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Kent Staines

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B: November 16, 1957 in Edmonton, Alberta

Kent Staines studied theatre at the University of Alberta then continued his studies at England`s prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. In addition to his work in film and televions, he has appeared in major roles in theatres across Canada. His theatre awards include a 1988 Tyrone Guthrie Award for his work at the Stratford Festival. The following year he won a Tyrone Guthrie Workshop Award for his role in Three Sisters (directed by John Neville), also at Ontario’s Stratford Festival. In addition to writing for the stage, Kent Staines is also a screenwriter, having written for the CBC and CTV.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Too Outrageous (1987)

Face Down (1997)
Three to Tango (1999)

Too Much Sex (2000)
Steal this Movie (2000)
Dear America: A Line in the Sand (TV-2000)
The Law of Enclosures (voice, 2000)
An Intrigue of Manners (2001)
Meet Prince Charming (2002)
Soldier’s Girl (TV-2003)
New York Minute (2004)
Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (TV-2004)
Appassionnata: The Life and Music of Sonia Eckhardt-Gramatte (TV-2006)

Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (TV-2012)
Looking is the Original Sin (2013)
Chateau Laurier (2016)

TV Series – Cast:
The Dresden Files (2007, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1996)
King Fu: The Legend Continues (1996)
F/X: The Series (1996)
La Femme Nikita (1997)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1998)
John Woo`s Once a Thief (1998)
Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend (voice, 1998, 1999)

Earth: Final Conflict (2001)
Paradise Falls (2001)
Queer as Folk (2001, 2002)
Odyssey 5 (2002)
Zoe Busiek: Wild Card (2004)
Sue Thomas F.B. Eye (2006)
72 Hours: True Crime (2006)
ReGenesis (2007)
Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Flashpoint (2008)
Aaron Stone (2009)

The Bridge (2010)
Covert Affairs (2010)
King (2011)
Saving Hope (2012)
Copper (2013)
Rookie Blue (2015)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (TV-2004)
Spirit Bear: The Simon Jackson Story (TV-2005)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Moose TV (2005)
M.V.P. (2008)
Live Here, Buy This (2012)

Agents for Kent Staines:

Colleen Loukes
LeFeaver Talent
785 Carlaw Avenue.
Suite 101
Toronto, Ontario
M4K 3L1

Telephone: 416.929.3112
Fax: 416.929.1028

Writing agent:
Jennifer Hollyer
119 Spadina Avenue
Suite 403
Toronto, Ontario
M5V 2L1

Telephone:416.928.1425
Fax: 416.928.5936

Looking is the Original Sin, movie, poster,
Poster for the movie Looking is the Original Sin courtesy of Breakthrough Entertainment