Noah Reid

Noah Reid plays Patrick in the fourth season of Schitt’s Creek. Reid most recently starred in the title role of the Free Form series Kevin From Work, as well as the indie feature Cardinal. Other film credits include People Hold On, Pride of Lions, Old Stock, and Score: A Hockey Musical. Read More

He also starred in the web turned television series Backpackers for CW and has appeared as a guest star on House of Lies (Showtime), Cracked (CBC), Alphas, Three Inches, (SyFy), The Firm (CBS), Rookie Blue (ABC/Global) as well as the ABC miniseries Titanic written by Julian Fellowes. Reid was the original voice of “Franklin” on the popular animated series Franklin the Turtle. He went on to star in the television series Strange Days at Blake Holsey High. Reid played the role of Darrell Fox in Terry, about Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope.

On stage, Reid recently starred in Creditors (Coal Mine Theatre), and performed both as musician and actor in A Woman Is A Secret (Theatre Centre/Sidemart). He also starred in the Canadian premiere of George F. Walker’s latest work Dead Metaphor (Mirvish/Canadian Rep) in Toronto. Other theatrical credits include Red (Neptune Theatre), Jitters, Parfumerie (Soulpepper), The Trespassers, Three Sisters, and Bartholomew Fair (Stratford Festival). Reid portrayed Chip in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, which ran in Toronto and on Broadway. He was also a recipient of the prestigious John Hirsch Award given to the most promising actor in the Stratford Festival (2009). Reid looks forward to tackling Annie Baker’s The Aliens at The Coal Mine Theatre and the title role in Hamlet at Tarragon a little later this year.

Eugene Levy

Eugene Levy is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer.  He has appeared in more than 60 motion pictures to date, eight of which having topped the $100M mark. The box office success of films such as Bringing Down The HouseCheaper By the Dozen 2, and Father Of The Bride Part II have established him as one of Hollywood’s most popular comedic actors. But it was the role of Noah Levenstein in the American Pie franchise that cemented his reputation as America’s favourite Dad.  Levy’s most recent big-screen role was that of Dory’s Dad in the Disney/Pixar smash Finding Dory, in which he stars alongside Ellen DeGeneres and Diane Keaton. The film has surpassed the $1B mark worldwide, and is on track to become one of the highest-grossing animated films of all time.  Read More

This year Levy partnered with SCTV (Second City Television) alum to shoot a comedy reunion special for Netflix, directed by Martin Scorsese. Levy joined Catherine O’Hara, Joe Flahety, Andrea Martin, Martin Short, and Dave Thomas.

Partnering with Christopher Guest, Levy earned critical acclaim for co-writing and co-starring in Best In ShowWaiting For GuffmanFor Your Consideration, and A Mighty Wind. Levy has been nominated for and won countless awards for his films including a New York Film Critics Circle Award and a Grammy Award® for A Mighty Wind and a Golden Globe® nomination for Best In Show.  Other films include SplashArmed and DangerousMultiplicityClub Paradise, and Serendipity.

In 2013, Levy formed Not A Real Company Productions (with his son Daniel Levy and principals Andrew Barnsley and Fred Levy) to produce Schitt’s Creek, a television series for CBC/ITV he co-created, co-executive produces, and co-stars in with Daniel Levy. The single-cam, character-driven comedy also stars Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, and Chris Elliott.  

For Seasons One and Two, Schitt’s Creek received a total of 28 Canadian Screen Award nominations, and in 2016 swept the CSAs, winning nine of a possible 10 categories, including Best Comedy; Lead Actor in a Comedy (Eugene Levy); Lead Actress in a Comedy (Catherine O’Hara); Best Writing in a Comedy (Daniel Levy); Best Direction in a Comedy (Paul Fox); Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy (Chris Elliott); and Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy (Emily Hampshire); among others.  Levy also received the prestigious Legacy Award (along with co-star and long-time collaborator, Catherine O’Hara) from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.  The series has also been recognized with awards from ACTRA, the Directors Guild of Canada, the Writers Guild of Canada, and the Canadian Cinema Editors Awards. 

Levy has also won two Emmys® for his writing on SCTV as well as many other awards and nominations for his television work. 

Levy is a Member of the Order of Canada and a recipient of The Governor General’s Performing Arts Award – the foremost honour presented for excellence in the performing arts.

Emily Hampshire

Montreal native Emily Hampshire portrays fan favourite ’Stevie Budd’ in the CBC/Pop comedy series Schitt’s Creek, opposite Eugene Levy and Catherine O’Hara, for which she has won three Canadian Screen Awards. Read More

Recently she portrayed ‘Jennifer Goines’ in Syfy/Hulu’s 12 Monkeys and has garnered numerous accolades and acclaim for her performance as the character first made iconic by Brad Pitt. Hampshire has also received a Golden Maple Award for her work on both 12 Monkeys and Schitt’s Creek.

This past year, Hampshire shot The Life and Death of John F. Donovan with Jessica Chastain, Natalie Portman and Kit Harrington from celebrated director Xavier Dolan. She was also seen in Darren Aronofsky’s new feature Mother! and she recently shot the lead in the indie Never Saw It Coming. No stranger to the Toronto International Film Festival, Hampshire has had eight movies premiere at the prestigious festival. In 2012, she received the Birks Canadian Diamond Award at the Cannes Film Festival for her career and work in David Cronenberg’s Cosmopolis.

Hampshire has also been named an ‘International Star You Need To Know’ by Variety as well as being featured on the NextGen Canada list by The Hollywood Reporter. 

Hampshire currently splits her time between Toronto and Los Angeles. 

 

Dan Levy

Writer, director, producer, and actor Daniel Levy began his television career as a co-host of MTV Canada’s flagship show MTV Live and later co-wrote, co-hosted, and co-produced the critically acclaimed ratings hit The After Show and its later incarnations.  Read More

Levy also wrote, produced, and starred in a Christmas special for MTV and co-hosted the MTV Movie Awards Red Carpet, in addition to providing national coverage of the Vancouver Olympic Games for CTV.  He made his film debut opposite Tina Fey in Admission.

In 2013, Levy formed Not A Real Company Productions (with Eugene Levy, among others) to produce Schitt’s Creek, a half-hour single cam comedy for CBC/ITV/Pop.  Levy is the co-creator, co-executive producer, showrunner, and writer of Schitt’s Creek and stars alongside Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Annie Murphy, and Chris Elliott. Heading into its fifth season, Schitt’s Creek is currently streaming on Netflix and airs on CBC in Canada and Pop in the U.S.   

In 2016, Levy won the Best Writing in a Comedy Series award at the Canadian Screen Awards and, as Executive Producer, shared the CSA for Best Comedy.  He has been nominated for Lead Actor in a Comedy three times and the series has garnered more than 50 nominations and nearly two dozen awards. 

This past year Dan was nominated for Best Comedic Performance at the MTV Movie Awards for his work in Schitt’s Creek.

Levy also cohosts The Great Canadian Baking Show and made an appearance on Modern Family this fall.

Catherine O’Hara

Catherine O’Hara is a prolific, multi-award winning actress, writer, and comedian whose film credits include lead and supporting roles in Beetlejuice, Home Alone, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, After Hours, Heartburn, The Life Before This, Penelope, Away We Go, Where the Wild Things Are, A.C.O.D., The Right Kind of Wrong, and many more. In 2016, O’Hara won the Canadian Screen Award for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, as well as the ACTRA Award® for Outstanding Female Performance for her role as ‘Moira’ on CBC’s Schitt’s Creek. O’Hara also received the prestigious Legacy Award (along with co-star and long-time collaborator, Eugene Levy) from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Read More

O’Hara has collaborated with Christopher Guest and co-writer Eugene Levy four times on the critically acclaimed mockumentary films Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, and For Your Consideration. Her performance in the latter won her the 2007 National Board of Review Award for Supporting Actress.

This year O’Hara partnered with SCTV (Second City Television) alum to shoot a comedy reunion special for Netflix, directed by Martin Scorsese. O’Hara joined Eugene Levy, Joe Flahety, Andrea Martin, Martin Short, and Dave Thomas.

O’Hara has made many guest appearances on top-rated television series including Six Feet Under and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Her role in the HBO’s Temple Grandin earned her Emmy, Satellite, and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations.  She first performed with Toronto’s Second City Theatre and later, with fellow alumni including Eugene Levy, created the iconic sketch comedy show SCTV.  O’Hara won an Emmy Award® and earned four Emmy® nominations for her writing on the show. In 2017 O’Hara again won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role and was appointed an Officer to the Order of Canada. 

Annie Murphy

Annie Murphy’s past projects have included Rookie BlueFlashpoint, and Blue Mountain State. Murphy has also worked in theatre in Montreal and Toronto.

Murphy is currently starring in Schitt’s Creek for CBC/Pop/ITV. She stars alongside Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy, Catherine O’Hara, and Chris Elliott as Alexis Rose, the daughter of Levy and O’Hara.  In 2016 and again in 2018, Murphy was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in a Comedy for her work on the show. Read More

Murphy wrote, produced, and acted in The Plateaus, a CBC web series, which also features Elisha Cuthbert, Jay Baruchel, Sam Roberts, and Kevin MacDonald.  She is a graduate of both the Canadian Film Centre Actors’ Conservatory and the Theatre Performance Program at Concordia University.  She resides in Toronto, Ontario and was born in Ottawa.