McMillan, Richard

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McMILLAN, Richard

(Richard McMillian)


Raised in Beaverton, Ontario, Canada; son of hotel operators; married Anne Louise Bannon (an actress); children: Maggie. Education: Attended Ryerson University. Avocational Interests: Flying small planes, sketching portraits.

Career: Actor. Performer with the Young People's Theatre and performed for several years with the Stratford Festival of Canada, Stratford, Ontario, Canada. Worked as a rock musician and sold fireplaces.

Member: Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists Award, c. 1984, for television production of The Mikado; Dora Mavor Moore awards, Toronto Theatre Alliance, outstanding performance by a male in a featured role, 1985, for Prague, outstanding performance by a male in a play, 1993, for The Stone Angel, outstanding male performance in a musical or revue, 1995, for Assassins, and outstanding male performance, 2003, for Through the Eyes; Helen Hayes Award nomination, Washington Theatre awards Society, outstanding supporting performer in a non–resident production, 1988, for The Mikado; named a top performer of the year, Pittsburgh Post–Gazette, 1990; Gemini Award nomination, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, best performance by an actor in a featured supporting role in a dramatic series, 1998, for Black Harbour.


Stage Appearances:

Pooh–Bah, The Mikado (opera), Stratford Festival of Canada, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 1982–84.

Prague, Tarragon Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1984.

Pooh–Bah, The Mikado (opera), Virginia Theatre, New York City, 1987.

Prentice, Zero Positive, New York Shakespeare Festival, Public Theatre, LuEsther Hall, New York City, 1988.

Marvin, The Stone Angel, 1993.

Samuel "Sam" Byck, Assassins (musical), Eclectic Theatre Company, Canadian Stage, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1994.

Inexpressible Island, Necessary Angel Theatre Company, Canadian Stage, 1997.

Pooh–Bah, The Mikado (opera), Festival Canada, National Arts Centre, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1998.

The puritan, Glenn, Tom Patterson Theatre, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 1999.

Uncle Scar, The Lion King (musical), Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, beginning 2000.

Rodeo Ray, Well, Tarragon Theatre, c. 2002.

Tamara, Necessary Angel Theatre Company, Graydon Hall Manor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2003.

Ed Bura, Goodnight Disgrace, PostScript Productions, Stratford City Hall Auditorium, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 2004.

Stephen Macready, Restitution: An Irish–Canadian Rhapsody, Factory Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2004.

Appeared in productions of Hamlet, Richard III, Appeared as Jacques, As You Like It; as Antonio, The Merchant of Venice, A Taste of Shakespeare; and as Mr. Cartwright, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Also appeared in productions at Shaw Festival, Niagara–on–the–Lake, Ontario, Canada; City Theatre and Three Rivers Shakespeare, both Pittsburgh, PA; John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC; Old Vic Theatre, London; Passe Muraille, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY; and the Kawartha Festival.

Major Tours:

Pooh–Bah, The Mikado (opera), c. 1987–88.

Multiple roles, Through the Eyes (solo show), Factory Theatre Company, Canadian cities, c. 2003–2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Kenny Malloy, Taking the Falls, CTV, 1995–96.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Designer, Picture Windows: Language of the Heart (also known as Picture Windows), Showtime, 1995.

Canadian Embassy clerk, Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (also known as Anne 3 and Anne ... La maison aux pignons verts: Les annees de tourmente), CBC and PBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Bob Thompson, Ordeal in the Arctic, ABC, 1993.

Dr. Davison, Under the Piano, Lifetime, 1995.

Skeeter, The Legend of Gator Face, Showtime, 1996.

Andrew Notman, Promise the Moon, Odyssey, 1997.

Dr. Fawcett, Time to Say Goodbye?, Lifetime, 1997.

Security guard, Elvis Meets Nixon, Showtime, 1997.

Dr. Walker, Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms, Showtime, 1998.

Dr. Walker, Universal Soldier III: Unfinished Business, Showtime, 1998.

Dutchman, "Aart and Johtje Vos," Rescuers: Stories of Courage; Two Couples, Showtime, 1998.

Moran, His Bodyguard (also known as Silent Echoes), USA Network, 1998.

Ralph Peralta, Naked City: A Killer Christmas, Showtime, 1998.

Jim Sykes, The Sandy Bottom Orchestra, Showtime, 2000.

Mr. Campbell, Mail to the Chief, ABC, 2000.

Mr. Duffy, Children of My Heart, Lifetime, 2000.

Thurgood, The Bookfair Murders, CTV, 2000.

Mary Higgins Clark's "Haven't We Met Before" (also known as Haven't We Met Before and Mary Higgins Clark: Vous souvenez–vous?), PAX TV, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Don Alhambra del Bolero, The Gondoliers (opera), [Canada], 1984.

Pooh–Bah, The Mikado (opera; also known as The Town of Titipu), CBC, 1984.

Master Stokes, Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs, HBO and Family Channel (Canada), 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Ambulance attendant, "Counter Attack," King of Kensington, CBC, 1980.

Brother Matthew, "Dying to Know You," Forever Knight, CBS, 1992.

Abraham Lindley, "Can't Run, Can't Hide," Forever Knight, syndicated, 1994.

Calhoun, "The Tale of the Curious Camera," Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Nickelodeon, 1994.

Roger (some sources cite John) Hanrahan, "Possession/Man Out of Time," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1996.

Spidey, "Say Cheese and Die," Goosebumps, Fox, 1996.

Andy Rudner, "Ancient History," Black Harbour, CBC, 1997.

Andy Rudner, "Into Darkness," Black Harbour, CBC, 1997.

Andy Rudner, "A Separate Peace," Black Harbour, CBC, 1997.

James Pike, "Avatar," Earth: Final Conflict (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's "Battleground Earth," Gene Roddenberry's "Earth: Final Conflict," Invasion planete Terre, and Mission Erde: Sie sind unter uns), syndicated, 1997.

Wilkinson, "Quicksilver," F/X: The Series, CTV and syndicated, 1997.

George Edelman, "The Escape," Animorphs, Nickelodeon, 1998.

Hank Talmidge, "The Sour Grapes of Wrath," Traders, CanWest Global Television and Lifetime, 1998.

Mr. Blankenship, "Teacher's Pet," Goosebumps, Fox, 1998.

Ted, "Switching Channels," Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension, Fox, 1998.

Julianus, "Time Bomb," (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's "Battleground Earth," Gene Roddenberry's "Earth: Final Conflict," Invasion planete Terre, and Mission Erde: Sie sind unter uns), syndicated, 2000.

Doctor, Queer as Folk, Showtime, 2002.

Lester Childs, "Blind Eye," Blue Murder, CanWest Global Television, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Apartment manager, Popeye Doyle, CBS, 1986.

(As Richard McMillian) Harold, Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy, CBC, 1998.

Film Appearances:

Harris, The Wars, International Spectrafilm, 1983.

Embassy colleague, M. Butterfly, Geffen Pictures, 1993.

First agent, Trapped in Paradise, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1994.

Ernie, The Michelle Apts. (also known as The Michelle Apartments), ARTO–pelli Motion Pictures, 1995.

Bert Chubb, Strike! (also known as All I Wanna Do, The Hairy Bird, College femminile, and Les filles font la loi), Alliance Atlantis, 1998.

Father Finler, Shadow Builder (also known as Bram Stoker's "Shadowbuilder"), Sterling Home Entertainment, 1998.

Leo, Babyface, Stable Films, 1998.

Rainville, Sleeping Dogs Lie (also known as Le mystere d'Ambrose Small), Sullivan Entertainment, 1998.

Lloyd, A Map of the World (also known as Unschuldig verfolgt), USA Films, 1999.

Young, New Blood, New City Releasing, 1999.

Angus Petherbridge, A Different Loyalty, Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Bartok, Cube Zero, Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Dennis, The Day after Tomorrow, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2004.

Radio Appearances; Specials:

The puritan, Glenn, CBC Radio, 1999.

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