Monty Franklin is an Australian-born stand-up comedian now based in LA.
He tours all over the world headlining some of the biggest comedy clubs and also opens for Rob Schneider. He is currently appearing in Rob's new TV Show 'Real Rob' on NETFLIX, seasons 1&2.
He has had roles on 'New Girl' - FOX, 'Becoming Bond' - Hulu and is the creator and star of 'The Manny' - TV Pilot.
Monty’s numerous television stand-up performances include AXS TV's Live At Gotham, Channel 10s The Circle, Foxtel’s Stand Up Australia, and as part of The Comedy Channel’s special – The Best Of Stand Up and Comedy Gold.
Performing sold out shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010, he received wide recognition and praise for his shows The Full Monty and Monty McFly.
Monty performed at the 2009 Carols By Candlelight to a crowd of 15,000 at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl, and MC’d for 18,000 music goers at the 2010 and 2011 Pyramid Rock Festivals.
Monty has produced, written and starred in two TV Pilots of sketch-comedy show No Monkeys on Bikes for Channel 7, co-hosted a weekly radio show on Fox FM and produced a number of short films featured in festivals around the world.
Monty was the host of the pilot Tv Show 'Australia UpLate' and filmed a fourth pilot with Channel 7 for a comedy travel show.
Monty is now based in Los Angeles where he performs all over the country and world with legendary Saturday Night Live favorite Rob Schneider. Monty also headlines some of the most sought after comedy clubs in the world including The Improv Comedy Clubs, The Laugh Factory and Monty's name was recently added to the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, up there with all the greats like Eddie Murphy, Robin Williams and Steve Martin, he is the first Australian on the wall, a great honor.