- actor, director, writer
- born in 1933 in Grand Falls, Newfoundland
- married to Charmion King
- wrote and starred in "The Rowdy Man"
- directed and starred in "John and the Missus"
- wrote two plays "Easy Down Easy" and "Brass Rubbings"
- began career at the Manitoba Theatre Centre, went on to the Toronto stage and the Crest Theatre, Stratford, New Play Society
- starred in the "Quentin Durgens, MP" television series
- numerous television appearances, from "Hogan's Hero's", to "The Beachcombers", to "Due South", to "The Red Green Show"
- received the Order of Canada in 1979
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