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Paul Gross stars in "Barney's Version," opposite Paul Giamatti and Dustin Hoffman, as Constable O'Malley. Gross was also recently seen as Darryl Van Horne on ABC's "Eastwick."

Paul Gross is one of Canada's most popular actors, internationally known for his role as Constable Benton Fraser on the multi award-winning drama series "Due South." He was honored with two Gemini Awards for Best Actor and one for his writing on the series, which he also executive-produced during the final season.

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Paul Gross in "Eastwick"
Paul Gross Eastwick
starred in, co-wrote and produced the miniseries "H2O," which aired on CBC in October 2004, as well as the recently aired CBC miniseries "The Trojan Horse." He received two Gemini Awards (Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role) for his portrayal of Geoffrey Tenant in the critically acclaimed series "Slings & Arrows." He was also awarded the Golden Nymph for Best Actor in a Miniseries at the Monte Carlo International Television Festival for his performance in "H2O." Other credits include starring roles in the television movies "Murder Most Likely," "Getting Married in Buffalo Jump," "Buried on Sunday," the miniseries "Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story" and "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea," Armistead Maupin's "Tales of the City" and "Chasing Rainbows." Gross also performed in the feature films "Wilby Wonderful," "Aspen Extreme," "Cold Comfort," "Paint Cans," "Whale Music" and "Married to It."

In 2000 Gross wrote, directed and starred in the feature film "Men with Brooms," which was the highest-grossing English-language Canadian film of the previous 20 years. He released his feature film "Passchendaele," a movie based on the famous First World War battle heroically fought by 50,000 Canadians in the bloodied fields of Ypres, Belgium. He wrote and directed the screenplay and stars as Michael Dunne, a character based on his own grandfather. "Passchendaele" won five Genie Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor nomination for Gross. He also stars in the feature film "Gunless."

Gross earned a degree in drama at the University of Alberta and went on to perform extensively in Canadian regional theaters, in addition to forging a writing career. His first play, "The Deer and the Antelope Play," performed in Edmonton, won the Clifford E. Lee National Playwriting Award and the Alberta Cultural Playwriting Award (1982). He performed the title role in the Stratford Festival's 2000 production of "Hamlet," received a 1985 Dora Award nomination for his performance as Romeo in "Romeo and Juliet" and a Dora Award for Best Performance for his role in the acclaimed North American premiere of "Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Toward the Somme" (1988), which played at Toronto's CanStage.



Gross is the honorary chair of the National Screen Institute and a spokesperson for Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children. He recently received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award.



PAUL GROSS: FACTS

How tall is Paul Gross? How old is Paul Gross? Find out here.

Age: 55 years old
Birthday: April 30, 1959
Height: 6' 0"
Full Name / Real Name: Paul Michael Gross
Birthplace: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Wife: Martha Burns (9/25/1988, 2 children)





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