Peter Keleghan

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Peter Keleghan
Born (1959-09-16) September 16, 1959 (age 55)
Montreal, Quebec
Spouse(s) Leah Pinsent

Peter Keleghan (born September 16, 1959) is a Canadian actor, perhaps best known for portraying Ben Bellow in the comedy series 18 to Life, for portraying Clark Claxton, Sr. in the comedy series Billable Hours, and for portraying Ranger Gord in The Red Green Show.

Life and career[edit]

Keleghan's best-known roles have been film industry CEO Alan Roy on Made in Canada, low-IQ news anchor Jim Walcott on The Newsroom, and Ranger Gord on The Red Green Show. He also had a role in the Canadian film Ginger Snaps, and was one of two actors who played George Costanza's nemesis Lloyd Braun on Seinfeld. He voices Scaredy Bat, a character in the series Ruby Gloom. He also appeared in the 1995 film Picture Perfect. He is the actor in the RBC Avion card TV commercials. Keleghan also appeared in a season 4 episode of Queer as Folk as fundraising organizer Jeffrey Pendergrass.

Keleghan starred in the CBC show 18 to Life, which premiered January 2010 and ended in 2011. He also appeared in the 2010 film GravyTrain. He currently has two recurring roles on two Canadian shows Murdoch Mysteries and Saving Hope.

Peter earned his BA in English Drama from York University in Toronto, Ontario.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Screwballs Rick McKay
1986-91 The Comedy Mill
1989 In Opposition Tom Sheridan
1992 Cheers Kirby 2 Episodes
1993-2001 The Red Green Show Ranger Gord 70 episodes
1993 Seinfeld Lloyd Braun 1 episode
1994 Viper Arnie Nevelson 1 episode
1995 Picture Perfect Agent Sloan
1996 Forever Knight Gefford Weintroff 1 episode
1996-2005 The Newsroom Jim Walcott 29 episodes
1997 Ned's Newt Eric "Dad" Flemkin Voice
1998 Made in Canada Alan Roy, CEO 1998–2003
2000 Ginger Snaps Mr. Wayne
2003 Eloise at the Plaza Mr. Nye
2005-2006 Slings & Arrows Mr. Archer 5 episodes
2006-2007 Ruby Gloom Scardey Bat 26 episodes (voice role)
2006 Niagara Motel Henry
2008 Murdoch Mysteries Terrence Meyers Recurring
Coopers' Camera a.k.a Coopers' Christmas Tim Cooper
2009 Willa's Wild Life Dad voice
Leslie, My Name Is Evil Walter
2010 18 to Life Ben Bellow 25 episodes
GravyTrain Houston GravyTrain, Sr.
2012- Saving Hope Randall Crane Recurring
2013 Sex After Kids Sean
2014 The Best Laid Plans Eric Cameron


  1. ^ "Peter Keleghan". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 

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