Jeff Douglas

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Jeff Douglas
Born (1971-06-08) June 8, 1971 (age 46)
Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Years active 1999–present

Jeffrey Lloyd "Jeff" Douglas (born June 8, 1971) is a Canadian actor and broadcaster. He rose to prominence for his role as Joe Canada in Molson's ad The Rant.[1]

Early life[edit]

Douglas was born in Truro, Nova Scotia. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from Dalhousie University in 1993.[2]


As a presenter, Douglas has starred in the series Things That Move (History, NatGeo Canada), Working Over Time (History),[1] and Ancestors in the Attic (History, Global).[3] He hosted the 161 country-wide live broadcast of Jetman Live for National Geographic.

Douglas appeared as Professor Zachary in Discovery Kids' Strange Days at Blake Holsey High and as Cubby in The Famous Jett Jackson. He has received three Gemini nominations, and won the 2001 Kari Award for best performer in a television commercial.[4]

On December 15, 2010, it was announced that Douglas would be joining Carol Off as a co-host of CBC Radio One's As It Happens, effective January 4, 2011.[5] In 2012, he starred as the owner of a juice bar in Mudpit.

He also had a short cameo in John Q.

He was also co-host of Canada's Smartest Person season one in 2014.


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