Bill Carr


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Bill Carr

Actor / Speaker

Bill's thirty-five-year career has seen him perform on stages across Canada.  Bill also was ensemble performer and head writer of the CBC radio series "Common Broadcasting Company.

Carr is an active volunteer in his community. He is the honorary spokesperson for the Alzheimer's Society of Nova Scotia and an honorary Trustee of the IWK Health Centre. He appears annually on the IWK telethon and serves as Master of Ceremonies for events in support of a number of charitable and arts organizations such as Unicef, Neptune Theatre (Halifax), Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia, Symphony Nova Scotia, the Canadian Breast Cancer Society, the Abilities Foundation, Reaching out for Adolescent Mental Health and Phoenix House, the Salvation Army, the CNIB.

For over twenty-five years, Bill Carr has been making people laugh at what’s trivial while helping them think deeply about what counts. His unique blend of humour and insight inspires laughter and helps people see their world with a fresh perspective. An award-winning writer, speaker, actor, and coach, Carr offers custom-tailored performances, keynotes, and workshops to deliver exactly what organizers need, no matter the event.

Carr’s career has seen him perform on stages across the country most notably in Nova Scotia at Neptune Theatre, Mermaid Theatre, and the Atlantic Theatre Festival. He has written and performed in numerous radio dramas and news programs for CBC and has appeared on countless television programs and several movies.

Carr can currently be seen as “Judge Campbell” in season 2 of Diggstown on CBC and has a principal role as Jack in the movie, Spinster, which premiered at the Whistler Film Festival in December 2019. He has previously played Lloyd Dallas in Neptune Theatre’s live production of Noises Off. In 2020, Carr began hosting a weekly radio segment on Rogers 97.5 FM in Halifax called “Shift For Brains”, which examines current affairs and news