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Chip Chuipka

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Chip Chuipka has acted in over 100 stage productions, working twice with legendary director Robert Lepage in National Capitale Nationale and Roméo et Juliette, and he has appeared on numerous Canadian stages, including the National Arts Centre, the Prairie Theatre Exchange, and the Globe Theatre. After earning a science degree, he worked as a carpenter, truck driver, tree planter, and bartender, until he returned to school and fell in love with the plays of Shakespeare, Beckett, Pinter, and Mamet. He then moved to Montreal in 1988 and quickly established himself as a film actor. Chuipka has been cast in feature roles in Manon Briand’s The Marilyn Bell Story and Bruce MacDonald’s Platinum, appeared in Richard Attenborough’s Grey Owl and Brian De Palma’s Snake Eyes, and had recurring roles in Emily of New Moon and Tabou. (PF)