Dupuis, Roy 1963-
Dupuis, Roy 1963-
Born April 21, 1963, in New Liskeard, Ontario, Canada; raised in Amos, Quebec, Canada; father a traveling sales representative for a meat packager; mother a piano teacher. Education: Attended National Theatre School of Canada, Montreal, Quebec, 1984, 1986. Avocational Interests: Golf, sailing, home and sailboat renovation.
Agent—Helene M. Mailloux, Premier Role, Inc., 3449 Ave. de l'Hotel de Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2X 3B5. Manager—Robert Stein, Robert Stein Management, 345 North Maple Dr., Suite 217, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
Actor and director. Participant in the Canadian public service television series Heritage Minutes, 1997. Mira Foundation, supporter until 2006; Rivers Foundation, cofounder and copresident.
Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists.
Gemeaux Award, best actor in a dramatic series, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and Gold Award, best actor, Festival International de Programmes Audiovisuels, Cannes, France, both 1991, for Les filles de Caleb; Rose d'Or, actor of the year, 1991; Metrostar Award, best actor, Gala Metrostar, 1991 and 1992; Genie Award nomination, best actor, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1993, for Cap tourmente; Gemeaux Award nomination, best actor in a dramatic role, 1993, for Scoop; Gemeaux Award nomination, best actor in a dramatic role, 2003, for The Last Chapter II: The War Continues; Claude Jutra Award nomination, best actor from the Quebec community, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 2003, and Genie Award nomination, best supporting actor, 2004, both for Seraphin: Un homme et son peche; Genie Award and Claude Jutra Award, both best actor, 2005, for Memoires affectives; Tokyo International Film Festival Award, best actor, 2005, Claude Jutra Award nomination, best actor, 2006, and Genie Award, best actor, 2007, all for Maurice Richard; Canadian Award, best actor, Atlantic Film Festival, 2007, Claude Jutra Awards, best actor and best actor in a leading role, and Genie Award nomination, best actor, 2008, all for Shake Hands with the Devil.
Ricky, Les enfants de la Rue: Danny, 1987.
Renaud, Exit 234, 1988.
Garcon d'honneur, The Big Day of Michael Tremblay (also known as Le grand jour de Michael Tremblay), 1989.
Jean-Marie, Dans le ventre du dragon (also known as In the Belly of a Dragon), Les Films Lenox/Les Productions Quebec-Amerique, 1989.
Marcel Brochu, Jesus de Montreal (also known as Jesus of Montreal), National Film Board of Canada, 1989, subtitled version, Orion, 1990.
Second pusher, How to Make Love to a Negro without Getting Tired (also known as Comment faire l'amour avec un negre sans se fatiguer and Comment faire l'amour avec un noir sans se fatiguer), Aska, 1989, subtitled version, Angelika Films, 1990.
Bartender, Le marche du couple (also known as The Singles Game), National Film Board of Canada, 1990.
Yves, Being at Home with Claude, Strand Releasing, 1992, subtitled version, 1993.
Alex O'Neil, Cap tourmente (also known as The O'Neil Clan), Association Cooperative des Productions Audio-visuelles, 1993.
Max, Entangled (also known as Fatal Attack and Les veufs), Vision Home Video, 1993.
Pierre-Paul, Chili's Blues (also known as C'etait le 12 du 12 et Chili avait les blues), 1994.
Thomas Schumacher, Waiting for Michelangelo, 1995.
Aime Bonpland, Aire libre (also known as Out in the Open and Passage des hommes libres), Producciones 800 S.C./Productions Blue Blanc Rouge, 1996.
Becker, Screamers (also known as Screamers—L'armee souterraine), Columbia, 1996.
Christian, L'homme ideal (also known as The Ideal Man), Quatrieme Vague/Cinepix, 1996.
Dominique Samson, Heads or Tails (also known as Heads or Tales and J'en suis!), Malofilm International, 1997.
John Strauss, Bleeders (also known as Dark Harbor, The Descendant, and Hemoglobin), Fried Film Group, 1997.
Alexis Labranche, Seraphin: Un homme et son peche (also known as Seraphin: Heart of Stone), Odeon Films/Vivafilm, 2002.
Gilles Levac, Les invasions barbares (also known as The Barbarian Invasions and Invasion of the Barbarians), subtitled version, Miramax, 2003.
The archivist, L'invitation aux images, 2003.
Title role, Jack Paradise (Les nuits de Montreal), K Films Amerique, 2004.
Gerald, Monica la mitraille (also known as Machine Gun Molly), Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm, 2004.
Alexandre Tourneur, Memoires affectives (also known as Looking for Alexander), Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm, 2004.
Kevin Barlowe, Manners of Dying, Productions Thalie, 2004.
Vincent Papineau/Claude Laurin, C'est pas moi, c'est l'autre, 2004, Lonely Seal Releasing, 2006.
Jack Decker, Les Etats-Unis d'Albert, Christal Films, 2005.
Title role, Maurice Richard (also known as The Rocket), 2005, Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm/Palm Pictures, 2007.
Detective Conk Adams, That Beautiful Somewhere (also known as Un ailleurs magnifique), KOAN, 2007.
Lieutenant General Romeo Dallaire, Shake Hands with the Devil, Bankside Films, 2007.
Benjamin Winters, Emotional Arithmetic (also known as Autumn Hearts: A New Beginning), Image Entertainment, 2007.
Charles, Truffe, Studios Shen, 2008.
Gilbert Turcotte, Un ete sans point ni coup sur (also known as A No-Hit No-Run Summer and Un ete point ni coup sur), Alliance Atlantis Vivafilm, 2008.
Jean-Paul Mercier, L'instinct de mort (also known as Public Enemy Number One (Part 1) and Mesrine: L'instinct de mort), MEED Films, 2008.
Scully, The Timekeeper, Christal Films, 2008.
Liam Hennessy, Nemesis, Atopia, 2008.
Television Appearances; Series:
Monsieur Leduc, L'heritage, 1987.
Ovila Pronovost, Les filles de Caleb (also known as Emily), 1990.
Michel Gagne, Scoop (also known as Scoop II), c. 1992-94.
Ovila Pronovost, Blanche, 1993.
Michael Samuelle, La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 1997-2001.
Television Appearances; Miniseries:
Member of ensemble, Le monde selon Croc, 1988.
Oliva Dionne, Million Dollar Babies (also known as Les jumellesl Dionne), CBS, 1994.
Michel Gagne, Scoop III, 1994.
Maurice "Rocket" Richard, Maurice Richard: Histoire d'un Canadien (also known as The Maurice Rocket Richard Story), 1999.
Ross Desbiens, Le dernier chapitre (also known as The Last Chapter and Le dernier chapitre: la suite), 2002.
Ross Desbiens, The Last Chapter II: The War Continues (also known as Le dernier chapitre: la vengeance), 2003.
Television Appearances; Movies:
Mr. Barette, Urgence, 1996.
The Turk, Free Money, Starz!, 1999.
Television Appearances; Specials:
Marcel Brochu (in archive footage), Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche, 2004.
Maurice Richard: The Legend, the Story, the Movie, 2006.
Television Appearances; Episodic:
The son, "Helene et Alexis," L'amour avec un grand, 1989.
Survenant, "Le survenant," Patrice L'Ecuyer Show, 1998.
Guest, Tout le monde en parle, 2004, 2005.
Television Appearances; Other:
Le grand jour, 1988.
Maxime Morel, Lance et compte: Tous pour un, 1991.
Kevin Carson, Dark Eyes (pilot), ABC, 1995.
Television Director; Episodic:
"The Evil that Men Do," La Femme Nikita (also known as Nikita), USA Network, 2001.
Harold, Harold et Maude, Cie Viola Legere, 1986.
Gerry, Au pied de la lettre, NCT, 1987.
Martin, Fool for Love, Theatre du Quat'sous, 1987.
Pierrick, Troupie Wildwood, Il va sans dire, 1987.
Luc, The Orphan Muses, 1987-88.
Jay, Le chien, NCT and Centre National des Arts, 1989.
Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Theatre du Nouveau Monde, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1989.
Adrian, Un oiseau vivant dans la gueule, Theatre du Quat'sous, 1990.
Lee, True West, 1994.
Ian, Blaste, Usine Centre, 2008.
Also appeared as Maurice "Rocket" Richard, La minute du patrimoine.
Maclean's, April 28, 1997, p. 54.
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