Cameron Bancroft was born in Winnipeg, Canada, but grew up in the west coast city of Vancouver, Canada. After graduating from high school, he moved to Los Angeles, California to attend California Institute of the Arts, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Theatre.
While attending Cal-Arts, Bancroft performed in such productions as "The Cherry Orchard," "Midsummer Night’s Dream" and "Romeo and Juliet." During summer breaks from college he would head back to Canada where he played Graham Blake for six seasons on the long running television series “The Beachcombers.”
Since earning his degree in 1990, Bancroft has worked on such television shows as “Extreme,” “The Cape,” “Charmed,” “Special Unit II,” “Highlander” and “Beverly Hills 90210,” and currently has a recurring role on the Hallmark Channel Original Series, “Cedar Cove.” Bancroft’s television movies include “To Walk Again – the Eddie Keating Story” (for which he earned a Leo Award nomination for Best Male Lead), “To Brave Alaska,” “A Family Divided,” “Convictions,” “For the Love of Nancy” and “He Sees You When You’re Sleeping,” along with the Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Mail Order Bride.”
Bancroft can also be seen in the feature films “Mystery, Alaska,” “Love and Human Remains,” “Sleeping Together,” the romantic comedy “Standard Time” and the recently released acclaimed six-part miniseries “Little House on the Prairie,” in which he plays the lead role of Charles Ingalls. Bancroft also plays the lead role in the soon to be released feature film “Mountain Time.”
Cameron Bancroft is an avid hockey fan and has been playing the game since he was five years old. He is married and has two children. Bancroft lives with his family in Los Angeles.