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Dean Armstrong

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24 April 1973 Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Dean is an actor and coach for film + television. His varied career includes 5 seasons in his critically acclaimed portrayal of Blake on Showtime's Queer As Folk, Saw 3D, the host of the CBC 6 part mini-series Triple Sensation II as well as 2 years on Broadway starring in Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical Rent. Dean is also the Founder and Executive Producer of Appulse Films. The company's first feature entitled Verona, directed by Laurie Lynd (Breakfast with Scot), is scheduled for release in 2010. Director of Armstrong Acting Studios, Dean is one of Canada's most sought after episodic and feature film pre-production and on set coaches. Credits include: Beat the World, Ice Castles, Medium Raw, The Best Years, Pure Design, Mr. Friday, Bitten, Natural Wonders, Ways to Save the Planet (Discovery/Impossible Pictures),Da Kink in My Hair, Fugitive Pieces, How She Move, Stump, Darcy's Wild Life, Saint Ralph, The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico, Renegade, and Showtime's Queer As Folk. Founded in 1998, Armstrong Acting Studios boasts over 4000 of Toronto's regular working film and television actors as graduates and ongoing students of personal and studio training. His alumni include teen sensation Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana), Nina Dobrev (Vampire Diaries), Devon Bostick (Diary of a Wimpy Kid), Miriam McDonald (Degrassi: The Next Generation), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (The Bold and the Beautiful) and Brittany Allen (All My Children).
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