Jonathan "Jon" Lajoie (/ləˈʒwɒ/ lə-zhwaw; born August 21, 1980) is a Canadian comedian, actor, rapper, singer, musician and Internet celebrity from Montreal, Quebec. He gained fame mostly from his YouTube channel, "jonlajoie," posting comedic original songs, as well as his role as Taco MacArthur on the FX comedy series The League.
1 Early life and education,
2.1 The League,
2.2 Comedy Central Presents,
3.1 Studio albums,
3.3 Music videos,
5 External links,
Early life and education:
Lajoie was born in Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, and raised in the South Shore of Montreal. His father is Québécois and his mother is English-Canadian. He graduated from Dawson College's professional theatre program in 2001.
Since 2003, he has acted as an English-Canadian musician named Thomas Edison in Radio-Canada's French-Canadian sitcom L'Auberge du chien noir. Jon Lajoie began his career as a comedy musician in 2007. Lajoie's performance includes music, skits, and some stand-up comedy. Jon Lajoie has also released 2 studio albums and appeared on Comedy Central Presents.
Lajoie currently has a role in the FXX TV show The League as Taco MacArthur, a perpetually stoned and unemployed musician. Lajoie performs his song "The Birthday Song" and "Vaginal Hubris" in two episodes of the first season. Throughout the series, Lajoie performs songs written specifically for the show.
Comedy Central Presents:
Jon Lajoie filmed an episode of Comedy Central Presents on November 7, 2009. It premiered on March 5, 2010. The same special aired uncensored as part of Comedy Central's Secret Stash on June 6 at 1:30 AM (EST). The special featured the world premiere of the video for his song "Pop Song".