Elias Koteas is a Canadian film and television actor. He appeared in Atom Egoyan's The Adjuster, Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line, David Cronenberg's Crash and as Casey Jones in the first and third live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films. Koteas was born in Montreal, Canada, to a father who worked as a mechanic for the Canadian National Railways, a milliner mother, his parents are both of Greek descent, from the Mani Peninsula, he is a fluent Greek speaker. He went to Outremont High School in Outremont and graduated from there. Koteas attended Vanier College in Montreal before leaving to attend the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York in 1981, of which he is a 1983 graduate, he was a member of the Academy's 1983–84 Production Company. He attended the Actors Studio in New York City, where he studied acting under Ellen Burstyn and Peter Masterson. While at the AADA, Koteas played Father Rangier in the school's production of The Devils adapted by John Whiting from the Aldous Huxley novel.
He was Paris in The Golden Apple, a musical by John Latouche and Jerome Moross. Koteas played the supporting role of Specialist Pete Deveber in Gardens Of Stone, he is best known for playing the lead role of Thomas Daggett in the American film The Prophecy, as well as the sports-crazed vigilante Casey Jones in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles films. Koteas went on to play the demonically-possessed serial killer Edgar Reese in the Denzel Washington thriller Fallen, he appeared in John Hughes' Some Kind of Wonderful, Atom Egoyan's The Adjuster, Ararat, Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line and David Cronenberg's Crash. Koteas made an appearance in Season 4 of The Sopranos as Dominic Palladino, in the Season 2 finale of House, in which Koteas plays a man who shoots Dr. Gregory House; the same year, he portrayed D. A. Mike Randolf in the courtroom drama Conviction. Koteas appeared in The Greatest Game Ever Played, a Disney biography about a young golfer, as well as the thrillers Skinwalkers and Shooter.
In May/September 2008, he played the role of Joe, a bank robber, in the season 4 finale and season 5 premiere of CSI: NY. He appeared in The Killing on AMC. In 2010, he played major roles in Let Me In, the Matt Reeves re-adaptation of Let the Right One In, Defendor, a Canadian superhero film starring Woody Harrelson. Koteas played Canadian Forces Colonel Xavier Marks on Combat Hospital, he appears in Winnie Mandela, a 2011 film about Winnie Mandela, former wife of Nelson Mandela. In August 2013, it was reported that Koteas had joined the NBC Chicago Fire spin-off Chicago P. D. as a series regular. Koteas played a longtime undercover detective in the Intelligence Unit; the character was in uniform with Detective Voight and together they share a secret over a fellow cop's death. At the end of the 2018 season, Koteas's character was died in surgery. Canadian Film Encyclopedia Elias Koteas on IMDb Elias Koteas at AllMovie Eloquent Elias Fan Site
Canadian Senate divisions
Canadian Senate divisions refers to two aspects of the Senate of Canada. First, it refers to the division of Canada into four regional Senate divisions of 24 senators each, as set out in the Constitution of Canada (as defined in subsection 52 of the Constitution Act, 1982, consisting of the Canada Act 1982, all acts and orders referred to in the schedule, any amendments to these documents; the four regions are the Western Provinces, Ontario and the Maritimes. These regions are intended to serve the Senate's purpose of providing regional representation in the Parliament of Canada, in contrast to the popular representation that the House of Commons is intended to provide. While not within any of the original four Senate divisions, Senate seats are allocated to Newfoundland and Labrador and the three territories; the four divisions can be expanded when the need arises to have an extra two senators appointed to each regional division. Second, it refers to divisions within a province represented by senators from the Canadian Senate known as "senatorial designation".
Under the Constitution, only Quebec has official Senate divisions for each of the senatorial designations within the province. In all other provinces, Senators are appointed to represent the province as a whole and the Constitution makes no reference to official senatorial designations for those provinces. Senators from provinces outside Quebec may "designate" a district they wish to symbolically represent within their province, which can be named at the time of their appointment or at a time; these senate divisions have no specific geographic boundaries though their names give a reference to a general geographic area. However a senator will sometimes create boundaries for their senate division though it has no legal status. While rare, a senator outside of Quebec can change his or her division in the same manner as party affiliation by notifying the Clerk of the Senate. Unlike the House of Commons, seats in the Canadian Senate are not based upon any population measure or adjusted by population.
Rather, they are fixed under the Constitution Act 1867, or are established upon the appointment of a senator and cease to exist when the senator leaves office. The Constitution provides that a province cannot have fewer seats in the House of Commons than it has in the Senate. There are 105 seats in the Canadian Senate. Seats are divided among provinces and territories and can only change with a constitutional amendment, or a constitutional provision that allows seats to change based on certain conditions. Beyond the constitutional allotment of Senate seats per province, the seats are grouped into four regions of 24 seats. Provisions under section 26 of the Constitution Act exist to add up to two extra seats per region, with no more than 113 members allowed to sit in the Senate. Senators have the same constitutional provisions to offer services as members of the House of Commons; this includes a used provision to maintain a constituency office. Three senators have such offices. Two of the three have not designated themselves to a specific division, but to represent their province as a whole.
While constituency offices are rare, all senators maintain an office on Parliament Hill. Note: 1870 The Manitoba Act, 1870 allows for two Senate seats with an expansion up to four adding seats at 50,000 and 75,000 population. 1871 The British Columbia terms of Union, 1871 provides three seats for British Columbia 1873 Under the Prince Edward Terms of Union 1873 Prince Edward Island was given four seats. New Brunswick and Nova Scotia lost two seats to decrease. 1873 New Brunswick Senator William Steeves dies, dropping New Brunswick to 11 seats 1873 Nova Scotia Senator John Locke dies, dropping Nova Scotia to 11 seats. 1874 New Brunswick Senator Robert Hazen dies, dropping New Brunswick to 10 seats 1874 Nova Scotia Senator Ezra Churchill dies, dropping Nova Scotia to 10 seats 1879 Northwest Territories granted 2 seats. 1882 Manitoba reaches the population requirements for its third seat, it gained its fourth in 1889. 1903 Northwest Territories granted 2 additional seats. 1905 Saskatchewan and Alberta are created from the Northwest Territories with 4 seats each, under the Saskatchewan and Alberta Act's Northwest Territories loses 4 seats.
1915 the Western provinces division was created and the seats of the four western provinces were set to six each. 1949 Newfoundland & Labrador joined confederation, was allotted six seats. 1975 The Yukon is granted its 1st seat, the Northwest Territories re-gains 1 seat after 70 years. 1999 Nunavut was allotted 1 seat. The Quebec regional division was created at the time of confederation. Quebec has had 24 seats since 1867; the region covers the entire province. Quebec is unique in each of its 24 senatorial designations are set out in the Constitution Act of 1867 and defined in the Consolidated Statutes of Canada 1859; these divisions are the same as those that Canada East held in the Legislative Council of Canada prior to Canadian confederation. The stated purpose of retaining the Senate divisions within Quebec is to protect the interests of religious and linguistic minorities inside the province. Quebec senators must own property in their represented divisions. An exception to the requirement for Quebec senators to represent a specific division occurs when the Prime Minister directly advises the Sovereign to temporari
Alan Wolf Arkin is an American actor and screenwriter. With a film career spanning six decades, Arkin is known for his performances in Popi, Wait Until Dark, The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming, The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, Catch-22, The In-Laws, Edward Scissorhands, Get Smart, Glengarry Glen Ross, Thirteen Conversations About One Thing, Little Miss Sunshine, Sunshine Cleaning, Argo, he has been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor twice, for his performances in The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming and The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. He won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Little Miss Sunshine and received a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his performance in Argo. Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York City on March 26, 1934, the son of David I. Arkin, a painter and writer, his wife, Beatrice, a teacher, he was raised in a Jewish family with "no emphasis on religion". His grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Ukraine and Germany.
His parents moved to Los Angeles when Alan was 11, but an 8-month Hollywood strike cost his father his job as a set designer. During the 1950s Red Scare, Arkin's parents were accused of being Communists, his father was fired when he refused to answer questions about his political ideology. David Arkin challenged the dismissal. Arkin, taking acting lessons since age 10, became a scholarship student at various drama academies, including one run by the Stanislavsky student Benjamin Zemach, who taught Arkin a psychological approach to acting. Arkin attended Los Angeles City College from 1951 to 1953, he attended Bennington College. With two friends, he formed the folk music group The Tarriers, in which Arkin sang and played guitar; the band members co-composed the group's 1956 hit "The Banana Boat Song", a reworking, with some new lyrics, of a traditional, Jamaican calypso folk song of the same name, combined with another titled "Hill and Gully Rider". It reached #4 on the Billboard magazine chart the same year as Harry Belafonte's better-known hit version.
The group appeared in the 1957 Calypso-exploitation film Calypso Heat Wave, singing "Banana Boat Song" and "Choucoune". From 1958 to 1968, Arkin recorded with the children's folk group, The Baby Sitters, he performed the role of Dr. Pangloss in a concert staging of Leonard Bernstein's operetta Candide, alongside Madeline Kahn's Cunegonde. Arkin was an early member of the Second City comedy troupe in the 1960s. Arkin is one of only six actors to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his first screen appearance. Two years he was again nominated, for The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter. In 1968, he appeared in the title role of Inspector Clouseau after Peter Sellers dissociated himself from the role, but the film was not well received by Sellers' fans. Arkin and his second wife Barbara Dana appeared together on the 1970–1971 season of Sesame Street as a comical couple named Larry and Phyllis who resolve their conflicts when they remember how to pronounce the word "cooperate." Arkin and Dana appeared together again in 1987 on the ABC sitcom Harry, canceled after four low-rated episodes.
His best known films include Wait Until Dark as the erudite killer stalking Audrey Hepburn. His portrayal of Dr. Oatman, a scared and conflicted psychiatrist treating John Cusack's hit man character Martin Q. Blank in Grosse Point Blank was well received, his role in Little Miss Sunshine, as Grandfather Edwin, foul-mouthed and had a taste for snorting heroin, won him the BAFTA Film Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role and the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. On receiving his Academy Award on February 25, 2007, Arkin said, "More than anything, I'm moved by the open-hearted appreciation our small film has received, which in these fragmented times speaks so of the possibility of innocence and connection". At 72 years old, Arkin was the sixth oldest winner of the Best Supporting Actor Oscar. In 2006–2007, Arkin was cast in supporting roles in Rendition as a U. S. senator and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause as Bud Newman. On Broadway, Arkin starred in Enter Luv, he directed The Sunshine Boys, among others.
In 1969, Arkin's directorial debut was a 12-minute children's film titled People Soup, starring his sons Adam and Matthew Arkin. Based on a story of the same name he published in Galaxy Science Fiction in 1958, People Soup is a fantasy about two boys who experiment with various kitchen ingredients until they concoct a magical soup which transforms them into different animals and objects, his most acclaimed directorial effort is Little Murders, released in 1971. Written by cartoonist Jules Feiffer, Little Murders is a black comedy film starring Elliott Gould and Marcia Rodd about a girl, who brings home her boyfriend, Alfred, to meet her dysfunctional family amidst a series of random shootings, garbage strikes and electrical outages ravaging the neighborhood; the film opened to a lukewarm review by Roger Greenspan, a more positive one by Vincent Canby in the New York Times. Roger Ebert's review in the Chicago Sun Times was more enthusiastic, saying, "One of the reasons it works and is indeed a definitive reflection of A
Saul Rubinek is a German-born Canadian character actor, director and playwright, known for his work in TV, stage. His first roles were in Murder Sees the Light, he had roles in notable films including Against All Odds, Oliver Stone's Wall Street, The Bonfire of the Vanities, the Academy Award-winning Western Unforgiven. Rubinek's first play, Terrible Advice premiered in September 2011, he is known for his role as Artie Nielsen in the Syfy TV series Warehouse 13. Rubinek was born in Föhrenwald, Germany, the son of Polish Jews and Israel Rubinek, a factory worker, theatre company manager, Yiddish Theatre actor, Talmudic scholar. Rubinek's parents were hidden by Polish farmers for over two years during World War II and moved to Canada in 1948. Early in his career Rubinek gained the attention of Canadian audiences when he starred as detective Benny Cooperman in two TV films, The Suicide Murders and Murder Sees the Light, which are based on books in author Howard Engel's popular series of mystery novels set in the Niagara Region of Canada.
Rubinek starred as the antagonist, in Obsessed. In another TV film, Liberace: Behind the Music, he played Seymour Heller, the long-time friend and manager of Liberace. In 1982, he played Allan in the sexually-themed romantic comedy Soup For One, directed and written by Jonathan Kaufer and produced by Marvin Worth. Rubinek appeared in Taylor Hackford's Against All Odds, Oliver Stone's Wall Street, as a lawyer, The Outside Chance of Maximilian Glick, as a fun-loving rabbi, Brian De Palma's The Bonfire of the Vanities, again as a lawyer, in a lead part as a rabbi in The Quarrel, he is noted for his performance in Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven as a pulp fiction writer. He had a notable role in Tony Scott's True Romance as a cocaine-addicted film producer, he co-starred in the 1993 Emmy Award-winning American made-for-television docudrama And the Band Played On as Dr. Jim Curran. Rubinek played the character Kivas Fajo in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Most Toys". Rubinek, an ardent Star Trek fan, abruptly took over the part after David Rappaport, the actor, cast in the role, attempted suicide shortly after filming of the episode had begun.
Another science fiction role portrayed by Rubinek was as a documentary film director named Emmett Bregman, on the seventh season of the Canadian-American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1, in a two-part episode called "Heroes, Parts 1 & 2". He played Donny Douglas in several episodes of the American sitcom Frasier, he appeared, in two episodes of the 1995 revival of The Outer Limits. He played the role of Louis the Lion on YTV's The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon, he had a cameo appearance as a casino pit boss in the film Rush Hour 2. Rubinek played Alan Mintz opposite Nicolas Cage in the 2000 film The Family Man. In 2000, Rubinek played Detective Saul Panzer in The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery, the series pilot for the 2001-02 A&E TV series A Nero Wolfe Mystery, in which he would subsequently play the recurring role of reporter Lon Cohen. In 2005 he appeared in the short-lived American television series Blind Justice, has appeared from 2006 to 2012 in the supporting role of Hasty Hathaway in the Jesse Stone series of TV films, starring Tom Selleck.
His single-episode guest appearances during the 2000s include two 2004 episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, the "Adrift" episode in the beginning of Lost's second season in 2005, the 2006 "Invincible" episode of Eureka, the 2007 episode of the TV series Masters of Horror "The Washingtonians", a 2008 episode of the TV series Psych. That same year he guest-starred as Victor Dubenich, the antagonist in the pilot episode of Leverage, reappearing in 2012 for the last two episodes of season 4. In 2013, he guest-starred in two subsequent episodes of the TV series Person of Interest. In 2005, he directed Cruel but Necessary; the following year he appeared in a supporting role in the 2009 Canadian feature comedy The Trotsky. Rubinek starred in the Syfy series Warehouse 13 as Artie Nielsen, a covert agent employed by a secretive council to recover mystical artifacts with his team; the series finale was aired on May 2014 on Syfy. His first play, Terrible Advice premiered in September 2011 at the Menier Chocolate Factory Theatre in Southwark, starring Scott Bakula, Sharon Horgan, Andy Nyman and Caroline Quentin.
1982 Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, for role in film Ticket to Heaven. Jerry and Tom Club Land Bleacher Bums aka The Cheap Seats Cruel But Necessary Toronto Star biography of Saul RubinekSaul Rubinek on IMDb
Kevin Tighe is an American actor who has worked in television and theatre since the late 1960s. He is best known for his character, firefighter-paramedic Roy DeSoto, on the 1972-77 NBC series Emergency! Tighe was cast in his first major film. After being under contract with Paramount and Universal, Tighe's career took a turn from bit parts and extra work when he was cast as Roy DeSoto on Emergency!. Following Emergency!, Tighe went on to make numerous guest television appearances in shows such as Ellery Queen, The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, The Six Million Dollar Man. Aside from The Graduate, some of Tighe's film credits include Road House, City of Hope, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Jade. Tighe won a 1994 Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor in I Love a Man in Uniform. In the 2000s he played Anthony Cooper on the ABC television series Lost, as well as Giles Corey in the premiere episode of the original WGN America series Salem. Tighe has been seen in a number of stage productions including A Reckoning, Mourning Becomes Electra, Anna Christie, Other Desert Cities, Curse of the Starving Class.
Tighe was born Jon Kevin Fishburn in Los Angeles, California, of Czech-Bohemian and Irish descent, the son of an actor. When he was five, Tighe moved with his family from Los Angeles to nearby Pasadena, where he began acting at an early age, auditioning for juvenile leads at the Pasadena Playhouse, he graduated from Pasadena High School in 1962, went on to attend Pasadena City College before receiving an undergraduate degree from USC and an MFA for acting in 1967. After USC, Tighe was drafted into the United States Army. Due to an injury to his finger, he was stationed for two years at Fort Knox rather than being sent to Vietnam. Since 1985, Tighe has resided in Skagit County, Washington with his wife, the artist Rebecca Fletcher. From Skagit County, he travels to Los Angeles for work. Tighe has a daughter from his first marriage, Jennifer Tighe, an actress with whom he appeared in the stage production of A Reckoning. Tighe's first film appearance was in 1967 as fraternity brother in The Graduate, after which he appeared in two other films: Narcotics: Pit of Despair and Yours and Ours.
After being discharged from the Army, Tighe appeared at the Taper Theater in Los Angeles in "The Trial of the Catonsville Nine" and in Noël Coward's "Design for Living" at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. After this, he went on to perform in "Design for Living" with the National Theatre of Great Britain. During this period Tighe worked with a number of well-known actors including Lorne Greene, Maggie Smith, Michael Landon before signing a contract with Universal Studios. During Tighe's tenure at Paramount, he appeared on NBC's Bonanza in the episode, "The Weary Willies". Tighe auditioned for a new Jack Webb television series, Emergency! in 1972 and landed the role of firefighter-paramedic Roy DeSoto, alongside Randolph Mantooth as his partner, John Gage. DeSoto and his team would respond to vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, other rescues in a fire department rescue squad. After receiving advice and treatment orders from a local hospital via radiotelephone, the medics performed advanced life support techniques to stabilize patients needing aid before having them transported to a medical facility.
In order to better portray his character, along with other actors on the show, sat in on paramedic classes and participated in "ride-alongs" with the LA County Fire Department. When the show premiered, there were only 12 paramedic units in North America. In a 2006 Seattle radio interview, Tighe stated that Emergency! "...resonated with working people and I was always proud of that fact. It promoted the paramedic program."The show ran six seasons with seven two-hour television movie specials including a pilot film, The Wedsworth-Townsend Act. And averaged 30 million viewers each week. Tighe directed four episodes of Emergency!: "Gossip", "Inventions", "Fair Fight". and wrote one episode for the show, "Up all Night". Tighe and Mantooth did many of their own stunts in the early years of the show. Mantooth has been quoted as saying, "If you could see our faces, it was us doing the stunts, if you couldn't, it was our stunt double." While on Emergency!, Tighe appeared as Roy DeSoto in episodes of two other shows created by Robert A. Cinader, Sierra which had its backdoor pilot as an Emergency! episode, Adam-12.
Tighe voiced Roy DeSoto on the animated spin-off Emergency +4. and narrated an episode about the work of paramedics in LA County with Mantooth on NBC's Go! During the series' run and after it was cancelled, Tighe became and remained friends with Mantooth as well as London and Troup. Tighe served as a best man at Mantooth's second wedding in 2002. Through his friendship with Troup and London, who were married to each other as well as recording artists prior to being cast on the show, Tighe had the opportunity to meet well known jazz musicians and artists. Both Tighe and Mantooth appear in the video presentation The Pioneers of Paramedicine Story, a project done in conjunction with the Los Angeles County Fire Museum. Filmed in 2001 with additional scenes filmed in 2013, the video is a documentation of the history of pre-hospital medicine. Tighe was an honorary committee member on Project 51 and its efforts to honor Emergency!'s legacy. Tighe compiled a brief history of American EMS for the project.
Roy DeSoto's uniform, along with some of the medical equipment used on the show was ind
Mark Douglas Brown McKinney is a Canadian actor and comedian, best known for his work in the sketch comedy troupe The Kids in the Hall. Following the run of their television series and feature film, he was a cast member in Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 1997. From 2003 to 2006, he co-created and starred in the acclaimed series Slings & Arrows, a TV show about a Canadian theatre company struggling to survive while a crazy genius director haunted by his dead mentor helps the actors find authenticity in their acting. McKinney has a regular role as Glenn on the NBC comedy Superstore and appeared as Tom in FXX's Man Seeking Woman. McKinney was born in Ottawa, the son of Chloe, an architectural writer, Russell McKinney, a diplomat; because of his father's career, he did a lot of travelling. Some of the places he lived while growing up were Trinidad, Paris and Washington, D. C, he attended Trinity College School, a boarding school in Port Hope, Ontario. For a short while, McKinney was a student at Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he was a political science major.
He started performing comedy with the Loose Moose Theatre Company in Alberta. There, McKinney met Bruce McCulloch. Together they formed a comedy team called "The Audience." McKinney and McCulloch moved to Toronto, met Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald, who were in the process of forming a comedy troupe. Along with Scott Thompson, who joined after coming to a stage show, producer Lorne Michaels, The Kids in the Hall was formed in 1985. Notable "Kids" characters played by McKinney include the Chicken Lady, bluesman Mississippi Gary, Mr. Tyzik the Headcrusher, an embittered Eastern European who pretended to crush the heads of passers-by between his thumb and forefinger. Afterwards McKinney joined the cast of another Lorne Michaels sketch comedy show, Saturday Night Live in the middle of the 1994-1995 season as a repertory player. McKinney survived the cast overhaul that occurred at the end of season 20 and stayed on SNL until the end of the 1996–1997. During his time on SNL, McKinney had six recurring characters and twenty-seven celebrity impersonations.
He has appeared in several films, including the SNL spinoffs Superstar, The Ladies Man and A Night at the Roxbury. McKinney starred opposite Isabella Rossellini in Guy Maddin's acclaimed tragicomedy The Saddest Music in the World, he appeared in the Spice Girls' movie Spice World. In 1999 he appeared in the Canadian television film adaptation Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang. McKinney cowrote and starred in the Kids in the Hall movie Brain Candy, in which, among other roles, he spoofed SNL and KITH executive producer Lorne Michaels, his theatre appearances include The Ugly Man with One Yellow Rabbit at the Edinburgh Fringe festival and Glasgow. He was in the cast of The Roundabout theatre production of Flea in her Ear and David Lindsay Abaire's Fuddy Meers for the Manhattan theatre club. During the fall of 2001 McKinney performed the one-man show Fully Committed at the Wintergarden theatre in Toronto and again in the summer of 2002 at the Centaur Theatre in Montreal, he appeared in the first season of Robson Arms, as well as on the hit Canadian comedy Corner Gas.
From 2003 to 2006, he co-created, co-wrote and starred in the acclaimed dramedy TV series Slings & Arrows, about the backstage goings-on in a Canadian Shakespearean theatre company struggling with financial problems as they rehearse and present various productions. In 2006–7 he both worked as a story editor on and a recurring role in NBC's Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip as Andy Mackinaw, a humourless widowed writer/story editor for the show-within-a-show, he appeared as a cast member on the CBC comedy Hatching and Dispatching and its 2017 follow up A Christmas Fury. He directed the short film Not Pretty, Really for the 2006 anthology Shorts in Motion: The Art of Seduction; as well, he directed and appeared on the CBC Radio post-apocalyptic comedy Steve, The First and its sequel, The Second, for his friend Matt Watts. He is a writer for Watts' new sitcom Michael and Thursdays, which aired on CBC Television in fall 2011. In the summer of 2007, he became the show-runner and executive producer of Less Than Kind, a half hour comedy starring Maury Chaykin.
McKinney was in an episode of the Canadian children's TV show Dino Dan called "Prehistoric Zoo/Ready? Set? Dino!" He plays Dino Dan's track coach in the second part, "Ready? Set? Dino!", of this two-part episode released 4 October 2010. He starred in the Kids in the Hall 2010 reunion project Death Comes to Town. In 2011, he was an executive producer of Picnicface, a sketch TV series from the Halifax comedy troupe of the same name produced for The Comedy Network. In 2013, he co-starred in Rocket Monkeys as Lord Peel. In 2014, he appeared in the CBC television series The Best Laid Plans. Beginning in 2015, he has been a co-star on the NBC sitcom Superstore, renewed for a fourth season in February 2018. McKinney is credited in the American dubbed parody of the popular Japanese television series Kagaku Sentai Dynaman as the voice of Yousuke, aka Dyna Blue. Mark McKinney on IMDb