Joris Jarsky

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Joris Jarsky
Born (1974-12-03) December 3, 1974 (age 44)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Other namesJoris Jorsky
OccupationStage actor
Film actor
Television actor
Years active2000-present

Joris Jarsky (born December 3, 1974), also known as Joris Jorsky, is a Canadian stage, film and television actor who has received recognition for being a versatile actor,[1] and is known for his role as Marty Strickland in the series Vampire High.[2]

Early life[edit]

Jarsky was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He became Ontario Gymnastics Champion at the age of 14.[3] He attended the Etobicoke School of the Arts,[4] and the National Theatre School of Canada.[1]


After graduating the National Theatre School in 1999, he was cast in the play The Awakening and received a Dora Award nomination for 'Outstanding Performance by a Male'.[4] Joris was also nominated for a 2009 Actra Award (Best performance by a Male) for his role as a troubled young man in "Toronto Stories" .

In 2008 three different films in which he appeared, Toronto Stories, The Green Door, and Blindness all screened at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival.[4] He had lead roles in Toronto Stories and The Green Door.[2]



  1. ^ a b De Giorgio, Lorianna (November 4, 2008). "Sights set on success with three TIFF films". Town Crier. Archived from the original on July 6, 2011. Retrieved 2009-09-04.
  2. ^ a b Rainford, Lisa (August 21, 2008). "Actor to celebrate a film festival three-peat". Toronto Community News. Retrieved 2009-09-04.
  3. ^ "Q&A with Joris Jarsky". Movie Entertainment magazine. October 2008. Retrieved 2009-09-04.
  4. ^ a b c Zekas, Rita (October 4, 2008). "Toronto the Good yields Jarsky the Bad". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2009-09-04.

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