CBC Comedy Original Pitch Program
Richard is a South Asian-Canadian screenwriter/actor, WGC member, and an alumnus of both the Writers’ Guild of Canada Bell Media Diverse Screenwriting Program and the Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) Kid’s TV Writing Bootcamp. He has written for the multicultural television cartoon “16 Hudson” (TVO), co-created/wrote the Chinese-Canadian digital series “Sudden Master” (OMNI/Rogers) and created the digital sketch series “Off2Kali” which screened at ReelWorld. Richard’s acting credits include “Jett” (Cinemax), “Taken” (NBC), “Kim’s Convenience” (Netflix-CBC), “Endlings” (Hulu-CBC), “Incorporated” (SyFy) and “The Strain” (FX). Additionally, Richard serves as the ACTRA Toronto Treasurer.
Richard Twitter/Instagram: @RichardYoungRY