Christopher Kelk





Christopher has been a professional actor for 38 years, beginning with a season at the Shaw Festival in 1973. Since then he has performed on stages across Canada from Newfoundland to B.C. in plays ranging from Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides to Shakespeare to Brecht to O'Casey to Beckett to Arthur Miller to Pinter, with occasional forays into John Murrell, Neil Simon, Alan Ayckbourn and many others. Christopher can be seen in Universal's Billy Madison, HBO's Palmer's Bones and the Movie of the Week Mother's Love as well as several other television dramas and series. He has been a member of Banff 's Master Class (under Douglas Campbell) and their Advanced Actors' Workshop (under Joe Dowling). Christopher has performed with Humber River Shakespeare playing Scrooge in the touring production of A Christmas Carol, Gremio in The Taming of the Shrew and Egeon/Pinch in The Comedy of Errors. He played the title role in King Lear with Driftwood Theatre and reprised the role with Theatre Prospero in Edmonton, Alberta. His verse translation of Juvenal’s Satires has just been published by Edwin Mellen Press.




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