Aaron Merke is an actor/comedian originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and now residing in Vancouver, BC. Aaron started his career training with the late Del Close at the Improv Olympic in Chicago.
Returning to Canada, Aaron became part of the Second City Touring Company and the Artistic Director of the False Idle Factory Theatre Company. Aaron again left Canada, this time for New York City, where he performed with People Improv Theatre.
Returning to Toronto, Aaron founded KUNG-FU, the 2006 Canadian Cage Match Champions, and competed as the Canadian Team at the 2006 Chicago Improv Festival. Aaron was the writer and director of False Idle Factory's Shobu Show/World Supremacy Wrestling, and was featured on Much Music and in The Globe & Mail.
Aaron has been on Much Music's top-rated show Video on Trail and was the host and sketch writer on Much Music's comedy special LOL. Aaron was also a regular in the Showcase television show Retail, was in the Comedy Network series House Party, has appeared in the films Make it Happen and Foodland, and can be seen on an upcoming episode of HBO Canada's critically-acclaimed comedy series Less Than Kind.