Thor Bishopric

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Thor Bishopric
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OccupationActor, voice actor, television writer

Thor Bishopric is a Canadian actor, voice actor and television writer. He is a prominent member of ACTRA.

Canadians citizens of Canada

Canadians are people identified with the country of Canada. This connection may be residential, legal, historical or cultural. For most Canadians, several of these connections exist and are collectively the source of their being Canadian.

ACTRA

The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) is a Canadian labour union representing performers in English-language media. It has 25,000 members working in film, television, radio and all other recorded media.

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Bishopric has performed roles in television and film, and provided his voice for animated and puppet productions and several films for The National Film Board of Canada. He was also a writer on several shows and has worked as a voice director on several others.

Bishopric served as National President of ACTRA from 1999 to 2005. [1]

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Filmography

Live-Action

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Voice Roles

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Voice Director

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  1. Board of Governors at AFBS