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Paul Gross

Paul Gross is internationally known for his role as Constable Benton Fraser on the multi award- winning drama television series Due South, a role that earned him two Gemini Awards for Best Actor in 1995 and 1996. Gross made his feature film directorial debut in 2002 and starred in Men With Brooms from an original screenplay he co-wrote with John Krizanc. In feature films, Gross has starred in Paint Cans, Married To It, Whale Music, Aspen Extreme, Cold Comfort and Buried on Sunday.

While starring in the television series Due South, Gross not only executive produced the final season, but he also wrote many of the episodes, which garnered him the Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Dramatic Series. Previously, Gross has penned two television movies Gross Misconduct, and In The Corner directed by Atom Egoyan. Gross also starred in and executive produced the television movie Murder Most Likely. His other acting credits include the popular Canadian television movie Getting Married in Buffalo Jump, and in such mini-series as 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, Tales Of The City and Chasing Rainbows.

Gross played the title role in the Stratford Festival's 2000 production of Hamlet to record- breaking audience numbers. He also received a Dora Award nomination for his performance as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet and a Best Performance Dora Award for his role in the Canadian Stage presentation of Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Toward the Somme.

Gross was born in Calgary, earned a degree in drama at the University of Alberta in Edmonton and currently lives in Toronto.

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Paul Gross Facts

BirthdayApril 30, 1959 (64)
BirthplaceCalgary, Alberta, Canada

Selected Filmography

Not available.