Franco Nguyen

Franco Nguyen is a Toronto based actor, comedian, writer and filmmaker.  He is a Chicago Finalist for StandUP NBC and a Tim Sims Encouragement finalist.  He was one of four Bob Curry Fellows to showcase in Chicago as part of the NBC Universal Breakout festival, hosted by SNL’s Chris Redd.  He is currently completing his MFA in Film and Video at York University.  Franco is a proud member of the comedy troupe TallBoyz II Men, winner of the 2017 Toronto Sketch Festival Producer’s Pick award and Best New Comers at the 2017 Montreal Sketchfest, and Best  of the Fest at the 2018 Montreal Sketchfest.  The troupe recently won the BEST COMEDY award at the Toronto Fringe Festival for their full-length original sketch show, “A 6IX NNNNNN REVUE”.  Franco is a member of the longform improv team, Pepperoni Pizza Cats and is a cast member of the Second City Touring Company.  His one-person show “GOOD MORNING VIET MOM” received critical acclaim and two sold-out runs at the Toronto Fringe Festival and the Next Stage Festival.  Watch out for it on tour in 2019!