Henry Czerny in 2012
February 8, 1959 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Claudine Cassidy (2001–present); 1 child|
Henry Czerny (pron.: //; born February 8, 1959) is a Canadian film, stage and television actor, currently starring as Conrad Grayson on the ABC drama series Revenge. He has received Theatre World Award and two Gemini Awards.
Czerny received formal training at the National Theatre School in Montreal. After graduating in 1982, he went on to perform onstage across Canada, from Ottawa's National Arts Centre to Edmonton's Citadel Theatre and the Stratford Festival. By the late 1980s, he had established himself as a seasoned veteran of Canadian theatre—a long way from Lucky Larry, his first role. Czerny got his start acting in musicals at Humberside Collegiate Institute in Toronto, under the direction of Janet Keele. Czerny is friends with Dana Delany and twice played the role of her husband on films Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story and For Hope.
He had prominent roles in The Boys of St. Vincent, Mission: Impossible, Clear and Present Danger, The Ice Storm and The Michelle Apartments. In the 2006 comedy The Pink Panther, he plays the main antagonist "Yuri the Trainer who Trains". He plays Lieutenant Brooks in "Jackpot", a 2005 episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In Conversations with God, about the true story of Neale Donald Walsch, Czerny plays Walsch. In 2007, he appeared in the Showtime series The Tudors, playing the Duke of Norfolk.
Czerny appeared in the Canadian television show Flashpoint in 2008 and the American science fiction drama Falling Skies in 2011. Czerny co-starred with Sigourney Weaver in the 2009 Lifetime TV movie Prayers for Bobby.
Personal life 
Czerny was born to Polish parents in Toronto, Ontario. His mother was a bakery worker and his father a welder. His surname is of Polish origin and comes from the word czarny ("black"). He is married to Claudine Cassidy and they have a son, Cameron.
|Film and Television credits|
|1986||Night Heat||David Marks||1 episode|
|1988||The Taming of the Shrew||Lucentio|
|1989||Friday the 13th||Joe||1 episode|
|1991||Katts and Dog||Gregory O'Toole||1 episode|
|1990-1992||Street Legal||Christopher Szabo||2 episodes|
|1992||The Boys of St. Vincent||Brother Peter Lavin|
|The Sound and the Silence||Casey Baldwin|
|Buried on Sunday||Nelson|
|Deadly Matrimony||Rick Peterson|
|A Town Torn Apart||Fred Burham|
|1993||Lifeline to Victory||Petty Officer Lang|
|The Boys of St. Vincent: 15 Years Later||Peter Lavin|
|I Love a Man in Uniform||Joseph Riggs|
|1994||Trial at Fortitude Bay||Daniel Metz|
|Cold Sweat||Sean Mathieson|
|Ultimate Betrayal||Ed Rodgers|
|Clear and Present Danger||Robert Ritter|
|Anchor Zone||Lawson Hughes|
|1995||Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story||Bill Sanger|
|When Night Is Falling||Martin|
|The Michelle Apts.||Alex|
|Notes from Underground||The Underground Man|
|1996||Mission: Impossible||Eugene Kittridge|
|For Hope||Ken Altman|
|1997||Promise the Moon||Royal Leckner|
|The Ice Storm||George Clair|
|1998||The Girl Next Door||Arthur Bradley|
|Glory & Honor||Robert Peary|
|My Father's Shadow: The Sam Sheppard Story||Sam Reese Sheppard|
|1999||External Affairs||Danny Jackman|
|Possessed||Fr. Raymond McBride|
|Range of Motion||Ted Merrick|
|Further Tales of the City||Luke||TV miniseries|
|Salem Witch Trials||Rev. Samuel Parris|
|The Failures||Frank Kyle|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Lieutenant Alan Brooks||1 episode|
|2005||Chaos||Capt. Martin Jenkins|
|The Eleventh Hour||Max Mallett||1 episode|
|Kojak||Robert Mercher||1 episode|
|The Exorcism of Emily Rose||Dr. Briggs|
|2006||The Oakley Seven||Mr. Whitney|
|The Pink Panther||Yuri|
|Ghost Whisperer||Matt Mallinson||1 episode|
|Conversations with God||Neale Donald Walsch / God - voice|
|Three Moons Over Milford||Carl Davis||2 episodes|
|2007||The Fifth Patient||Gerard Pinker|
|The Tudors||Norfolk||10 episodes|
|2008||The Russell Girl||Howard Morrisey|
|Mayerthorpe||Corporal Alex Stanton|
|Flashpoint||Jack Swanson||1 episode|
|Monk||Aaron Larkin||1 episode|
|2009||Prayers for Bobby||Robert Griffith|
|Less Than Kind||David Rosen||4 episodes|
|The A-Team||Director McCready|
|2011||Falling Skies||Lt. Terry Clayton||2 episodes|
|2011–present||Revenge||Conrad Grayson||TV series; Series regular|
- Intimate Portrait, Lifetime, November 10, 2003
- Andreeva, Nellie (March 15, 2011). "Madeleine Stowe Among Latest Pilot Castings". Deadline.com. Retrieved March 22, 2011.
- Wieselman, Jarett (November 2, 2012). "'Revenge' Star Previews Worrisome Wedding". TheInsider.com.
- Strachan, Alex (September 28, 2007). "Tudors brings sexy back to 16th-century England". Canwest. Archived from the original on December 9, 2007.
- "Henry Czerny Biography (1959-)". Film Reference.
- Debra Eckerling (February 5, 2011). "Actor plays the role of Mar Vista Elementary crossing guard". Venica-Mar Vista Patch. Retrieved February 15, 2013.