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Benson Simmonds


B: December 2 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Benson Simmonds is an award-winning actor who originally studied Meisner technique in New York, where he appeared Off-Broadway. He has worked in film and television and has a long list of theatre credits as well. He won a Leo Award in 2000 for Best Actor in the short film Applaud or Die. He was also nominated for best writer and best producer. His second short film, Blue Cat on the Wall was screened at the Montréal film festival. In addition to his work as an actor, Simmonds runs a successful acting studio in Montréal teaching the technique of Ivana Chubbuck.

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

War of the Worlds (1991)
On Thin Ice: The Tai Babalonia Story (TV-1991)
Pictures at the Beach (1991)
Table Talk (1993)
Superhero (1994)
Runaway Train (1995)
The Set Up (1996)
Skyscraper (VR-1996)
The Party (1997)
Truffles (1998)
Love, Honor and Betray (TV-1999)

Applaud or Die (2000)
Front Desk (2003)
Blue Cat on the Wall (2003)

Be Here Now (2014, short)
Big Poison Con (2015, short)
Ice Sharks (TV-2016)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Total Recall (2001)
The Hoop Life (2001)
Da Vinci’s Inquest (2002)
Touching Evil (2004)
Stargate SG1 (2005)
Killer Instinct (2005)
Supernatural (2006)

Benson Simmonds is represented by:
Andy Webster
Kirk Talent Agencies Incorporated
8th Floor – 1006 Beach Ave
Vancouver B.C.
V6E 1T7

Tel: 604-682-5351
Fax: 604-684-9040

;Applaud or Die, movie poster;