Barry Flatman

Stars as 'Jonas' in Jonas & Barry in the Home (2023)

One of Canada’s most prolific film and television performers, Barry Flatman has appeared in over thirty movies, has had leading and guest star roles in countless TV series, performed featured roles in several dozen movies for television and created many voice characters for animation. Flatman has also produced, written, directed and taught for stage, TV, film and radio, has a Gold Record, and has been nominated for both JUNO and Gemini Awards (now known as the Canadian Screen Awards).

Mr. Flatman starred in the hit series for Private Eyes (Global TV) for five seasons.

Recent credits include guest starring roles on Transplant (Bell Media), recurring roles on Hell On Wheels (AMC), Fargo (FX/MGM), The Strain (FX), Defiance (SyFy), and appearances on Hannibal (NBC) and Gangland Undercover (Cineflix). Recent films include Amber Alert (Incendo), Marilyn (Lifetime), and Apple Mortgage Cake (Indep). Other recent credits include The Kennedys (History), No Stranger Than Love (Indep), Dr. Cabbie (Caramel Films), Patch Town (Suki Films), Daniel’s Daughter (Hallmark), and Guns (CBC).

On stage Flatman starred in Enron (Theatre Calgary), Stuff Happens (Studio 180), and Fool For Love (Red One Theatre Collective). His performance as Big Daddy in the Segal Centre Production of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof garnered him a nomination for Best Actor. He also starred as General Waverley in the U.S. national touring production of Kevin McCollum’s Irving Berlin’s White Christmas.

Flatman served on the National, Guild, and Toronto executives of ACTRA for over ten years and received the honorary title of President Emeritus for Toronto and Life Membership. He served as a Member of the Board of the Actors’ Fund of Canada from 2000 and as its President until 2011.

He is the loving father of two magnificent children and is a season ticket holder to the Toronto Maple Leafs for over forty years—although he is a rabid Montreal Canadiens fan!