About Christopher "Johnny" Daley
Known to many Jamaicans as "Johnny" from Lime Tree Lane...
Christopher "Johnny" Daley is an actor, comedian, radio and TV personality. A well known award-winning theatre practitioner, he is one of Jamaica's most outstanding stage talents. Known to many Jamaicans as "Johnny" from the 80's and 90's television programme, Lime Tree Lane. He is also known for his starring role in “Kingston Paradise” and notable appearances in “One Love” which also starred Kymani Marley and Cherine Anderson. He has excelled in the industry for more than 25 years.
Although his trademark of performance is in plays, he is equally good at entertaining any crowd. As an experienced and professional entertainer, he possesses a rare ability to read his audience and deliver accordingly. His ability to think on his feet and deliver one-liners at the speed of light is testament to his skill and experience with audiences worldwide.
He has performed at numerous stand-up comedy and entertainment events both locally and internationally, including being selected as a top 20 semi- finalist in the Laugh Factory's Funniest Person in the World Competition 2016 where he travelled to Helsinki to represent Jamaica. His live performance average score of 9.3 was the second highest in the competition. Among his international performance credits includes opening for David Mann at the Brooklyn Centre of the Performing Arts (November 2015) and the International Comedy Showdown at the Sugar House Casino, Philadelphia (March 2016) to name a few.
Christopher believes in making people laugh and in finding new talents in the field through his roving Johnny Live Comedy Bar series. He is responsible for jump starting the careers of well-known stand-up comedians and comedic actors in Jamaica through the Comedy Buss TV Series, which he was both host and Executive Producer. His role in the Megamart TV Infomercial appeals to viewers of any age and continues a tradition of his TV legacy. Johnny continues to entertain the nation and the world on his radio programme the Johnny Live Show a highly successful radio programme he created and executively produced.
– 1992 – 1993 Iconic Face/Character Cashpot Man TV (Commercial for Local TV)
– Lime Tree Lane
– Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) Going to Extremes – TV Series (ABC)
– Comedy Buss – TV Series (TVJ)
– Mega Mart infomercials – CVM and TVJ (current)
– Ring Games 2
– TVJ FILM: “One Love” (Principal Role), “Kingston Paradise” (Lead Actor)
– Yardie THEATER: “Ole Fyah Stick” – Dahlia Harris, “For Better or Worse” – Basil Dawkins, “Jamaica 2 Rahtid” – Aston Cooke, “I’ve Got your Man” – Blue Mountain Theater (UK), “Oliver’s Posse” – Jambiz
– International RADIO: Johnny Live Morning Show – Suncity Radio 104.9 FM
Winner Best Actor Award – International Theatre Institute (ITI) Jamaica Chapter, Actor Boy Awards 2010
Legacy Award – Dance, Speech and Drama – Half-Way-Tree Primary 2015
Nominated for Comedian of the Year – IRAWMA 2015
Nominated for Comedian of the Year – Star Awards 2015
Top 20 Finalist - Funniest Person in the World Competition 2016
Comedian of the Year – IRAWMA 2019
Co-Executive Producer of Comedy Buss TV Series
Christopher “Johnny” Daley possesses that magic ingredient of 'funny'. When he walks on to a stage, he brings the house down.