Born in Cleveland, OH; raised in Canada; naturalized Canadian citizen, 1998; married Hope (an accountant); stepchildren: Derek. Avocational Interests: Motorcycling, lifting weights, collecting rocks and postage stamps.
Actor and voice performer. Hungarian Heritage Museum, Cleveland, OH, worked as a volunteer.
Gemini Award nomination, best performance in a comedy program or series (individual or ensemble), Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1992, for Maniac Mansion; Gemini Award nomination (with others), best ensemble performance in a comedy program or series, 2001, for The Red Green Show.
Television Appearances; Series:
Multiple roles, Bizarre, Showtime, between 1980 and 1985, also syndicated.
Voice of Boba Fett, Droids: The Adventures of R2D2 and C3PO (animated; also known as Droids), ABC, 1985–86, combined with the animated series Ewoks (also known as The All New Ewoks and Star Wars: Ewoks) to form Ewoks & Droids Adventure Hour, ABC, 1986.
Voice of Chief Chirpa, Ewoks (animated; also known as Star Wars: Ewoks), ABC, 1985–86, combined with the animated series Droids: The Adventures of R2D2 and C3PO (also known as Droids) to form Ewoks & Droids Adventure Hour, ABC, 1986, also known as The All New Ewoks, ABC, 1986–87.
Turner Edison, Maniac Mansion, YTV (Canada) and Family Channel, 1990–93.
Dwight Cardiff, The Red Green Show (also known as The New Red Green Show), CBC, beginning c. 1991, also broadcast on PBS.
Various voices, Hammerman (animated), ABC, 1991–92.
Voice of Dr. Henry "Hank" McCoy/the Beast, X–Men (animated), Fox, c. 1992–97.
Doubar, The Adventures of Sinbad, syndicated, 1996–98.
Chief Jake McKenna, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show (also known as Disney's "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show" and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids), syndicated, 1998–2000.
Voice, Pecola (animated), TeleToon, 2001, Cartoon Network, 2003.
Voice of Grandpa, Bakuten shoot beyblade (anime; also known as Beyblade), ABC Family Channel, c. 2002–2003, also broadcast on other channels, including YTV, originally broadcast by TV Tokyo, 2001.
Voice of Kraken, Power Stone (animated; also known as Powerstone), YTV, 2002–2003.
Voice of Grandpa, Beyblade 2002 (anime; also known as Bakuten shoot beyblade 2002 and Beyblade V–Force), ABC Family Channel, c. 2003–2004, also broadcast on other channels, including YTV, originally broadcast by TV Tokyo, 2002.
The man (Lexa's Dominion contact), Mutant X, syndicated, 2003–2004.
Voice of Grandpa, Bakuten shoot beyblade G Revolution (anime; also known as Beyblade Grevolution), ABC Family Channel, c. 2004–2005, also broadcast on other channels, including YTV, originally broadcast by TV Tokyo, 2003.
Voice of Grandpa, Franny's Feet (animated), CBC, beginning 2004, Family Channel, beginning c. 2004, PBS Kids, beginning 2006.
Henry "Tropical Henry" Dufour, Tilt, ESPN, 2005.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Gaston, Les aventuriers du nouveau–monde, [France], 1986.
Rick, Amerika, ABC, 1987.
Vincent, Glory! Glory!, HBO, 1989.
Jim, Roughing It (also known as Mark Twain's "Roughing It"), The Hallmark Channel, 2002.
Le dernier chapitre: La suite (also known as The Last Chapter), CBC, 2002.
The brain, The Last Chapter II: The War Continues (also known as Le dernier chapitre: La vengeance), CBC, 2003.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Patterson, The Last Season, CBC, 1986.
Murder Sees the Light, [Canada], 1986.
Bob Reilly, Bluffing It, ABC, 1987.
Store owner, The Liberators, ABC, 1987.
Stellian, Descending Angel, HBO, 1990.
Vic, The Kissing Place, USA Network, 1990.
(As George Busa) Coffee shop patron, Deadly Surveillance, Showtime, 1991.
Fifth teamster, Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (also known as Power Play: The Jackie Presser Story), HBO, 1992.
Jake, Sodbusters, Showtime, 1994.
Orly Travis, Open Season, HBO, 1995.
Reverend Greg Wasney, What Makes a Family, Lifetime, 2001.
Terrance Reid, Still Small Voices, Lifetime, 2007.
Television Appearances; Specials:
The Canadian Conspiracy, CBC, 1986.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
Gregg, "The Brothers Caine," Kung Fu, ABC, 1975.
Charlie Demerest, "Diamonds Are a Dog's Best Friend," The Littlest Hobo, syndicated, 1980.
Barry, "Voices in the Park," Read All about It, TVOntario (Canada), c. 1980.
Bartender, "Indecent Exposure," SCTV Network 90 (also known as SCTV Comedy Network and SCTV Network), Canadian television and NBC, 1982.
Kurtz, "Eyes Too Big for His Stomach," Seeing Things, CBC, 1982.
Townsperson, "Rumpelstiltskin," Shelley Duvall's "Faerie Tale Theater" (also known as Faerie Tale Theater), Showtime, 1982.
Jake, "Wild West," Today's Special, TVOntario and Nickelodeon, c. 1983.
Kamisky, "The Legendary Eddie Shore," Night Heat, CBS, 1986.
Phil Gruel, "Nina Who?," Adderly, CBS, 1986.
Willie, "Pay Day," Night Heat, CBS, 1986.
Cal, "World's Oldest Motive," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, USA Network, 1987.
Dr. Candall, "Star Struck," Street Legal, CBC, 1987.
Eddie Scarboro, "Kiss and Tell," Diamonds, CanWest Global Television and CBS, 1987.
O'Conner's neighbor, "The Root of All Evil," Friday the 13th (also known as Friday's Curse and Friday the 13th: The Series), syndicated, 1987.
Hulk maniac, "And Now the News," Friday the 13th (also known as Friday's Curse and Friday the 13th: The Series), syndicated, 1988.
Gus, "Crazy as a Soup Sandwich," The Twilight Zone, CBS, 1989.
Second biker, "Midnight Riders," Friday the 13th (also known as Friday's Curse and Friday the 13th: The Series), syndicated, 1990.
Biker Jade, "The Harley," Street Legal, CBC, 1991.
Franco, "Angel," The Red Green Show (also known as The New Red Green Show), CBC, 1991, also broadcast on PBS.
Boss, "Love Crimes," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1993.
Voices of Orwell and cave man, "Cave Man," Tales from the Cryptkeeper (animated; also known as New Tales from the Cryptkeeper), ABC, 1993.
Cousin Dan, "Cousin o'Mine," The Mighty Jungle, ABC Family Channel, 1994.
George Welker, "Manhunt," Due South (also known as Due South: The Series and Direction: Sud), CTV (Canada) and CBS, 1994.
Burt Reed, "Rust Proof," Side Effects, CBC, 1995.
Erick Sawchuck, "Sons of Belial," Forever Knight, CBS and syndicated, 1995.
Voice of Dr. Henry "Hank" McCoy/the Beast, "Neogenic Nightmare Chapter 4: The Mutant Agenda," Spider–Man (animated; also known as Spiderman), Fox, 1995.
Voice of Dr. Henry "Hank" McCoy/the Beast, "Neogenic Nightmare Chapter 5: Mutants Revenge," Spider–Man (animated; also known as Spiderman), Fox, 1995.
Pete, "Starman," Due South (also known as Due South: The Series and Direction: Sud), CTV and CBS, 1996.
Viktor, "From Russia with Love," Taking the Falls, CTV, 1996.
King Minos, "Daedalus and Icarus," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend (animated), CBS, 1998.
Zachary, "Speaking in Tongues," First Wave, Sci–Fi Channel, 1998.
Bull handler, "Cadmus and Europa," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend (animated), CBS, 1999.
Burly hunter, "The Hounds of Actaeon," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend (animated), CBS, 1999.
Gorgus, "Atalanta: The Wild Girl," Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend (animated), CBS, 1999.
Guest, Catch a Falling Star, 2000.
Biker, "Fire in the Sky," Relic Hunter (also known as Relic Hunter—Die Schatzjaegerin and Sydney Fox l'aventuriere), syndicated, 2002.
Bubba, "Cuddles Goes to Jail," Puppets Who Kill, The Comedy Network, 2002.
Bubba, "The Island of Skip–Along Pete," Puppets Who Kill, The Comedy Network, 2002.
Matthew Pollard, "Astronaut Dreams," Odyssey 5, Showtime, 2002.
Voice of Sloppy Joe, "The Perfect Stink," Grossology (animated), YTV (Canada), 2006.
Voice of team captain, "Hey Kid, Want to Buy a Bridge?," Time Warp Trio (animated), NBC and Discovery Kids, 2006.
Appeared in episodes of other series, including Starting from Scratch, syndicated.
Television Appearances; Pilots:
Bill McKenna, Booker (also known as Booker, P.I.), Fox, 1989.
Dr. Dave, "Dark Knight," Forever Knight, CBS and syndicated, 1992.
Doubar, "Return of Sinbad: Parts 1 & 2," The Adventures of Sinbad, syndicated, 1996.
Voice, "Enter Pecola/Create–A–Town," Pecola (animated), TeleToon, c. 2001.
Matthew Pollard, Odyssey 5, Showtime, 2002.
Television Additional Voices; Animated Series:
Babar, CBC and Canal Familie (Canada), 1989–91, also broadcast on other networks, including HBO.
Little Bear, YTV (Canada) and Nickelodeon, c. 1995–2000.
Just Jesse, c. 1976.
Warehouse worker, High–Ballin', American International Pictures, 1978.
Meatball, Fast Company, Danton Films/Topar Films, 1979.
Fourth terrorist, The Amateur, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1981.
Member of the Kzamm tribe, La guerre du feu (also known as Quest for Fire), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1982.
Alex, Highpoint, New World Pictures, 1984.
Odd, Screwball Academy (also known as Divine Light and Loose Ends), American Cinema Marketing, 1984.
Sam Hughes's War, 1984.
First prison guard, Martin's Day, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer/United Artists, 1985.
Mean Gene, Meatballs III: Summer Job (also known as Meatballs III—Academie de vacances), The Movie Store/Moviestore Entertainment, 1986.
Captain Hook, Busted Up, 1986, Shapiro Entertainment, 1987.
Hugo, Oklahoma Smugglers, Sharp Features, 1987.
Police officer, Sticky Fingers, International Spectrafilm, 1988.
Verna, The Brain, Shapiro/Glickenhaus Entertainment/Brightstar, 1988.
First drunk, Beautiful Dreamers, Hemdale Releasing, 1990.
George, Stella, Buena Vista, 1990.
Hood, Edsville (short film), First Run Features, 1990.
Rico, Snake Eater II: The Drug Buster, Starlight, 1990.
Destiny to Order, Cineplex Odeon Films, 1990.
Voice of navigator, Journey to the Planets (short animated documentary), IMAX Corporation, 1993.
Butch, Henry & Verlin, Act of God Productions/Original Motion Picture Company, 1994.
Burt, The Michelle Apts. (also known as The Michelle Apartments), ARTO–pelli Motion Pictures, 1995.
Jules, Pocahontas: The Legend, 1995.
Jerry, Shoemaker, Subjective Eye/Telefilm Canada, 1996.
Willy Morton, The Arrangement (also known as Blood Money and Deadly Arrangement), Avalanche Home Entertainment/Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 1999.
Earl at the gun shop, Knockaround Guys, 1999, New Line Cinema, 2002.
Trucker, X–Men (also known as X–Men: The Movie and X–Men 1.5), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2000.
Motel manager, Duct Tape Forever (also known as Red Green's "Duct Tape Forever"), TVA International, 2002.
Stuckmore, Men with Brooms (also known as Quatre gars et un balai), Artisan Entertainment, 2002.
Antique dealer, Cold Creek Manor (also known as La maison au fond de la baie), Buena Vista, 2003.
Biker, Diary of the Dead (also known as George A Romero's "Diary of the Dead"), Voltage Pictures, 2007.
Zastrozzi, Toronto Free Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1977.
Appeared in productions of Waiting for Godot and Wild Oats; performed at the Manitoba Theatre Centre, Manitoba, Canada, and the Stratford Festival of Canada, Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
Detective Carlos Szabo, Peggy Delaney (series; including the episode "Once upon a Time"), CBC Radio, c. 2003.
Performed as Macduff in a Canadian production of Macbeth.
Voice of the Beast, X–Men: Children of the Atom, 1994.
Voice of Kraken, Power Stone, Capcom Entertainment, 1999.
Voice of Dr. Henry "Hank" McCoy/the Beast, X–Men: Mutant Academy, Activision, 2000.
Voice of Dr. Henry "Hank" McCoy/the Beast, X–Men: Mutant Academy 2, Activision, 2001.
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