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Dawson Dunbar

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Biography

Dawson Dunbar was born on July 14th in Calgary, Alberta. By the time he was 3, pursuing his dream of acting. At age 7, his mother and father, Marnie & Gord, took him to Vancouver for representation and to further his career. He was signed with LLoyd Talent. Shortly thereafter, Dawson was given the opportunity to pursue larger markets where he was auditioning for local print ads and commercials. Dawson continued to build his resume, doing spots on TV shows such as Smallville and Aliens in America in his first year in the large market. With an adrenaline rush Dawson now wants to do more.

Some of Dawson's television credits includes guest spots on Smallville, SuperNatural (Episode Long Distance Caller), Men in Trees (Episode Surprise, Surprise) and Aliens in America (Episode The Metamorphosis). He has also appeared in the short films DogBoy (2007), The Escape of Conrad Lard-Bottom (2008) and Trolls (2009). Dawson's made for television movie appearances includes Touch the Top of the World (2006), Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss (2004) and Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story (2011).

Dawson has also appeared in numerous short films such as "The Escape of Conrad Lard-Bottom" (2008), "DogBoy" (2007), "Trolls" (2009) for which he received a Young Artist Award, "Haunt" (2010), "Timothy and the World of Tomorrow" (2010) and "Little Big Kid" (2010) for which he won The Young Artist Award and Sunday's Child (2011). Dawson also appeared in the 2011 films "Lullaby for a Lunatic" and Truth, and for 2013 he plays 'Mike' in the feature Heart of Dance, followed by "Ancient Lights" (2015) playing the role of Connor.

He has also received two nominations in the first ever Joey Awards which will be awarded to young Canadian performers for Young Actor age 13-14 in a Short Film for "My Favorite Things" and Young Actor in a Lead or Supporting role in a Web based Series for "Shonen Culture."

He has won martial arts awards such as ABBOTSFORD BC CHAMPIONSHIP JUDO TOURNAMENT , Silver Medal, 2008, Junior Division STEVESTON PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR JUDO TOURNAMENT, Silver Medal, 2008, Judo Tournament VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL OPEN JUDO TOURNAMENT , Silver Medal, 2009 DELTA KAIGAN INTERCLUB SHIAI JUDO TOURNAMENT, Bronze Medal, 2009

Dawson is the younger brother of actor Talon Dunbar and would love to meet and work with Adam Sandler and Will Smith.