Greg Malone

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David Gregory "Greg" Malone (born October 19, 1948 in St. John's, Newfoundland) is a Canadian impressionist and actor. He is known for the CODCO television series and his impersonations of Barbara Frum, Jean Chrétien, and Queen Elizabeth II.

Prior to CODCO, Malone wrote and performed in a number of shows for CBC Television, including The Wonderful Grand Band, The Root Seller, and The S and M Comic Book, and appeared in the film The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood.

After the death of his CODCO co-star Tommy Sexton in 1993, he devoted some years of his life to raising awareness of HIV and AIDS, including writing, directing, and appearing in a training film for health care professionals. He also directed a docudrama film, The Untold Story of the Suffragists of Newfoundland, in which he appeared as Sir Richard Squires, and acted in the films Rare Birds, Extraordinary Visitor, Messiah from Montreal, and Heyday!. He also appeared in a one-man special for the Comedy Channel, Pocket Queen, which won an award at the 1999 Houston International Film and Television Festival. More recently, he has had a recurring guest role in Republic of Doyle.

Along with Sexton and their CODCO co-star Andy Jones, Malone was a recipient of the Earle Grey Award, the lifetime achievement award of Canadian television's Gemini Awards, in 2002.

His first memoir, You Better Watch Out, was published in 2009 by Knopf Canada. He released a book in 2012 entitled Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders: The True Story of Newfoundland's Confederation with Canada, which is a look at how Newfoundland became a province of Canada in 1949.

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