a list of all the canadian actors and crew members who contributed to the incredible Save BC Film PSA's and movement!
Terence H. Winkless
Born in Massachusetts, raised in Kenilworth, Illinois and went to New Trier High School, like alumni Rainn Wilson, Ann-Margaret, Charlton Heston, Bruce Dern among many others. USC Film School alumnus, and American Film Institute intern on "Soylent Green". Worked on the original "Gone In 60 Seconds"...
Mackenzie Gray was born and raised in Toronto, Canada. After studying and working in London, England, he completed his training at the University of Toronto. He performed in independent films in England, but his first North American feature film was The Wars
. A professional actor for over 30 years...
Keegan Connor Tracy
Born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Tracy attended Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, where she orginally studied business. She later switched to psychology. She spent a year in Europe working in Dublin, Paris and Nice, where she was supposed to be completing her 4th year of study...
Jodelle Micah Ferland has built up an impressive resume filled with roles in film, television and, at the beginning of her career, commercials. Born on October 9, 1994, she got her start in an episode of CTV's Cold Squad
, before landing the lead role in her first film, Mermaid
at an early age...
Scarlett Bruns started acting at the tender age of three in a local theatre in Berlin, Germany. After immigrating with her family to Vancouver, BC, Canada Scarlett attended a private performing arts school. Scarlett graduated after writing and presenting her thesis "Acting: The Difference between stage and screen...
Alvin Sanders was born March 16, 1952, in Oakland, California. He was a performer from an early age - church choirs, talent shows, school plays - and in 1968 became a devotee of The Seattle Repertory Theater. "Devotee" was a fancy name the Seattle Rep (and the Actor's Equity Association) created for unpaid actors...
Ben Ratner is an award-winning actor, writer, and director. Best known for starring in internationally acclaimed Canadian films such as Fathers & Sons, Amazon Falls, Last Wedding, and Mount Pleasant, Ratner also wrote, directed and co-starred in the feature film Moving Malcolm, which was awarded a First...
Christie Laing was born April 10th, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. In love with performing, Christie was trained in both dance and piano at the age of three and began acting at the age of seven. Juggling both school, acting and dancing throughout her youth, Christie landed roles on popular television shows such as Smallville and Supernatural...
Her acting career began in Halifax when she was a series regular host on the CBC National award-winning teen show,Street Cents
, which she was on for 6 years. Since moving to Vancouver she has had Principal and Guest Starring roles in over 30 television episodes including _"Psych"(2006)_, and Smallville
and a recurring role on the series V and Stargate SG-1
A Vancouver, British Columbia, native, Teryl Rothery always knew she wanted to be an entertainer. She began her career as a dancer at age thirteen when she performed in her first musical, "Bye Bye Birdie". Her role in "Annie Get Your Gun" earned her a Most Outstanding Performer award with her theater company...
Aaron Pearl, (born May 11, 1972 in Sechelt, British Columbia, Canada) came to screen notice in 1996 with the romantic sports drama Annie O
. During that same year, Aaron found supporting roles in such TV-movies as Susie Q
, Home Song
. Contrasting his strong television credentials...
Aleks Paunovic was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to a Croatian mother and Serbian father. The result of this remarkable blend of bloodlines is the 6'5" ruggedly handsome actor appearing on screens around the world at a rapidly escalating rate. Acting came to Aleks while he was onstage in his hometown playing in a heavy metal band...
Manoj Sood, of Indian descent, was born in Mombassa, Kenya and grew up in Western Canada. Manoj entered the entertainment world in 1992 and has been working steadily ever since. Manoj, much to his surprise, landed a supporting role in an American MOW after his very first audition. Up until then, his only acting experience had been from his acting classes...
Barry was born in Oliver, B.C. but spent most of his life growing up in Vernon, B.C. Acting was something that Barry always loved but never pursued it until he moved to Vancouver in 2001. After a close friend suggested coming down and giving it a go, Barry has been acting ever since. Soon after Barry started acting...
Brendan Meyer is an accomplished actor in both theatre and film/TV. He has filmed throughout North America: in LA, New Mexico, Toronto and Vancouver, as well as his home town of Edmonton. In addition to his writing and directorial debut, the short film, A Job, Brendan has written several screenplays and shorts that he hopes to direct and produce in the future...
Carmen grew up in Coquitlam, BC. with her mother and younger brother. When figure skating didn't work out at 14, she turned her focus to theatre and performed in the junior and high school musicals. She joined the Spirit Song Native Theatre Co. in '91, and worked with them for 9 months. She was hired on an act of faith for Theatre New Brunswick's Young Company tour in '92 and got rave reviews...
Matthew was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on December 31st 1983 - New Year's Eve. He was adopted 9 days later by the parents he loves and regards today. His father, a lawyer from Port Alberni, a small logging town on Vancouver Island, went to teach English in Malaysia where he ended up meeting Matthew's mother...
Artine Tony Duane Ross Brown, grew up in the steel town of Hamilton, Ontario. He was an extremely shy kid who barely spoke when in social circumstances. It took one acting class to change that. He began his acting career on stage doing a rendition of Mark Twain's, Huckleberry Finn in which he played Tom Sawyer...
Born and raised in Montreal, Ramsay's screen debut was opposite fellow Montrealer Elias Koteas
in the film Malarek
. Ramsay and Koteas went on to appear in two other films together, Hit Me
, and Collateral Damage
. Ramsay's first lead in a major motion picture came when he was cast as Carlitos Paez in director Frank Marshall's film Alive
Bright, beautiful and talented, Joely Collins is one of Canada's top actresses. She began her acting career with dramatic studies at The Vancouver Youth Theater, then at the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, England. She was cast as "Rachael Langston" in the highly acclaimed television series Madison
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Gardiner has been a professional actor in Vancouver since 1997, he has appeared in many science fiction series, including recurring roles in Stargate-SG1 and Flash Gordon. A former black belt in Uechi-Ryu karate, he also placed second in the 1987 heavyweight division...
Emilie Ullerup-Petersen was born in Denmark, where her father Ove Ullerup-Petersen, a Jurist and Diplomat and a decorated Ambassador of Denmark in Vietnam, held the title of Lord Chamberlain for the Danish Royal Family. It was always been her ambition to become an actress. When she graduated from high school in Copenhagen in 2003...
Born in British Columbia, Kyle Cassie was originally raised in a small town in the Kooteney Mountains before his parents decided that Vancouver was a better place to provide culture for him and his two younger brothers growing up. His passion for performing was discovered at an early age while running around the neighborhood in costume banging on doors and only grew over time...
Award-winning film & television actress April Telek was born and raised in North Vancouver, British Columbia. After landing her first modeling gig at the age of ten, April quickly realized her love for the camera, and while growing up as a child actor and international model, April was enrolled in a "Super Achievers" program designed specifically for kids with professional careers in school...
Terry Chen was born in Edmonton, Alberta, to a Taiwanese father and Chinese mother. He moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in order to pursue his dream of being an actor, after two years traveling throughout Cuba and the Cayman Islands. He made his debut in a supporting role as 'Ben Fong Torres' in the much-lauded film Almost Famous (2000)...
Matt Granger's career began as videographer on Bryan Singer's "X-Men" which led to the creation of the "X-Men 1.5 DVD" & the opportunity over the coming years to be mentored by director Alex Proyas (The Crow), screenwriter David Hayter (Watchmen) & Oscar winning actor Russell Crowe. Now, for over a decade...
Jason was born in West Vancouver where he began his career in the entertainment industry at the age of 12. In high school Jason was a part of the Canadian Improv Games. His team were B.C. champions and competed at Nationals in Ottawa at the Art Center. Jason continued his education through the University of British Columbia and York University in Toronto...
Canadian actress Julia Benson (born in 1979 in Vancouver, British Columbia) finished her theatrical studies in 2001 before starting her professional acting career in 2003 around the age of twenty-four. Julia's screen credits include an impressive range of film shorts, feature-length films and recurring and episodic television roles...
Gig Morton was born in Comox, British Columbia, Canada. His mom is a nurse and his dad is a builder/building inspector. He is the youngest of four children. Having three older sisters, who were entertained by most things he did, made Gig a natural performer. Gig got his start as a young actor when he appeared in four consecutive Walt Disney hit "Buddies" franchise movies...
Matreya Fedor is a Canadian actress born in Vancouver, British Columbia on March 11th, 1997. She started her screen career in 2006 at the tender age of nine. Her first film appearance began with Slither
. Continued work came in the form of film shorts and a strong list of episodic television appearances on various series...
HEATHER-CLAIRE NORTEY is known for her role as Joy White 1987 in "Abducted: The Carlina White Story" (Lifetime Network), her GUEST STARRING role in "The Haunting Hour: Stage Fright" (The Hub Network), as well as a SUPPORTING role in "The Pregnancy Project" (Lifetime Network). Heather-Claire Nortey graduated with Distinction from the Arts Canterbury Dance Program in Ottawa...
Nicole Munoz is a Vancouver born and raised actress. She is a veteran of the film & television industry, starting her career at the tender age of four. With over ten years of experience, Nicole has over 40 film and TV credits to her name. Nicole is not only a talented actress, but also a gifted dancer and started her love affair with dance as a child...
David is a filmmaker with 32 years In the business. Coming from a family of Film and Television creators. His father is a Producer and Director. His uncle is an Actor and Producer. He has experience in 70mm, 35mm anamorphic, 35mm, 16 mm, HD Digital Video, and 3D filming. He is experienced in Aerial Units...