Perhaps best known for his lead role on CBC’s "The Border," Graham Abbey has portrayed memorable characters on both the stage and screen. His leading man quality and versatile acting range has Abbey winning over audiences from Stratford to Hollywood.
On the stage, Abbey has been a prominent player in Canada’s prestigious Stratford Festival, where he debuted his talent in As You Like It at the young age of eleven. He then took a leave from acting to complete his education, before returning to Stratford with title roles in such productions as Henry V, Henry VIII and Macbeth, as well as leading roles in Cymbeline, King John, Taming of the Shrew, Henry IV, Three Musketeers and Death of a Salesman among others.
Abbey played the lead role of Sergeant Gray Jackson on three seasons of CBC’s "The Border." The series, which aired globally on 21 television networks, earned a nomination for Best TV Drama at the Monte Carlo Television Festival, and won nine Gemini Awards during its three season run.
Building on his success on "The Border," Abbey has played recurring and guest starring roles on a number of prominent television series in both the United States and Canada. He had recurring roles on USA Network’s "Covert Affairs," and CBC’s "Murdoch Mysteries" and "Republic of Doyle," and guest starring roles on SyFy’s "Warehouse 13," CBC’s "Heartland," CTV’s "Flashpoint" and ABC/Global’s "Rookie Blue," to name a few.
On the big screen, Abbey starred alongside Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen and Sarah Silverman in the critically acclaimed "Take This Waltz," a Magnolia Pictures film. He has also graced the screen with roles in "Casino Jack," "388 Arletta Avenue," "Defendor," "Stealing Paradise" and "Secrets of Eden."
Most recently, Abbey appeared as a series regular on Much Music’s "Degrassi: The Next Generation," on which he played the role of Glen Martin. Abbey can be currently seen starring in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Angels and Ornaments."