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Brent Carver


B: November 17, 1951 in Cranbrook, BC

Brent Carver is probably best known for his Tony Award winning performance as Molina in the hit stage production, Kiss of the Spider Woman. He is equally known on television or in film for his remarkable versatility. Critically acclaimed for his role as the Countess in the feature film Lilies, and for his title role in Whiskers, which earned him an Emmy nomination, Brent Carver has had major roles in Richard III, Cyrano de Bergerac, Tartuffe, Jacques Brel, Cabaret, Much Ado About Nothing, and Mother Courage. For his work in 1996’s High Life, he was given a coveted Dora Mavor Moore Award for Best Actor. In 2011 he played the role of Pontius Pilot in the Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar to great acclaim. He was part of the cast in the New York production of Romeo and Juliet at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, which was recorded and played in theatres in 2014.

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

One Night Stand (TV-1978)
Crossbar (TV-1979)

The Wars (1983)
Cross Country (1983)
Anne`s Story (TV-1984)
The Pirates of Penzance (1985)
Much Ado About Nothing (TV-1987)
Shadow Dancing (1988)
Spies, Lies and Naked Thighs (TV-1988)
Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher (TV-1989)

The Shower (1992)
The Song Spinner (TV-1995)
Lilies (1996)
Balls Up (TV-1997)
Whiskers (TV-1997)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (TV-1999)
The Tale of Teeka (TV-1999)

Deeply (2000)
Ararat (2002)
The Event (2003)
Elizabeth Rex (TV-2003)
Lightchasers (2007)

As You Like It (TV-2010)
Romeo and Juliet (2014)
The Whale (2014, short)

TV Series – Cast:
Inside Canada (1973)
Leo and Me (1976)
Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story (mini-series, 2006)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Street legal (1989)
The Twilight Zone (1989)
War of the Worlds (1989)
Due South (1997)
Twice in a Lifetime (2000)
This is Wonderland (2005)

Web Series:
Save Me (2017)

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