Orphan Black Cast
Tatiana Maslany has been acting for more than 15 years in film, television, theatre and radio. She has an incredibly impressive resume, with leading roles in many features. Her starring role in “Grown Up Movie Star” opposite Shawn Doyle competed at Sundance 2010 and garnered her the special jury prize for ‘Breakout Star’ at the festival, as well as a Genie Award nomination. Her recent feature credits include “The Vow,” opposite Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum; Geoffrey Fletcher’s directorial debut “Violet and Daisy,” opposite Saoirse Ronan and Alexis Bledel, which premiered at TIFF 2011; a lead role in Sean Garrity’s improvisational feature “Blood Pressure” opposite Jake Epstein; and “Entitled” with Ray Liotta, Victor Garber, and Kevin Zegers. Some of Maslany’s television credits include the upcoming “World Without End,” based on the novel by Ken Follett; her Gemini Award-nominated performance in “The Nativity,” directed by Coky Giedroyc for BBC One and CBC; “Certain Prey” opposite Mark Harmon; as well as her Gemini Award-winning performances on “Bloodletting And Miraculous Cures” and “Flashpoint.” She was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and now lives in Toronto, Canada.
Jordan Gavaris, starting at a young age, honed his acting skills in the theater before enrolling in a local acting studio. Six months later he found himself in the title role of his first feature film, “45 R.P.M.,” written and directed by David Schultz. Jordan also appeared in the cult series “Degrassi,” as well Cartoon Network’s first live-action/adventure series – “Unnatural History” – which earned him an award from Playback Magazine and The Canadian Film and Television Hall of Fame as one of the “top-ten-to-watch.” Jordan was born in SouthernOntario, Canada and now resides in Toronto, Canada and Los Angeles, California.
Dylan Bruce moved to Los Angeles right out of college and quickly booked an impressive resume, appearing on some of the most popular shows on television, including “The Sopranos,” “CSI: NY,” “Las Vegas” and “NCIS.” Dylan played the lead role of Dr. Chris Hughes on the Emmy-award winning daytime drama, “As the World Turns.” He recently starred in “Love’s Christmas Journey,” one of the Hallmark Channel’s highest-rated made-for-television movies. He also previously starred in the mini-series “24: Conspiracy,” which landed him on the cover of Daily Variety. Dylan grew up in Vancouver, B.C. and Seattle; he now lives in Los Angeles.
Kevin Hanchard is a veteran actor who, in recent years has become one of the nation’s most sought after performers. Although no stranger to film and television, this dynamic and versatile actor has made his name in the world of theatre. His knack for bringing a degree of humanity to flawed characters has become the hallmark of his career to date. He has played leading roles in theatres a cross the nation, including several seasons at both The Shaw and Stratford Festivals and his critically acclaimed 2011 portrayal of Booth in TopDog/Underdog, garnered him one of his two Dora Mavor Moore nominations for outstanding performance by a male.
Born in Quebec City, Mando grew up across four continents. After pursuing an academic scholarship at The University of Montreal, he joined The Dome Theatre in 2004-2007 where he received classical and contemporary training. He was immediately snapped up to play leads in critically and commercially successful plays, subsequently piercing into film/TV in 2009 with unforgettable appearances on such shows as The Bridge (2010) and The Border (2010).
Maria Doyle Kennedy
An award-winning and critically acclaimed composer, singer, songwriter, musician, theatre artist, orchestrator and educator from Dublin, Ireland. As an actress she is probably best known for her roles as Queen Katherine of Aragonin the award winning The Tudors and in The General, as the title character’s wife, Frances.
Born in Washington D.C. and raised in Canada, Frewer attended the same Peterborough, Ontario area high school as his “PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal” (1996) co-starBarclay Hope. He trained for the stage in England, spending several years in such varied UK productions as “The Glass Menagerie”, “Bent” and “A Comedy of Errors”. He has performed in dozens of feature films, TV movies and series. A committed environmentalist, Frewer is a spokesperson for the Rainforest Action Network. When not on location, he and his wife, Amanda Hillwood, and their daughter divide their time between Malibu, California and the Gatineau Hills of Quebec.