|Birth name||Colin Murphy|
16 July 1968 |
Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland
|Notable works and roles|
Colin Murphy is a Northern Irish comedian. He was born on 16 July 1968, in Downpatrick, Northern Ireland and now lives in south Belfast. He is best known for his television work hosting and co-writing The Blizzard of Odd, The Unbelievable Truth, and as resident panelist on The Blame Game for BBC Northern Ireland and The Panel for RTÉ.
Murphy mainly tours in Ireland and usually hosts the comedy show in The Empire Bar, Belfast. He occasionally appears at other venues in the UK such as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and has performed at Kilkenny Cat Laughs, Melbourne Comedy Festival, and Just for Laughs. He is host of Queen's comedy club, in the Mandela Hall of the Queen's Students' Union.
Murphy has done charity work for Plan Ireland, including making a film about work done by the charity.