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Timothy Webber

Timothy was born away (i.e. far from the maritime homelands), scion of a Nova Scotian mother and a Newfoundland father. When he was two, his family returned to the east coast, where he stayed until he was twenty. Son of a son of a preacher, he managed to glean a fine classical education (including latin and greek), starting with memorizing of large tracts of the King James Version. This, he feels, has served him well in his chosen profession.

While considering following in the footsteps of his forefathers, he took the fateful step of joining an amateur theatre company at Memorial University of Newfoundland. While both paths promised rewarding journeys of the heart and spirit, the transition to the more dramatic of the two was swift and certain. What followed were three years at the Dome Theatre School in Montreal.

After graduation, he began plying his trade during the then-infancy of the film and television industry in Canada. Thirty years later he looks back on a career that, despite some lean years, has served him well. He has worked on hundreds of television episodics and mini-series, scores of feature films, and even found time to squeeze in some theatre. Highlights include: Warm Wind in China at the Neptune Theatre in Halifax, Gulls at Festival Antigonish, and most recently, Mourning Dove for GCTC in Ottawa.

In television he has worked on many series in Montréal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary. Three episodes of X-Files; Stargate, Twilight Zone, DaVinci's Inquest, and too many more to list, have all had the alleged benefits of his talents. He spent six years on the iconic hit series North of 60.

Some feature film highlights are: The Grey Fox, Ticket to Heaven, The Wars, One Magic Christmas, My Father's Angel (Genie Award Nominee) , Married Life, and most recently, Afghan Luke and the Burgundy of Hash. He has received three Gemini Award nominations, one Genie Award nomination, and (now) two Leo Award nominations, including a win for his work on Cold Squad.

Nearly twenty years ago, Timothy moved to a small rural community northwest of Vancouver, surrounded by some of the finest salmon fishing beaches in the world. He's caught some fish, released many more, raised some children, and built a few houses. Timothy is a long-time officer of the Royal Canadian Legion, and a past officer of the Sunshine Coast Salmon Enhancement Society.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2012.

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