Mel Silverback is an old time mountain gorilla comic who tells it like it is.
The love child of a mountain gorilla and a Catskill’s comedian, Silverback took his career all the way from the wilds of Africa to the jungles of the comedy stage,. On his climb to the star filled top he endured hecklers and other nightclub predators in the stand up circuit.
Over his lengthy career, Mel’s extensive credits range from performing in the Alternative Stand Up Festival in Vancouver; Real Madness Comedy Festival in Toronto; and opening for Randy and Lahey of the Trailer Park Boys.
Mel’s appearance at the CBC Winnipeg Comedy Festival “All Foul, No Harm” show was listed in Uptown Magazine’s Best of the Festival Review and was called the “biggest buzz of the festival.”
Watch for Mel’s U.S. network television debut in the summer of 2007 on NBC.