Graham Abbey


Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Graham has spent 13 seasons with the Stratford Festival of Canada. Selected roles include Macbeth, Prince Hal, Henry V, Petruchio, Berowne, Jacques, Henry VIII, Romeo, D’Artagnan, Algeron, Hap Loman and Posthumus. He will return this summer to Stratford to play Iago in Othello and Athos in The Three Musketeers as well as taking on an assistant directing post on Romeo and Juliet.

Graham has appeared in theatres across North America, in Chicago performing The Moliere Comedies and School for Scandal with Brian Bedford and Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre starring in The Pessimist.

Other theatre includes Long Days Journey Into Night (MTC) and Neil Simon’s Proposals (Royal Alexandra Theatre) and most recently, Talk is Free’s production of Assassins. He received two Dora nominations for outstanding achievement in Canadian theatre and won the award in 2002 for featured male actor.

On the film and television front Graham spent three seasons starring on CBC’s hit series The Border as Detective Gray Jackson.

Recent television credits include guest starring roles on Bomb Girls, Lost Girl, Warehouse 13, Flashpoint, Rookie Blue as well as recurring roles on Degrassi, Murdoch Mysteries, Republic of Doyle and USA Network’s Covert Affairs.

Recent feature films include Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz opposite Sarah Silverman, Casino Jack with Kevin Spacey, and Defendor with Woody Harrelson.

Graham is the artistic director of the Groundling Theatre Company.