Noah Reid

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Noah Reid
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Born (1987-05-29) May 29, 1987 (age 31)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor, musician
Years active 1996–present

Noah Reid (born 29 May 1987) is a Canadian actor and musician. He is known for his performances in several films and television series. In 2016, he received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Original Song for his work in the feature film People Hold On.[1]

Early life[edit]

Reid was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.[2] He attended Etobicoke School of the Arts and is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada.[2]

Career[edit]

As a child actor, Reid provided the voice of the title character in Franklin, Tommy Settegren in 1997's Pippi Longstocking, and has since co-starred in Strange Days at Blake Holsey High, among other shows. Reid also provides the voice for Gunther in the animated series Jane and the Dragon 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.[3] Following this, he 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.[4] In 2015, he played the lead role in the ABC comedy series Kevin From Work.[5] The series was canceled by ABC after one season.[6]

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.[1]

In 2017, Reid played the recurring role of Patrick in the third season of the CBC series Schitt's Creek.[7] That year, he was also cast in the independent film Cardinals, opposite Sheila McCarthy,[8] which premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.[9]

In 2018, he reprised his role, this time as a series regular, in the fourth season of Schitt's Creek,[10] and also performed in a production of Hamlet at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto.[11]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 In Love and War Boy
1997–1999 Pippi Longstocking Tommy Settergren (voice) 22 episodes; as Noah Reed
1997–1999 The Treehouse Club Himself
1997–2004 Franklin Franklin (voice) 31 episodes; voice
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)
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[12]
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 TV movie
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 TV movie
2012 Titanic Harry Widener TV mini-series
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 Series
2014 Pride of Lions Elliott Ackers Film
2015 Kevin from Work Kevin Lead role
2015 People Hold On Matthew Lead Role
2017–present Schitt's Creek Patrick 15 episodes
2017 Cardinals Mark Loekner
2019 Buffaloed Post-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jancelewicz, Chris. "2016 Canadian Screen Awards nominees: 'Rookie Blue,' 'Vikings,' 'Big Brother Canada' nominated". Global News. Retrieved 2016-04-07. 
  2. ^ a b "'Kevin From Work' star Noah Reid explores the art of awkwardness". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 2017-01-21. 
  3. ^ "My Toronto: Noah Reid — Outdoor rinks hold allure for Score star". National Post. Retrieved 2017-01-21. 
  4. ^ "The CW Press | Backpackers". www.cwtvpr.com. Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  5. ^ Wagmeister, Elizabeth (2015-08-12). "ABC Family Taps Into 20-Something Mentality with Comedy 'Kevin From Work'". Variety. Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (2016-03-04). "'Kevin From Work' Canceled By Freeform After One Season". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  7. ^ Ferber, Taylor. "Dan Levy Won't Make Pansexual Schitt's Creek Character a 'Caricature'". Vulture. Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  8. ^ "'Kevin From Work' Star Noah Reid Nabs Lead in 'Cardinal' Drama (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  9. ^ "Cardinals". www.tiff.net. Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  10. ^ "Preview: The schitt hits the fan in Season 4 of CBC's Schitt's Creek". TV, eh?. 2018-01-08. Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  11. ^ "Review: Something is off in Tarragon's reimagining of Hamlet". Retrieved 2018-01-14. 
  12. ^ "Black Hole High Cast Appearances". Telebisyon.net. 2010-10-23. Retrieved 2010-10-27. 

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