Anthony Sherwood is an award-winning actor, writer, director and producer who has worked in the entertainment industry for over 35 years. His play, "TITANIC: the Untold Story" was produced in 2012 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. Anthony wrote and directed this new play which premiered at the Alderney Landing Theatre in Nova Scotia..
Anthony Sherwood has enjoyed a very successful career as an actor having performed in over 50 feature films, countless television programs and many highly successful stage plays. For five seasons, he portrayed the character of "Dillon Beck" in the CBC award-winning television series "Street Legal", for which he received a Gemini nomination. American audiences will remember him in as "Jason Locke" in the popular American television series, "Air Wolf". For seven seasons he was the host/narrator/writer/director for the Discovery Channel documentary television series, "Forbidden Places" which was nominated twice as Best Documentary Television series in Canada. Anthony has written, directed and produced several successful documentary films. His film "Honour Before Glory" won a Gemini Award and a prize at the Hollywood Black Film Festival. His musical documentary film, "Music - A Family Tradition" received a Gemini Award and was nominated for an International Emmy Award. Anthony is a dedicated social activist and has been a spokesperson for the Federal Government on a number of issues including racism and diversity. He is the recipient of many awards including the Martin Luther King Achievement Award, the Harry Jerome Award, and the Planet Africa Award.
In 1991, he formed his own production company, Anthony Sherwood Productions that specializes in the production of projects dealing with social justice, human rights issues, and projects about the African-Canadian experience. www.anthonysherwood.com