Jimeoin

International Comedian

Irish born Jimeoin (pronounced Jim Owen) is one of Australia's most popular stand-up comedians. A prolific writer with an exceptional audience rapport, Jimeoin is loved for his charming observations on the absurdities of everyday life.

In addition to his regular performances at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and his widely successful Australian tours, Jimeoin has also toured New Zealand, Europe, the UK, the Middle East and the Far East. This included seasons at the prestigious Edinburgh Festival, where he won the 'Critics Award' as well as the Montreal Comedy Festival in Canada.

A familiar face on Australian television, Jimeoin has performed on TV programs including GMA, Rove Live, The Panel, Full Frontal, The Midday Show and Tonight Live. He also hosted two one-hour documentaries covering the 2001 'Just for Laughs' Montreal Comedy Festival for Network Ten.

It was during 2001 that Jimeoin also created and first performed his Tea Towel Tour of Ireland, which became the inspiration for a television documentary.

In 1999 Jimeoin wrote and starred in his first feature film, The Craic. In its opening weekend, The Craic became the second highest grossing box office movie in Australia's history.

Prior to that, his self-titled TV show, Jimeoin aired nationally on the Seven Network for three series during 1994 - 1995.

Jimeoin's performances have also resulted in three top selling CD's.