Charles Demers is a comedian, author, editor, playwright, & political activist based in Vancouver, British Columbia. One of Canada's top stand-up comedians, he stars in the Emmy-winning Netflix animated series Beat Bugs, based on the immortal music of The Beatles. He is the author of four books including the forthcoming comic crime novel Property Values, and is currently the editor-curator of Robin's Egg Books, a humour imprint from Arsenal Pulp Press. A former rank-and-file union organizer & longtime anti-war & international solidarity activist, Demers is a fixture of West Coast progressive & labour politics, and hosts a monthly progressive book podcast, Well Reds. His new comedy album 'Fatherland' is available on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, and wherever else you get your music.
Alex grew up in a musical family and trained as a classical violinist until the age of 18. He then studied theatre at Studio 58 in Vancouver, BC. Since graduating, some of his favourite productions include Itamar Moses’ “The Four of Us,” and Joshua Harmon’s “Bad Jews.”
Alex’s current focus is on acting in film and television. He has appeared in varying lengths of brevity on “Supernatural,” “Star Trek: Beyond,” and as the Marquis de Sade in the vampire drama “Van Helsing.” As a podcast addict, Alex is pleased as pumpkin pie (and other desserts that are easily pleased) to have lent his voice to the Big Loop.