Ron Josol is a Filipino Canadian actor and stand-up comedian. He is one of the hottest comedy acts on stage today, entertaining audiences with a show based on his experiences as an Asian North American making his way through life. Ron creates laughs wherever he appears.
Ron represents a new generation of comedy with his modish comedy style and commanding stage presence. He has taken his comedy around the world, performing in Canada, U.S., Pacific Islands, Persian Gulf, Asia, Central America, the Caribbean and the Middle East. In Ron’s second year performing as a comedian, he won the coveted Craven A’s funniest Homegrown Competition at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival.
Since then he has been performing regularly at various Festivals including the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs Festival, the International Comedy Fest 2K8, The Orange County Comedy Festival and the LOL Comedy Festival in Hollywood, California.
Indubitably the most recognizable Asian comedian in Canada, Ron Josol was profiled on the Comedy Network, ABS-CBN Asia, Showtime Dubai, CBC, Discovery Channel, Echo, Omni 1&2, MTV Canada, and recently the Biography Channel in Canada
He has written and performed on Much Music hit shows Video on Trial and Much More Music. Ron has taped numerous stand-up comedy specials in his career, including Ethnical Difficulties for CBC, and Comedy Now on the CTV/Comedy network. He hosted his own television series, Flip, which aired on Omni, and produced, co-wrote and starred as the lead of a short film entitled, Rolling Longaniza.
Ron has taped numerous stand-up comedy specials in his career. He first achieved his own comedy special in 2000, “Comedy Now” on the CTV/Comedy network. He has been featured in ABS-CBN’s Slanted comedy taped at the San Jose Improv and recently recorded two comedy specials produced by SHOWTIME DUBAI. In January 2009, Hollywood producers took notice and gave him the opportunity to film his 1st U.S. national spot in the “LOL Comedy Festival” on Showtime USA.