Paul Gross Biography (1959-)

Born April 30, 1959, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada; married Martha Burns (an actress), 1987; children: Hannah, Jack. Addresses: Agent: Bresler, Kelly, and Associates, 11500 W. Olympic Blvd., Suite 510, Los Angeles, CA 90064.;Contact: c/o Due South, Alliance Communications Corp., 121 Bloor St. East, 14th Floor, Toronto ON M4M 3M5, Canada.

Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director, producer, playwright, screenwriter
Birth Details
April 30, 1959
Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • Lysander, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Northern Lights Theatre, Edmonton, Canada, 1980
  • Silvius, As You Like It, Northern Lights Theatre, 1980
  • Dunois, D' Estivet, attendant, St. Joan, Northern Lights Theatre,1981
  • Florizel, The Winter's Tale, Northern Lights Theatre, 1981
  • Frank Gardner, Mrs. Warren's Profession, Theatre Calgary, Canada,1981
  • Unseen Hand, Theatre Calgary, 1982
  • Raglan, Father West, Theatre Calgary, 1982
  • Woody, CC, Mary, Jimmy, The Deer and the Antelope Play, Theatre Network, Edmonton, Canada, 1982
  • Donald Lampert, Take Me Where the Water's Warm, Festival Lennoxville, Lennoxville, Canada, 1982
  • Motherwell, The Kite, Festival Lennoxville, 1982
  • Constable Clarence Underhill, Walsh, National Arts Centre, Ottawa,Canada, 1983
  • George Garga, In the Jungle of Cities, Toronto Free Theatre, Canada, 1983
  • Dorante, Successful Strategies, Centaur Theatre, Montreal, Canada,1985
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Toronto Free Theatre, High Park, 1985
  • Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching toward the Somme, Canadian Stage, Toronto, Canada, 1988
  • Brick, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Manitoba Theatre Center, Winnipeg, Canada, 1989
  • Jack, 14th Earl of Gurney, The Ruling Class, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 2000
  • Title role, Hamlet, Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario, Canada,2000
  • Dorian Gray, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Avon Theatre, Stratford,Ontario, 2000
  • Stage Work
  • Assistant director, Saint Jon, 1984
  • Film Appearances
  • Turning to Stone, 1985
  • Divided Loyalties, 1989
  • Stephen Miller, Cold Comfort, Canadian Pictures, 1989
  • Augustus, Buried on Sunday (also known as Northern Extremes), Falter Street Productions, 1992
  • Jeremy Brimfield, Married to It, Orion, 1993
  • T. J. Burke, Aspen Extreme, Buena Vista, 1993
  • Morton Ridgewell, Paint Cans, Libra Films, 1994
  • Daniel Howl, Whale Music, Alliance, 1994
  • Chris Cutter, Men with Brooms, Alliance Atlantis, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Director
  • Men with Brooms, Alliance Atlantis, 2001
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Alex Bresnyachuk, Getting Married in Buffalo Jump (also known as Buffalo Jump), 1990
  • Bucky Dean, XXX's & OOO's, CBS, 1994
  • Patrick Kelly, Murder Most Likely, CTV, 1999
  • Pilots
  • Constable Benton Fraser, Due South, CTV and CBS, 1994
  • Series
  • Constable Benton Fraser, Due South (also known as Direction: Sud and Tandem de choc), CBS, 1994-1996 syndicated, 1997-?
  • Steelstring, CTV, 2001-?
  • Miniseries
  • Jake Kincaid, Chasing Rainbows, CBC, 1988
  • Brian Hawkins, "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City," American Playhouse, PBS, 1994
  • Ned Land, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, CBS, 1997
  • Episodic
  • "Mars Is Heaven," The Ray Bradbury Theater, 1987
  • "Film Noir," Street Legal, 1989
  • Steven Hines, "Soul Custody," Street Legal, 1989
  • Kevin Black, The Red Green Show, PBS, 1991
  • "1997: Year of the Farce," Royal Canadian Air Farce, CBS, 1997
  • Awards Presentations
  • Host, Canadian Country Music Awards, 1996
  • Host, BANFF Television Festival Rockie Awards, 1996
  • Host, 10th Annual Gemini Awards, 1996
  • Host, Canadian Country Music Awards, 1997
  • Host, Gemini Awards, CBC, 1997
  • Host, 12th Annual Gemini Awards, 1998
  • Cohost, BANFF Film Festival Rockie Awards, 1998
  • Host, 14th Annual Gemini Awards, 1999
  • Specials
  • Narrator, The Battle of Vimy Ridge-Part 1: Setting the Stage, 1997
  • Narrator, The Battle of Vimy Ridge-Part 2: Keys to Victory, 1997
  • Narrator, The Battle of Vimy Ridge-Part 3: The Battle Looms, 1997
  • Alexander the Great, Witness to Yesterday, CBS, 1998
  • TSN Sports Celebrity Event, TSN, 1998
  • Narrator, Far from Home: Canadians in WWI, CBC, 1999
  • Red Green Live, PBS, 1999
  • Television Work
  • Movies
  • Executive producer, Murder Most Likely, CTV, 1999
  • Series
  • Executive producer, Due South (also knwon as Direction: Sudand Tandem de choc), CBS and CTV, 1994
  • Executive producer, Due South (also known as Un tandem de choc), CTV and syndicated, 1997
  • Producer, Steelstring, CTV, 2001
  • Specials
  • Executive Producer (with others) The Real Patsy Kline, syndicated,1987
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Two Houses, 1997
  • Holiday Heroes, 1998
  • Songs of Love and Carnage, 2000
  • Music Videos
  • Santa Drives a Pickup, 1998
  • Voodoo, 1998
  • My Papa's Front Porch, 1998
  • 32 Down on the Robert Mackenzie, 1998
  • Two Houses, 1998
  • WRITINGS
  • Plays
  • The Deer and the Antelope Play, Northern Light Theatre, Edmonton,Alberta, 1981
  • Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Damascus, 1982
  • The Dead of Winter, Toronto Free Theater, Canada, 1982
  • Sprung Rhythm (also known as Buchanan, Toronto Free Theater), National Arts Centre, 1984
  • Thunder, Perfect Mind, Toronto Free Theatre, 1986
  • Tension Zero (also known as Buchanan), Le Theatre de la Bordee, Montreal, Canada, 1986
  • Screenplays
  • Men with Brooms, 2001
  • Television Movies
  • Gross Misconduct, CBC, 1993
  • Television Episodes
  • "In This Corner," For the Record, CBC, 1986
  • Due South, CBS, 1996-1998

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, November 25, 1994, p. 58

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