Yannick Bisson

William Murdoch | Murdoch Mysteries

Yannick Bisson

Yannick Bisson
William Murdoch | Murdoch Mysteries

A Montreal native who now lives in Toronto, Yannick Bisson got his first break in 1984 when he landed a role in CBC’s critically acclaimed television movie Hockey Night with Megan Follows and Rick Moranis. This was followed by a lead role in his first feature film, in which he played the title character inToby McTeague. Bisson is also the national spokesperson for CIBC, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce. Over 25 years after landing Hockey Night on CBC, Bisson is thrilled to return to the network that gave him his first break.

Bisson is well-known to audiences for his long-running roles as FBI Agent ‘Jack Hudson’ in the crime drama series Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye and as 'Joey Barrett' opposite Rick Springfield in High Tide. Bisson spent a year in New Zealand with his young family shooting the first season of High Tide and several more years in the U.S. shooting seasons two and three of the series.

Yannick Bisson returned to Canada to perform the lead role of ‘Richmond Hobson’ in the CBC family series Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy as well as performing as attorney ’Brian Tedrow’ in the U.S. hit Showtime drama series Soul Food. Bisson also appeared in the feature film Casino Jack, starring yet another Oscar® winner, Kevin Spacey, and played opposite Rob Lowe in the TV movie Too Late To Say Goodbye for Lifetime.

Yannick Bisson is happily married to actress, author and producer Chantal Craig and raising three daughters, Brianna, Dominique and Mikaela, who were instrumental in his decision to volunteer with Sheena’s Place, a support centre for people affected by eating disorders.