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Canaan


Canaan is an actor and artist from Essex County, New Jersey. He is best known for his award winning role in the short film 'Last Tonight,' as well as appearances in 'Chirp, Buzz, and Other Sensations,' and 'The Education of a Negro.' Through his work, Canaan seeks to defy stereotypes associated with gay, black men, creating thought-provoking work ... See full bio »

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Pariah
Tue, Feb 01 2:20 PM PST on THMAX (534)
Pariah
Sun, Feb 06 11:41 PM PST on THMAX (534)

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Known For

Last Tonight Jordan
(2018)
Hand of Glory Producer
(2012)
Thing Whore Director
(2017)
Hollow Point Officer Boyce / Cop / Inmate
(2019)

Filmography

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 2020 Hey, I'm the Doorguy! (TV Series)
Xavier
- Misfits (2020) ... Xavier (as Canaan Dewey)
 2019 Postmarked (Short)
Strange Man (as Canaan Dewey)
 2019 Discover Indie Film (TV Series short)
Caleb (Chirp, Buzz...)
- A Bad Feeling & Chirp, Buzz, and Other Sensations (2019) ... Caleb (Chirp, Buzz...) (as Canaan John Dewey)
 2019 The Education of a Negro
Officer Daquan Jackson (as Canaan John)
 2019 Hollow Point
Officer Boyce / Cop / Inmate (as Canaan John)
 2018 Last Tonight (Short)
Jordan (as Canaan John)
 2018 The Method (Short)
David
 2018 Things THEY Say (Short)
Matthew (as Canaan John)
 2018 Unfriendly Wastes (Short)
Dwayne (as Canaan John)
 2018 Along the Bed's Edge Sitting (Short)
Basketball Fan (as Canaan John)
 2018 ¡He matado a mi marido!
Country Club Waiter (as Canaan John)
 2017 Chirp, Buzz, & Other Sensations
Caleb (as Canaan Robinson)
 2017 La Comedia (Short)
Renoir - Green activist (as Canaan John)
 2017 Baskets (TV Series)
Office Worker #1
- Circus (2017) ... Office Worker #1 (uncredited)
- Fight (2017) ... Office Worker #1 (uncredited)
 2011/I Pariah
High School Student (as Canaan Robinson)
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 2017 Thing Whore (Short) (as Canaan John)
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 2017 Thing Whore (Short) (as Canaan John)
 2020 Hey, I'm the Doorguy! (TV Series) (assistant director - 1 episode)
- Misfits (2020) ... (assistant director: Lead AD - as Canaan Dewey)
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 2017 Thing Whore (Short) (as Canaan John)
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (1 credit)
 2012 Hand of Glory (producer - as Canaan Robinson)
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Personal Details


Alternate Names:

Canaan John Dewey | Canaan Dewey | Canaan John | Canaan Robinson

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Often shoots landscape photography and occasionally publishes coffee table books as Canaan John. See more »

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