Adam is a three-time Canadian Comedy Award Winning actor, writer and improviser. He is also an alumnus of The Second City Mainstage  where he wrote four original reviews including the box office record breaking and Canadian Comedy Award winning “Something Wicked Awesome This Way Comes.”  He created, co-wrote and co-stars in the TV show, GUIDANCE, which currently airs on BITE TV. His video writing and acting on The Second City Network has been featured on Perez Hilton, Topless Robot and io9.  He performed at the Just for Laughs festival with MANTOWN (winner for Best Improv troupe in 2013) and as a solo artist for the New Faces showcase. TV Credits include:The Beaverton, Workin’ Moms, Mary Kills People, Spun Out, Odd Squad, Warehouse 13, Covert Affairs and more In 2014 Adam won The Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Improviser in Canada. He is one of the hosts of  The Backline, an improv tutorial podcast on The Sonar Network. The Backline tours the world teaching and performing Improv. Currently Adam can be seen on the new YTV cartoon show LOOPED, Body Buds, a new series for CBC about two 90’s fitness experts trying to make a come back and WHITE GUYS a satirical web series about the most privileged people on earth and their problems.

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  • 168: Gangs of New York – with Adam Cawley Nov 27 2017
    November has 5 Fridays this year, so guess what? A BONUS mustache-vember episode. And this one is mustache-ier and novemberier than them all. This week the Nice Guys flawlessly recreate the Daniel Day Lewis classic “Gangs of New York” featuring their guest, CCA Award winner and Second City Alum, Adam Cawley!
  • Ep. 63 Adam Cawley and Rob Norman Dec 19 2016
    The Spooky Jewelers Today on Spooked! Daniel never shows anyone what’s beneath his coat, Cody is Toby, Damien has terrible flashbacks, Adam Cawley(Mantown, The Beaverton) shows up in a tutu, Rob Norman(The Backline podcast, Sunnyside) takes us to the beginning of time, and Kjartan solves almost every situation they’ve been in. We learn about the past today so get those thinking caps on and prepare to learn! And get Spooked!
  • 094: Lethal Weapon 3 – with Rob Norman & Adam Cawley Oct 16 2015
    The Nice Guys flawlessly recreate “Lethal Weapon 3”, LIVE from the Ossington in Toronto.

    Featuring the hilarious Rob Norman and Adam Cawley!

    Famous Quote: “Let’s go into the bomb.”