B: January 6, 1964 in Sucker Creek, Alberta
Lorne Cardinal pictured above as Sgt. Davis Quinton in a publicity photo from the series, Corner Gas. Cardinal entered the University of Alberta’s Acting Program and graduated in 1993 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. When not busy with his film, or television career Lorne often turns up on stage. A few of his credits include, the Factory Theatre’s Jim & Shorty, and Native Earth’s Red River, The Baby Blues, Generic Warriors And No Name Indians, and 60 Below, which earned a Dora Mavor Moore nomination for Best Production in 1997. His performance in Theatre Network’s High Life earned him a 1999 Sterling nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He received 1999 and 1998 Jessie Richardson Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor for his roles in the critically acclaimed Only Drunks & Children Tell The Truth. In 2020 he was the recipient of the prestigious August Schellenberg Award of Excellence from the imagineNATIVE Film & Media Arts Festival.
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Features & TV Movies:
Reserved for Hollywood (2010)
The Road Behind (2020)
TV series – Cast:
Corner Gas Animated (voice, 2018-2019)
TV series – Guest appearances:
Canada: A People’s History (2000, 2001)
Arctic Air (2012)