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History Bites Rick Green Bio

Rick Green, C.M, OOnt, BSc., is the creator, producer, and host of History Bites.

Rick graduated from the University of Waterloo in 1975 with a BSc. in Physics.  He then became a teacher at the Ontario Science Centre where he developed educational programs for the general public and school groups.

In 1979, Rick became a full-time comedian and has written and performed in 700 episodes of television and radio, and numerous stage productions.

With a knack for combining information and humor, Rick is best known for History Bites, for the alternative fiction literacy series Prisoners of Gravity, the long-running comedy series The Red Green Show, and The Frantics comedy troupe.

Since then, Rick has produced the ground-breaking documentary ADD & Loving It?! Rick has hosted webinars, been a guest on podcasts and television shows, and has delivered many keynote speeches, workshops, presentations. Rick’s current project is RickWantToKnow.com

Rick is honored to be named one of University of Waterloo’s Top 50 Science Graduates, and he recently earned the recognition as a CAMH Difference Maker (one of 150 Leading Canadians for Mental Health) the Order of Ontario, and the prestigious Order of Canada.