What Movie Awards did Jonathan Crombie win?
Jonathan Crombie roles
|Movie / Series||Role|
|The Hitchhiker||Kenny 1 episode, 1989|
|21 Jump Street||Bill Howard 1 episode, 1991|
|Alfred Hitchcock Presents||Rick Garrison 1 episode, 1988|
|Matrix||Cumberland 1 episode, 1993|
|Earth: Final Conflict||Dr. Field 1 episode, 2002|
|Haven||Young Dave Teague 1 episode, 2015|
|Slings and Arrows||Lionel Train / ... 4 episodes, 2003-2005|
|CBS Schoolbreak Special||Barney Roth 1 episode, 1987|
Net Worth Details
Jonathan Crombie was a master of his craft, and he was able to collect an amount of $2 million worth, which has been derived from his acting career in television series, movies, documentary and also from his work in the Anne of Green Gables series.
What is Jonathan Crombie known for?
Jonathan Crombie was a Canadian actor best known for playing the character of Gilbert Blythe in the classic Canadian television series, Anne of Green Gables. Crombie won critical acclaim for his portrayal of Blythe in the series.
Early life and education
Jonathan Crombie was born on October 12, 1966, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He was born to parents David Crombie, who served as Mayor of Toronto from 1972 to 1978 and Margaret Tobey, an HIV/AIDS activist. He grew up along with his siblings.
Jonathan pursued his degree in Acting from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. After graduating from Queen’s University, he joined the National Theatre School of Canada. He graduated from there in 1984, where he specialized in classical theater.
Jonathan Crombie started his career in acting at the age of 19 in 1985 with the television mini-series Anne of Green Gables. It was a lead role that would launch his career as an actor. He then went on to work on many other projects throughout the years. In 1988, he starred as Rob Valeur in the TV series Mount Royal.
Crombie worked on several other TV shows that include “The Associates”, “PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal”, “H20”, and “Northern Rescue”. From 2003 to 2005, he had a recurring role in the series Slings and Arrows that made him significantly recognisable among his fans.
Jonathan Crombie showcased his exceptional talent in the variety of movies he worked in. Some of the most memorable movies in which he acted are A Judgment in Stone, Bullies, The Jeweller’s Shop, Café Romeo, and Cottage Country.
Aside from his acting roles on-screen, he also lent his voice to several animated television series. He voiced Benjamin Bear in the television series The Secret World of Benjamin Bear from 2004 until 201.
Jonathan was more than just an actor. In 2015, he directed, produced, and wrote a documentary Waiting for Ishtar, which was an official Canadian selection for the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
Jonathan Crombie passed away on April 15, 2015, after suffering from a brain hemorrhage. He was just forty-eight years old when he left for eternal peace.
During his career in acting and voice-over work, Jonathan Crombie had won hearts with his performances. With increased popularity came many recognitions in the form of awards and nominations. In the year 200, he was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award for Television – Writing – Episode or Special.
Jonathan Crombie never ceased to amaze and inspire his fans through his work. His legacy lives on in the fan-following he generated through his remarkable portrayal of Gilbert Blythe in Anne of Green Gables.
Despite being famous, Jonathan Crombie was a man who valued his sense of privacy. He never spoke openly about his personal life to the media or his fans.
Many of his supporters didn’t know that he was very active in the support of environmental causes, and charities assisting AIDS patients, in honour of his mother Margaret Tobey who succumbed to AIDS in 1992. Jonathan would attend many philanthropic events contributing to similar causes.
Jonathan Crombie was an excellent actor, voice-over artist with a charming personality. Though it is unfortunate that we lost him too soon, his performances will remain with us forever. Since we celebrate Jonathan Crombie’s life, fun-loving personality, and positive contributions he made during his time on earth, we look forward to carrying on and being inspired by his legacy now and in the future. May he rest in peace!
Interesting Facts about Jonathan Crombie
- Son of former Toronto Mayor David Crombie
- Graduated from University of Toronto's Victoria College (1995)
- His mother's name is Shirley Ann, Jonathan is best known for playing the character Gilbert Blythe, opposite Anne Shirley.
- Nominated for Dora Award for Outstanding Performance in production of "Arcadia" (1996)
- Starring in production of "This Could Be Love" in Toronto [July 2004]
- Starring in "The Drowsy Chaperone" on Broadway [March 2006]
- Wrote and starred with Lisa Lambert in comic performance "Ouch My Toe" in Toronto. [July 2004]
- Starring in musical "This Could Be Love" in Toronto. This critically acclaimed show will be embarking on a North American tour (including dates in New York City) [May 2003]