Lars Classington is a comedian/actor/writer/host born in Orillia, Ontario, Canada. After a 10 year career in life insurance (Wow! Hilarious, right?) Lars began his showbiz career like most of the greats...he made a rap video on YouTube about his ball. A week later he answered an ad on Craiglist "So You Wanna Be a Comedian?" and made his stage debut in Oct 2009 at YukYuk's Amateur Night in London, Ontario.
In addition to performing at comedy clubs, corporate & charity events, Lars works in a variety of TV/Film/Theatre & Commercials projects as an actor, writer & host. His production company Laughing Vikings produces live shows & digital content out of their Riverside Toronto studio.
He also is co-creator of a new podcast series 39 Drunk & Disorderlies (@39DDShow) about the true stories of his pal GIANT BOB, a 7ft punk rock bouncer. (Watch full eps on YouTube & listen on your favourite podcast platform.)
Notable TV credits include 20 episodes of sketch comedy show ALMOST GENIUS (CMT Canada) & 5 episodes in the Australian kids comedy OH YUCK! (Channel 7) as lazy janitor "Lou Handy" and an upcoming role on SEE starring Jason Momoa (Apple+)
Lars has also appeared in Paranormal 911, Fear Thy Neighbour, In Contempt, Mayday, Treasures Decoded, Paranormal Survivor, True Stories of the ER & Haunted Case Files.
Recent film credits include Stockholm (Ethan Hawke/Noomi Rapace), We Came To Wreck Everything (Magic Button Films), Fire Girls (Think/Feel Prod.) and Super Hijabi (Safina Media).
You can spot Lars in commercials for Little Caesars, Pepsi, Party City, Dick's Sporting Goods, Neutrogena, Ford, Hartford Insurance, Great Clips, Jewlr.com, & Cineplex.
Winner of the 2013 London Music Award for Most Popular TV/Media Personality, Lars' comedy raps were featured on SiriusXM & Comedy Network. In 2014, he was crowned "Canada’s Ultimate Underground Rockstar” by Ubisoft-Rocksmith after a nationwide contest.
Festival credits include SXSW, Montreal SketchFest, Guelph Comedy Festival, Unscripted New York, and Toronto Short Film Festival.