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Brent Carver

Brent Carver

Brent Carver is a major Canadian talent whose stage, television and film work has been much admired and celebrated. Carver is, perhaps, best known internationally for his performance as Molina in Kiss of the Spider Woman (Toronto, New York and London productions), a role which earned him a Dora Mavor Moore Award, a Tony Award, a New York Drama Desk Award and an Olivier Award nomination. His 1998 performance in Parade was lauded by the New York critics and won him a second Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, as well as a Tony Award nomination.

His extensive stage credits include the recent Larry' s Party (Canstage); the title role in Don Carlos and Orante in The Misanthrope (Soulpepper Theatre Company); Donnie in High Life and David in Unidentified Remains and the True Nature of Love (Crow's Theatre); the title roles in Richard III and Cyrano de Bergerac (Citadel Theatre); Jack in The Importance of Being Earnest and the title role in Tartuffe (The Canadian Stage Company); Ariel in The Tempest (Mark Taper Forum); Dubedat in The Doctor' s Dilemma (The Grand Theatre); and Ned Lowenscroft in Timothy Findlay's Elizabeth Rex, Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof, Emcee in Cabaret, Eiliff in Mother Courage, Don John in Much Ado About Nothing and the title role in Hamlet (Stratford Theatre Festival).

His filmed credits include Deeply, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the Gemini Award-winning Lilies, Whiskers, The Edge: A Lover' s Lament, The Wars, The Song Spinner, Leonardo: A Dream in Flight and Young At Heart.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Brent Carver Facts

OccupationActor
BirthplaceCranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Brent Carver compared to you?

Selected Filmography

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