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Lorne Cardinal

Lorne Cardinal, actor,

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.

Also see: imagineNATIVE 2020 Wraps.

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

Frostfire (TV-1994)
Tecumseh: The Last Warrior (TV-1995)
Crazy Horse (TV-1996)
Out of Nowhere (TV-1997)
In The Blue Ground (TV-1999)
The Strange Case of Bunny Weequod (1999)

Insomnia (2002)
Fallen Angel (TV-2003)
Distant Drumming: A North of 60 Mystery (2005)
Road to Christmas (TV-2006)
I’m Not the Indian You Had in Mind (2007)
Elijah (TV-2007)
Tkaronto (2007)
Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman (TV-2008)
Moccasin Flats: Redemption (TV-2008)
Cafe Utopia: Cinéma Trip Tych (VR-2008)
Palace (2008)
Wolf Canyon (TV-2009)

Reserved for Hollywood (2010)
Rust (2010)
Corner Gas: The Movie (2014)
Disorder (2015, short)
Open Season: Scared Silly (VR-2015)
Into the Forest (2016)
Brewstars (TV-2016)
Gods Acre (2016, short)
Limina (2017, short)
The Adventure Club (2017)
No Reservations (2017, short)
Site Unseen: An Emma Fielding Mystery (TV-2017)
Never Steady, Never Still (2017)
Kayak to Klemtu (2017)
Good Girls Don’t (2017, short)
The Humanity Bureau (2017)
Unintentional Mother (2017, short)
The Great Northern Candy Drop (TV-2017)
Good Girls Don’t (2018, short)
The Bad Seed (2018)
Welcome to Christmas (TV-2018)
Wynter (TV-2018)
Henry’s Heart (2019, short)

The Road Behind (2020)
The Beast, Heroes of the Wildfire (2020, short)

TV series – Cast:
Lonesome Dove (1992)
Jake and the Kid (1995-1997)
Big Bear (1998, mini-series)
The City (1999-2000)

Blackfly (2000-2001)
Buffalo Tracks (host, 2002-)
Renegadepress.com (2004-2008)
Wapos Bay: The Series (2005-2010)
Corner Gas (2004-2009)

Corner Gas Animated (voice, 2018-2019)
Molly Of Denali (voice, 2019)
FBI: Most Wanted (2020-)

TV series – Guest appearances:
Hawkeye (1994)
Lonesome Dove: he Series (1994)
North of 60 (1995, 1997)
The City (1999)
Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science (1999)

Canada: A People’s History (2000, 2001)
The Associates (2001)
Wumpa’s World (voice, 2001)
Relic Hunter (2002)

Arctic Air (2012)
Primeval: New World (2012)
Level Up (2012, 2013)
Fargo (2014)
Going for Broke (2016)
Shut Eye (2016)
Royal Canadian Air Farce (2017)
Tin Star (2017, 2019)

Corner Gas, movie poster