Trent McClellan

Trent McClellan is a Canadian stand-up comedian.[1] Originally from Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador,[1] he has been based in Calgary, Alberta since 2004.[2] Since 2017 he has been a main cast member of the comedy series This Hour Has 22 Minutes.[3]

He has toured extensively across Canada, both as a headlining performer[4] and as an opening act for Gerry Dee,[5] and has performed at the Just for Laughs Festival, the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, the Halifax Comedy Festival and other comedy festivals.[6] He performed a half-hour special for The Comedy Network's Comedy Now! series in 2008,[6] and has appeared on CBC Radio's series The Debaters.[5]

He defended Lisa Moore's novel February in the 2013 edition of Canada Reads.[7] The novel won the competition.[7]


  1. ^ a b "Born to be a comedian". The Telegram, November 22, 2008.
  2. ^ "Laughing up boomtown; Comedians, club owners aim to build Calgary's emerging standup scene". Calgary Herald, December 3, 2007.
  3. ^ Tobin, Stephanie (June 7, 2017). "Trent McClellan 'blown away' by addition to This Hour Has 22 Minutes". CBC News. Retrieved October 12, 2017.
  4. ^ "Trent McClellan to host night of comedy in Gander". Gander Beacon, October 14, 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Corner Brook comic lands national radio gig". The Telegram, January 10, 2013.
  6. ^ a b "McClellan makes return to Shop". Sherwood Park News, August 15, 2011.
  7. ^ a b "Lisa Moore’s February wins CBC Canada Reads". Quill & Quire, February 14, 2013.

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