Ryan is a celebrated Canadian comedian but as well as being a writer-performer Katherine is also a talented actress and played the lead role of George in Victoria Pile's Channel 4 series Campus. She also appeared regularly throughout the second series of Episodes as Merc's Assistant.
Ryan has taken a circuitous route to becoming a professional comic, having waitressed at Hooters, hung out at the Playboy Mansion, done a bit of presenting (‘I sometimes said things that weren’t appropriate’), had a cancer scare and given birth .
She moved from Ontario to the UK with her comedian partner to work for a fashion magazine and eventually found her way onto the comedy circuit and television. Since then, she's appeared on Mock The Week, 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Never Mind The Buzzcocks, QI, Sweat the Small Stuff, Jack Dee's Sky Atlantic panel show Don't Sit In The front Row as well as sitcoms on Channel 4 and BBC2. She was voted through to the final of BBC One's Let's Dance for Comic Relief after a spectacular performance as Nicki Minaj performing Starships.
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- Former public schoolboy Comedian who is painfully honest about his hangups, he has been described as Hugh Grant's less well adjusted Younger Brother!
- Star of ‘Mock of the Week’ and Radio 4’s award winning comedy, ‘The Now Show’
- Currently appearing as Alfie Moon in Eastenders