Tyler Lionel Parr- See director BIO
Tyler has been an avid performer in theatre for the past 25 years in such shows as West Side Story, Hamlet, Art, Romeo & Juliet, History of the Devil, Trojan Woman and August: Osage County.
He has won several awards for his roles in comedic and dramatic productions such as George F. Walker's - Problem Child and funniest comedic show - Fully Insured.
Tyler has just recently been awarded the National Screen Institute of Canada - Brian Linehan Award for Best Actor (Ironied).
He has been nominated for best actor in shows such as Daniel McIvor's - Never Swim Alone and the notable Yazmina Riza's - Art. He has performed and toured throughout Canada and performed in shows as far abroad as Prague and Turkey with the auspicious group Black Hand Theatre. He has appeared on several television shows such as 'Curious and Unusual Deaths, Breakout, Inventions That Shook the World, The History Network, CBC, Discovery Network and commercials, as well as many principal roles in independent short films.
Born in Woodstock Ontario, Canada, he has lived from coast to coast and is currently living in Toronto, where he works as an actor, director and filmmaker. Tyler is the owner and Artistic Director of Figurehead Films. His first film, Dragonfly, was accepted into the Short Film Corner at the 2012 Festival De Cannes and the Toronto Independent Film Festival.