Mr. Huband has been a member of the comedy troupe, ILLUSTRATED MEN, from 1984 to the present day. Prior to that, he was a member of THE SECOND CITY MAINSTAGE COMPANY, appearing in two revues there. Mr. Huband also appeared as Estragon in Illustrated Men’s acclaimed production of WAITING FOR GODOT, at Canadian Stage. He has performed at regional theatres across Canada, such as The Manitoba Theatre Center, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Theatre New Brunswick, The Arbor Theatre, and The Stratford Festival, where he played Demetrius in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.
Mr. Huband can be seen in the films, THE LADIES MAN, TOMMY BOY, THE DIAMOND FLEECE, POLICE ACADEMY 3, and THAT SAME OLD FEELING, directed by Carl Reiner. He has performed in numerous television shows including TRADERS, and THE RED GREEN SHOW, as well as in several T.V. movies such as DIRTY PICTURES, THE JESSE VENTURA STORY, ULTIMATE DECEPTION, LESSONS IN LOVE, and HOLIDAY AFFAIR. Mr. Huband was a series regular on THE NEWSROOM, and has also appeared in Ken Finkleman’s FOOLISH HEART, and in Mr. Finkleman’s FOREIGN OBJECTS. Mr. Huband had a lead role in the television movie, RETURN TO THE NEWSROOM. He is currently a regular on THE RICK MERCER REPORT, and MURDOCH MYSTERIES, and can be seen in the feature films, WRONG TURN, CUBE ZERO, THE LOOKOUT, BREACH, CINDERELLA MAN, starring Russell Crowe, and DREAM HOUSE, with Daniel Craig. Mr. Huband can also be seen in the web series, GETTING DOWN, which airs on funnyordie.com.
Dave Huband's Entirely Fake Bio:
David Huband last appeared on a Toronto stage in Dirty Nose Theatre's production of Lorne Meyer's, "The Leg and the Crown", where he won a Dora Award for his portrayal of Mr. Wiggly. He has performed at theatres all over Canada, including The Big Sheep Theatre in Winnipeg, The Rain Slug Theatre in Victoria, Studio Theatre Kamloops, and Waterworld Theatre in Halifax. Productions include leading roles in: "The Wasp Boy", "Anthony and The Misanthrope's Daughter", "Who's That in My Bum?, and "The Wooden Nipple", directed by Berliner Ensemble alumni, Bruno Lutz. Mr. Huband won a Vancouver Theatre Redwood Award for his performance of Brad the Beagle-Walker, in Norman Reese's family drama, "The Roast Beef Dinner Conversation" at the Sloppy Shirt Theatre. Most recently, he played Idi Amin in “Idi Amin and Charlie Brown go Clubbing” at Theater Lethbridge, and Dead JFK in “The Warren Commission: The Musical” at the Banff Kids and Clowns Festival. Mr. Huband also created the role of "Bobby", in "Me and Bobby Blackeye: Rhianna Strikes Back: The Musical" in a workshop somewhere in Oregon.
Film and Television Credits:
David Huband was a regular performer for five years on the hit CBC television series, “Follow that Pidgeon”. Guest star appearances include: CTV’s “The Loud-Mouthed Listener”, “The Greasy Slick Show”, “CNIB: CSI-Criminal Negligence”; on Global TV in “Teen Dog Walkers”, “How Did My Mother Get To Be So Old?, and “Pop My Woody”. He won a “Short Attention Span Award” for his portrayal of Mike the Hobo in the hit comedy series, “You’ll Never Work in This Town Again”.
Mr. Huband has appeared in over 10,000 feature films including, “The Hang-Nail”, “Dirty Diapers”, “Give Me Back My Car”, starring Russell Crowe, “Twelve Angry Inches”, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his searing portrayal of Bruce, a one-legged hypochondriac, and “Kiss Me Down There”, starring Meg Tilly. Mr Huband’s most recent films are “Crabs- A Love Story”, directed by Martin Scorcese’s brother, Keith; “All The President’s Zombies”, “Genital Warts: The Reckoning”, and the zany comedy, “Whose Bra Is That? starring Meryl Streep.
Name: David Huband
Lives in: Toronto, Canada
Company: Hubie Productions, Inc.
Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Director, Producer and Screenwriter