Rick Roberts played Donald D’Arby in the series Traders, for which he was nominated for a Gemini Award. He’s appreared in L.A. Doctors, An American in Canada, Between, Sensitive Skin, Zoom, God and Country, and CBC’s miniseries The Book of Negroes.
Roberts headlined the Tarragon Theatre hit Enemy of the People as well as The Accidental Death of an Anarchist for Soulpepper Theatre Company.
As a writer, Rick’s work Mimi (which he co-wrote with Allan Cole and Melody Johnson) premiered at The Tarragon Theatre and was nominated for a Dora Award.
In 2012 he was tapped to play Jack Layton in the CBC biopic Jack, which garnered him the Canadian Screen Award and an ACTRA Award for Best Actor.
He can currently be seen in the CBC series This Life.