Don McKellar biography

Don McKellar

Date of Birth: August 17, 1963

Born in Toronto, Ontario, Don McKellar has had a truly varied career as an actor, a film and theatre director, and screenwriter and playwright.

He won a 2006 Tony award for co-writing the book for the hit Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone. He has directed, written and acted in two feature films: Last Night, for which he won two Genies, a Canadian Comedy award, and an Award of the Youth for Best Foreign Film at the Cannes Film Festival; and Childstar.

As a writer, McKellar has won two Writers Guild of Canada awards - in 2009 for the feature film Blindness and in 1999 for an episode of Twitch City.

As an actor, he won a Genie for his supporting role in Exotica. Other film and TV roles include Where the Truth Lies, eXistenZ, Cooking with Stella and a supporting role in the wonderfully funny television series Slings and Arrows, for which he received a Gemini award nomination.

More recently, Don starred in Zoom (2016) with Gael García Bernal and Alison Pill.

Don McKellar Filmography


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