Former fighter pilot flies again but this time the thrill comes from making people laugh.
Barry Kennedy grew up in Winnipeg, graduated from high school in Richmond, BC, and subsequently Royal Roads Military College in Victoria with a degree in Physics and Oceanography. Following which he was an Air Force pilot in Saskatchewan, Alberta, Ontario, Quιbec and on Vancouver Island. Barry had the opportunity to suss out the geography and culture of our land even before he started acting and performing stand-up comedy in every nook and cranny Canada has to offer.
Barry Kennedy has appeared in over thirty movies and TV productions, headlined at Canadian and US clubs from coast to coast and overseas, and spoken at functions for everyone from golfers to Golan Heights peacekeeping troops, corporate executives to trial lawyers.
Barry has three published novelsThrough the Deadfall, The Hindmost and most recently Rock Varnish.
Barry can currently be seen as the host of Discovery Channels Out in the Cold, in which he has the honour of indulging his passion for the country by meeting people who live in work in frigid climes from the Yukon to Hudson Bay, and Newfoundland to the high arctic of Ellesmere Island.
Television / Film / Radio
OUT IN THE COLD [2 seasons] - Host - Discovery Channel
JPOD Principal - CBC/No Equal
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Principal - USA/Sci-Fi Channel
BLADE Principal - Spike TV
DAVINCIS INQUEST Principal - CBC
JETT JACKSON Principal - Alliance/Atlantis
D.C. "Justice" Actor - Warner Bros
DEAR AMERICA "Great Migration" Actor - HBO/Scholastic
REAL KIDS REAL ADVENTURES Principal - Firecorps - V/Discovery US
TRADERS Actor - Atlantis/Global
DUE SOUTH Actor - Alliance
MY FATHER'S SHADOW Actor - CBS
MARCIANO Principal - MGM/Showtime
LA FEMME NIKITA Principal - CTV/USA Network
PSI FACTOR Actor - Atlantis/Global/CBS
ROAD TO AVONLEA Actor - Disney/Sullivan Films
BETWEEN LOVE & HONOR Actor - Love & Honor Production
GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER Actor - Getting Away Prod./Alliance
TOP COPS - Guest Lead - CBI
TOP COPS (2 eps.) Principal - CBI
TOP COPS (2 eps.) Actor - CBI
DUE SOUTH Actor - Due South Prod/Alliance
SECRET SERVICE Actor- Secretvision
E.N.G. Principal - Alliance
KATTS AND DOG - Guest Lead - Katz '90
WAR OF THE WORLDS - Guest Lead - Triumph
THE CHALLENGERS Principal - Lauron
MY SECRET IDENTITY Principal - Nelvana
ADDERLY - Guest Lead - V.H. John Bell
EARTHSTAR VOYAGER Principal - Disney
LIES FROM LOTUS LAND Actor - CBC
FIREFIGHTER Actor - CBS
Books And Articles
Through the Deadfall
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