Robert Bockstael (actor)
Robert Bockstael is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his regular role as Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer Brian Fletcher in the Canadian television drama series North of 60, for which he was a two-time Gemini Award nominee for Best Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role at the 11th Gemini Awards in 1997 and the 12th Gemini Awards in 1998.
His other roles have included Jim Flett in Wind at My Back, Jeremy Woodsworm in Snakes and Ladders, Roy McMurtry in Trudeau, Joey Stiglic in Our Hero and Mr. Dupree in The Famous Jett Jackson, as well as voice roles in Silver Surfer, Sailor Moon, Friends and Heroes, X-Men, Tales from the Cryptkeeper and Monster Force.
On stage, his noted roles have included productions of George F. Walker's plays Nothing Sacred, Zastrozzi, The Master of Discipline and Beautiful City. At the time of his casting in North of 60, he was serving as artistic director of the Great Canadian Theatre Company in Ottawa.
- "North of 60 tracks down Bockstael; Actor-director to play constable". Ottawa Citizen, October 5, 1994.
- "North of 60 actor relishes character's descent into darkness". Ottawa Citizen, November 4, 1996.
- "CBC-TV tops Geminis News, current affairs lead nominations". The Globe and Mail, January 15, 1997.
- "5th Estate leads Gemini pack". Halifax Daily News, January 14, 1998.
- "Role of a lifetime". Ottawa Citizen, January 2, 2014.
- "Walker on the wild side". Toronto Star, January 15, 1988.
- "Zastrozzi rides again". Toronto Star, May 15, 1987.
- "Play's real anger diluted: Potential George Walker firecracker fizzles into sentimentality". Toronto Star, October 1, 1987.