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Mark Day (actor)

Mark Day
Mark Day: promotional picture from CBC Hockeyville
Born Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Mark Day born October 4, is a Canadian actor and producer.


Day was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia and raised in the small Cape Breton town of Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. He got his first part-time job at age 14 as a radio DJ for the local radio station, CIGO-FM in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia.

He studied theater at Acadia University before making his feature film debut as a young fisherman in the 2000 film Deeply starring Kirsten Dunst. His other film roles have included Songs in Ordinary Time, A Glimpse of Hell, Julie Walking Home starring Miranda Otto and A Hole in One. He has also made numerous television appearances, most notably a recurring role on the critically praised Showcase Television sitcom It's Me...Gerald.

He also has a lead role on the CBC Television pilot Cheap Draft directed by award winning filmmaker Jay Dahl. Day was also the Co-Host for CBC's Hockeyville 2006. Day was featured in a supporting lead role on the CBC, 8-part, one hour mini series October 1970 which was based on the October Crisis in Quebec involving the terrorist activities of the FLQ. Day is currently developing a television project as a writer and producer and is also Producing a feature film recently announced for development. Mark can also be see in the CTV/CBS co-production police drama series Flashpoint as Leon Weeks in (Ep.317 "The Good Citizen"). He can be seen in the pilot of A&E's drama series "Breakout Kings" which aired in 2011. Mark is also the voice of Pa James and a recurring actor on all five seasons of CBC's The Ron James Show.

Since then Day has been working as the afternoon drive anchor on 1310News in Ottawa, a sister station of Toronto's 680News.

Filmography - actor

  • Deeply (2000)
  • Songs in Ordinary Time (2000)
  • Lexx (2001)
  • Liocracy (2001)
  • A Glimpse of Hell (2001)
  • K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
  • Julie Walking Home (2002)
  • Backjumping (2003)
  • A Hole in One (2003)
  • Boyclops (2004)
  • Don't Break Up With Megan (2004)
  • ReGenesis (2004)
  • It's Me...Gerald (2005)
  • Cheap Draft (2005)
  • Devil's Perch (2005)
  • Heartstopper (2006)
  • October 1970 (2006)
  • Hockeyville on CBC (2006)
  • Adam Avenger (2008)
  • Flashpoint (2009)
  • Breakout Kings (2010)
  • The Ron James Show (2009) (2010) (2011) (2012) (2013) (2014)
  • To Each His Own Devil (2015)
  • Jacob's Wrath (2015)

Filmography - writer

  • The Tony Bishop Show (2007)
  • Futon Love (2007)
  • "Drifters" (2009)

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