John Ralston (actor)

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John Ralston
Born (1964-10-09) October 9, 1964 (age 50)
Chatham, New Brunswick (Miramichi, New Brunswick)

John Ralston (born October 9, 1964) is a Canadian actor.

Ralston's most notable roles are George Venturi on Life with Derek, and his role as Mr. Avenir on Strange Days at Blake Holsey High. Although John Ralston was born in Chatham, New Brunswick (Miramichi, New Brunswick), he grew up in Fredericton and St. Andrews, New Brunswick. He became interested in acting while going after a diploma in jazz studies at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia. He lived in St. Stephen, New Brunswick.

In 2006 and 2007, he was featured in Toyota Tundra truck commercials airing in Canada and starred as Ming the Merciless in the 2007 Sci-Fi Channel original series Flash Gordon. In 2008 he was in the Lifetime movie A Near Death Experience.

He now lives in Toronto, Canada.

Ralston has a son named Stuart who voices Rocky in the TV series PAW Patrol.

In July 2013, Ralston began to appear on Degrassi in its 13th season.



  • Turn It Up (2000) — Mr. White
  • Exit Wounds (2001) — Mulcahy's Date
  • Khaled (2001) — Mr. Borquin
  • Hurt (2003) — Stevie's Dad
  • Crust (2003) — Father / Narrator
  • Bar Life (2003) — Boss
  • South of the Moon (2008) — Matt Hawkins
  • One Night (2010) — Jack
  • Counselling (2011) — Clark
  • The Last Round (2013) — Sammy
  • The Informant [aka Gibraltar] (2013) — John Wexford
  • Billy the Kid (2014) — Edward McCarty
  • Client Seduction (2014) — Detective Mike
  • Pound of Flesh (2015) — George

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