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John Hemphill

Actor, Writer, Director, Additional Credits
John Hemphill, born in 1953, is a multi-talented Canadian individual. He is not only an actor but also a writer, creator, and director. Hemphill has been associated with The Second City troupe's Toronto cast for a significant period of time. His writing contributions to SCTV brought him into contact with some of the biggest stars of Second City, including John Candy, Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Andrea Martin, and Eugene Levy. Hemphill's most notable on-screen contribution was Happy Marsden, the host of a children's show that broadcasts from a bar. In addition to his impressive resume, Hemphill has made appearances in several television series such as RoboRoach, The Jane Show, Little Mosque on the Prairie, Maniac Mansion, and notably portrayed the character of Bob Currie in Schitt's Creek. Furthermore, he has also made his mark in television films like Hostage for a Day and Sodbusters.
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Relic Hunter
  • Untold Stories of the ER
Known For
  • SCTV Network 90
  • Roboroach
  • Sodbusters
  • Hostage for a Day
  • The Best of SCTV
  • The Pink Chiquitas
  • Goofballs
  • Partners 'n Love

Filmography

2015
Schitt's Creek (TV Series) · as Bob Currie
2007
Little Mosque on the Prairie (TV Series) · as George Wispinski
2005
The Man · as Ted
2004
The Jane Show (TV Series) · as Jane's Dad
2004
Untold Stories of the ER (TV Series) · as Reenactments
2004
New York Minute · as Tim Brooger
2002
Puppets Who Kill (TV Series) · as Curious Bob
2001
Roboroach (TV Series) · as Cast
1999
Relic Hunter (TV Series) · as Richard Ferguson
1998
Power Play (TV Series) · as Dr. Eugene Tockette
1998
Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension (TV Series) · as Freddie Foster
1996
Once a Thief (TV Series)
1995
Goosebumps (TV Series) · as Doctor / Swat Team Leader
1994
Sodbusters · as Cole
1994
Hostage for a Day · as Andre Petrovich
1994
Due South (TV Series) · as Van Zant's Cleaner
1992
Partners 'n Love · as Lloyd Peters
1990
Maniac Mansion (TV Series) · as Harry "the Fly" Orca
1988
1987
Adventures in Babysitting · as Drunk At Party
1987
Goofballs · as Aldo
1986
The Pink Chiquitas · as Ernie Bodine
1986
Really Weird Tales · as Mervis Jutt (segment "i'll Die Loving")
1983
SCTV Channel (TV Series)
1981
SCTV Network 90 (TV Series)
1979
Bizarre (TV Series) · as Various

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