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Denis McGrath


B: September 21, 1968 in New York, New York
D: March 23, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario

Denis McGrath wrote drama, comedy, documentaries, animation and video games. He won a Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) Screenwriting Award for his work on the series Across the River to Motor City, which he also co-created. McGarth was also a producer and/or executive producer with a specialty for genre series like Continuum and Aftermath. Born in New York City, McGrath moved to Toronto and first worked at TVOntario and then City-TV during the early 1990s. After serving as a producer at Space, the cable sci-fi channel, McGrath completed a TV writing program at the Canadian Film Centre. Starting in 2008, McGrath was a councillor at the WGC. According to an article in the Toronto Star, Denis McGrath died of cancer at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. He was 48.

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

Shooter (2000, short)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Life and Times (1996)
Conspiracy Guy (1997, 2001)
Spacebar (1998)

Zoo Diaries (2000-2004)
Rockpoint P.D. (2002)
Starhunter (2003)
Get Me to the Wedding (2004)
Charlie Jade (2005)
Carl² (2005)
Skyland (2006)
Rent-a-Goalie (2007)
Blood Ties (2007)
Across the River to Motor City (2007)
The Border (2008)

Republic of Doyle (2010)
SGU Stargate Universe (2010)
InSecurity (2011)
XIII: The Series (2011, 2012)
Less Than Kind (2012)
Flight of the Storks (2013, mini-series)
Bitten (2014)
Continuum (2014)
X Company (2015, 2016)
Aftermath (2016)