R. H. Thomson
Lifetime Artistic Achievement
An intuitive and versatile artist, R. H. Thomson is acclaimed for his ability to bring Canada’s stories and characters to life. As a stage, film and television actor he has played such diverse roles as Glenn Gould, Frederick Banting, Hamlet and Cyrano, and he has directed at theatres nationwide. He spearheaded the commemorative projects Vigile 1914–1918 Vigil and The World Remembers / Le Monde se souvient, and is a passionate advocate for Canadian culture.