Henry Czerny Biography (1959-)

Surname is pronounced "Chair-nee"; born February, 1959, in Toronto, Ontario,Canada; father, a welder; mother, a bakery worker; married Dana Delaney (marriage ended); married Claudine Cassidy, 2001. Addresses: Agent: IFA Talent Agency, 8730 Sunset Blvd., Suite 490, Los Angeles, CA 90069.; Manager: Perry Zimel, Oscars Abrams Zimel and Associates, 438 Queen St. E., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5A 1T4.

Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
1959
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Nelson, Buried on Sunday (also known as Northern Extremes),Falter Street Productions, 1992
  • Sean Mathieson, Cold Sweat, Norstar Entertainment, 1993
  • Joseph Riggs, A Man in Uniform (also known as I Love a Man in Uniform), Miracle Pictures, 1993
  • Johnson ... Johnson (short film), 1993
  • CIA Deputy Director of Operations Robert Ritter, Clear and Present Danger, Paramount, 1994
  • Michael Coleman, Jenipapo (also known as The Interview), Boku Films/Ravina Films, 1995
  • Martin, When Night Is Falling, October Films, 1995
  • Lawson Hughes, Anchor Zone, Norstar Entertainment, 1995
  • Alex, The Michelle Apartments, Alliance, 1995
  • The underground man, Notes from the Underground, Renegade Films, 1995
  • Eugene Kittridge, Mission: Impossible, Paramount, 1996
  • Asa Robinson, Kayla (also known as Kayla--Mein Freund aus der Wildnis), Cine-Action, 1997
  • George Clair, The Ice Storm, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1997
  • Truman Rickhart, Cement, Keystone Film Partners/Cargo Films, 1999
  • Dog Park, 1999
  • Danny Jackman, External Affairs, Alliance Atlantis Motion PictureDistribution, 1999
  • Love Machine 4.0, 2001
  • Ivan, Klepto, Nucleus Films, 2003
  • Denny, The Limit, Alliance Atlantis Communications, 2003
  • Frank Kyle, The Failures, Werner Film, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Movies
  • Fred Burham, A Town Torn Apart (also known as The Dennis LittkyStory and Doc: The Dennis Littky Story), NBC, 1992
  • Brother Peter Lavin, The Boys of St. Vincent (also known as LeCollege St. Vincent), CBC (Canada), 1993, later released theatrically inthe United States
  • Ed Rodgers, Ultimate Betrayal (also known as The Rodgers Sisters Story), CBS, 1994
  • Bill Sanger, Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story (alsoknown as Crusade: The Margaret Sanger Story), Lifetime, 1995
  • Daniel Metz, Trial at Fortitude Bay, CBC, 1995, Lifetime, 1996
  • Royal Leckner, Promise the Moon, CBC, 1997
  • Ken, For Hope, ABC, 1997
  • Robert Peary, Glory & Honor, TNT, 1998
  • Sam Reese Sheppard, My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story (also known as Death in the Shadows), CBS, 1998
  • Harvey, After Alice (also known as Eye of the Killer and Visions of Death), HBO, 1999
  • Father Raymond McBride, Possessed, Showtime, 2000
  • Ted Merrick (some sources cite role of Jay), Range of Motion, Lifetime, 2000
  • Come l'America (also known as Almost America), 2001
  • Mitchell Gold, The Pact, Lifetime, 2002
  • Miniseries
  • Rick Peterson, Deadly Matrimony (also known as Shattered Promises and Shattered Vows), NBC, 1992
  • Casey Baldwin, The Sound and the Silence, 1993
  • Greenwood, P. T. Barnum, Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Ernst Breuer, Haven, CBS, 2001
  • Luke, Further Tales of the City (also known as Armistead Maupin's Further Tales of the City), Showtime, 2001
  • Reverend Samuel Parris, Salem Witch Trials, CBS, 2002
  • Episodic
  • Night Heat, CBS, 1986
  • Hot Shots, CBS, 1986
  • Joe, "Hate on Your Dial," Friday the 13th, 1989
  • John Connors, "Wedding," Street Legal, 1990
  • Gregory O'Toole, "Fink," Katts and Dog, 1991
  • Top Cops, 1992
  • Christopher Szabo, Street Legal, 1992
  • Blade, Secret Service, NBC, 1992
  • Agent Martel, Secret Service, NBC, 1992
  • Oliver Montcalm, "Peacemaker," Counterstrike, 1993
  • David Dawson, "May I Ride with You," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, 1994
  • Ludwig von Beethoven, "A Ninth of Beethoven," Mentors, 1998
  • Sheriff, "Jackpot," C.S.I., 2003
  • Other
  • Lucentio, The Taming of the Shrew, 1988
  • Second officer, Lifeline to Victory, 1993
  • Arthur Bradley, The Girl Next Door, 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Ce Stazzi, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, 1982
  • Captain Bluntshli, Arms and the Man, Roundabout Theatre Company, Gramercy Theatre, New York City, 2000
  • Appeared as Victor, Arabs Mouth, Factory Theatre, Toronto, Ontario; as Antipholus, Comedy of Errors, Canadian Stage Company; as Glenn Gould, Glenn, Du Maurier Theatre, Toronto; and as Mercutio, Romeo andJuliet, Toronto Free Theatre, Toronto; appeared in The Cherry Orchard, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Not about Heroes, Romeo andJuliet, and Taming of the Shrew, all Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, and in Trafford Tanzi, produced in England; also performedat Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, and Theatre Terra Nova.

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Calgary Sun, February 9, 2001, p. G15
    • Edmonton Sun, November 22, 1998, p. TV55; July 21, 1999, p. 27; July 30, 1999, p. WE23
    • Maclean's, July 19, 1994, p. 53; May 20, 1996, p. 66
    • Saturday Night, March, 1995, pp. 79-82
    • Time, November 7, 1994, p. 72
    • Toronto Star, December 18, 1998
    • Toronto Sun, January 10, 1996; November 16, 1998

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