Dean Armstrong

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Dean Armstrong
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Dean Armstrong at TIFF 2011
Born (1973-04-24) April 24, 1973 (age 44)
Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor, film producer, acting coach
Years active 1999–present
Website http://www.deanarmstrong.ca/

Dean Armstrong (born April 24, 1973) is a Canadian actor, producer and acting coach known for his roles in television, film and theatre.[1]

Early life[edit]

Armstrong was born in Owen Sound, Ontario. He attended Queen’s University, Kingston and graduated with degrees in theater arts and education.[2][3]

Career[edit]

In 2000, Armstrong appeared in the US on Showtime (2000–2005) and Broadway (2000–2002). In 2005, Armstrong appeared in the Canadian premiere of Tick, Tick ... Boom!.[4]

Some of Armstrong's acting credits include Copper, Flashpoint, Alphas, Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings, The Listener, Haven, Saw 3D, 5 seasons on Showtime’s Queer as Folk, the season 2 host of the CBC 6 part mini-series Triple Sensation as well as 2 years on Broadway in Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical, Rent. He is also the founder and executive producer of Appulse Films.

Armstrong is the director of Armstrong Acting Studios, which is a training facility for film and TV actors. Among his alumni are Miley Cyrus, Nina Dobrev, Devon Bostick, Miriam McDonald, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood and Brittany Allen.[5][6]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role
1999 Twice in a Lifetime Bruce Bennet
1999 Earth: Final Conflict Hotel Volunteer
2003 Doc Scotty Redfield
2005 The Newsroom Bob Walker
2000-2005 Queer as Folk Blake Wyzecki
2005 Recipe for a Perfect Christmas Reynard
2004-2006 True Crimes: The First 72 Hours Jordan Readon/Campbell
2007 'Til Death Do Us Part Jason
2008 Repo! The Genetic Opera Thankless Job Victim
2010 Haven Geoff McShaw
2010 Saw 3D Cale
2011 The Listener Dylan Morris
2011 Alphas Milos Kosar
2011 Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings Daniel
2012 Flashpoint Anson Holt
2012 Hiding Mr. Ostrog
2013 Time of Death Vincent Delucas
2013 Copper John Sutton
2014 Joy Ride 3 Officer Williams

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/lesbian/news/ARTICLE.php?AID=6225
  2. ^ (January 24, 2001). "Armstrong stepping into a leading role", Owen Sound Sun Times, p. A6.
  3. ^ Crosbie, Sarah (May 24, 2001). "Queen's grad using talent to pay RENT", Kingston Whig-Standard, p. 29.
  4. ^ Jones, Kenneth (February 10, 2005). "Dean Armstrong Stars in Canadian Premiere of Larson's tick, tick…BOOM!", Playbill.com. Retrieved October 9, 2013.
  5. ^ http://www.armstrongactingstudios.com/what-people-say/
  6. ^ http://www.postcity.com/Bayview-Post/September-2009/Nina-Dobrev/

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