Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ari Cohen made his big screen debut in Guy Maddin's cult hit, Archangel (1990) and has worked steadily since in film, television and live theater. Select films include Priscilla written and directed by Sofia Coppola, Patricia Rozema's Mouthpiece , It , and It Chapter Two . Molly's Game , written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, Special Correspondents , written and directed by Ricky Gervais, and David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars . A highly-regarded stage actor, he has appeared in True West, Speed The Plow, Awake and Sing and as Biff Loman in Death of a Salesman, for which he was nominated for a Dora (Toronto theater) award for The Soulpepper Theater Company. Other nominations include a Dora for the world premiere of Sunday Father at Canadian Stage Company, a Jessie (Vancouver theater) award nomination for The Rainmaker and a Gemini award nomination for The Tournament.
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