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Jesse Collins


B: December 9, 1961 in Toronto, Ontario

Jesse Collins started his acting career in theatre and then branched out into TV and movies. He is best known for his role as Hank Katts in the TV series, Katts and Dog. Released in the United States the series was retitled, Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop. In 2001, he was nominated for an Emmy Award for his direction of the wildlife series Zoboomofoo for PBS. He is the founder of Harbourside Playhouse, a professional theatre company in Mississauga, where he has produced 27 shows over five years. He continues to direct at regional Canadian theatres each summer.

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

The Park is Mine (TV-1986)
Iron Eagle II (1988)

Darkman II: The Return of Durant (1994)
The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story (TV-1994)
The Santa Clause (1994)
At the End of the Day: The Sue Rodriguez Story (TV-1998)
Edison: The Wizard of Light (TV-1998)
Family of Cops III: Under Suspicion (TV-1999)

TV Series – Cast:
Katts & Dog (1988-1993)
Wind at My Back (1996)
Blaster’s Universe (voice, 1999-2000)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Littlest Hobo (1983)
Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1987)

The Ray Bradbury Theatre (1990)
Street Legal (1993)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995)
Ultraforce (voice, 1995)
Forever Knight (1995)
The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon (1995, 1996, 1997)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1996)
Ready or Not (1996, 1997)
Diabolic (voice, 1997)
Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend (voice, 1998, 2000)

George Shrinks (voice, 2000)