Norm Berketa

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Norm Berketa
Born (1963-08-23) 23 August 1963 (age 53)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Character actor, voice actor, musician
Instruments Drums, guitar
Associated acts Al's Garage, Silent Q, The Initiatives

Norm Berketa (born 23 August 1963 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian character actor and voice actor based in Ottawa.


Norman Mikeal Berketa was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1963, but came to Ottawa in 1969.

He is best known for his acting roles in television and films such as H20, Beyond Borders, Lost Junction, Big Wolf on Campus, Secret Agent Man and Are You Afraid of the Dark?. More recently he has done voice-overs for animation such as Toad Patrol, Hoze Houndz and Zeroman.

Prior to acting, Berketa was interested in music in the entertainment industry and started-out playing drums and guitar in rock bands Al's Garage and Silent Q respectively. After a successful summer with Silent Q, the band re-structured and became The Initiatives.

After a short while Berketa began his solo music endeavor by purchasing some analog recording equipment and building an analog studio. To date he has over 300 original songs to his credit, and he has fully converted his studio to digital.

Eight years later, he left of retail management in 1996 and began doing dinner theatre and radio in Ottawa. In August 1998, he secured his first TV role and has been acting ever since.

Berketa currently lives in Ottawa with his wife and two children.

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