R. H. Thomson

Actor and Director

R. H. Thomson studied at the University of Toronto, and the National Theatre School. His own play The Lost Boys was staged at the Great Canadian Theatre Company in March 2000 and at Canadian Stage in February 2002. He has also hosted programming for CBC Radio and CBC Television.

In 2010, he was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. In May 2015 Thomson received a Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement. Eric Peterson performed in his honour at the gala celebrating the laureates at the National Arts Centre.


  • 2015: Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement (Theatre)
  • 1989 : Gemini Award, for Glory Enough for All
  • 1983 : Gemini Award, for If You Could See What I Hear

Source: Wikipedia

  • 2008 : Gemini Award, for The Englishman’s Boy
  • 1994 : Gemini Award, for Road to Avonlea
  • 1993 : Genie Award, for The Lotus Eaters
  • 1988 : Gemini Award, for And Then You Die
  • 1987 : Gemini Award, for Screen Two
  • 1987 : Gemini Award, for Ford: The Man and the Machine
  • 1986 : Gemini Award, for Canada’s Sweetheart: The Saga of Hal C. Banks
  • 1986 : Genie Award, for Samuel Lount

Source: Wikipedia