Donnelly Rhodes

Donnelly Rhodes

actor, director, producer

Donnelly Rhodes was born on Dec 04, 1937 in Canada. Donnelly Rhodes's big-screen debut came with Convoy - Season 1 directed by Abner Biberman in 1965, strarring Maj. Leslie. Donnelly Rhodes is known for Coded directed by Nigel Edwards, Jarod Joseph stars as Shae and Joely Collins as Rachel. Donnelly Rhodes has got 2 awards and 3 nominations so far. The most recent award Donnelly Rhodes achieved is Gemini Awards. The upcoming new tvshow Donnelly Rhodes plays is Coded - Season 1 which will be released on Mar 01, 2016.

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada, Donnelly Rhodes trained to be a warden in the National Park Service in Manitoba and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force as an airman-mechanic before finally settling into his long and successful career as an actor. Rhodes studied at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Center and was a member of the first graduating class of the National Theatre School in Canada. After making his professional debut on stage as Stanley Kowalski in Streetcar Named Desire, he became a contract player for Universal Pictures in the U.S., landing film and television roles ranging from a gunslinger in Butch Cassidy et le Kid (1969) to a country singer in The Hard Part Begins (1973) to various guest appearances in series such as Mission impossible (1966). Later, he was popular as the suave Phillip Chancellor Sr. on Les feux de l'amour (1973), but left the show in 1976 to avoid devoting too much of his career to the one role. He continued to work steadily, taking roles in a wide variety of television and theatrical movies and making guest appearances on more than 100 television series. Major TV roles saw him range from dim-witted escaped con Dutch on Soap (1977) to veterinarian and family man Dr. Grant Roberts on the popular Canadian family series Cap danger (1984). More recently, he has appeared in a number of TV movies as well as in guest spots on popular series such as Sliders, les mondes parallèles (1995) and X Files: aux frontières du réel (1993). Rhodes' diverse interests include music and horses, but his real passion is boats. He has said that if he hadn't succeeded as an actor, he would have pursued a career as a naval architect.

  • Birthday

    Dec 04, 1937
  • Place of Birth

    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Known For


2 wins & 3 nominations

Gemini Awards
Winner - Earle Grey Award
Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Winner - Gemini

Movies & TV Shows

TV Shows