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Patrick McKenna


B: May 8, 1960 in Hamilton, Ontario

Patrick McKenna plyed Marty Stephens on the series Traders and he is also known for his portrayal of the awkward, techno geek, Harold Green on the series The Red Green Show. Thanks to these two shows, McKenna made Canadian television history by winning Gemini Awards for both Best Performance in a Comedy Series and Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Dramatic Series, in 1998. McKenna developed his skills when he performed with Second City troupes in Toronto and Vancouver. He also did stand-up comedy across Canada and in the United States. He played the role of Frank Kanaskie on the series Remedy and Dr. Fraser Healey on the series Hard Rock Medical. He is the voice of Uncle Gene in the series Hotel Transylvania and Roy in the animated series Esme & Roy.

Official website.

Photo of Anna Silk and Patrick McKenna © 2010 Ralph Lucas. Used with permission.

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

Up the Academy (1980)
Who’s Harry Crumb (1989)

Ordinary Magic (1993)
Dogmatic (1996)
Everything to Gain (TV-1997)
Elvis Meets Nixon (TV-1997)
The Real Howard Spitz (1998)
The Promise (TV-1999)

Xxxposed (2000)
Truth in Advertising (2001)
A Colder Kind of Death (TV-2001)
Red Green: Duct Tape Forever (2002)
The Store (TV-2002)
The Music Man (TV-2003)
Milo 55160 (2004)
Geraldine’s Fortune (2004)
Getting Along Famously (TV-2005)
Stuck (2007)
Charlie (2008)
P.M.O. (2008)
The Audience (2008)
Will You Merry Me (TV-2008)
Continuity Problems (2009)

American Wife (2010)
Silent But Deadly (2011)
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (TV-2012)
Margarita (2012)
An Insignificant Man (2012, short)
Stand By Your Booth (TV-2012)
Issues (2012, short)
The Masked Saint (2014)
Gnawed of Approval (2016, short)

Red Balloon (2020, short)

TV Series – Cast:
The Red Green Show (1991-2005)
The Mighty Jungle (1994)
Traders (1996-2000)

Don’t Eat the Neighbours (2001)
Trudeau (2002, mini-series)
Sabbatical (2007)
Guns (2008, mini-series)
Best Ed (2008)
Artopia (voice, 2008)
The Ron James Show (2009-2014)
Crash Canyon (2011)
Hard Rock Medical (2013-2018)
Camp Lakebottom (2013-2016)
Remedy (2014-2015)
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (voice, 2017-2018)
Hotel Transylvania (voice, 2017-2018)
Insomnia (2018)
Esme & Roy (voice, 2018-)

Red Balloon, movie, poster,