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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 8 February 1959Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Henry Czerny was born on February 8, 1959 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is an actor, known for Mission: Impossible (1996), Revenge (2011) and The A-Team (2010). He has been married to Claudine Cassidy since 2001.

Spouse (1)

Claudine Cassidy (2001 - present)

Trivia (7)

Got his start acting in musicals at Humberside collegiate in Toronto, under the direction of Janet Keele.
Henry and friend, actor Michael Riley, drove cross-country with a three-foot-tall Barbie doll that they posed in different settings to create an 80-page "book".
Henry is the famous voice behind the crucial line, "Your mission, should you choose to accept it..." in the film, Mission Impossible.
Henry's first role: second shillelagh to Lucky Larry Leprechaun in a kindergarten play.
Received formal training at the National Theatre School in Montreal. After graduating in 1982, he went on to perform onstage across the country, from Ottawa's National Arts Centre to Edmonton's Citadel Theatre and the Stratford Festival. By the late 1980s, he had established himself as a seasoned veteran of Canadian theatre--a long way from Lucky Larry.
Los Angeles, CA, USA: Filming Notes from Underground (1995). [October 1994]
He is of Polish descent.

Personal Quotes (4)

The bad guys I play don't want to be bad. It's the struggle between the part of them that's an animal and the part that's the intellect that's interesting.
My dad thought I'd end up in the poorhouse or in doughnut shops with a bag full of reviews.
I've refused roles because they're too simplistic.
I wasn't one of those people who went to see a play and said, 'I want to be an actor.' I fell into it.

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