Harry Standjofski



Harry Standjofski (actra, caea & uda)

Harry Standjofski has been acting professionally since 1982. His featured film roles include Larry in Café Olé, Chaplain Brank in Guy X, Joe Stabile in The Life & Times of Joe Bonnano, Duncan in Barnum and a small role as Meyer Crony in Martin Scorcese’s The Aviator.

He has worked extensively in French, starring for three seasons as Tom Cohen in the Radio-Canada hit À Nous Deux, and had continuing roles in the sit-com Catherine, Tandem and L’Auberge du Chien Noir. He played George in the upcoming feature Un Capitalisme Sentimentale.

His extensive voice work includes continuing roles in Gofrette, The Tofus, PigCity and Young Robin Hood. He has practically lived in theatres across Canada his entire career - acting, writing and directing - and some favourite roles include Ben in Trick or Treat, Yvan in Art, Tulio in The Chain, Mussolini in Dog & Crow, Gower in Pericles, Prince of Tyre, Andrew in La Salle des Loisirs and Sam in Lips Together, Teeth Apart.

In 2000 he received a MECCA Best Actor award in Montreal for his work in Reading Hebron. He is an award-winning playwright whose recent works include Here & There (nominated for a Masque, best English Language Production in 2005) , an adaptation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Two/three and Little Katrina; his book Urban Myths featuring the plays Anton and no cycle was publish by NuAge Editions in 1992.

He is an accomplished guitarist and has created and performed music for dance and theatre projects most recently the choreography Mute/sans paroles/sens veu by Florence Figols and the première English production of Les Contes Urbains(Urban Tales) which he also directed. He has been teaching acting, playwrighting and script analysis at Concordia University since 1986.