Yannick Bisson Biography

Yannick Bisson is a Canadian actor best known for his role in ‘Murdoch Mysteries.’ Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements, and fun facts about him.

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Birthday: May 16, 1969

Nationality: Canadian

Famous: Actors Canadian Men

Age: 50 Years, 50 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Taurus

Also Known As: Yannick D. Bisson

Born in: Montreal, Quebec

Famous as: Actor

Height: 5'11" (180 cm), 5'11" Males


Spouse/Ex-: Chantal Craig (m. 1990)

children: Brianna Bisson, Dominique Bisson, Mikaela Bisson

City: Montreal, Canada, Quebec, Canada

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Yannick D. Bisson is a Canadian actor best known for appearing in the main role of Detective William Murdoch in the drama ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ and as ‘Mr. Anthony’ in the children’s TV series ‘The Adventures of Napkin Man’. He is also known for appearing in lead roles in the drama series ‘High Tide’ and ‘Learning the Ropes’. The actor has appeared in recurring roles in the television programs 'Soul Food', 'Undergrads' and 'Falcon Beach' as well. He also guest-starred in several shows. On the big screen, Bisson has acted in the movies 'Toby McTeague', 'Velocity Trap', 'Casino Jack' and 'Another WolfCop'. Talking about his awards and honors, the Canadian actor received the ‘Canadian Screen Award’ under the category ‘Best Host in a Pre-School, Children's or Youth Program or Series’ for ‘The Adventures of Napkin Man.’ He also received the Fan's Choice Award at the event of the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. Bisson was honoured with the ‘ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence’ for his lifetime of work as well.

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  • Yannick Bisson first appeared in the 1984 TV film ‘Hockey Night’. After this, he appeared in the flick ‘Toby McTeague’. In 1988, he was cast as Mark Randall for the series ‘Learning the Ropes’. The following year, he made guest appearances in the shows ‘C.B.C.'s Magic Hour’ and ‘Street Legal.’ After this, the actor did the TV film series ‘Gold’. In 1994, he joined the cast of the series ‘High Tide’ as Joey Barrett. A year later, Bisson got featured in the television movie ‘Young at Heart’.
  • He began playing the role of Richmond P. Hobson, Jr. in the series ‘Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy’ in 1999. The same year, he also appeared in the film ‘Velocity Trap’. From 2000 to 2004, the Canadian star had a recurring role in ‘Soul Food’. He then starred on the 2001 show ‘Undergrads’. In 2002, Bisson began playing Jack Hudson in the series ‘Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye’. During this time, he also acted in the TV films ‘I Do’ and ‘Crazy for Christmas’. Five years later, he got featured on the series ‘Falcon Beach’.
  • He joined the cast of ‘Murdoch Mysteries’ as Det. William Murdoch in 2008. The same year, the actor had a role in the short film ‘Nothing Really Matters’. After this, he played Oscar Carillo in the 2010 flick ‘Casino Jack’. During 2013 and 2014, Bisson appeared as Mr. Anthony on the children’s TV series ‘The Adventures of Napkin Man’. Then in 2016, he got the opportunity to work in the movie ‘Another WolfCop’ as well as in a number of TV films including ‘The Julius House: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery’ and ‘Three Bedrooms, One Corpse: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery’.
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Personal Life
  • Yannick Bisson was born as Yannick D. Bisson on May 16, 1969 in Montreal, Quebec. He has been married to his wife Chantal Craig since 26 May 1990. The couple has three daughters: Brianna, Dominique and Mikaela.

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