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With over 35 years of experience in film, television and theatre - not to mention parallel lives as a baseball scout, history buff and public speaker - Sean McCann is a bonafide, if somewhat reluctant, Canadian icon. The diffidence is due to the actor's innate humility, a tendency toward self-deprecation rather than self-aggrandisement, which, ... See full bio »
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Night Heat Lt. Jim Hogan
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 2017 Born Dead (completed)
Father McKenna
 2017 Adam's Testament
 2016 Anne of Green Gables (TV Movie)
Dr. Spencer
 2015 The Rarebit Fiend (Short)
Mr. Evans
 2015 La Trattoria Sitcom (TV Movie)
Judge McCann
 2015 No Deposit
Hostage negotiator
 2014 The Big Fat Stone
Defense lawyer Simon Trumble
 2014 Best Christmas Party Ever (TV Movie)
Arthur Tyrell
 2013 The Privileged
John Fawkes
 2013 Real Gangsters
Josephy Ryan
 2013/V Terminal (Short)
 2012 The Listener (TV Series)
Kevin Hibbard
- Rogues' Gallery (2012) ... Kevin Hibbard
 2011 All Wounds and a Better Place (Short)
 2011 Henry & George (Short)
 2011 Haven (TV Series)
Dom Novelli
- Roots (2011) ... Dom Novelli
 2010 The Front (TV Movie)
Dr. Hunter
 2006 Wedding Wars (TV Movie)
Verne Grandy
 2006 A Dad for Christmas (TV Movie)
Judge Mease
 2006 The Wives He Forgot (TV Movie)
 2005 The River King
Ernest Grey
 2005 Ambulance Girl (TV Movie)
EMT Boss
 2004 A Separate Peace (TV Movie)
Dr. Stanpole
 2004 Moss (Short)
Moss Coogan
 2003 The Reagans (TV Movie)
George Schultz
 2002 Chicago
 2002 Scared Silent (TV Movie)
 2002 Keep the Faith, Baby (TV Movie)
John McCormack
 2001 Leap Years (TV Series)
Edgar Brackett / Brackett
- Pilot (2001) ... Brackett
 2001 What Makes a Family (TV Movie)
Judge Black
 2000 The Law of Enclosures
 2000 Possible Worlds
Inspector Berkley
 2000 A House Divided (TV Movie)
 2000 Who Killed Atlanta's Children? (TV Movie)
Aubrey Melton
 2000 Falcone (TV Series)
- Paying the Piper (2000)
 1999 Woman Wanted
 1999/II Justice (TV Movie)
 1999 Roswell: The Aliens Attack (TV Movie)
Col. Woodburn
 1999 Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (TV Movie)
Jim Grkowski
 1998 Simon Birch
Chief Al Cork
 1998 Noddy (TV Series)
- The Magic Key (1998) ... Noah
 1998 Evidence of Blood (TV Movie)
Theodore Warfield
 1998 Dogboys (TV Movie)
 1997 Every 9 Seconds (TV Movie)
Mike McConnell
 1997 The Defenders: Payback (TV Movie)
John Broderick
 1997 The Absolute Truth (TV Movie)
Hal Gelson
 1997 ...First Do No Harm (TV Movie)
 1997 What Happened to Bobby Earl? (TV Movie)
Mr. Earl
 1996 Swann
 1996 Gang in Blue (TV Movie)
Clute Mirkovich
 1996 Hostile Advances: The Kerry Ellison Story (TV Movie)
Mr. Ellison
 1996 Sins of Silence (TV Movie)
Lee Keating
 1996 Traders (TV Series)
Henry Sterling
- Pledge of Allegiance ... Henry Sterling
 1995 Iron Eagle IV
 1995 Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (TV Movie)
Nancy's Father
 1994 Police File (TV Series)
 1994 Trapped in Paradise
Chief Bernie Burnell
 1994 Million Dollar Babies (TV Mini-Series)
Premier Mitch Hepburn
- Episode #1.2 ... Premier Mitch Hepburn
- Episode #1.1 ... Premier Mitch Hepburn
 1994 Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O'Hara Story (TV Movie)
Det. Shapiro
 1994 Wild C.A.T.S: Covert Action Teams (TV Series)
- Cry of the Coda (1994) ... Marlowe (voice)
- Change of Mind ... Marlowe (voice)
 1993 The Neighbor
Lieutenant Crow
 1993 The Hidden Room (TV Series)
- The First Battle (1993) ... Wylie
 1993 Guilty as Sin
Nolan, Greenhill's Doorman
 1993 Trial & Error (TV Movie)
Albert Grant
 1992 I'll Never Get to Heaven
John O'Doyle
 1992 Deadly Matrimony (TV Movie)
Defense Attorney
 1992 Heritage Minutes (TV Series)
The Warden
- Agnes Macphail (1992) ... The Warden
 1992 Bordertown Cafe
 1992 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Sean Taylor
- Final Cut (1992) ... Sean Taylor
 1991 Counterstrike (TV Series)
Captain Murphy
- Fire in the Streets (1991) ... Captain Murphy
 1991 Street Legal (TV Series)
Sid Novak Sr.
- Sing for Me, Olivia (1991) ... Sid Novak Sr.
 1991 Sweating Bullets (TV Series)
Walter Poston
- Dead Men Tell (1991) ... Walter Poston
 1991 Run
 1990 Christmas in America (TV Movie)
Jerry Bowers
 1990 Murder Times Seven (TV Movie)
Victor Morgan
 1990 Top Cops (TV Series)
John St. John
 1990 Bordertown (TV Series)
Jeremiah Ironstone
- Fool's Gold (1990) ... Jeremiah Ironstone
 1990 Hardball (TV Series)
Captain Briggs
- Sex, Cops, and Videotape (1990) ... Captain Briggs
- The Cool Katt (1990) ... Captain Briggs
 1990 Common Ground (TV Movie)
 1989 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
Jim Briggs
- Second Growth (1989) ... Jim Briggs
 1989 Small Sacrifices (TV Movie)
Russell Wells
 1989 Mindfield
 1989 Passion and Paradise (TV Movie)
Capt. Ed Melchen
 1988 T and T (TV Series)
- On Ice (1988) ... Goldie
 1988 Diamonds (TV Series)
- Family Business (1988)
 1987 Taking Care
 1987 Crazy Moon
Anne's Father
 1987 The Big Town
Roy McMullin
 1987 Ghost of a Chance (TV Movie)
 1987 I'll Take Manhattan (TV Mini-Series)
Bob Fink
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Bob Fink
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Bob Fink
 1986 Hot Shots (TV Series)
Lt. Jim Hogan
- Riot (1986) ... Lt. Jim Hogan
- Accidental Victims (1986) ... Lt. Jim Hogan
 1986 The High Price of Passion (TV Movie)
John Benedict
 1986 Unnatural Causes (TV Movie)
 1986 Easy Prey (TV Movie)
Paul Worthy
 1986 The Campbells (TV Series)
Sean McArthur
- 75 Miles from Anywhere (1986) ... Sean McArthur
 1986 Many Happy Returns (TV Movie)
Calvin Dixon
 1986 Flying
Jack Crew
 1986 Alex: The Life of a Child (TV Movie)
Dr. Ralph Stanwyck
 1986 Reckless Disregard (TV Movie)
Harold Stern
 1986 The Edison Twins (TV Series)
Doug Braxen
- Strictly for the Birds (1986) ... Doug Braxen
 1986 In This Corner (TV Movie)
Joe Dunne
 1985 One Step Away
 1985 Anne of Green Gables (TV Mini-Series)
Dr. O'Reilly
- Part 2 (1985) ... Dr. O'Reilly
- Part 1 (1985) ... Dr. O'Reilly
 1984 Hockey Night (TV Movie)
 1984 The Guardian (TV Movie)
Lt. Yaeger
 1984 When We First Met (TV Movie)
 1984 Kate Morris Vice President (TV Series)
 1982 I Know a Secret (Short)
Six-Toed Jimmy
 1979-1982 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Jack Petaski / Joe / Det. J. Flagler / ...
- Trooper (1982) ... Jack Petaski
- Photo Finish (1981) ... Joe
- Second Chance (1980) ... Det. J. Flagler
- Double Trouble (1979) ... Sheriff Johnson
 1982 Seeing Things (TV Series)
- Through the Looking Glass (1982) ... Webster
 1982 Off Your Rocker (TV Movie)
Lou Carmen
 1982 Hangin' In (TV Series)
Mr. Cook
- Days of Wine and Rabbis (1982) ... Mr. Cook
 1981 Silence of the North
Man on Soup Line
 1981 Tulips
 1981 Death Hunt
News Reporter
 1980 Atlantic City
Detective (as Sean McCaan)
 1980 Hog Wild
Colonal Warner
 1980 Nothing Personal
 1980 The Great Detective (TV Series)
- Train of Events (1980) ... McCarthy
 1979 The Baxters (TV Series)
Jim Baxter (1980-1981)
 1979 Title Shot
Lt. Grace
 1979 Torn Between Two Lovers (TV Movie)
Dr. Farris
 1978 Tyler
 1978 Three Card Monte
Car Salesman
 1978 For the Record (TV Series)
- Cementhead (1978) ... Chuck
 1977 Starship Invasions
 1977 The Uncanny
Inspector (segment "Hollywood 1936")
 1977 The World of Darkness (TV Movie)
Matty Barker
 1977 King of Kensington (TV Series)
- Mary Theresa Is Missing (1977) ... Larson
 1976 The Far Shore
 1975 Sudden Fury
 1975 Sidestreet (TV Series)
Inspector Alec Woodward
- The Hold Out (1975) ... Inspector Alec Woodward
 1972-1974 Police Surgeon (TV Series)
Tabor / Mike
- Deadly Exchange (1974) ... Tabor
- Crossfire (1972) ... Mike
 1974 A Quiet Day in Belfast
Peter O'Lurgan
 1962 Playdate (TV Series)
The guard
- The Big Wheel (1962) ... The guard
 1961 Encounter (TV Series)
- Riel: Part 1 (1961)
- Breaking Point (1961)
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Spokesperson for Canadian performers' rights, member of ACTRA, Toronto Performers Council

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