Acton, Ontario's Jeff McEnery burst onto the comedy scene by winning the prestigious "Tim Sims Encouragement Award" in 2005, "Yuk Yuk's $25,000 Great Canadian Laugh Off" in 2006 and “Best Newcomer” at the 2007 Canadian Comedy Awards. Since then, Jeff has become a top headliner for Yuk Yuk's and has appeared at every major Canadian comedy festival including the "Just for Laughs Comedy Festival", "Halifax Comedy Festival", "Winnipeg Comedy Festival", “Hubcap Comedy Festival” in Moncton, “Cottage Country Comedy Festival” in Muskoka and "Global ComedyFest" in Vancouver.
Jeff's one hour Comedy Now! stand up special was broadcast on CTV and The Comedy Network in the summer of 2011 and he has been featured on the shows, George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight and etalk. He was nominated for "Best Male Stand Up" at the 2015 Canadian Comedy Awards.
McEnery has also been involved in acting. He had a lead role in Kim Chapiron's critically-acclaimed drama Dog Pound and shared the screen with James Franco in Camille. He was a cast member on The Comedy Network's sketch series Hotbox and has made guest appearances on The Howie Mandel Show, Letterkenny, Covert Affairs, The Jon Dore Television Show and Naturally Sadie.
As a writer, Jeff is a graduate of the Vancouver Film School's Writing for Film and Television Program. He is a story consultant on the CBC's Still Standing and did punch up work for The Latest Buzz. He has written and produced two short films Yes And... and Behind the Funny, which was broadcast on The Comedy Network on the show Canadian Comedy Shorts.
Jeff recently obtained his green card and now splits his time between Los Angeles and Toronto.