Royal Canadian Air Farce alumnus Alan John Park dies at 60


TORONTO — Alan John Park, longtime member of the Royal Canadian Air Farce comedy troupe, has died. Park died Thursday at the age of 60, eight years after being diagnosed with terminal cancer. Born in Scarborough, Ontario.

TORONTO — Alan John Park, longtime member of the Royal Canadian Air Farce comedy troupe, has died.

Park died Thursday at the age of 60, eight years after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Born in Scarborough, Ontario, Park has spent most of his life making people laugh across Canada.

The comedian is best known for his work on CBC’s Royal Canadian Air Farce from 2004 to 2014, where he performed impressions of actor Clint Eastwood, former Ontario politician Tony Clement, former chef Federal Liberal Stéphane Dion and many others.

He has also worked as a writer with the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and appeared on Much Music’s “Video on Trial”.

His “Conspiracy Queries” podcast aired on Sirius XM radio for years, and he was the marketing voice for several major brands, including Chevrolet.

Park also advocated for the use of medical cannabis through his “Green Crush with Alan Park” podcast and website from 2016 to 2019.

He is survived by his daughters, Ava and Fiona, his sister Pauline and many other relatives and friends.

This report from The Canadian Press was first published on November 12, 2022.

The Canadian Press




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