Fred Northup, Jr. is one of the Pacific Northwest's busiest entertainers: as a charity auctioneer, host and emcee, actor and comedy improviser, and musician. For 10 years, Fred was a company member of Seattle's famed "TheatreSports" comedy improv group, and he travels the country emceeing and designing entertainment for events.
On camera, Fred Northup's highlights include hosting “Be the Next Microsoft Employee” and "The Xbox Accessories Show" for Microsoft and appearing as "Captain Fred McGilicutty" - the hilarious national spokesperson for Copper Mountain Ski Resort - in radio, television, print, and the web. Off camera, Fred was heard for four years as one of Andy Savage's morning show sidekicks on 1077 The End. His voice appeared in the video games "Midtown Madness 3" and "Project Gotham Racing", as well as in numerous radio and TV campaigns.
In addition to his work on stage and on camera, Fred Northup runs a video and event production company, Southdown Creative. He's also the co-founder of RainGlobes, the globe that rains! To round out his busy schedule, he guests on percussion for the musical group Caspar Babypants. When not entertaining the masses, Fred can be found in Seattle entertaining his wife, Ashley, and their two young children.