Jeff Wincott


Jeff Wincott

Infobox actor


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birthdate = May 8, 1956
birthplace = Scarborough, Ontario

Jeffrey H. Wincott (born May 8, 1956) is a Canadian actor and athlete.

Biography

Personal life

Wincott was born in Scarborough, Ontario. His father, an English immigrant from Blackpool, England, worked as a constructor, welder and salesman, and his mother was an Italian immigrant from Milan; the two met in England and immigrated to Canada in 1952. [ [http://www.michaelwincott.org/Articles.html Michael Wincott Articles and Interviews ] ] Wincott began martial arts training in Karate, Kung Fu, and Tae Kwon Do during his adolescent years. Wincott was the recipient of a University of Waterloo scholarship for swimming. He also attended the Ryerson University in Toronto and the Juilliard School for the arts in New York. During his time at the latter institution, he took on roles in television commercials.

He is the elder brother of actor Michael Wincott, and on June 21 2003 he and Charlotte Mangum were married.

Career

Wincott's acting debut was in 1980's "Prom Night". He is best known for his role in the "Night Heat" television series, which aired until 1991. He has been busy working on the small screen, with guest appearances on "24", "NCIS", and "JAG". He also appeared in the films "The Invasion", with Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, "Lake City" with Sissy Spacek, and "Bolden".

Wincott was the inspiration for the character Ram Punchington on the Canadian animated TV series "Sons of Butcher". In Season 2, Wincott provided the voice for Ram.

References

External links

* [http://jeffwincott.com/ Official site]
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