GORD RAND – Jacob
For Tarragon: Wide Awake Hearts, Abyss, and the writer of The Trouble with Mr. Adams.
Selected Credits: Playboy of the Western World, The Devil’s Disciple, Heartbreak House, The Philanderer, The Cherry Orchard (Shaw Festival – selected credits); Oedipus Rex (Stratford); Hamlet (Necessary Angel/ Worldstage); The Test (Company Theatre); Trout Stanley (Factory Theatre); Translations (Soulpepper); The Invention of Love (American Conservatory Theatre); Goodness (Edinburgh Festival, PS 122, Arts Azimut); Writer of Pond Life and The Trial of Thumbelina.
Selected Film and Television: Combat Hospital, Durham County, Orphan Black, Pure, Cardinal, Man Running, Maps to the Stars, Wynonna Earp, Taken, Ransom, Private Eyes, October Faction, The
Handmaid’s Tale, and director of Pond Life, the feature film, and Goodness in Rwanda, a feature documentary.
Upcoming: Trickster (CBC); Chapelwaite (Netflix); Stardust (Wilding Pictures).
Awards: Dora Award (Best Male Performance) for his portrayal of Uri, a naked plutonium dealer, in Michael Healey’s brilliant play, The Innocent Eye Test.
Other: Thanks to Daniel and Chris for being such fun, thorny bastards and to the Tarragon for this opportunity. I’m very happy to share this story again.