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Chris Forrest

Born: 1979
Gender: Male

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Chris Forrest is a South African stand-up comedian best known for his TV appearances including the Pure Monate Show and numerous successful television commercials.

He's also had smaller roles on the SABC2 comedy series Kompleks and the Emmy-nominated episode of the SABC3 mockumentary series Sorted, as well as regular appearances on Comedy Central.

Television commercials include being Sasol's volunteer Olympic coach "Coach Joe", the "Yo" guy for the Vodacom Challenge, and an eBucks advert where he played four different versions of himself.

Chris has also been a regular performer on South Africa's premier comedy show "The Heavyweight Comedy Jam" which tours the country on a regular basis, as well as the "Blacks Only" comedy tour. He is also a regular host of the King Size Comedy Shows, attracting crowds of three thousand plus.

Chris also played at the famous Lyric Theatre in West End, London to huge acclaim, as well as in two sell out runs at the Edinbugh festival.

He has performed at functions ranging from corporate launches for Microsoft, SASOL, Mondi, ABSA, SAB, Vodacom, MTN, eBucks to print and TV campaigns to music festivals such as Oppikoppi.

As a 46664 ambassador, Chris played the 46664 Its No Joke comedy show at Sun City, Sandton Convention Centre and Grand West Arena in Cape Town as one of the top ten South African comics supporting the campaign.

Feature films he has appeared in include Blitspatrollie, White Wedding, Footskating 101 and Crazy Moneky Presents: Straight Outta Benoni.

In 2015 he was the winner of the first Celebrity MasterChef South Africa, beating singer Patricia Lewis in the finale.



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