Walter Borden

Represented by: Kish Iqbal

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Height: 5’10”              Weight: l60 lbs.          Eyes: Gray/Hazel        Hair: Grey  CAEA/ACTRA
 
SELECTED FILM & TELEVISION:
Mr. D Guest Star Topsail Ent./CBC; Dir: Keith Samples
Death & Grieving Men Featured Mad Dash Entertainment; Dir: Samuel Plante
Untitled Haunt Project Featured Forefront Films; Dir: Jesse T Cook
Gerontophilia (Jutra Nomination Best Actor) Lead New Real Films; Dir: Bruce LaBruce
A Dark Matter Featured Dir/Prod: James Naylor
Nurse.Fighter.Boy Featured CFC/Ingrid Veninger; Dir: Charles Officer
The Event Supporting Lead Think Films; Dir: Thom Fitzgerald
Platinum Featured CBS/Greenblatt; Dir: Clement Virgo
Feast of All Saints Featured Showtime/Dufferin Gate; Dir: Peter Medak
One Heart Broken Into Song Featured Pitcher Plant
Our Daily Bread Lead CBC/Our Daily Bread Prods.
Lexx: The Dark Zone Series Regular Salter Street Productions
God’s Trombones Featured CBC
Tartuffe Lead Neptune Theatre/CBC
 
SELECTED THEATRE:
Father Comes Home from the Wars Oldest Old Man Soulpepper; Dir: Weyni Mengesha
The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God* Abendigo National Arts Centre; Dir: Djanet Sears
Driving Miss Daisy*** Hoke Theatre Aquarius/Mayfield Theatre/Thousand Islands Playhouse/Western Canada Theatre
The Neverending Story Bookseller, Cairon, Engywook Roseneath; Dir: David S. Craig
Name In Vain (Decalogue Two) Monk 2 Tarragon; Dir: Richard Rose
Fernando Krapp Wrote Me This Letter The Count Canadian Stage; Dir: Matthew Jocelyn
El Numero Uno Chef Trenton/Freddiebeast LKTYP; Dir: Ahdri Zhina Mandiela
Wise.Woman Tamrin b current; Dir: Ahdri Zhina Mandiela
Medea Tutor MTC/Mirvish Productions; Dir: Miles Potter
Last Days of Graceland Jackson Theatre Passe Muraille; Dir: Patricia Vanstone
The Comedy of Errors Dr. Pinch Stratford Festival; Dir: Richard Monette
The Odyssey Eumaeus/Proteus/Philosopher Stratford Festival; Dir: Peter Hinton
Orpheus Descending Uncle Pleasant MTC/Mirvish; Dir: Miles Potter
The Duchess of Malfi Count Malateste Stratford Festival; Dir: Peter Hinton
Harlem Duet Canada Stratford Festival; Dir: Djanet Sears
Edward II Thomas Stratford Festival; Dir: Richard Monette
Orpheus Descending Uncle Pleasant Stratford Festival; Dir: Miles Potter
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Lacey Stratford Festival; Dir: Richard Monette
Macbeth Duncan Stratford Festival; Dir: John Wood
King Henry VIII Cardinal Wolsey Stratford Festival; Dir: Richard Monette
The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God Abendigo Mirvish Productions; Dir: Djanet Sears
Agamemnon Chorus Stratford Festival; Dir: David Latham
Elektra Judge Stratford Festival; Dir: Leon Ruben
The Flys Tutor Stratford Festival; Dir: Peter Lichtensels
The Swanne Bishops Shuddas Stratford Festival; Dir: Peter Hinton
The Piano Lesson Doaker Obsidian Theatre; Dir: Alison Sealy-Smith
Harlem Duet Canada Blue Heron Theater (NYC); Dir: Djanet Sears
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Oberon CanStage; Dir: Richard Greenblatt
The Adventures of a Black Girl in Search of God** Abendigo Obsidian/Nightwood; Dir: Djanet Sears
Harlem Duet Canada Neptune Theatre; Dir: Alison Sealy-Smith
Whylah Falls Pablo Eastern Front/NAC; Dir: Paula Dankart
Travels With My Aunt Henry/Visconti/Sparrow Neptune Theatre; Dir: Ed Thomason
Hosanna Hosanna Neptune Theatre; Dir: Richard Donat
Gospel at Colonus Preacher Oedipus Neptune Theatre; Dir: Linda Moore
Angels in America Belize/Mr. Lies Neptune Theatre; Dir : Linda Moore
Endgame Hamm Theatre NFLD; Dir: Jerry Etienne
Whale Riding Weather Lyle Neptune Theatre; Dir: Bryden MacDonald
Romeo and Juliet Friar Lawrence Neptune Theatre; Dir: Linda Moore
Prometheus Bound Prometheus Theatre NFLD; Dir: Jerry Etienne
Driving Miss Daisy Hoke Neptune Theatre; Dir: Frances Hyland
Merchant of Venice Shylock Acadia Drama Soc.; Dir: Michael Bawtree
Hamlet Hamlet Persephone; Dir: Tibor Feregehazi
Tartuffe Tartuffe Neptune Theatre; Dir: Richard Ouzounian
Medea The Messenger Neptune Theatre; Dir: John Neville
Tightrope 13 Character-One Man Show Centaur Theatre; Dir: Frederick Edell
 
AWARDS:
META Award*

DORA Award – Best Actor**

MERIT Award – Best Actor***

Life Member Award from Actra
Leslie Yeo Award presented by Actra Fraternal
Lifetime Achievement and Artistic Excellence Award, presented by Jongleur Artists Group
Queen Elizabeth II Golden & Diamond Jubilee medals; African-Nova Scotian Music Association Heritage award; the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement Award and the Portia White Prize.
He is also an inductee into the Dr. William P. Oliver Wall of Honour Society.
Mr. Borden became a member of the prestigious Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civilian honour, in 2006; Order of Nova Scotia 2014
2 Honorary Doctorates from Acadia University & Saint. Mary’s University

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