Canada has produced over 1,000 feature films (both Anglophone-Canadian and Francophone-Canadian). The movie industry, which has been nicknamed Hollywood North, intertwines with its sister industry from the United States, creating Canadian-American works like the Saw film series and My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Canadian directors and actors like James Cameron, Keanu Reeves, Ryan Reynolds, Paul Haggis, and Ryan Gosling among others, have found huge success featuring in American productions. But that does not diminish the success of Canadian actors in the Canadian movie industry, as this article focuses on of them, actor Kevin McGarry, who is already making a name for himself.
McGarry is widely recognized thanks to his stint as the fictional Dr. Timothy Hudson in the American-Canadian mystery-drama TV series Open Heart. With his chiseled body, good looks and acting prowess, Kevin won the hearts of many fans, garnering thousands of social media followers while living his life in ways that work best for him.
Who is Kevin McGarry?
Kevin McGarry was born on the 19th of March, 1985 in Kincardine, Ontario, Canada. He took a Creative Writing program for Plays and Screenplays at George Brown College. His first acting foray was in 9th grade when he stumbled upon a theatre production.
Very little else is known about his past, and the only major confirmation of his family was when he shared a picture on Instagram with his parents on set. He gained widespread fame when he got cast in the role of Dr. Timothy Hudson of the eponymous Open Heart hospital. His romance with London, a character played by actress Tori Anderson, made fans all over whooping for joy, with a few hoping it would actually translate into a real-life romance. In addition to his acting on Open Heart, McGarry also served as production designer on the set.
Another major film in which Kevin McGarry has appeared in is the 2010 horror thriller movie Saw 3D: The Final Chapter where he starred as Charlie. The Saw movie franchise is a group of movies about an unknown individual called Jigsaw who kidnaps people and puts them in situations that usually require them to intentionally deface themselves so they can survive whatever trap they find themselves in. The movie was a commercial success, grossing $136.1 million against its budget of $20 million.
The actor has further starred in different movies like Turn the Beat Around (2010), Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From Paris with Love (2015), Love at First Bark (2017), A Song for Christmas (2017), Autumn Stables (2018), as well as two Winterfest movies Winter Castle and Winter Love story, both in 2019. His television series credits include Lovebites (2007), Being Erica (2009), Open Heart (2015), Murdoch Mysteries (2015), Private Eyes (2016) and a host of others.
Besides being well known for his role on Open Heart, Kevin McGarry is also well known for his portrayal of Mitch Curry on the Canadian series Heartland which is based on the Heartland book series authored by Lauren Brooke. It is a family drama that is set in Alberta, Canada and follows the story of a family getting through life together in happy and trying times. McGarry plays Mitch Curry, a ranch hand on the eponymous Heartland ranch troubled by guilt due to losing his cousin at war.
In 2012, Kevin McGarry added writer and director to his list of titles after writing and directing the Canadian short comedy film Lucky and directing the 2016 short film Happy F#@%Ing New Year.
Is He Married, Who is The Wife or Spouse?
Kevin McGarry has some aura of secrecy around him. Not much is known about his relationships in the past, and he continued to keep a tight lid on his personal life. It was not until he began sharing pictures of him and a certain lady identified as Alex Herzog in 2016 that the world knew there was a woman in his life. According to her Instagram profile, Herzog is a dancer and an actress. On Christmas Day, 2017, she shared a photo that hinted that the couple was living together. Whether or not this is actually true is not known.
What is however known for sure is that Kevin McGarry is not married, and there has been no word whatsoever from either party that they intend to tie the knot anytime soon.