Michael Scholar Jr.
Photos with Michael Scholar Jr.
Born and raised in Regina, Michael trained in Edmonton where he graduated from the University of Alberta BFA Acting program, but he currently calls Vancouver home. Michael is best known for his work on CBC's Street Cents (1989), for which he was nominated for a Gemini Award. Michael's proudest achievement was producing and starring in the World English Premiere of a rock opera by Tom Waits, William S. Burroughs and Robert Wilson entitled The Black Rider (Off Broadway), which recently won the 2001 Sterling award for Best Fringe Production. Read more... Blue Orphan (Catalyst Theatre, UK Tour), Over the River and Through the Woods (The Mayfield), Mojo (Theatre Network), Hamlet (University of Regina) and The Collected Works of Billy The Kid (Studio Theatre). Film and TV credits include Jeremiah with Luke Perry, Mentors with Henry Czerny, Black Sash, Special Unit 2 and Stealing Christmas with Tony Danza. Michael has been honored with a SMPIA Award for Best Actor for his work in Portrait of a Young Artist.