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Michael Pellerin

Michael Pellerin, actor,

Features & TV Movies:
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Love and Death on Long Island (1997)
Major Crime (TV-1997)

Gracie’s Choice (TV-2004)
Reversible Errors (TV-2004)
The Riverman (TV-2004)
Just Buried (2007)
Dirty Laundry (2007)
Nonsense Revolution (2008)
But I’m Not Black (2009)

Jesse Stone, No Remorse (TV-2010)
Blackbird (2012)

TV Series – Cast:
Trudeau II: Maverick in the Making (2005, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest Appearances:
Lexx (1999, 2002)

Blackbird, 2012, movie, poster,
Poster for Blackbird © 2012 A71 Productions − All right reserved.

Derek Lamb

Derek Lamb, filmmaker,
Derek Lamb photo © Lois Siegel. Used with permission.

B: June 20, 1936 in London, England
D: November 7, 2005 in Washington State, USA

Derek Lamb began his film career as an animator-writer with the National Film Board in Montréal in 1959. In his time at the NFB he played some role in over 200 productions as a director, producer, animator, composer – and even as a singer. He taught animation at Harvard and McGill Universities and the National Institute of Design, India. He returned to the NFB as an executive producer in 1976, and in 1977 he became director of its English animation department. During his five years as director, he produced two Academy Award® winners, Special Delivery (1978) and Every Child (1980). He was the executive producer on the British Academy Award winner, The Hockey Sweater (1982). He is also known for animating the opening credits and designing the stage sets that provided the backdrop for the long-running PBS series, Mystery! using original artwork by Edward Gorey. Beginning in 1983, Lamb and his wife Janet Perlman owned and operated an independent film production company, Lamb Perlman Productions, with offices in Montreal and Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1986, Lamb was an artist-in-residence and lecturer at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard. He had extensive credits as a producer or executve producer and worked with many people in co-directing, co-animating, co-producing roles. This is just a small sampling from a very long list of projects. We have not listed his credits as a producer, co-producer or executive producer. Derek Lamb died after a long battle with cancer.

Features & TV Movies:
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Julie, Part 1: Basic Mechanics and Tactics (1958-Co-animator)

Hors-d’oeuvre (1960-co-director, co-animator)
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (1964)

The Hottest Show on Earth (Co-director, 1977)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (1964)

Jennifer Irwin

Jennifer Irwin, actress,

B: June 17, 1975 in Toronto, Ontario

A graduate of Montreal’s McGill University where she received a degree in English, Jennifer Irwin went on to become a member of Toronto’s famed Second City where she wrote four productions, all of which were nominated for a Dora Award. Most of her work has been in the area of comedy, including being nominated for Pretty Funny Female at the 6th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards. She was also been nominated for a Gemini Award for her performance Slings and Arrows and in 2010, the Canadian Comedy Awards nominated her for Best Performance by a Female in TV for her work in Less Than Kind. She played the role of Sammy Dunbar on the series Michael: Tuesdays and Thursdays as was nominated for an ACTRA Toronto Award in January 2012 for her work on that series. Jennifer Irwin is the voice of Sheila Wendall in the animated series, Crash Canyon. She plays the recurring role of Virginia Kremp in the series The Goldbergs.

Features & TV Movies:
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Anne of Green Gables (TV-1985)
Easy Prey (TV-1986)
The Gate (1986)

Mr. Winterbourne (1996)
Elvis Meets Nixon (TV-1997)
Melanie Darrow (TV-1997)
Blues Brothers 2000 (1998)
A Cool Dry Place (1998)
Dog Park (1998)
Superstar (1999)

Harlan County War (TV-2000)
Exit Wounds (2001)
Spinning Out of Control (TV-2001)
Meet Prince Charming (2002)
Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story (TV-2002)
Gilda Radner: It’s Always Something (TV-2002)

The Vanishing Point (2010, short)
Bad Teacher (2011)
American Judy (TV-2012)
His Turn (TV-2013)
Fallen Stars (2015)
Another Evil (2015)
Zoom (2016)
The Legend of Master Legend (TV-2017, short)
The Mortuary Collection (2019)

Long Weekend (2021)
The Exchange (2021)

TV Series – Cast:
The Gavin Crawford Show (2000-2003)
Still Standing (2002-2006)
Slings & Arrows (2003, mini-series)
Eastbound & Down (2009-2013)

Breaking In (2011-2012)
Michael: Tuesdays & Thursdays (2011)
Crash Canyon (2011-2013)
The Goldbergs (2013-2021)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1993)
More Tears (1998)
The Red Green Show (1999, 2000)

Twice in a Lifetime (2000)
Inside Schwartz (2001)
The Ellen Show (2001)
Aliens in America (2008)
Lie to Me (2009)

Better Off Ted (2010)
Less Than Kind (2010, 2012)
Party Down (2010)
Raising Hope (2010)
Chozen (2014)
Motive (2014)
Working the Engels (2014)
Schitt’s Creek (2015)
Halt and Catch Fire (2015)
Bravest Warriors (2018)
Superstore (2018, 2019)
iZombie (2019)

Hacks (2021)

Zoom, 2016, movie, poster,
Poster for ZOOM courtesy of Elevation Pictures. Used with Permission.

Charles Officer

Charles Officer, actor,

B: in Toronto, Ontario

Charles Officer studied visual art at Cambridge and communication design at the Ontario College of Art and Design. He worked as a graphic designer before attending the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. Since then, he has appeared on stage and in film and television productions. Officer’s debut short, When Morning Comes premiered at the 2000 Toronto International Film Festival to wide acclaim. In 2001, he completed the Directors Lab at the Canadian Film Centre and premiered his second film, Short Hymn_Silent War at TIFF 2002, where he received a Special Jury Citation for Best Canadian Short. The film screened at Sundance and was nominated for a Genie Award in 2004. Nurse.Fighter.Boy, shot over 23 days in Toronto, was Officer’s first feature length film. Charles Officer is pictured above in a publicity still on the set of Nurse.Fighter.Boy. Photo by Anna Keenan.

Learn more about Charles Officer.
Also see: CDN Films at TIFF 2020 – Take 2.
Also see: Porter Series Underway.

Features & TV Movies:
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When Morning Comes (2000)
Love Come Down (2000)
Picture Claire (2001)
On Their Knees (2001)
American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002)
Trouser Accidents (2004)
The Limb Salesman (2004)
Riding the Bus with My Sister (TV-2005)
Your Beautiful Cul de Sac Home (2007)

Furstenau Mysteries (2011, short)
Overwatch (2012, short)
Born to be Blue (2015)
Black Tea in Bardo (2016, short)

The New Corporation (narrator, 2020, documentary)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Eleventh Hour (2002, 2004)
Kojak (2005)

Credits as a Director:
When Morning Comes (2000, short)
Short Hymn_Silent War (2003, short)
Pop Song (2003, short)
Nurse.Fighter.Boy (2008)
Mighty Jerome: The Greatest Comeback in Track & Field History (2009)

Wingless Angels (2010)
Fuelled by Passion: The Return of the Jets (TV-2011)
The Stone Thrower (TV-2012)
100 Musicians (2012, short)
The Truth About Rainbows (2014, short)
Unarmed Verses (2016, documentary)
The Skin We’re In (TV-2017, documentary)
Invisible Essence: The Little Prince (2018, documentary)
Akilla’s Escape (2020)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Engraved on a Nation (2012)
Rookie Blue (2015)
Saving Hope (2015)
Private Eyes (2016, 2018)
21 Thunder (2017)
Ranson (2019)

Coroner (2020-2021)
Porter (2021)

Invisible Essence: The Little Prince, movie, poster,

Eric Schweig

Eric Schweig, actor,

B: June 19, 1967 in Inuvik, NWT

Eric Schweig is of Inuit and German heritage. When he was an infant he was adopted by a German family and lived near Inuvik in the Western Arctic until he was six. From the cold north, his adoptive family moved to Bermuda where they lived for several years before returning to Canada where they settled in Northern Ontario. At the age of sixteen, Eric left home and for a time supported himself by working in the home construction. He made his acting debut in 1987 when he won the role of the Shaman in an Ontario Stage production of The Cradle Will Fall. His film career began when he was cast to play the role of Uncas in the Twentieth Century Fox feature film The Last of the Mohicans.

Features & TV Movies:
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The Shaman’s Source (1990)
The Last of the Mohicans (1992)
For Love and Glory (TV-1993)
The Broken Chain (TV-1993)
Squanto: A Warrior’s Tale (1994)
Pontiac Moon (1994)
The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Tom and Huck (1995)

Big Eden (2000)
Skins (2002)
Mr Barrington (2002)
Cowboys and Indians: The J.J. Harper Story (TV-2003)
The Missing (2003)
It Waits (2005)
Shania: A Life in Eight Albums (TV-2005)
Mr. Soul (2006)
One Dead Indian (TV-2005)
Not Like Everybody Else (TV-2006)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (TV-2007)
Kissed by Lightening (2009)

Casino Jack (2010)
A Flesh Offering (2010)
Maïna (2013)
Poignant (2016)
The Grizzlies (2018)

Brother, I Cry (2020)

TV Series – Cast:
By Way of the Stars (1992, mini-series)
500 Nations (voice, 1995)
Dead Man’s Walk (1996, mini-series)

Into the West (2005, mini-series)
Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis (2006, mini-series)
Cashing In (2009-2011)

Blackstone (2009-2015)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
War of the Worlds (1989)

Due South (1994)
Hawkeye (1995)

Hollywood Off-Ramp (2000)

Arbor Live! (2010)
Longmire (2013)
Elementary (2014)
Supernatural (2017)
The Flash (2019)

Barkskins (2020)

Missy Peregrym

Missy Peregrym, actress,
Missy Peregrym at the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards. Photo copyright © 2015 Ralph Lucas. Used withpermission.

B: June 16, 1982 in Montréal, Québec

Missy Peregrym starred as Andy McNally in the series Rookie Blue. Born in Montréal she grew up in Surrey, British Columbia with her father, a minister, her mother and two sisters. She began her career in front of the camera at age 18 when she started modelling. The print ads soon turned into commercials and it wasn’t long before Hollywood came calling. Her first guest appearance was on the action-drama series Dark Angel opposite Jessica Alba. She followed that up with the role of Julia on the critically-acclaimed cable series The Chris Isaak Show. Her next audition landed her the plum role of Tory in 2003’s Black Sash. Missy Peregrym is pictured at the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto where she accepted the award for Rookie Blue, which was given a newly created Golden Screen Award as the most watched TV Drama or Comedy.

Photo Copyright © 2015 by R.A.Lucas

Features & TV Movies:
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Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss (TV-2004)
Catwomen (2004)
Stick It (2006)
Wide Awake (TV-2007)

Something Red (2011, short)
The Proposal (2013, short)
Backcountry (2014)
Pyewacket (voice, 2017)

TV Series – Cast:
Black Sash (2003)
Life As We Know It (2004)
Smallville: Vengeance Chronicles (2006, mini-Series)
Heroes (2007)
Reaper (2007-2009)

Rookie Blue (2010-2015)

FBI (2018-)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Dark Angel (2002)
The Chris Isaak Show (2002)
Jake 2.0 (2003)
Tru Calling (2003)
Smallville (2004)
Andromeda (2004)

Motive (2016)
Hawaii Five-0 (2016)
Mr. D (2016)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2017)
Saving Hope (2017)
The Night Shift (2017)
Ten Days in the Valley (2017)
Van Helsing (2017, 2018)

Online Series:
Cybergeddon (2012)

 Poster for the 2014 movie, Backcountry
Poster for the 2014 movie, Backcountry

Meaghan Rath

Meaghan Rath, actress

B: June 18, 1986 in Montréal, Québec

Meaghan Rath studied Cinema and Communications at Dawson college in Montreal. She played the role of Adena Stiles on the series 15/Love. Rath costarred as Sally Malik in Being Human along with fellow Canadian actress Kristen Hager. The series was dropped by its US channel SyFy and the last regularly scheduled episode aired on April 7, 2014. Rath played Officer Tani Rey on the CBS television series Hawaii Five-0 in 72 episodes between 2017 and 2020.

Features & TV Movies:
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Lost and Delirious (2001)
10.5: Apocalypse (TV-2006)
I Me Wed (TV-2007)
My Daughter’s Secret (TV-2007)
Prom Wars:Love Is a Battlefield (2008)

You Are So Undead (2010, short)
Cyberbully (TV-2011)
Three Night Stand (2013)
Slumber (2016)
The Trustee (TV-2017)
The Clinic (2018)

TV Series – Cast:
15/Love (2004-2006)
The Assistants (2009)

Being Human (2011-2014)
Banshee Origins (2014, mini-series)
Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life (2016)
Rogue (2017)
Hawaii Five-O (2017-2020)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Fries with That (2004)
Heartland (2007)
Aaron Stone (2009)

18 to Life (2010, 2011)
Flashpoint (2012)
Three Night Stand (2013)
Kingdom (2014)
Banshee (2015)
Motive (2015)
Secrets and Lies (2015)
New Girl (2015, 2016)
Schitt’s Creek (2018)

Magnum P.I. (2020)
Supergirl (2020)

Lost and Delirious, movie poster

Myriam Cyr

Myriam Cyr, actress,

B: 1960 in Moncton, New Brunswick

Myriam Cyr has been awarded Best Actress at the Houston, Charleston and New Orleans Film Festivals, as well as the French film festivals of Sarlat and Namur for Le secret de Jérôme. She is a member of the Royal National Theatre of London. Her first book, Letters of a Portuguese Nun, has all the elements of a great novel: Illicit love, lust, loss, war, intrigue, mystery and power — except it’s not a novel. The story is true. Primarily a theater actor, she was approached after a publisher saw her perform the letters as a one-woman show in New York. Four years later, Cyr had completed the book and added her voice to what is a centuries-old controversy.

Also see Isabelle Cyr

Features & TV Movies:
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Caffe Italia Montréal (1985)
Gothic (1986)
Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin (1988)
Comment faire l’amour avec un nègre sans se fatiguer (aka How to Make Love to a Negro Without Getting Tired, 1989)

Point of View (1990)
Roger Corman’s Frankenstein Unbound (1990)
Oscar Wilde’s Salome (TV-1992)
Le secret de Jérôme (1994)
Mia evdomada argotera (1994, short)
Savage Hearts (1995)
I Shot Andy Warhol (1996)
Frankenstein and Me (1996)
Land of Hope (1996)
Dirty Rice (1997)
Species II (1998)
Heist (1998)
Kill by Inches (1999)
Zoo (1999)
Hostage (1999)

TV Series – Cast:
Berlin Lady (1991, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Messy (2020)

Mina E. Mina

Mina E. Mina, actor,

B: June 15, 1934 in Cairo, Egypt

Mina E. Mina is an Egyptian-Canadian actor who occasionally shows up in the credits as Mina Erian Mina.

Features & TV Movies:
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Welcome to Blood City (1977)
Drága kisfiam (1978)
One Night Stand (TV-1978)

The Kidnapping of the President (1980)
Head On (1980)
Escape from Iran: The Canadian Caper (TV-1981)
By Design (1982)

The Death of the Incredible Hulk (TV-1990)
Run (1991)
My Son Johnny (TV-1991)
Fatal Fury: Legend of the Hungry Wolf (voice, VR-1992)
Unforgiven (1992)
Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle (voice, VR-1993)
The Man Who Wouldn’t Die (TV-1994)
Fatal Fury 1 (voice, VR-1995)
Gunfighter’s Moon (1995)
Man with a Gun (1995)
The Chain (1996)
Fatal Fury 2 (voice, VR-1996)
Warriors of Virtue (voice, 1997)
Nick Fury: Agent of Shield (TV-1998)
Wrongfully Accused (1998)
Atomic Train (TV-1999)
The 13th Warrior (1999)

Mission to Mars (2000)
NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 (TV-2004)
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Scary Movie 4 (2006)
Trapped Ashes (2006)
Partition (2007)
Eastern Promises (2007)

Afghan Luke (2011)
Treasure Buddies (VR-2012)

TV Series – Cast:
Leo and Me (1981)
Hurricanes (voice, 1993)
Human Cargo (2004, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
King of Kensington (1975)
Matt and Jenny on the Wilderness Trail 1850 (1979

Night Heat (1985)

Neon Rider (1990)
Wiseguy (1990)
Highlander (1993, 1995)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995)
The X Files (1996)
Sliders (1996)
The Sentinel (1997)
Two (1997)
Dead Man’s Gun (1997)
Breaker High (1998)
The Outer Limits (1998)

Andromeda (2002)
Smallville (2004)
Da Vinci’s Inquest (2004)
Alice, I Think (2006)

Chaos (2011)

Partition, movie, poster,

Colin Campbell

Colin Campbell, director

B: June 15, 1942 in Reston, Manitoba
D: October 31, 2001 in Toronto, Ontario

Colin Campbell is pictured in a still from his film, Sackville, I’m Yours. Campbell received his BFA from the University of Manitoba (Gold Medal) and his MFA from Claremont Graduate School, California. His first academic position was at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, the subject of his video Sackville, I’m Yours. The two titles Conundrum Clinique made in 1981 are in fact two separate projects, one running 36 minutes and the second 14 minutes. The vast majority of his films and videos were shorts running 20 minutes or less. His 1978 black and white film Modern Love ran 90-minutes, and many of his first films made in 1972 were silent. Colin Campbell died of cancer in Toronto at age 59.

Read more about Colin Campbell.

Features & TV Movies:
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Hickey (1972)
Self-Hickey (1972)
True-False (1972)
I’ve Got Rhythm, I’ve Got Natural Rhythm (1972)
Sackville, I’m Yours (1972)
Smile (1972)
Real Split (1972)
This Is The Way I Really Am (1973)
Jaunus (1973)
Shoot (1973)
Relationships (1973)
Correspondence 1 (1974)
Correspondence 2 (1974)
This Is An Edit-This Is Real (1974)
Love-Life (1974)
California, Myth and Reality (1974)
I’m a Voyeur (1974)
Secrets (1974)
Hindsight (1975)
Insight (1975)
Foresight (1975)
Passage (1976)
Flight (1976)
The Woman From Malibu (1976)
The Temperature In Lima (1976)
Culver City Limits (1977)
Shango Botanica (1977)
Last Seen Wearing (1977)
Hollywood and Vine (1977)
Rat’s Country (1978)
Modern Love (1978)

Bad Girls (1980)
L.A. Flex (1980)
Peachland (1980)
He’s A Growing Boy-She’s Turning Forty (1980)
Dangling By Their Mouths (1981)
Conundrum Clinique (1981)
Snip Snip (1981)
White Money (1983)
Un Mois en Languedoc (1983)
The Woman Who Went Too Far (1984)
No Voice Over (1986)
Bennies From Heaven (1986)
Black and Light (1987)
Fiddle Faddle (1988)

Skin (1990)
Rendez-vous (1997)
Deja Vu (1998)

Dishevelled Destiny (2000)
Mischief (2000)

Elana Shilling

B: June 15, 1990 in Thornhill, Ontario

Features & TV Movies:
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Salem Witch Trials (TV-2002)
Nothing (2003)
Mean Girls (2004)

TV Series – Cast:
Wanna Play (2000)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Rescue Heroes (1999)
Ricky’s Room (1999)

Twice in a Lifetime (2000)

Nothing, movie, poster,

Isabel Richer

Isabel Richer, actress

B: June 14, 1966

Isabel Richer attended the National Theatre School in Montréal before beginning her career. She played the role of Julie Lemieux, M.D. (pictured) in 54 episodes of the CBC Radio-Canada series Trauma between 2010 and 2014.

Features & TV Movies:
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Embrasse-moi, c’est pour la vie (TV-1993)
Louis 19, le roi des ondes (1994)
Eldorado (1994)
Erreur sur la personne (voice, 1995)
La Conciergerie (1996)
La comtesse de Bâton Rouge (1996)

La loi du cochon (2001)
L’espérance, (2002)
Une éclaircie sur le fleuve (2003)
Dans l’oeil du chat (2003)
L’incomparable mademoiselle C. (2004)
Nouvelle-France (2004)
L’audition (2005)
D’une seule et même voix (TV-2006)
Sans elle (2006)
Les 3 p’tit cochons (2007)
Les désordres symétriques (2007)
Babine (2008)
André Mathieu – Le dernier des romantiques (2009)

L’enfant prodige (2010)
Décharge (2012)
Les 3 p’tits cochons 2 (2016)
Mon Ami Walid (2019)
La porte (2019, short)

TV Series – Cast:
Les Grands procès (1994, mini-series)
Jasmine (1996)
Lobby (1997)
L’ombre de l’épervier (1998)
Radio (1999)

L’ombre de l’épervier II (2000)
L’héritière de grande ourse (mini-series, 2005)
Le 7e round (2006)
Vice caché (2006)
Les soeurs Elliot (2007)

Trauma (2010-2014)
Ruptures (2017-2019)
La faille (2019)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Avec un grand A (1987)
Les invincibles (2005)
Un homme mort (2006)
Mémoires vives (2013)
Bye-Bye (2014)
Féminin/Féminin (2018)
Julien Lacroix (2018)

Les 3 p'tits cochons 2, movie, poster,
Poster for Les 3 p’tits cochons 2 courtesy of Les Films Séville.

Marco Soriano

Marco Soriano, actor

B: June 14, 1974 in Vancouver, British Columbia

Marco Soriano graduated with a BFA from Simon Fraser University in 1997, adding a teaching degree in 1998. A stage actor, Soriano is a founding member of Vancouver’s theatre group, BellaLuna. He has also performed at the Enlightenment Theatre, Theatre Replacement, Western Canada Theatre, Arts Club, Horseshoes and Handgrenades, Hoarse Raven and many others. These are his film and television credits.

Official website

Features & TV Movies:
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Ladies and the Champ (TV-2001)
Scary Movie 3 (2003)
The Goodbye Girl (TV-2004)
Too Cool for Christmas (TV-2004)
Floored by Love (TV-2005)
Chasing Christmas (TV-2005)
Impulse (VR-2008)
One Week (2008)
Mistresses (TV-2009)

30 Days of Night: Dark Days (VR-2010)
The Eleventh Victim (TV-2012)
Lucky in Love (TV-2014)
So You Said Yes (TV-2015)
Perfect Match (2015)
Murder, She Baked: Just Desserts (TV-2017)
Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom (voice, 2018)
The Chronicle Mysteries: The Wrong Man (TV-2019)
Always Be My Maybe (2019)
In the Key of Love (TV-2019)

Christmas Waltz (TV-2020)

TV Series – Cast:
Master Keaton (voice, 2003)
Tobot (voice, 2018)
Super Dinosaur (voice, 2018)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Andromeda (2000, 2002)
Just Cause (2002)
The L Word (2004)
Da Vinci’s City Hall (2005)
Psych (2008)

Fringe (2012)
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013)
Supernaturl (2014)
Rogue (2014)
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (2014)
World Trigger (2014, 2015)
Backstrom (2015)
Lucifer (2017)
Beyblade Burst (voice, 2017, 2018)
Arrow (2018)
A Million Little Things (2019)

Nancy Drew (2021)
Kung Fu (2021)
Legends of Tomorrow (2021)

One Week, movie poster
Movie poster for the movie One Week

Emma Campbell

Emma Campbell, actress,

B: June 15, 1971 in Ottawa, Ontario

Emma Campbell had a starring role in the 1998 Stratford Festival production of A Man For All Seasons. She is a writer/performer with over 15 years experience in the television and film industry. Campbell completed the Bell Media Prime Time TV Program at the Canadian Film Centre in Toronto in 2012.

Features & TV Movies:
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Little Men (1997)
The Sleep Room (1998)
Out of Control (1998)

Xchange (2000)
Ultimate G’s (2000)
The Hound of the Baskervilles (TV-2000)
Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis (TV-2000)
Life in the Balance (2001)
Varian’s War (TV-2001)
Aftermath (2002)
FeardotCom (2002)
Scent of Danger (TV-2002)
Nightwaves (TV-2003)
A Bear Named Winnie (TV-2004)
The Aviator (2004)
Human Trafficking (TV-2005)
The Woods (2006)
Kardia (2005)
The House Next Door (TV-2006)
Othello (TV-2008)

An Officer and a Murderer (TV-2012)
The Surrogacy Trap (TV-2013)
A Fighting Man (2014)
The Dark Stranger (2015)
Flint (TV-2017)

Seasoned with Love (TV-2021)
Door Mouse (2021)

TV Series – Cast:
Princess Sissi (voice, 1997)
Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
Pig City (voice, 2002)
15/Love (2005)
The State Within (2006, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Radio Active (2000)
All Souls (2001)
Tripping the Rift (voice, 2004, 2005, 2007)
1-800-Missing (2005)
Puppets Who Kill (2006)
The Beautiful Life: TBL (2009)

Murdock Mysteries (2011, 2014, 2015)
Breakout Kings (2011)
Nikita (2012)
King (2012)
Hemlock Grove (2013)
The Next Step (2016)

The Wedding Planners (2020)

Kardia, movie poster


Meatballs, movie, image,
Bill Muray & Chris Makepeace in a still from Meatballs scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.

99 minutes – Comedy
Language: English
Release date: June 28, 1979
Production company: Cinépix
Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Ivan Reitman’s follow-up to the hugely successful National Lampoon’s Animal House (which he co-produced) is less frantic and more sentimental but definitely in the same mold. Relying on juvenile, bawdy humour and the hip, anti-establishment attitude of Animal House, Meatballs is set in a summer camp for misfits overseen by head counsellor Bill Murray in his first starring role. His motivational rallying cry to his team of losers as they take on an opposing team from a rich kid’s camp is: ‘It just doesn’t matter!’ Despite its critical drubbing, Meatballs remains one of the most popular Canadian films of all time and spawned two dreadful sequels. – Essential Guide to Canadian Film
The production still and poster were scanned from originals in the Northernstars Collection.

Also see: Meatballs Still Keeps You Laughing.

Meatballs, movie, poster,



Dan Goldberg

Executive Producer:

John Dunning
André Link

Associate Producer:

Lawrence Nesis


Ivan Reitman


Len Blum
Dan Goldberg
Harold Ramis
Janis Allen


Donald Wilder


Debra Karen


Elmer Bernstein

Art Director:

David Charles

Cast: Roles:

Bill Murray
Harvey Atkin
Kate Lynch
Russ Banham
Kristine DeBell
Sarah Torgov
Jack Blum
Keith Knight
Cindy Girling
Todd Hoffman
Margot Pinvidic
Matt Craven
Norma Dell’Agnese
Chris Makepeace
Michael Kirby
Greg Swanson
Ron Barry
Paul Boyle
Vince Guerriero
Jim McLarty
Heather Preece
Ruth Rennie
Alison Diver
Valerie Fersht
Allan Levson
Patrick Hynes
Hadley Kay
Bill Kishonti
Peter Hume
Larry Solway

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Juliette Gosselin

Juliette Gosselin, actresss
Photo of Juliette Gosselin by Marjorie Guindon.

B: June 15, 1991 in Montréal, Québec

Juliette Gosselin was born in Beaconsfield, which was a suburb of Montréal until 2001 when the new City of Montréal was created by amalgamation or merger of all existing municipalities on the Island of Montréal. She got her start in commercials then landed her first major role (of France Carignan) in the multi-million dollar feature film Nouvelle France opposite Gérard Depardieu and David Lahaye. She was nominated for a Genie Award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role for her work in that film.

Trivia: She played the role of Martine on the series 19-2.
Also see: Prix Iris – 2019.

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

Nouvelle-France (2004)
Familia (2005)
Histoire de famille (2006)
Déliverez-moi (2006)
Martyrs (2008)

Faits divers (2010, short)
La vérité (2011)
Role Play (2013, short)
Tu Dors Nicole (2014)
Darwin (2015)
Fog (2016, short)
Embrasse-moi comme tu m’aimes (2016)
La Chasse au Collet (2016)
Boost (2017)
The Gracefield Incident (2017)
Tadoussac (2017)
1991 (2018)
La beauté du monde (2018)
The Hummingbird Project (2018)
Loud: Médailles (VR-2019, short)
Fabuleuses (2019)
Les fleurs oubliées (2019)

The Ministry of Lewd Sexual Positions (voice, 2020, short)

TV Series – Cast:
Le berceau des anges (2015, mini-series)
L’Agent Jean: comment sauver le monde en 90 secondes (voice, 2018)
Fragile (2019)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Histoires de famille (2004)
The Foundation (2009)

Tu m’aimes-tu? (2012)
Féminin/Féminin (2014)
Les Jeunes Loups (2014)
19-2 (2016)
This Life (2016)
Real Detective (2016)
L’Académie (2017)

Juliette Gosselin is represented by:
Agence Artistique Duchesne
6031, avenue du Parc
Montréal (Québec) H2V 4H4

Phone: (514) 274-4607
Fax:(514) 274-0591
Email: info(at)agenceduchesne.com

1991, movie, poster,

Pascale Hutton

Pascxale Hutton, actress, Canadian,

B: June 14, 1979 in Creston, British Columbia

Pascale Hutton attended the conservatory program at the University of Alberta in Edmonton and began her career in local theatre productions in Edmonton. She had also done some voiceover work for radio prior to landing her first screen acting job. She is pictured above in her recurring role as Rosemary on the series When Calls the Heart.

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

Hollywood Wives: The New Generation (TV-2003)
Chicks with Sticks (2004)
The Clinic (TV-2004)
Ginger Snaps: Unleashed (2004)
Chaos (2005)
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy (2005)
Fantastic Four (2005)
A Simple Curve (2005)
Chaos (2006)
Presumed Dead (TV-2006)
The Art of War II: Betrayal (VR-2008)
Trial by Fire (TV-2008)
Shred (VR-2008)
Tornado Valley (TV-2009)
Revenge of the Boarding School Dropouts (VR-2009)

Elopement (2010)
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (2010)
Badass Thieves (2010, short)
A Family Thanksgiving (TV-2010)
Behemoth (TV-2011)
Afghan Luke (2011)
Recipe for Love (TV-2014)
The Unspoken (2015)
Summer of Dreams (TV-2016)
S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells (TV-2018)
Wedding of Dreams (TV-2018)

My One & Only (TV-2019)

You Had Me at Aloha (TV-2021)

TV Series – Cast:
Traveler (2007)
Intelligence (2007)

Arctic Air (2012-2014)
When Calls the Heart (2014-2021)

TV Series – Guest Appearances:
The Days (2004)
Dead Like Me (2004)
Life As We Know It (2004)
Smallville (2005, 2006)
Stargate: Atlantis (2005)
Reunion (2005)
The Collector (2006)
The Evidence (2006)
Psych (2006)
The Singles Table (2007)
The 4400 (2007
Reaper (2007)
Flashpoint (2008, 2009)
Royal Pains (2009, 2015)
Supernatural (2009)

Rookie Blue (2010)
Sanctuary (2010, 2011)
Fringe (2010, 2012)
Continuum (2012)
Once Upon a Time (2014)
The Perfect Bride (2017, 2019)
When Calls Hope (2019)
Christmas Cookie Matchup (2019)

Afghan Luke, movie poster
Poster for the 2011 movie Afghan Luke

Tygh Runyan

Tygh Runyan, actor,

B: June 13, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia

Tygh Runyan studied at Emily Carr College of Art at the same time as he was getting into acting. He has been nominated for three Leo Awards: in 2005 for “Short Drama: Best Musical Score” in White Out; in 2006 for “Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama” in The French Guy; and in 2007 for “Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama” in Mount Pleasant. He was also nominated for a Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for his work in Various Positions. He played the role of Fabien Marchal in the opulent TV series, Versailles.

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

Judgment Day: The John List Story (TV-1993)
Power of Attorney (1995)
Once in a Blue Moon (1995)
Kitchen Party (1997)
Past Perfect (1998)
Disturbing Behavior (1998)
Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge (TV-1999)
Touched (1999)
My Father’s Angel (1999)

Screwed (2000)
AntiTrust (2001)
15 Minutes (2001)
Come Together (2001)
Watchtower (2001)
K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
Various Positions (2002)
Dad (2002)
Light Rapid Transit (2002)
Canadiana Blaze (2002)
The Atwood Stories: The Sunrise (TV-2003)
Emile (2003)
Twist (2003)
Bastards (2003)
Cable Beach (TV-2004)
Family Sins (TV-2004)
The French Guy (2005)
How to make a Canadian Film (2005)
Stanley’s Girlfriend (2006)
Snakes on a Plane (2006)
Trapped Ashes (2006)
Unnatural & Accidental (2006)
Mount Pleasant (2006)
Holiday Wishes (TV-2006)
Normal (2007)
Boot Camp (2007)
Thirst (2008)
My Inventions (2008)
Confessions of a Go-Go Girl (TV-2008)
Toronto Stories (2008)
The Good Friday (2009)
The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle (2009)
A Gun to the Head (2009)

Thirst (VR-2010)
Road to Nowhere (2010)
A Night for Dying Tigers (2010)
Recoil (2011)
Doppelganger Paul (2011)
The Hunt for the I-5 Killer (TV-2011)
Comforting Skin (2011)
Treasure Buddies (VR-2012)
Indie Jonesing (2013)
It’s Christmas, Carol! (TV-2012)
You Only Meet a Stranger Once (2012, short)
Glue (2012, short)
3 Days in Havana (2013)
When Calls the Heart (TV-2013)
Eclissi (2013, short)
Forget and Forgive (TV-2014)
They Wore Pink (2014, short)
Abby in the Summer (2013)
The Brother (2016)
Funeral Day (2016)
Dark Harvest (2016)

Thicker Than Water (TV-2019)

Blonde (2021)

TV Series – Cast:
Northwood (1991-1994)
The L Word
Traffic (2004, mini-series)
Still Life (2003-2004)
Kingdom Hospital (2004, mini-series)
Final days of Planet Earth (2006, mini-series)
Sabatical (2007)
SGU Stargate Universe (2009-2010)

Versailles (2015-2018)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Neon Rider (1994)
The Outer Limits (1996)
Mysterious Ways (2000)
Big Sound (2001)
John Doe (2002)
Dead Like Me (2003)
The L Word (2004, 2005)
Battlestar Galactica (2006, 2007)
Eureka (2007)
Sabbatical (2007)

The Listener (2014)
Motive (2016)

Credits as a Composer:
Red Deer (2000)
Dents in the Sky (2002)
Various Positions (2002)
White Out (2004)
Control Alt Delete (2009)

Percy Rodriguez

Percy Rodriguez, actor,

B: June 13, 1918 in Montréal, Québec
D: September 6, 2007 in Indio, California

Percy Rodriguez broke into film and series television by landing roles in episodic TV. One of his earliest appearances was on an episode of Naked City in 1963. Over the years he also made appearances on shows like The Wild Wild West, and Mission Impossible. Star Trek fans will recognize him as Commodore Stone in the episode: Court Martial. He played the neurosurgeon Dr. Harry Miles on the hit TV series, Peyton Place, which starred fellow Northern Star, Barbara Parkins. Sometimes credited as Percy Rodrigues, he was the ominous voice behind the narration in the theatrical, television and radio commercials used to promote the movie Jaws in 1975. Rodriguez died of kidney problems at age 89.

Learn more about Percy Rodriquez

Features & TV Movies:
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No Longer Vanishing (1955, short)
Honey Bees and Pollination (1957, short)

David and Hazel: A Story in Communication (1964, short)
Trouble fête (1964)
Carol for Another Christmas (TV-1964)
The Plainsman (1966)
The Sweet Ride (1968)
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (1968)

The Old Man Who Cried Wolf (TV-1970)
The Boy from Dead Man’s Bayou (TV-1971)
The Forgotten Man (TV-1971)
Come Back, Charleston Blue (1972)
Genesis II (TV-1973)
The Legend of Hillbilly John (1973)
Rhinoceros (1973)
The Last Survivors (TV-1975)
The Lives of Jenny Dolan (TV-1975)
Most Wanted (TV-1976)
The Astral Factor (aka Invisible Strangler, 1976)
Ring of Passion (TV-1978)
The Night Rider (TV-1979)

Galaxina (1980, voice)
Angel Dusted (TV-1981)
Heavy Metal (1981, voice)
Deadly Blessing (1981)
Brainwaves (1983)
This Girl for Hire (1983)
Captain EO (narrator, 1986, short)
Perry Mason: The Case of the Sinister Spirit (TV-1987)

TV Series – Cast:
Peyton Place (1968-1969)

The Silent Force (1970-1971)
Arthur Hailey`s The Moneychangers (1976, mini-series)
Roots: The Next Generation (1979, mini-series)

Sanford (1980)
The Atlanta Child Murders (1985, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Radisson (1957)

Festival – The Gambler (1962)
Naked City (1962)
The Nurses (1963)
Slattery’s People (1965)
Ben Casey (1965)
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1966)
Mission Impossible (1966, 1967, 1970)
Star Trek (1967)
The Fugitive (1967)
The Chrysler Theatre – Deadlock (1967)
Tarzan (1967)
Mannix (1967, 1969)
Daktari (1968)
Adventures in Rainbow Country (1969)
Then Came Bronson (1969)
The Name of the Game (1969, 1970)

Medical Center (1970, 1971, 1976)
Disneyland (1971)
Somerset (1971)
Ironside (1972)
Cannon (1972)
Banacek (1972)
Owen Marshall: Counselor at Law (1972)
The Sixth Sense (1972)
The Rookies (1973)
Faraday and Company (1973)
The Starlost (1973)
Shaft (1973)
Toma (1974)
Apples’ Way (1974)
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Good Times (1975)
Sanford and Son (1975)
Most Wanted (1976)
Gemini Man (1976)
Executive Suite (1976, 1977)
The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries (1977)
The Jeffersons (1977)
What`s Happening!! (1977)
James at 15 (1978)
The Duke (1979)

The Fall Guy (1981)
Dynasty (1982)
Benson (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985)
T.J. Hooker (1983)
Cutter to Houston (1983)

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter, movie poster

Scott Thompson

Scott Thompson, actor,
Photo of Scott Thompson © 2012 by Ralph Lucas. Used with permission.

B: June 12, 1959 in North Bay, Ontario

Scott Thompson, pictured at the launch of the 2012 Worldwide Short Film Festival in Toronto, was born in North Bay but grew up in Brampton, Ontario. He enrolled in York University but in his third year was asked to leave for being “disruptive”. He joined the comedy troupe The Love Cats, where he met Mark McKinney and they would go on to be founding members of The Kids in the Hall. They would go onto have have a regular series starting 1989 on CBC, and on HBO in the United States. From HBO the show moved to CBS for its fourth and fifth seasons. He was host of the 2004 Genie Awards. In March 2009, it was announced that Thompson had been diagnosed with B-cell non-Hodgkins gastric lymphoma, an aggressive form of stomach cancer. After four-months of radiation therapy and six rounds of chemotherapy, he said that he was cancer-free. Scott Thompson was part of Death Comes to Town on CBC in 2010 with fellow KITH alumni Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Kevin McDonald.

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

Head Office (1986)
Hot Point (TV-1988)
Millennium (1989)
Day One (TV-1989)

Super 8-1/2 (1993)
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy (1996)
Hijacking Hollywood (1997)
Hayseed (1997)
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)

Tart (2001)
Kids in the Hall: Same Guys, New Dresses (2001)
The Red Sneakers (TV-2002)
Nobody Knows Anything! (2003)
My Baby’s Daddy (2004)
Ham & Cheese (2004)
Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story (TV-2004)
Stunt C*cks (2004)
The Pacifier (2005)
Burnt Toast (TV-2005)
Another Gay Movie (2006)
Split City (2007)
Who is KK Downey (2008)
Another Gay Sequel: Gays Gone Wild! (2008)
Girls Will Be Girls: Delivering Coco, Part I (2008)
The Last Word (2008, short)
An Elaborate Plan (2009)

Career Advice (2010)
The Queen’s Toast: A Royal Wedding Special (TV-2011)
The Immigrant (2012, short)
Patch Town (2014)
Degrassi: Don’t Look Back (TV-2015)
Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool (TV-2016)
Don’t Talk to Irene (2017)
The Go-Getters (2018)
Snowbound for Christmas (TV-2019)

Back Home Again (voice, 2021)

TV Series – Cast:
The Kids in the Hall (1989-)
The Larry Sanders Show (1995-1998)
More Tales of the City (1998, mini-series)

Further Tales of the City (2001, mini-series)
Providence (2001)
My Fabulous Gay Wedding (2005)
First Comes Love (2005)

Kids in the Hall: Death Comes To Town (2010)
But I’m Chris Jericho! (2013)
Hannibal (2013-2015)
What Would Sal Do (2016)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Campbells (1986)
Street Legal (1987)

Oddsville MTV (1997)
Tracey Takes On (1998)
Veronica`s Closet (1998)
Jesse (1999)
Star Trek: Voyager (1999)

Dharma & Greg (2001)
Odd Job Jack (2003)
Touched by an Angel (2003)
The Simpsons (voice, 2003, 2008, 2011, 2018)
Lilo & Stitch: The Series (voice, 2003)
Agua Teen Hunger Force (voice, 2004)
Grounded for Life (2004)
Puppets Who Kill (2005)
G-Spot (2005, 2006)
The Jane Show (2006)
Urban Rush (2006)
Carpoolers (2007)
Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2009)
Reno 911! (2009)

The Soup (2010)
The Ron James Show (2010, 2014)
ACME Saturday Night (2011)
She’s the Mayor (2011)
Dream Crushers (2011)
Wingin’ It (2011, 2012)
Comedy Bar (2012)
Rocket Monkeys (voice, 2013)
Fugget About It (2013)
The Colbert Report (2014)
Working the Engels (2014)
Spun Out (2014)
Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds (2014)
Odd Squad (2014)
The Stanley Dynamic (2014)
SuperMansion (voice, 2015)
Man Seeking Woman (2016)
The Amazing Gayl Pile (2016)
American Gods (2017)
Pitch Off with Doug Benson (2017)
American Dad (2017)
Let’s Get Physical (2018)
Conan (2018)
The Beaverton (2018)
Save Me (2019)

Hey Lady! (2020)
Humour Resources (2021)

This poster for Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.
This poster for Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.