Born in Halifax to a Canadian Navy father and brought home to be raised in the Beaches neighborhood of Toronto, Art has gone on to international success on both sides of the border.
From starring in Canada’s first million dollar movie, Faceoff to playing Deputy Ted Jarvis in the highest grossing Canadian Movie Porky’s he has been one of our busiest film actors. He has also worked with some Canada’s best filmmakers including David Cronenberg, Peter Carter, Eric Till, Daryl Duke and Don Shebib. But it is on television where Art has had the biggest impact winning a Gemini as the lead actor in the multi-award-winning series E.N.G. He has also starred in numerous U.S. TV series and movies. Along the way he has shown his versatility with director’s chores behind the camera.
After 40 years in the entertainment business, he still finds it “entertaining” and has no plans on retiring. Art lives on a horse farm with wife Brooke and takes pride in their eight grown children and six grandchildren.