Jean-Marc Parent

Jean-Marc Parent

About Jean-Marc Parent

Jean-Marc Parent

Jean-Marc Parent

March 21, 1962

Place of Birth    :   Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
Also Known As    :   JMP
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Jean-Marc Parent is a comedian from Quebec, Canada, also known as JMP. Originally from Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, he began his career as a social worker before being discovered at the festival Juste Pour Rire in 1988.  His first show, titled "L'Handicapé" or its English title, "The Disabled" was followed by a comedy duo partnership with Michel Barrett, before JMP returned to solo comedy in the 1990s.   JMP's specializes in long-form comedy, performing for large audience for hours at a time, often switching from scripted comedy to improv to close his shows.  These extended performances, themed celebrations and improv antics have invited substantial press coverage.   JMP has acted as a spokesperson for Opération Nez rouge, as well as hosting his own improv and animation comedy show "L'Heure JMP" on TQS and providing illustrations for the humor magazine Safarir. He continues to perform in comedy specials and events throughout Canada.