Pardis Parker is an award-winning director, writer, actor, and comedian.
His films and music videos, including The Dance, Afghan, and Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns, have screened at over 150 film festivals worldwide and have received over 80 awards and distinctions from the likes of NBC/Universal, Just for Laughs, CBC, the Boston Comedy Festival, and the National Screen Institute of Canada. In print, Afghan has been lauded by Gawker as a "beautiful short film," while The Dance has been described by Glamour Magazine as "a sweet little movie that will make you smile without saying a word," by Jezebel as "an adorable short film that will make your heart sing," and by GQ Spain's movie blog as, simply, "the best."
He has received multiple Best Actor nominations for his work in The Dance and Afghan, and has appeared on television and in films on both sides of the border, including Combat Hospital on ABC, Little Mosque on the Prairie on CBC, Single White Spenny and Moderation Town on Showcase, Really Me on The Family Channel, and indie drama Snow.
A six-time Canadian Comedy Award nominee and a finalist for Canada's Next Top Comic, he currently resides in Los Angeles, where he's a regular performer at the Hollywood Improv, Hollywood Laugh Factory, and World Famous Comedy Store.
A regular blogger, you can read words that he types at www.pardisparker.com.
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