About Rick Roberts

Rick Roberts

Rick Roberts

November 13, 1965

Place of Birth    :   Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Homepage    :   http://ggagency.ca/roberts-r/
Imdb Profile    :   IMDB Profile

Richard Charles Roberts (born November 13, 1965) is a Canadian film, TV and stage actor. His most substantial role to date is as Donald D'Arby in the series Traders, for which he was nominated for a Gemini Award. He moved briefly to Los Angeles in 1998 appearing in the CBS series L.A. Doctors alongside Ken Olin and Sheryl Lee. He returned to Canada to star in An American in Canada, which ran for two seasons. In 2012, he was tapped to play Jack Layton in the CBC biopic Jack, alongside Sook-Yin Lee as Olivia Chow. His portrayal of Jack garnered him a Canadian Screen Award and an ACTRA Award for Best Actor. Other work includes guest starring roles on Saving Hope (CTV/NBC), Copper (BBC America), Cracked (CBC), Republic of Doyle (CBC), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Cra$h & Burn (Showcase), Haven (SyFy), ZOS (Whizbang Films), and was featured regularly in the hit CBC series, This is Wonderland. As a writer, his work Mimi (which he co-wrote with Allan Cole and Melody Johnson) premiered at The Tarragon Theatre and was nominated for a Dora Award. His play Kite premiered to critical acclaim earning numerous Dora Award nominations for writing and production. Other writing credits include Nod (Theatre Gargantua) and Fish/Wife (Tarragon Theatre).