Lorne Cardinal (born 6 January 1964) is a First Nations Canadian stage, television and film actor and former rugby union player, best known for portraying Davis Quinton in Corner Gas.
Cardinal lives on the coast of British Columbia with his wife, producer, writer and comedian Monique Hurteau. His brother Lewis, a business consultant and human rights activist in Edmonton, was a New Democratic Party candidate in the 2011 federal election.Cardinal has eight other siblings who live in several areas of Canada.
Cardinal obtained a B.F.A. degree in acting from the University of Alberta in 1993, becoming the first Indigenous student ever to do so.Cardinal is a rugby union enthusiast. He played for the Edmonton Druids RFC and then the Strathcona Druids, becoming the first Indigenous person to play for the team. He can be seen wearing Saskatchewan Prairie Fire rugby team merchandise in Corner Gas.
Movies & TV shows
Mystery 101: Deadly History
When Amy's uncle goes missing, Amy and her husband travel to New York to look for him.
Run Woman Run
Beck is a single mom in Canada. After the death of her mother, she abandons her dream of becoming a Mohawk language teach- er and is diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Tom Longboat was a sports legend of...
1 TV show
FBI: Most Wanted
The Bureau's Most Wanted criminals are tracked and captured by the Fugitive Task Force. Jess LaCroix oversees the highly skilled team that functions as a mobile undercover unit that is always out in t...
1 Movie · 1 TV show
Molly of Denali
An action-adventure comedy that follows the adventures of a feisty 10-year-old girl, an Alaska Native girl, her dog, and her friends as they go on adventures in beautiful Alaska.
Henry awakens in an overgrown field and travels through a nostalgic reflection of his life by reliving moments of his past loves.
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Corner Gas Animated
There's not a lot going on in Dog River, which is 40 kilometres from nowhere. That's about to change.
Kayak to Klemtu
A 14-year-old girl is going to kayak the length of the Inside Passage in order to testify against the proposed oil tanker traffic through her homeland waters.
There is an evil race of beings who want to destroy mankind. Wynter is the only one who can stop them.
Welcome to Christmas
A new ski resort is being developed by Madison Lane. She was told to take a trip to Colorado to consider the location. Madison had a fender-bender on her way into town. The town sheriff gives Madison ...
The Great Northern Candy Drop
The pilot of an arctic community's candy air-drop is confronted by a visiting government bureaucrat who disapproves of the Christmas tradition.
"No Reservations" is social commentary inspired by true-life events, giving a hypothetical look at what life would be like if the roles in Standing Rock were reversed. Protests erupt as an upper-middl...
A curious gender-fluid child embarks on a path of kindness that will forever change the lives of their fellow townspeople in a quaint and picturesque village.
Site Unseen: An Emma Fielding Mystery
One of the most significant archaeological finds in years is being unearthed by Emma Fielding, who is trying to uncover evidence of a 17th century coastal Maine settlement. The dead body that accompan...
The Humanity Bureau
The world is in a permanent state of economic recession and facing serious environmental problems as a result of global warming.
The Adventure Club
With the help of his friends, a boy begins an adventure to find his fortune after finding an ancient puzzle box.
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Far from Home
An embittered writer returns to his hometown after the death of his uncle.
Corner Gas: The Movie
It’s been a few years, and there’s still not a lot going on 40 kilometers from nowhere. But that’s all about to change as the fine folks of Dog River, Saskatchewan face their biggest crisis ever. Bren...
A drowning German Tourist re-counts key moments in his day that begin to unravel and re-shape into a pilgrimage through identity, death, love, and transformation.
If I Had Wings
Alex would like to run for his school's cross-country team. A man who runs from the law is found by his father.
A seemingly harmless snow globe causes a devastating winter storm on a peaceful mountainside community, prompting one family on a race to save their town from certain destruction. The Miller family fo...
In the midst of a midlife crisis of faith, a man finds hope in his hometown. James Moore is a former pastor who returns home to discover a family new to the area has been killed in a mysterious fire, ...
Carrie is a big-city teenager whose life is turned upside down when she moves to a horse ranch in Wyoming to live with her father. When Carrie meets Flicka, a wild mustang who's just as free-spirited ...
Far from home and struggling to reconcile their Native identities with non-Native culture, Ray and Jolene negotiate a growing attraction as they're drawn together, in this reflective exploration of ur...
Distant Drumming: A North of 60 Mystery
Teevee Tenia has a plan - he intends to persuade Lynx River to dump the RCMP and establish an all Dene Police Force. But Corporal Michelle Kenidi is concerned: will a Dene Police Force in Lynx River b...
2 TV shows
Jack Sinclair and Zoey Jones started an underground ezine. As a pet project, Jack, Zoey and their crew of reporters began to deliver the goods on what's really going on in the lives of today's teens.
Following the adventures of a bunch of nobodies who get up to a whole lot of nothing in the fictional prairie town of Dog River, Saskatchewan, Corner Gas focuses on the life (or lack thereof) of Brent...
1 Movie · 1 TV show
Monsters We Met
Three part series detailing the dangerous prehistoric creatures humans met as they explored the world for the first time.
Another Country: A North of 60 Mystery
While in Calgary on business for Lynx River Resources, Teevee Tenia is in the wrong place at the wrong time. A troubled young native woman reaches out to him for help and sets him up for a murder char...
1 TV show
The 18th century fur-trading post of Fort Simpson-Eaton is the setting for Blackfly, a hysterical romp through the backwoods of Canada when the British ruled, the French explored, and the beaver was k...
1 TV show
Canada: A People's History
The events from pre-history to 1990 are included in the landmark documentary series. The rise and fall of empires, the clash of great armies and epoch-making rebellions are chronicled in this series. ...
1 Movie · 2 TV shows
A lawyer married to a real estate tycoon gets one heck of a shock when her former lover comes back into her life.
Sydney Fox is a professor and globe-trotting "relic hunter" who looks for ancient artifacts to return to museums and/or the descendants of the original owner. She has a linguistic assistant and a secr...
In the Blue Ground: A North of 60 Mystery
Someone – or something – is stalking the woods of Lynx River, a small isolated town in the unforgiving wilderness. When a geologist on the verge of a major diamond find is murdered, Corporal Michelle ...