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K-W Oktoberfest announces the 2010 Grand Marshal

 

Kitchener-Waterloo, Canada – October 2, 2010) – Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest is pleased to announce as this year’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Grand Marshal is running for Mayor!

This year’s Parade Grand Marshal is Fred Ewanuick, who stars as \"Dan\" in the Gemini Award nominated, CTV original series, DAN FOR MAYOR.

Prior to DAN FOR MAYOR, Ewanuick was known to television audiences as Hank Yarbo, for a six season run, on the CTV hit series CORNER GAS. Corner Gas was nominated for an International Emmy Award for Best Comedy Show and won a Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Cast in 2007. Ewanuick’s other series credits include CTV comedy/drama series ROBSON ARMS for three seasons, and guest starring roles in DA VINCI’S INQUEST and DARK ANGEL. He made his television debut as “a spinning gnome” in THE ADDAMS FAMILY series.

Ewanuick’s feature work includes the lead role in Young Triffie’s Been Made Away With for Writer/Director Mary Walsh plus Black Eyed Dog for Quebec filmmaker Pierre Gang who Fred worked with on the CTV MOW Selling Innocence. Additional supporting roles in New Line Cinema’s Just Friends with Ryan Reynolds and the Miramax family film, Chestnut. Ewanuick was the lead in the indie feature, The Delicate Art of Parking, which won him a Best Actor Award at Spain’s Peniscola Film Festival after it premiered at the Montreal World Film Festival, where it won Best Canadian Feature. Ewanuick made his film debut in MGM/UA’s A Guy Thing, followed by a role in The Santa Clause 2. Ewanuick just wrapped on his latest feature, French Immersion.
Raised in Port Moody, British Columbia, Ewanuick was bitten by the theatre bug during a stint at Douglas College, New Westminster where he decided to pursue an acting career. Ewanuick now calls Vancouver home.
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