Fred Ewanuick is best known for his lead roles in the comedy series Corner Gas and “Dan For Mayor.”
Fred returns as the voice of Hank Yarbo in Corner Gas Animated, a role he played in the International Emmy-nominated, Gemini-winning, #1-rated CTV sitcom Corner Gas and the Golden Screen Award-winning hit film Corner Gas: The Movie. The role garnered him a Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in 2007, received two more Gemini nominations, two Leo nominations and a Canadian Comedy Award-nomination.
Fred also starred as Dan Phillips in the Gemini-nominated CTV original series “Dan For Mayor” for two seasons. He received a Canadian Comedy Award-nomination and a Leo nomination for his portrayal of a slacker in his early 30s who finds himself running for mayor in a small town.
Other series credits include the CTV comedy/drama series “Robson Arms” for three seasons, earning a Gemini nomination, and guest starring roles in “Intelligence,” “Blood Ties,” “Dead Like Me,” “Da Vinci’s Inquest,” “Twilight Zone,” “Dark Angel,” “Cold Squad” and “The Chris Isaak Show.” Fred made his television debut as “a spinning gnome” in “The Addams Family” series.
His feature work includes lead roles in Patterson’s Wager, Love and Other Dilemmas, Black Eyed Dog and Young Triffie’s Been Made Away With for Writer/Director Mary Walsh. He played supporting roles in Just Friends with Ryan Reynolds, French Immersion, and Chestnut: Hero of Central Park. He was the lead in the indie feature, The Delicate Art of Parking, which won him a Best Actor Award at Spain’s Peniscola Film Festival after premiering at the Montreal World Film Festival, where it won Best Canadian Feature. Other indie credits include a supporting role in Crossing, for which he earned a Leo nomination, and Absolute Zero. Fred made his film debut in MGM/UA’s A Guy Thing, followed by a role in The Santa Clause 2.
Raised in Port Moody, British Columbia, Fred was bitten by the theatre bug during a stint at Douglas College in New Westminster, BC, where he decided to pursue an acting career. Fred now calls Vancouver home.