Lorne Cardinal Movies and Career Information
Lorne Cardinal is a stage and television actor, best known for portraying character Davis Quinton on the Canadian television series Corner Gas. Cardinal is a rugby union enthusiast. He played for the Strathcona Druids, becoming the first Aboriginal person to play for the team. He can be seen wearing Prairie Fire rugby team merchandise on Corner Gas. He obtained a B.F.A. degree in Acting from the University of Alberta. He was formerly married to actress and musician Cheri Maracle, and was married once before. He has also had various other roles in theatre, film and television, some of which include Insomnia, renegadepress.com, in which he acted and directed, Wolf Canyon, and Thunderstick, which he directed. Of Cree descent, he is also noted for playing First Nations roles in many productions, including Tecumseh in Canada: A People's History and an aboriginal elder in Tkaronto. He also appeared on many episodes of North of 60. Currently, Lorne can be heard as the voice of Jacob Morin on the APTN stop motion animated series Wapos Bay: The Series. He also appeared in the 2002 film Insomnia 2002 Film starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams and Hilary Swank.