself known in the late 90s/early 2000s after the group broke up, with his stand-up comedy performances and appearances on TV. His first notable TV gig was as the star of the 1998 British sketch comedy show Unnatural Acts, appearing alongside several future actors on The Mighty Boosh. He was also the host of two different TV series, The Nations in 2016 and Simply Seán in the mid-2000s. He even created his own short-lived surrealist sitcom called The Seán Cullen Show in 2003 and starred As Himself.

Seán Cullen's voice has also appeared in many Canadian animated series, with his most notable roles including Four, Five, and Seven on Seven Little Monsters, Ed on Best Ed, Lucius Heinous VII on Jimmy Two-Shoes, Gus on Rocket Monkeys, Narwhal and Piggy on Almost Naked Animals, Principal General Barrage on Detentionaire, and Tim Lockwood and Mayor Shelbourne on the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs TV show. He was also a writer for quite a number of these cartoons. He also appeared as the voice for the Barnaby twins on Netflix's 2020 animated film The Willoughbys.

Outside of performance, Seán Cullen's also written a few novels for young adult readers. He's the author of the Hamish X series and the Chronicles of the Misplaced Prince series. He also has a longstanding relationship with Barenaked Ladies (even touring with them in 2004) and the Canadian coffee chain Balzac's Coffee.

Do NOT confuse him with the British actor Sean Cullen (notice the lack of accent on the "a"), who played Director William Hedgcock Webster on Mindhunter.

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Selected Filmography