Well known for his role as Sergeant Davis Quinton on six seasons of the International Emmy-nominated, Gemini-winning, #1-rated CTV sitcom Corner Gas and the Golden Screen Award-winning hit film Corner Gas: The Movie, Lorne Cardinal returns to reprise his role in Corner Gas Animated.
Lorne has amassed nearly 100 professional film & TV credits, including the series “Tin Star,” “Fargo,” “Arctic Air,” “Lonesome Dove,” and the features Unintentional Mother; The Humanity Bureau; Never Steady, Never Still; Rust; Flicka 2 and Insomnia.
He has written and directed for TV and produced the documentary Chasing Lear.
He is a sought after voice actor and starred in the award-winning animated series “Open Season: Scared Silly” as Sheriff Gordy.
He is a classically trained stage actor, and has acted in and directed a number of theatre productions, select credits include King Lear at the National Arts Centre and Black Elk Speaks at the Denver Center.
He has received numerous awards and nominations for his body of work, including a Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance and two Gemini nominations for his portrayal of Sgt. Davis Quinton in the Corner Gas franchise. He is the recipient of an honorary PhD from Thompson Rivers University.
Lorne is based on the west coast of British Columbia.