R.H. Thomson

Canadian stage and screen actor RH Thomson was awarded the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award and is a Member of the Order of Canada. He has appeared in theatres across Canada and has filmed in Canada, the US, Greece and the Czech Republic. He has earned multiple awards for his work as actor. He directed the award winning production of The Crucible at Theatre Calgary and recently performed in The Message by Jason Sherman and This Was The World by Ellie Moon, both directed by Richard Rose at the Tarragon Theatre. His portrayal of Matthew Cuthbert in the CBC/NETFLIX series Anne With An E earned him two Canadian Screen Awards. As well as being an advocate for the arts, Mr. Thomson has worked on many history/education projects. He has spent the past decade building The World Remembers-Le Monde Se Souvient, an international WWI names commemoration exhibit with twenty-three participating nations. His recently published book By The Ghost Light: Wars, Memory and Families was named by the Globe & Mail as one of the best books of 2023.


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