Noah Reid

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Noah Reid
Noah Reid performing at The Great Hall Toronto Nov 20 2019.jpg
Reid performing at the Great Hall in Toronto in November 2019
Noah Nicholas Reid

(1987-05-29) May 29, 1987 (age 33)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor, musician
Years active1996–present
Spouse(s)Clare Stone (m. 2020)

Noah Nicholas Reid[1] (born May 29, 1987) is a Canadian actor, musician, and former voice actor. He has performed in several films and television series, including Franklin and the CBC comedy Schitt's Creek.[2] In 2016, he received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Original Song for his work in the feature film People Hold On.[3] In 2019, he received a Canadian Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy for his work on Schitt's Creek.[4]

Early life[edit]

Reid was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.[5] The son of visual artists, he became involved in theatre around age six and regularly attended productions with his family throughout his childhood.[6] He attended Etobicoke School of the Arts and is a 2008 graduate[7] of the National Theatre School of Canada.[5]


Starting as a child actor, Reid voiced the title character in Franklin from 1997 to 2004.[8] He also played Tommy Settegren in 1997's Pippi Longstocking, and has since co-starred in Strange Days at Blake Holsey High (2002-2006). Reid provided the voice for Gunther in the animated series Jane and the Dragon[9] and Eddie in Marvin The Tap-Dancing Horse, as well as various characters in Little Bear, Redwall, Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend, Tales from the Cryptkeeper, Timothy Goes to School, The Berenstain Bears, Babar: King of the Elephants, and Bad Dog.

In 2005, Reid played the role of Darrell Fox in the made-for-television movie Terry which dramatized Terry Fox's historic run for cancer research. In 2007, he appeared in the Naturally, Sadie episode "As the Whirly Turns". In 2009, Reid guest-starred in the Degrassi: The Next Generation episode "Danger Zone".

Reid's first leading role in a feature film was Farley Gordon in Score: A Hockey Musical, which premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.[10] He then played several guest roles on television, including in the police drama Rookie Blue (2012) and the drama series Cracked (2013). In 2013, he also appeared in the CW web series Backpackers.[11] In 2015, he played the lead role in the ABC Family comedy series Kevin From Work.[12] The series was canceled after one season.[13]

In 2016, Reid was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Original Song for his work in the feature film People Hold On (2015), in which he also starred.[3] He also released a self-produced full-length original album, Songs From a Broken Chair.[14]

In 2017, Reid played the recurring role of Patrick in the third season of the CBC series Schitt's Creek.[15] That year, he was also cast in the independent film Cardinals, opposite Sheila McCarthy,[16] which premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.[17]

In 2018, Reid was promoted to a series regular on Schitt's Creek, beginning with the series' fourth season.[18] He also performed in a production of Hamlet at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto in the same year.[19] He starred in the film Buffaloed, which was released in February 2020.[20] Reid later embarked on a tour across North America to support his then-upcoming second album. However, a number of the original dates had to be indefinitely postponed midway through the tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[21] The album, titled Gemini, was released on May 29, 2020.[22]

Personal life[edit]

Reid announced his engagement to actress Clare Stone on December 31, 2018.[23] They were married on July 25, 2020.[24] Reid is a dual Canadian-US citizen.[25]



Album Year Notes
Songs From a Broken Chair 2016 Self-produced[26]
Gemini 2020 Baseline Music[22]


Year Title Album
2020 "Honesty" Gemini
"Jacob's Dream"
"Hold On"
"Got You"


Year Title Role Notes
1996 In Love and War Boy
1997–1999 Pippi Longstocking Tommy Settergren (voice) 22 episodes; credited as Noah Reed
1997–1999 The Treehouse Club Himself
1997–2004 Franklin Franklin (voice) 31 episodes
1998 The Secret of NIMH 2: Timmy to the Rescue Timmy Brisby's Singing Voice (Uncredited)
2000–2001 In a Heartbeat Mark 4 episodes
2000 Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall Scurl Droptail (voice)
Franklin and the Green Knight Franklin Turtle (voice) Direct-to-video
Babar Pom (voice) 13 episodes
Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series Spud (voice) 1 episode
2001 Martin the Warrior: A Tale of Redwall Keyla (voice)
Soul Food Ritchie Stein "Who Do You Know?"
Franklin's Magic Christmas Franklin Turtle (voice) Direct-to-video
2002–2006 Strange Days at Blake Holsey High Marshall Wheeler 41 episodes[27]
2002 Rolie Polie Olie: The Defender of Fun Screwy (voice) Direct-to-video
The Strange Legacy of Cameron Cruz Elmore "Tater" Brochet Pilot
2005 Terry Darrell Fox Television film
2006 Jane and the Dragon Gunther Breech (voice) 26 episodes
2007 Naturally, Sadie Todd "As the Whirly Turns"
2009 Degrassi: The Next Generation Chris "Danger Zone"
2010 Score: A Hockey Musical Farley Gordon Lead role; premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival
2011 Three Inches Walter Spackman Television film
2012 Titanic Harry Widener Miniseries
2012 Rookie Blue Wyatt Cripton 1 episode
2012 Alphas Adam Gordon "Gaslight"
2012 Old Stock Stock Burton Film
2013 Cracked Mark Tisdale 1 episode
2013 Backpackers Ryan Web television series
2014 Pride of Lions Elliott Ackers
2015 Kevin from Work Kevin Series regular
2015 People Hold On Matthew
2017–2020 Schitt's Creek Patrick Brewer Series regular; 39 episodes
2017 Cardinals Mark Loekner
2019 Disappearance at Clifton Hill Marcus
2019 Buffaloed JJ
2020 The Archivists Will Lead role; premiered at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival[28]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2011 ACTRA Award Outstanding Performance – Male Score: A Hockey Musical Nominated [29]
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Achievement in Music – Original Song People Hold On (Song: People Hold On) Nominated [30]
2018 Canadian Screen Awards Best Supporting or Guest Actor, Comedy Schitt's Creek Nominated [31]
2019 ACTRA Award Members' Choice Series Ensemble Schitt's Creek Won [32]
2019 Canadian Screen Awards Best Supporting or Guest Actor, Comedy Schitt's Creek Won [33]
2019 Dorian Awards TV Musical Performance of the Year Schitt's Creek (Performance: Simply the Best) Nominated [34]
2019 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series Schitt's Creek Nominated [35]
2020 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series Schitt's Creek Nominated [36]


  1. ^ The Arts Guild (May 31, 2013), Interview with Noah Reid and Melanie Leishman about Old Stock, retrieved May 12, 2019
  2. ^ Adalian, Josef (January 16, 2019). "The Unlikely Rise of Schitt's Creek". Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  3. ^ a b Jancelewicz, Chris. "2016 Canadian Screen Awards nominees: 'Rookie Blue,' 'Vikings,' 'Big Brother Canada' nominated". Global News. Retrieved April 7, 2016.
  4. ^ "Schitt's Creek on Instagram: "WINNER! Congratulations Noah Reid, for your Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Canadian Screen Award! #CdnScreenAwards"". Instagram. Retrieved May 19, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "'Kevin From Work' star Noah Reid explores the art of awkwardness". Toronto Sun. Retrieved January 21, 2017.
  6. ^ Kelly » (March 18, 2018). "Nominee Interview Series: Noah Reid". My Entertainment World. Retrieved May 25, 2019.
  7. ^ "Graduates and recent cohorts". Retrieved May 17, 2019.
  8. ^ Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 219–220. ISBN 978-1538103739.
  9. ^ Perlmutter, David (2018). The Encyclopedia of American Animated Television Shows. Rowman & Littlefield. p. 313. ISBN 978-1538103739.
  10. ^ "My Toronto: Noah Reid — Outdoor rinks hold allure for Score star". National Post. Retrieved January 21, 2017.
  11. ^ "The CW Press | Backpackers". Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  12. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (August 12, 2015). "ABC Family Taps Into 20-Something Mentality with Comedy 'Kevin From Work'". Variety. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  13. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (March 4, 2016). "'Kevin From Work' Canceled By Freeform After One Season". Deadline. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  14. ^ "Noah Reid on Instagram: "Songs From A Broken Chair is now available on iTunes. Debut album. Playing a release show @burdockonbloor tonight, doors at 830. Thanks to…"". Instagram. Retrieved May 23, 2019.
  15. ^ Ferber, Taylor. "Dan Levy Won't Make Pansexual Schitt's Creek Character a 'Caricature'". Vulture. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  16. ^ "'Kevin From Work' Star Noah Reid Nabs Lead in 'Cardinal' Drama (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  17. ^ "Cardinals". Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  18. ^ "Preview: The schitt hits the fan in Season 4 of CBC's Schitt's Creek". TV, eh?. January 8, 2018. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  19. ^ "Review: Something is off in Tarragon's reimagining of Hamlet". Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  20. ^ Jenkins, Mark (February 13, 2020). "'Buffaloed': Debt Collecting For Fun And Profit". NPR. Retrieved February 29, 2020.
  21. ^ Lau, Melody (May 28, 2020). "Noah Reid's double life: how the Schitt's Creek star balances acting and music". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved June 3, 2020.
  22. ^ a b Krochmal, Shana Naomi (May 27, 2020). "Exclusive: Watch Schitt's Creek star Noah Reid dance in adorably distanced video for 'Got You'". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 3, 2020.
  23. ^ "Noah Reid on Instagram: Roommates for life". Instagram. December 31, 2018. Retrieved March 29, 2020.
  24. ^ Nardino, Meredith (August 14, 2020). "'Schitt's Creek' Star Noah Reid Marries Clare Stone in Romantic Beach Wedding". Us Weekly. Retrieved August 24, 2020.
  25. ^ Granderson, LZ (April 17, 2020). "'Schitt's Creek' inspired Noah Reid's return to music. Now he has a soulful new single". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved June 3, 2020.
  26. ^ Ahearn » (November 27, 2019). "'Schitt's Creek' star Noah Reid to release new album as show wraps next year". Toronto City News. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  27. ^ "Black Hole High Cast Appearances". October 23, 2010. Archived from the original on October 17, 2013. Retrieved October 27, 2010.
  28. ^ "Short Cuts Programme 03" Check |url= value (help). TIFF. Retrieved September 16, 2020.
  29. ^ "THE 9TH ANNUAL ACTRA AWARDS IN TORONTO – 2011 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED" (PDF) (Press Release). ACTRA Toronto. January 12, 2011. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
  30. ^ Mullen, Pat. "Listen to the Canadian Screen Award Nominees for Original Song". Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  31. ^ "Gala Honouring Excellencein Creative Fiction Storytelling". March 7, 2018. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  32. ^ "Winners: The 17th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto | ACTRA Toronto". Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  33. ^ "CBC CELEBRATES 52 WINS AT THE 2019 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS" (Press Release). CBC. April 1, 2019. Retrieved December 10, 2019.
  34. ^ "TV Comedy of the Year – 'The Favourite,' 'Pose,' 'Killing Eve' Lead Dorian Award Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  35. ^ "Nominations Announced for the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards ® | Screen Actors Guild Awards". Retrieved December 11, 2019.
  36. ^ "2020 Canadian Screen Awards Nominees". Retrieved February 20, 2020.

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