Norwegian born Daniel Simonsen burst onto the comedy scene in late 2007. Within just a few months he had achieved huge recognition and success in two of the most prestigious comedy competitions in the country and had gained a strong reputation for being a talented, fresh and original comedian.
He is a trained actor, having been educated at Ecole Phillipe Gaulier, Paris, France, where former students include Academy Award winners Geoffrey Rush, Roberto Benigni and Golden Globe winner Sacha Baron Cohen.
WINNER SO YOU THINK YOU’RE FUNNY 2008
LAUGHING HORSE FINALIST 2008
CHORTLE BEST NEWCOMER NOMINEE 2009
PERFORMED AT THE JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL IN MONTREAL 2009
Guardian said ""Simonsen is a Norwegian comic with an impressive grasp of whimsy" "