Ziegler, Joseph

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Married Nancy Palk (an actress); children: three sons. Education: Studied at National Theatre School, Montreal, Quebec, and for several seasons at the Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, and the Shaw Festival, NiagaraontheLake, Ontario.

Career: Actor and director. Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, actor, 1985, 198788; Soulpepper Theatre Company, Toronto, Ontario, founder (with Albert Schultz, Susan Coyne, Martha Burns, and Ted Dykstra), c. 1998.


Television Appearances; Series:

Dr. Jim Barker, Side Effects, CBC (Canada), 1994.

Len Hubbard, Black Harbour, CBC, beginning 1996.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Ray Sharp, Dick Francis: In the Frame, RTE, 1989.

C. Churchill Mann, Dieppe, CBC (Canada), 1993.

Inspector Moffat, Due South, CBS, 1994.

Mr. Wilson, Race To Freedom: The Underground Railroad, The Family Channel, 1994.

Matt Eckhardt, To Save the Children, CBS, 1994.

Philip (the host), Twists of Terror (also known as Primal Scream ), The Movie Channel, 1998.

Cal Rerucha, The Matthew Shepard Story, NBC, 2002.

James Keeshan, Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story, Showtime, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

"Hootch," Hitchhiker, HBO and USA Network, 1989.

Pat, "Dust to Dust," War of the Worlds, syndicated, 1989.

Dr. Hendricks, "In the Name of Science," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC and USA Network, 1989.

Delehanty, "The Code," Forever Knight, CBS and syndicated, 1994.

Jack Burke, "Crime and Punishment," E.N.G., Lifetime, 1994.

Inspector Moffat, "An Invitation to Romance," Due South, CBS, 1995.

Dean Wormer, "Run Sydney Run," Relic Hunter, syndicated, 2001.

Leap Years, Showtime, 2001.

"OutofTowners: Part 2," Blue Murder, ABC (Australia), 2002.

John Willock, "Deal," Tom Stone, 2002.

Also appeared in Street Legal, CBC (Canada).

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Larry, Empire, Inc., 1985.

Film Appearances:

Vern Rawlins, Oh, What a Night, 1992.

Calvin Canboro, Tribulation, Anchor Film Distributors/Artist View Entertainment, 2000.

Gargan, Focus, Paramount Classics, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Spokesong, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 19791980.

Berowne, Love's Labour's Lost, Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, 1984.

Hotspur, Henry IV, Stratford Festival, 1984.

George, Duke of Clarence, The Tragedy of King Richard III, New York Shakespeare Festival, Delacorte Theatre, Public Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Scrooge, A Christmas Carol, Soulpepper Theatre Company, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2001.

Arnolphe, The School for Wives, Soulpepper Theatre Company, Premiere Dance Theatre, Toronto, 2001.

Appeared as the title role in Hamlet, Citadel Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta.

Stage Director:

The Two Mrs. Carrolls, Shaw Festival, NiagaraontheLake, Ontario, 1997.

The Shop At Sly Corner, Shaw Festival, 1998.



Maclean's, August 29, 1994, p. 54; December 2, 1996, p. 88; June 9, 1997, p. 82; June 8, 1998, p. 51; August 3, 1998, p. 58.