Jonathan Crombie

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Jonathan Crombie
Born (1966-10-12) October 12, 1966 (age 48)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jonathan Crombie (born October 12, 1966 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for playing Gilbert Blythe in CBC Television's 1985 telefilm Anne of Green Gables and its two sequels. He was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award for his role in the Canadian Stage Company's 1997 production of Tom Stoppard's play Arcadia. He has appeared on stage in The Dishwashers by Morris Panych (Tarragon Theatre, 2005) and The Oxford Roof Climbers Rebellion by Stephen Massicotte (Tarragon Theatre/Great Canadian Stage Company, 2006). He was also featured in the second season of Slings & Arrows (2005), as playwright Lionel Train. More recently, Crombie performed at Centerstage (theater) in Baltimore for the Rasin Cycle[1] featured on PBS[2] in Clybourne Park (2013) and Benetha's Place (2013).

Crombie's father, David Crombie, is a former mayor of Toronto and former Canadian federal Cabinet Minister.

Crombie debuted on Broadway in the Canadian musical The Drowsy Chaperone as "Man in Chair," from March to April 2007.[3] He returned to the production beginning August 21, and performed the role during the show's tour through the United States.[4]


Year Title Role Notes
1984 Class of 1984 (1984 film) Extra in final auditorium scene movie
1985 Anne of Green Gables Gilbert Blythe TV movie
1986 The Campbells Kevin Sims Episode: "The Face of a Stranger"
1986 A Judgment in Stone Bobby Coversdale
1986 Bullies Matt Morris
1987 CBS Schoolbreak Special Barney Roth Episode: "The Day They Came to Arrest the Book"
1987 Anne of Avonlea Gilbert Blythe TV movie
1988 Mount Royal Rob Valeur 16 episodes
1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Rick Garrison Episode: "Fogbound"
1989 The Jeweller's Shop Christophe
1989 The Teddy Bears' Picnic Benjamin Bear (voice) TV movie
1989 The Hitchhiker Kenny Episode: "Coach"
1991 21 Jump Street Bill Howard Episode: "The Education of Terry Carver"
1992 Road to Avonlea Gilbert Blythe Episode: "Old Friends, Old Wounds"
1992 Cafe Romeo Bennie
1992 The Teddy Bears' Christmas Benjamin Bear (voice) TV movie
1992 The Good Fight Sam Cragin TV movie
1993 Matrix Cumberland Episode: "Conviction of His Courage"
1993 Class of '96 Sam Clive Episode: "They Shoot Baskets, Don't They"
1997 Comedy Now! Various Episode: "Skippy's Rangers - The Show They Never Gave"
1998 The Waiting Game Matt TV movie
1998 SketchCom Various TV series
1998 The Teddy Bears' Scare Benjamin Bear (voice) TV movie
1999–2000 Power Play Hudson James 5 episodes
2000 Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story Gilbert Blythe TV movie
2002 Earth: Final Conflict Dr. Field Episode: "Deep Sleep"
2003–2006 The Secret World of Benjamin Bear Benjamin Bear (voice) TV series
2003 Slings and Arrows Episode: "Playing the Swan"
2004 The Jane Show Dave Episode: "Pilot"
2005 Slings and Arrows Lionel Train 3 episodes
2006 Empty Room (short)
2004-2010 The Secret World of Benjamin Bear (TV series) Benjamin Bear (voice) 17 episodes

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