Peter MacNeill has amassed an impressive resume over the span of his career. Recent feature film credits include “The Stone Angel” opposite Ellen Burstyn and Ellen Page, “Cry of the Owl” with Paddy Considine, and “Kit Kitteridge: American Girl” with Abigail Breslin and Julia Ormond.
Among his other big screen credits are Kevin Costner’s feature “Open Range,” with Costner, Robert Duvall and Annette Bening, “Who Is Cletis Tout?” with Christian Slater and Richard Dreyfuss, “The Caveman’s Valentine,” “Violet,” “Frequency,” “Simon Birch,” based on a John Irving novel, and David Cronenberg’s “Crash,” with Holly Hunter and James Spader. In 1997 MacNeill received a 1997 Genie Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Whiskey Mac in Thom Fitzgerald’s “The Hanging Garden.”
MacNeill is also busy on the small screen with regular roles on two new series airing in 2010: “Meet Fitz” for HBO Canada opposite Jason Priestley, and “Rookie Blue” for Global TV and ABC with Missy Peregrym and Gregory Smith. He gave a Gemini Award-winning performance in the CBC biopic “Victor,” based on the life of Olympic gold medalist Victor Davis, as well as for Best Supporting Actor for his work on “The Eleventh Hour.”
Other TV credits include Hallmark Channel’s “The Good Witch,” the network’s highest-rated film of 2007 and “The Good Witch’s Garden,” the popular series “Queer as Folk,” a recurring role on the CW series “Runaway” starring Donnie Wahlberg, and a role in the six-part CBC series “North/South.” MacNeill earned a 1994 Gemini Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the television movie “Gross Misconduct,” and again, in 1998, for his role in “Giant Mine.”