Peter Keleghan

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Peter Keleghan
Born (1959-09-16) September 16, 1959 (age 56)
Montreal, Quebec
Spouse(s) Leah Pinsent

Peter Keleghan (born September 16, 1959) is a Canadian actor, perhaps best known for portraying Ben Bellow in the comedy series 18 to Life, for portraying Clark Claxton, Sr. in the comedy series Billable Hours, and for portraying Ranger Gord in The Red Green Show.

Life and career[edit]

Keleghan's best-known roles have been film industry CEO Alan Roy on Made in Canada, low-IQ news anchor Jim Walcott on The Newsroom, and Ranger Gord on The Red Green Show. He also had a role in the Canadian film Ginger Snaps, and was one of two actors who played George Costanza's nemesis Lloyd Braun on Seinfeld. He voices Scaredy Bat, a character in the series Ruby Gloom. He also appeared in the 1995 film Picture Perfect. He is the actor in the RBC Avion card TV commercials. Keleghan also appeared in a season 4 episode of Queer as Folk as fundraising organizer Jeffrey Pendergrass.

Keleghan starred in the CBC show 18 to Life, which premiered January 2010 and ended in 2011. He also appeared in the 2010 film GravyTrain. He currently has a role on the Canadian show Murdoch Mysteries as special Agent Terrence Myers.

Peter earned his BA in English Drama from York University in Toronto, Ontario.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1983 Screwballs Rick McKay
1986 The Comedy Mill (1986 - 1991)
1989 In Opposition Tom Sheridan
1992 Cheers Kirby Two episodes
1993 The Red Green Show Ranger Gord Recurring (1993-2001)
Seinfeld Lloyd Braun "The Non-Fat Yogurt"
1994 Viper Arnie Nevelson
1995 Picture Perfect Agent Sloan
1996 Goosebumps Jeffery Burton "Revenge of the Lawn Gnomes"
1996 Forever Knight Gefford Weintroff
The Newsroom Jim Walcott Recurring (1996-2005)
1997 Ned's Newt Eric "Dad" Flemkin Voice
1998 Made in Canada Alan Roy, CEO (1998–2003)
2000 Ginger Snaps Mr. Wayne
2003 Eloise at the Plaza Mr. Nye
2005 Slings & Arrows Mr. Archer Five episodes (2005 - 2006)
2006 Ruby Gloom Scardey Bat Voice (2006 - 2007)
Niagara Motel Henry
2008 Murdoch Mysteries Terrence Meyers Recurring (2008 -)
Coopers' Camera a.k.a Coopers' Christmas Tim Cooper
2009 Willa's Wild Life Dad Voice
Leslie, My Name Is Evil Walter
2010 18 to Life Ben Bellow Main role
GravyTrain Houston GravyTrain, Sr.
2012 Saving Hope Randall Crane Recurring (2012 - 2014)
2013 Sex After Kids Sean
2014 The Best Laid Plans Eric Cameron
2015 Suits Avery McKernon


  1. ^ "Peter Keleghan". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 

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