Biography

Paul Michael Gross (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian actor, producer, director, singer and writer born in Calgary, Alberta. He is known for his lead role as Constable Benton Fraser in the television series Due South as well as his 2008 war film Passchendaele, which he wrote, produced, directed, and starred in. During Due South's final season, Gross acted as executive producer in addition to starring, wrote the season three opener and finale, the two part series finale and wrote and sang for the show, some of which can be found on the two Due South soundtracks. He later found success with another Canadian TV series, Slings and Arrows.

Gross studied acting at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, but he left during the third year of his study. He went back later to complete the half-credit needed to receive his fine arts degree. He appeared in several stage productions, such as Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet. Other productions in which he appeared include Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme and As You Like It.

After the play Successful Strangers, Gross starred in his first movie, Turning to Stone.

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Paul Michael Gross (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian actor, producer, director, singer and writer born in Calgary, Alberta. He is known for his lead role as Constable Benton Fraser in the television series Due South as well as his 2008 war film Passchendaele, which he wrote, produced, directed, and starred in. During Due South's final season, Gross acted as executive producer in addition to starring, wrote the season three opener and finale, the two part series finale and wrote and sang for the show, some of which can be found on the two Due South soundtracks. He later found success with another Canadian TV series, Slings and Arrows.

Gross studied acting at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, but he left during the third year of his study. He went back later to complete the half-credit needed to receive his fine arts degree. He appeared in several stage productions, such as Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet. Other productions in which he appeared include Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme and As You Like It.

After the play Successful Strangers, Gross starred in his first movie, Turning to Stone.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Paul Gross, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 43

Birthday 1959-04-30

Place of Birth Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2019 Tales of the City (10 episodes) as Brian Hawkins
2018 The Parting Glass
2018 Caught (5 episodes) as Roy Patterson
2017 Alias Grace (6 episodes) as Thomas Kinnear
2015 Hyena Road as Pete
2015 Pirate's Passage as Calico Jack (voice)
2010 Barney's Version as Constable O'Malley of the North
2010 Men with Brooms (12 episodes)
2010 Gunless as Sean 'The Montana Kid' Rafferty
2009 Eastwick (11 episodes) as Darryl Van Horne
2008 Passchendaele as Michael Dunne
2008 The Trojan Horse (2 episodes) as Thomas David McLaughlin
2006 Hockey: A People's History (10 episodes) as Narrator
2006 Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story (2 episodes) as Mackenzie King (2 episodes) as John Diefenbaker
2005 Burnt Toast as Scott
2004 Wilby Wonderful as Buddy French
2004 Rick Mercer Report (1 episode)
2004 H2O as Thomas David McLaughlin
2003 Slings & Arrows (18 episodes) as Geoffrey Tennant
2002 The Eleventh Hour (2 episodes)
2002 Men with Brooms as Chris Cutter
2000 Murder Most Likely
1997 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea as Ned
1994 Whale Music as Daniel Howl
1994 Due South (1 episode) as Constable Benton Fraser (66 episodes) as Benton Fraser
1994 Paint Cans as Morton Ridgewell
1993 Tales of the City (5 episodes) as Brian Hawkins
1993 Married to It as Jeremy Brimfield
1993 Aspen Extreme as T.J.
1992 Buried on Sunday as Augustus Knickel
1991 The Red Green Show (306 episodes)
1990 Getting Married in Buffalo Jump as Alex Bresnyachuk
1989 Cold Comfort as Stephen Miller
1987 Street Legal (2 episodes)
1985 The Ray Bradbury Theater (1 episode)

Production

2015 Hyena Road Producer
2013 Cottage Country Executive Producer
2012 The Horses Of McBride Executive Producer
2011 Breakaway Executive Producer
2011 Hobo with a Shotgun Producer
2010 Men with Brooms (12 episodes)Producer
2009 Crash & Burn (13 episodes)Producer
2009 ZOS: Zone of Separation (8 episodes)Executive Producer
2008 Passchendaele Producer
2008 The Trojan Horse (2 episodes)Producer
1994 Due South (31 episodes)Producer

Writing

2015 Hyena Road Writer
2008 Passchendaele Writer
2008 The Trojan Horse (2 episodes)Writer
2004 H2O Writer
1994 Due South (7 episodes)Writer
1993 Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer Writer

Directing

2015 Hyena Road Director
2008 Passchendaele Director
2002 Men with Brooms Director

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