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SpouseZoë Wanamaker, Janet Key, Janet McIntire

Gawn Grainger is a Canadian actor, director, and producer. He is best known for his work on the television series The L Word, where he played the role of Angus Partridge. He has also appeared in the films The Chronicles of Riddick and The Day After Tomorrow.

Grainger was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on October 30, 1970. His parents are both Canadian. He has two sisters. Grainger attended high school in Toronto. He then studied acting at the National Theatre School of Canada.

Grainger’s first acting role was in the television series Street Legal. He then appeared in the film The Chronicles of Riddick. He has also appeared in the films The Day After Tomorrow and The Incredible Hulk.

Grainger has been married to actress Mia Kirshner since 2010. They have one child together.

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Full NameGawn Grainger
ProfessionActor, Screenwriter


SpouseZoë Wanamaker, Janet Key, Janet McIntire
ParentsCharles Neil Grainger, Elizabeth Gall Grainger


MoviesLove and Death on Long Island, The Raggedy Rawney, August, Joseph Andrews, Shakespeare Tragedies: Macbeth, Burn the Clock, Mastermind, Hen Pecked, Dalziel and Pascoe: Child's Play
TV ShowsMaking News

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Hen Pecked2014Short
A Small Family Business2014Ken Ayres
Burn the Clock2013ShortMike
Labyrinth2012TV Mini-SeriesSimeon
Holby City2011TV SeriesAdrian Walters
The Nativity2010TV Mini-SeriesLevi
Sixty Six2006Guest
Foyle's War2006TV SeriesDCS David Fielding
Doc Martin2006TV SeriesGraham Orchard
Midsomer Murders2005TV SeriesLesley Flux
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries2005TV SeriesDavid Thompson
Family Business2004TV SeriesFrancis
The Glass2001TV Mini-SeriesBarry Hill
The Queen's Nose1996-1999TV SeriesShop Owner
A Christmas Carol1999TV MovieFirst Broker
Janice Beard1999Browne
Dalziel and Pascoe1998TV SeriesEden Thackeray
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates1998TV SeriesJack Branagan
Love and Death on Long Island1997Henry
Crime Traveller1997TV SeriesDuncan
August1996Dr. Michael Lloyd
The Bill1988-1995TV SeriesBernard Cooper / Barnes
Under the Hammer1994TV SeriesTim Warboys
EastEnders1993TV SeriesStan
Party Time1992TV ShortDouglas
Boon1992TV SeriesJoseph Newsome
Merlin of the Crystal Cave1991TV SeriesHanno
Rumpole of the Bailey1991TV SeriesMr. Govett
The Play on One1988-1991TV SeriesBrian / Jeremy Hayes
The Darling Buds of May1991TV SeriesCaptain Perigo
Making News1990TV SeriesPelham Beecher
Blood Royal: William the Conqueror1990TV MovieWilliam Malet
The Saint: The Brazilian Connection1989TV MovieFence
Chelworth1989TV Mini-SeriesLord Dullington
Gentlemen and Players1989TV SeriesNigel Redding
Theatre Night1989TV SeriesBennett
Shadow of the Noose1989TV Mini-SeriesCharles Gill
Agatha Christie's Poirot1989TV SeriesRalph Walton
Behaving Badly1989TV Mini-SeriesGiles' Father
The Raggedy Rawney1988The Officer
Worlds Beyond1988TV SeriesAlbert Moran
When We Are Married1987TV MovieFred Dyson
Running Wild1987TV SeriesMike
Heart of the Country1987TV Mini-SeriesPolice Inspector
Taggart1986TV SeriesTony Meacher
The Black Tower1985TV Mini-SeriesBob Loder
Big Deal1985TV SeriesStallholder
Travelling Man1985TV SeriesPolice Inspector Mills
Murder of a Moderate Man1985TV Mini-SeriesRudi
Doctor Who1985TV SeriesGeorge Stephenson
The Little Drummer Girl1984Actor
Mitch1984TV SeriesJerry Nicholson
Missing from Home1984TV Mini-SeriesJerry Reynolds
Strangers and Brothers1984TV SeriesDr. Pearson
Cockles1984TV SeriesPolice Inspector
The Beggar's Opera1983TV MovieBen Budge
Juliet Bravo1983TV SeriesMalcolm Page
Macbeth1983TV MovieRoss
The Happy Apple1983TV SeriesJ.D.
Red Monarch1983TV MovieZamorsky
Number 101983TV Mini-SeriesLong-Wellesley
BBC2 Playhouse1981TV SeriesHenry / Kotchkarev
Private Schulz1981TV SeriesHitler
Play for Today1981TV SeriesTim Forrest
The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time1980TV SeriesCleon
Three Piece Suite1977TV SeriesTrevor (Little Thing... That Go Bump in the Night) / Trevor (Little Things... Parking)
Joseph Andrews1977Scout
The Incredible Sarah1976Assistant Stage Manager
Mastermind1976Nigel Crouchback
Centre Play1975TV SeriesGuy
Crown Court1974TV SeriesTom Strafford
The Shadow of the Tower1972TV Mini-SeriesEarl of Kildare
Jason King1972TV SeriesGregoire
Male Bait1971
The Onedin Line1971TV SeriesBilly Boy
Softly Softly: Task Force1971TV SeriesWilson
Man at the Top1971TV SeriesToby Marlcliffe
Mr. Digby Darling1971TV SeriesGerald Gorman
The Expert1971TV SeriesRon Taylor
The Wednesday Play1969TV SeriesAndrew
Theatre 6251966TV SeriesTony Lumpkin
Echo Four Two1961TV SeriesHaydon
Paul of Tarsus1960TV Series
No Hiding Place1960TV SeriesMaxwell
The Firm of Girdlestone1958TV Mini-SeriesRobson
Overseas Press Club - Exclusive!1957TV SeriesGiuseppe
The Adventures of Peter Simple1957TV SeriesMidshipman Fletcher
The March of the Peasants1952TV SeriesKing Richard II
Into Thin Air1952TV SeriesKeith


Lovejoy1993TV Series by - 1 episode
TrainerTV Series 1 episode, 1991 writer - 2 episodes, 1992
The Play on One1989TV Series writer - 1 episode
Weekend Playhouse1984TV Series writer - 1 episode


Who Do You Think You Are?2009TV Series documentaryHimself

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Lords and Luddites: Making 'The Mark of the Rani'2006VideoGeorge Stephenson (uncredited)

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