Showing All of 211 results for "Actors & Broadcasters"

Cathy Jones

Catherine (Cathy) Jones, actor, writer (born at St John's 6 April 1955). Cathy Jones attended Holy Heart of Mary High School and by the age of 17 had joined the Newfoundland Travelling Theatre Company with her brother Andy for a summer of touring the province.

Cedric Alan Smith

Cedric Alan Smith, actor, writer, musician (born at Bournemouth, England 21 Sept 1943). Cedric Smith is well known in Canada as decent and goodhearted farmer Alec King in the longrunning TV series Road to Avonlea, and is also a successful stage performer and prolific television and film actor.

Christopher Plummer

Arthur Christopher Orme Plummer, actor (b at Toronto 13 Dec 1929). Christopher Plummer, a great-grandson of Prime Minister Sir John Abbott, is an international star who has worked widely on the stage, in film and on television in the US, Britain and Canada.

Clémence DesRochers

Clémence DesRochers, actress, humorist, singer and author (b at Sherbrooke, Qué 24 Nov 1934). Daughter of the poet Alfred DESROCHERS, she is the most famous female monologist of her generation in Québec.

Colin Fox

Colin Fox, actor (b at Aldershot, Ont 20 Nov 1938). Colin Fox is a distinguished character actor who studied English at the University of Western Ontario and attended the NATIONAL THEATRE SCHOOL in Montréal. He began acting in plays at the Grand Theatre in London, Ont.

Colleen Dewhurst

Colleen Dewhurst, actress (born at Montréal 3 June 1926; died at Wisboro, NY 22 Aug 1991). Her family moved to the US Midwest when she was 5. She made her professional debut in The Royal Family (NY 1946), while still a student at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Colm Feore

Colm Joseph Feore, actor (b at Boston, Massachusetts 22 August 1958).

Cory Monteith

Cory Allan Monteith, actor, musician (born at Calgary 11 May 1982, died, 13 July 2013 in Vancouver, BC). Cory Monteith is best known for his starring role in the TV series Glee. Monteith grew up on Vancouver Island and attended school in Victoria.

Dan Aykroyd

Daniel Edward Aykroyd, comedian, actor, screenwriter (b at Ottawa, 1 July 1952). Dan Aykroyd majored in sociology and was active with student theatre groups at Carleton University. He later became a member of the Second City comedy troupe in Toronto.

Daniel Petrie

Daniel Petrie, director, writer, producer, actor, (b at Glace Bay, NS 26 Nov 1920; d at Los Angeles 22 Aug 2004). Daniel Petrie achieved a Bachelor of Arts in communications at Nova Scotia's St Francis Xavier University before completing a masters in adult education at Columbia.

Dave Broadfoot

Dave Broadfoot, humorist, writer, performer, producer, director (born 5 December 1925 in Vancouver, BC; died 1 November 2016). Dave Broadfoot is an internationally known comedian who has probably provoked more laughter from Canadians than any performing artist in English Canada.

Dave Foley

Dave Foley, actor, writer (born at Toronto 4 January 1963). Dave Foley dropped out of an alternative Toronto high school to do standup comedy at age 17. He joined up with Kevin MCDONALD at improv classes held at Second City Theatre, and they began working as a comedy team in the early 1980s.

Dave Thomas

David William Thomas, actor, writer, director (born at St Catharines, Ont 20 May 1948). Dave Thomas went to public school in Durham, North Carolina, and returned to Canada where he attended high school in Dundas, Ont.

David La Haye

David La Haye, actor (born at Belœil, Que 19 Apr 1966).

Deanna Durbin

Deanna Durbin, born Edna Mae Durbin, actress, singer (born at Winnipeg 4 Dec 1921, died April 2013). Deanna Durbin was born in Winnipeg to English immigrant parents, but was raised from infancy in California. She was blessed with a strong and surprisingly mature voice.

Deborah Kara Unger

Deborah Kara Unger, actress (born in BC). Deborah Kara Unger moved to Australia to study at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts, where she was cast in her first professional acting roles including Bangkok Hilton (1989), Blood Oath (1990) and Breakaway (1990).

Debra McGrath

Debra Anne McGrath, actor, comedian, writer, director (born at Toronto 5 July 1954). Deb McGrath began performing at Sir John A. Macdonald High School in musicals, plays and variety shows. She graduated from the theatre program at Ryerson in 1977.

Denise Filiatrault

Denise Filiatrault, actress, producer (b at Montreal 16 May 1931). Primarily an accomplished cabaret artist, Denise Filiatrault attained star status on TV in the 1960s, by working as a duo with Dominique MICHEL in Moi et l'autre (1967-71) and in numerous "Bye Byes" (end-of-year performances).

Mary Pickford

The highest paid actress of her era, and one of the most glamorous, Mary Pickford was a pioneering figure of early cinema.

August Schellenberg

August Werner Schellenberg, actor (born 25 July 1936 in Montréal, QC; died 15 August 2013 in Dallas, TX).

Roy Bonisteel

Roy Earnest Bonisteel, CM, broadcast journalist, television host (born 29 May 1930 in Ameliasburg, ON; died 16 August 2013 in Quinte West, ON).

Alison Pill

Alison Courtney Pill, actor (born 27 November 1985 in Toronto, ON). Alison Pill is a versatile character actor who shifts seamlessly between comedy and drama, and has acted extensively in theatre, film and television.

Earl Heywood

Earl (Carlyle) Heywood. Country singer-songwriter, guitarist, broadcaster, b near Exeter, north of London, Ont, 12 Mar 1917, d Brussels, Ont, 17 Sep 2006. Known as 'Canada's No. 1 Cowboy Singer,' (or 'No.

William Shatner

William Shatner, actor, author, director (b at Montréal 22 March 1931). William Shatner is best known for his role as Captain Kirk in the original Star Trek television series. The son of a clothing manufacturer, Shatner grew up in Montréal, where he began acting at summer camp at the age of 6.

Timothy Findley

Timothy Findley, OC, O Ont, writer, actor, playwright (born 30 October 1930 in Toronto; died 20 June 2002 in Brignoles, France).