Brazeau, Jay 1945–

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Brazeau, Jay 1945–


Born February 17, 1945 (some sources cite December 22, 1953), in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Career: Actor, voice performer, writer, and composer.

Awards, Honors: Gemini Award nomination, best guest actor in a dramatic series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1998, for "Tin Man," Stargate SG-1; Dora Mayor Moore Award, best actor, Toronto Theatre Alliance, 2003, for Fiddler on the Roof.


Film Appearances:

The Melting Pot, 1975.

Himself, The System: Out of Sight, Out of Mind, 1978.

Voice, Getting Started (also known as Faut se grouiller), National Film Board of Canada, 1979.

Tudor King, 1979.

Voice, Get a Job, 1985.

The Big Snit (also known as Le p'tit chaos), National Film Board of Canada, 1985.

Junior, Backfire, Showtime Networks, 1987.

Sheriff, We're No Angels, Paramount, 1989.

Cop, Short Time, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1990.

Mr. Rozenberg, Angel Square (also known as Christmas Comic Book Caper and Comic Book Christmas Caper), 1990.

Mr. Vito, Cadence (also known as Count a Lonely Cadence and Stockade), 1991.

Barber, The Grocer's Wife, 1991.

Pig man, Showdown at Williams Creek (also known as The Legend of Kootenai Brown and Kootenai Brown), 1991.

Leon, North of Pittsburgh, 1992.

The dean, Cafe Romeo, 1992.

Kroychzech, Cool Runnings, C.B. Films, 1993.

Dashwood, Little Women, Columbia TriStar, 1994.

Businessman, Intersection, United International Pictures, 1994.

Griff Armstrong, Andre, Turner Pictures Worldwide, 1994.

Everett Graham, Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain (also known as Le secret de Bear Mountain), Universal, 1995.

Orderly, Malicious, Republic, 1995.

Uncle Don, Live Bait, 1995.

Sergeant Abe Foreman, Dream Man, Republic, 1995.

Mr. Zamiel Moloch, Slam Dunk Ernest, Buena Vista, 1995.

Baritone voice, La Salla, 1996.

Mr. Wallis, Kissed, Orion Home Video, 1996.

Carl, Urban Safari, Warwick Pictures, 1996.

Voice of Willy Beest, Warriors of Virtue, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1997.

First referee, Air Bud (also known as Disney's "Air Bud', MVP (Most Valuable Pooch), and Tobby le joueur etoile), Buena Vista, 1997.

Eliot, Masterminds, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Fred, Kitchen Party, 1997.

Principal Weathers, Disturbing Behavior (also known as Disturbing Behaviour), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998.

Official, Air Bud: Golden Receiver (also known as Air Bud 2 and Tobby 2: Receveur etoile), Miramax, 1998.

Voice of Muff Potter, The Animated Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Family Home Entertainment, 1998.

Johnny, Hoods, 1998.

Narrator, John McCrae's War: In Flanders Fields, 1998.

Mr. L. B. Marcus, Better than Chocolate (also known as Meilleur que le chocolat), Trimark Pictures, 1999.

Reporter, Snow Falling on Cedars, Universal, 1999.

Robert "Bobby" Long, Double Jeopardy (also known as Doppelmord and Double condamnation), Para-mount, 1999.

Charlie, Noroc, 1999.

Dr. Chuck Nelken, Best in Show, Warner Bros., 2000.

First referee, Air Bud: World Pup (also known as Air Bud 3 and Tobby III: Le chien etoile), Miramax Home Entertainment, 2000.

Harry, MVP: Most Valuable Primate, Keystone Family Pictures, 2000.

Suitcase man, Suspicious River, Beyond Films, 2000.

Proctologist, How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog, Artistic License, 2000.

The producer, What Else Have You Got? (short film), Inter-Muses Productions/Green Room Film, 2000.

Truscott, Middlemen, Asylum, 2000.

Mr. Riskind, Kevin of the North (also known as Chilly Dogs and L'aventurier du grand nord), Screen Media Films, 2001.

Halloran/Vadeem Strukov, Head over Heels, Universal, 2001.

Noah's father, Last Wedding, ThinkFilm, 2001.

Marty, The Shipment, Promark Entertainment Group, 2001.

Second official for Arctic Challenge race, Snow Dogs (also known as Chiens des neiges), Buena Vista, 2002.

Professor Siles, Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (also known as Tobby, le frappeur etoile), Miramax Home Entertainment, 2002.

Francis, Insomnia, Warner Bros., 2002.

Dr. Tilley, K-9: PI., Universal Home Video, 2002.

(Uncredited) Dr. Fox, Cheats (also known as Chea+ers), New Line Cinema/Destination Films, 2002.

Dr. Booth, They (also known as Wes Craven Presents: They), Miramax/Dimension Films, 2002.

Howard, A Guy Thing, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2003.

Captain, House of the Dead (also known as House of the Dead: Le jeu ne fait que commencer), Artisan Entertainment, 2003.

Morris Casanova, Casanova at Fifty, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., 2003.

The big boss, Spook, Mighty Pharaoh Films, 2003.

George Maxwell, Moving Malcolm, Mongrel Media, 2003.

Test instructor, The Perfect Score (also known as Voll gepunktet), Paramount, 2004.

Mr. Merkin, The Truth About Miranda, Wheelbarrow Films, 2004.

Store clerk, Going the Distance, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment, 2004.

Film Work:

Additional voices, Mummies Alive! The Legend Begins (animated), Buena Vista Home Video, 1998.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice, Dragon Warrior (also known as Dragon Quest), syndicated, 1990.

Seymour Walsh, a recurring role, The Odyssey, CBC, 1994.

Voices of Bright Man and Needle Man, Mega Man, syndicated, 1995.

Voice of Stavros Garkos, Hurricanes, 1996.

Voice, O Canada (animated), Cartoon Network, 1997.

Sam Fisher, Cold Squad, CTV, 1998–99, 2000–2001.

Voice of Uncle Quigley, Sabrina the Animated Series (also known as Sabrina), ABC, 1999.

Voice of Colonel Bob, Generation O!, The WB, 2000.

Voices of Waddle and alligator, Sitting Ducks (animated), Cartoon Network, 2001.

Voice of Mr. Pretty, The Cramp Twins (animated), Cartoon Network, 2004–.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Dr. Hollis, Brotherly Love, CBS, 1985.

Zoo guard, Hero in the Family, 1986.

Epstein, The Red Spider, CBS, 1988.

Hotchner, Blood River, CBS, 1991.

Big Nose, Lost in the Barrens II: The Curse of the Viking Grave (also known as Curse of the Viking Grave), The Disney Channel, 1991.

Tom, The Comrades of Summer, HBO, 1992.

Tony Cozart, Johnny's Girl, ABC, 1993.

Dr. Spooner, Without a Kiss Goodbye (also known as Falsely Accused and The Laurie Samuels Story), CBS, 1993.

Dr. Wolf, Born Too Soon, NBC, 1993.

Dr. M. Shapiro, For the Love of My Child: The Anissa Ayala Story, NBC, 1993.

Gus, The Diviners, CBC, 1993.

Dr. Hightower, The Diary of Evelyn Lau, CBC, 1993.

Shrink, Tears and Laughter: The Joan and Melissa Rivers Story (also known as Starting Again), NBC, 1994.

Mayor, Bye Bye Birdie, ABC, 1995.

Doc Riley, The Ranger, the Cook, and a Hole in the Sky (also known as Hole in the Sky), ABC, 1995.

Uncle Pete, A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story (also known as A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes), 1995.

Professor Wooley, Prisoner of Zenda, Inc. (also known as Double Play), Showtime, 1996.

Jack, Trucks, USA Network, 1997.

The Advocate's Devil, ABC, 1997.

Harold, Turbulence 2: Fear of Flying (also known as Fear of Flying), Cinemax, 2000.

Billy Fullerton, 2gether (also known as 2GE+HER), MTV, 2000.

George Trumbett, My Mother the Spy, Lifetime, 2000.

Mitch Borelli, Murder at the Cannes Film Festival, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Art Panner, The Wedding Dress, CBS, 2001.

Dr. Stone, Society's Child (also known as Le combat d'une mere), CBC, 2002.

Voice of Uncle Eustace, Sabrina the Teenage Witch n Friends Forever, 2002.

Abbot, Saint Sinner (also known as Clive Barker's "Saint Sinner"), Sci-Fi Channel, 2002.

Judge Cowart, The Stranger Beside Me (also known as Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me), USA Network, 2003.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Derry cab driver, It (also known as Stephen King's "If), ABC, 1990.

Jake Burns, To Catch a Killer, syndicated, 1992.

Mage, Voyage of the Unicorn, Odyssey Network, 2000.

Psychiatrist, Living with the Dead (also known as Talking to Heaven), CBS, 2002.

Doc, Taken (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents "Taken"), Sci-Fi Channel, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Gino, "Not for Nothing," Wiseguy CBS, 1988.

Colonel Phelps, "Kill Zone," MacGyver, ABC, 1988.

Ovitz, "Day Nine," Wiseguy, CBS, 1989.

Sergeant Keith Redding, "The Red Dot," Booker (also known as Booker, PI.), Fox, 1990.

Sergeant Keith Redding, "Hacker," Booker (also known as Booker, PI.), Fox, 1990.

"Running Man," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1990.

"Devil's Child," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1990.

Ken, "Spinal Trap," Mom PI., CBC, 1990.

Zamora, "The Gun," MacGyver, ABC, 1990.

Sig Rosen, "Changing Houses," Wiseguy, CBS, 1990.

Aaron Hoyle, The Commish, ABC, c. 1991.

Commissioner Comanski, "A Bad Day in Building A," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1992.

Commissioner Comanski, "Freefall," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1992.

Taylor Maxwell, The Hat Squad, CBS, 1992.

Rabbi Klein, The Heights, Fox, 1992.

Sheriff Andy Jax, "Honeymoon Hideaway," Cobra, syndicated, 1993.

Larry Corona, Jack's Place, ABC, 1993.

Voice, Madeline (animated), 1993.

Sheriff Andy"My Brother's Keeper," Street Justice, syndicated, 1993.

Professor Varnes, "Lazarus," The X-Files, Fox, 1994.

"Little Con," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1994.

Dr. Daly, "One Breath," The X-Files, Fox, 1994.

Smitty Smith, M.A.N.T.I.S., Fox, 1994.

"When Wilt Thou Blow: Part 2," Lonesome Dove: The Series, syndicated, 1994.

Judge Schlosenberger, "The New Marshal," The Marshal, ABC, 1995.

Strange Luck, Fox, 1995.

KGB colonel, Sliders, Fox, 1996.

Rupert Smedley/Smelly, "The Fugitive," My Life as a Dog, Showtime, c. 1996.

Rupert Smedley/Smelly, "Smelly's Dark Secret," My Life as a Dog, Showtime, c. 1996.

Rupert Smedley/Smelly, "The Why? Files," My Life as a Dog, Showtime, c. 1996.

Sam MacAllister, "Town without Pity," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime, 1996.

"Pennies from Heaven," The Sentinel, UPN, 1997.

Dobbs, "The Great McDonacle," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1997.

Mayor Dodson, "The Imposter," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1997.

Harlan, "Tin Man," Stargate SG-1, Showtime, 1998.

Father Peter Tomanski, "Fallen Angel," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime and syndicated, 1998.

Bernard Katz, "The Vaccine," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1998.

Selwyn Wassenaar, "Antipas," Millennium, Fox, 1999.

Dr. Norwood, "Split Decision: Parts 1 & 2," Viper, syndicated, 1999.

Father Carlo, "Pope Parker," Seven Days (also known as Seven Days: The Series), UPN, 2000.

Mr. Cox, "Detention," So Weird, The Disney Channel, 2000.

"Unearthed," First Wave, Sci-Fi Channel, 2000.

Harlan, "Double Jeopardy," Stargate SG-1, Showtime, 2001.

Mr. Dupont, "Be a Cruel Twist," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2001.

Dr. Billington, "The Last Dance," Mysterious Ways, PAX, 2001.

Dr. George Bader, "The Vessel," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Ben Poptanich, "Teddy C," UC: Undercover, NBC, 2002.

Sarah's boss, "Pay to Play," My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star, The WB, 2002.

Dr. Levy, "Rest in Peace," Dead Like Me, Showtime, 2003.

Mackey Lowell, "Freedonia," The West Wing (also known as Ala oeste de la Casablanca), NBC, 2005.

Dr. Allen, "Run Lily Run," Pasadena, Fox, 2005.

Mr. Dombrowski, "H. P. Lovecraft's Dreams in the Witch-House," Masters of Horror, Showtime, 2005.

Supernatural, The WB, 2005.

Killer Instinct, Fox, 2005.

Lord Protector, "The Tower," Stargate: Atlantis, Sci-Fi Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Second driving instructor, Drive, She Said, PBS, 1987.

Voice, Jingle Bell Rock, ABC, 1995.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Pawnbroker, Party of Five, 1994.

KGB colonel, Sliders, Fox, 1995.

Sam Fisher, Cold Squad, CTV, 1998.

Southern lawyer, Ed (also known as Stuckeyville), 2000.

Television Work; Animated Series; Additional Voices:

Bucky O'Hare and the Toad Wars, syndicated, 1992.

The Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog, syndicated, 1993.

Mummies Alive!, syndicated, 1997.

Stage Appearances:

The Government Inspector, Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 1985.

Fiddler on the Roof, Vancouver Playhouse, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2003.

Appeared as Edna Turnblad in the musical Hairspray, Toronto, Ontario.



Author and composer, Get a Job, 1985.

Television Series:

Writer and composer, O Canada (animated), Cartoon Network, 1997.

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