Brent Butt is a Canadian comedian, actor, and writer, best known for creating and starring in the hit television series “Corner Gas.”
|Date of Birth||August 3, 1966|
|Place of Birth||Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||comedian, actor, and writer|
Brent Butt Early Life
Brent Butt was born on August 3, 1966, in Tisdale, Saskatchewan, Canada.
He grew up in the small rural community of Tisdale, where he developed a love for comedy and entertainment from a young age.
Butt’s sense of humor and wit were evident early on, and he often entertained his family and friends with his comedic talents.
Brent Butt Comedy Career
In the late 1980s, Butt decided to pursue a comedy career.
He started performing at various comedy clubs and festivals across Canada, honing his skills and developing his unique style.
Butt’s comedy is known for its observational humor and relatable, down-to-earth approach.
Brent Butt Television Breakthrough – “Corner Gas”
Brent Butt’s big break came with the creation of the sitcom “Corner Gas” in 2004.
He not only starred in the series but also served as the creator, executive producer, and head writer.
“Corner Gas” was set in the fictional small town of Dog River, Saskatchewan, and followed the lives of its quirky residents.
The show was a huge success and became the most-watched sitcom in Canadian television history.
It received critical acclaim for its clever writing, lovable characters, and the way it captured the essence of small-town life.
“Corner Gas” ran for six seasons, from 2004 to 2009, and also spawned an animated series and a feature film.
Brent Butt Other Television Work
Following the success of “Corner Gas,” Brent Butt continued to work in television.
He appeared in various comedy shows and specials, including “Just for Laughs,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” and “Comedy Now!” Butt also had guest roles in popular Canadian series such as “Corner Gas Animated,” “Hiccups,” and “No Clue.”
Brent Butt Film and Writing
In addition to his television work, Brent Butt ventured into the world of film.
He wrote and starred in the comedy film “No Clue” in 2013, playing the role of a salesman who becomes embroiled in a murder mystery.
The film showcased his talent beyond the small screen.
Brent Butt Return to Television – “Hiccups”
In 2010, Butt created another sitcom called “Hiccups.” The series followed the story of a children’s author with anger management issues and a life coach who tries to help her.
While “Hiccups” didn’t achieve the same level of success as “Corner Gas,” it still gained a dedicated following during its two-season run.
Brent Butt Continued Success
Brent Butt has remained an active presence in the comedy scene. He has toured across Canada, performing stand-up comedy shows to sold-out audiences.
Butt’s comedic style continues to resonate with fans, and his relatable humor appeals to a wide range of audiences.
Brent Butt Net Worth
Brent Butt has a net worth of $2 million.
Brent Butt Personal Life
Brent Butt is married to Nancy Robertson, who co-starred with him in “Corner Gas” and “Hiccups.”
The couple has been together for many years and often collaborate on various projects.
Butt has maintained a relatively private personal life, with few details available about his family and upbringing.
Brent Butt Legacy and Impact
Brent Butt’s contributions to Canadian comedy cannot be overstated. His creation, “Corner Gas,” remains a beloved and iconic television series that showcased the humor and charm of small-town life.
The success of the show paved the way for other Canadian comedies and inspired a new wave of homegrown talent.
Brent Butt Height
Brent Butt is 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 meters tall.