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|Born||Yannick D. Bisson
May 16, 1969
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Bisson moved to Toronto, Ontario, as a teenager and there he began acting lessons; he has been acting since the age of 13. His big break was in CBC's critically acclaimed 1984 movie of the week Hockey Night with Megan Follows and Rick Moranis. He starred in the Canadian television series Learning the Ropes from 1988 to 1989. In 1994, he gained national exposure in the syndicated action series, High Tide co-starring Rick Springfield. From 2000 to 2004, he had a recurring role as attorney Brian Tedrow on the Showtime drama Soul Food. He has also starred as the F.B.I agent Jack Hudson, in the PAX TV series Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye and in the short-lived CBC drama Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy with Sarah Chalke. He appeared on Falcon Beach in season two, as well as several Lifetime cable movies, such as Crazy for Christmas and I do (but I don't), and the Disney Channel movie Genius. Bisson was a guest star in the hit Canadian series Flashpoint and starred in the television movie Brothers by Choice, and Keshan. He also has appeared in all of the Roxy Hunter movies to date as Jon. Bisson is featured in a series of commercials for CIBC.
He provided the voice of Ferdie in the children's animated series Maxie's World.
He is married to actress Chantal Craig and they have three daughters, Brianna, Dominique and Mikaela. Craig made an appearance on one of Bisson's television series, Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye.
In the past, Bisson worked as a builder in between acting jobs to support his family.
Brianna Bisson played the character Penny Renton in an episode of Murdoch Mysteries, entitled "Love and Human Remains."
- "‘Murdoch’ mysteries revealed". tvguide.ca. July 28, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2011.
- "New Show! Napkin Man is Coming Next Month - CBC Parents". Cbc.ca. November 19, 2013. Retrieved January 21, 2014.
- Dave Leblanc (September 19, 2013). "Peek Inside the Home of TV's Detective Murdoch". Globe & Mail. Retrieved January 29, 2014.
- IMDb.com identifies her character as Penny "Ranton" but the production credits list "Renton."