Barry Flatman

One of Canada’s most prolific film and television performers, Barry Flatman has appeared in over 30 movies; has had leading roles in countless TV series and guest-starred in many more; performed featured roles in several dozen movies for television; and created many voice characters for animation. He has also produced, written, directed, and taught for stage, TV, film, and radio.  Flatman has a Gold Record, and has been nominated for both Juno and Gemini awards. Flatman’s most recent credits include a recurring role on the series Fargo (FX/MGM) and The Strain (FX).  Other recent credits include Dr. Cabbie (Caramel Films), Patch Town (Suki Films), The Christmas and Daniel’s Daughter (Hallmark), Guns (CBC) and The Kennedys (History Channel). On stage, he has starred in Enron (Theatre Calgary), Fool for Love (Segal Centre) and Stuff Happens (Studio 180).  His performance as “Big Daddy” in the Segal Centre Production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof garnered him a nomination for Best Actor.  Flatman also starred as “General Waverley” in the US National touring production of Kevin McCollum’s White Christmas. Flatman served on the National, Guild, and Toronto executives of ACTRA for over 10 years and received the honorary title of President Emeritus for Toronto and Life Membership.  He has been a Member of the Board of the Actors’ Fund of Canada since 2005 and served as its President until 2011. He is the loving father of two magnificent children, and is a season’s ticket holder to the Leafs for almost 40 years – although a rabid Habs fan!

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