Nathaniel Arcand F.A.Q.

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Q: When is your birthday?

A: "November 13, 1971."

Q: How long have you been married?

A: "We have been together for seven years."

Q: How tall are you?

A: 5'11"

Q: Do you speak any of the Cree language?

A: "Yes."

Q: What do you like to do in your spare time?

A: "Tobogganing, drawing, tae kwon do, playing with my kids, hockey, movies, friends, family, music, etc."

Q: What kind of music do you like?

A: "Blues, rock, funk."

Q: Who are your favorite singers/bands?

A: "Lenny Kravitz, Jimmy Hendrix, Neil Young, Pearl Jam."

Q: What actors have influenced you?

A: "Chief Dan George, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Lee."

Q: Will we see you reprising your role as William MacNeil in any future "North of 60" movies?

A: "We are unsure." In a later comment about his role on this series, Nathaniel said, "I liked playing that character on North of 60. William had a lot of potential. I would love to see where he might be today in CBC's version."

(NOTE: Please write to the North of 60 producers and ask them to put Nathaniel in their next movie!)

Q: How did you decide to become an actor?

A: "I was discovered by agent Darryl Mork."

Q: What is your dream role?

A: "Action films."

Q: With what actor would you most like to work?

A: "Arnold Schwarzenegger."

Q: Which of the characters you have portrayed was your favorite, and why?

A: "Comanche Tom (American Outlaws) because of the horseback riding and gunslinging action."

Q: Was it intimidating to work with Pierce Brosnan (James Bond) in "Grey Owl" and what was your impression of him?

A: "Pierce is a very down to earth guy, and it was not intimidating."

Q: Why did you decide to cut your hair and do you think you will ever grow it long again?

A: "I cut my hair to broaden my horizon as an actor and to avoid being stuck in stereotypical roles. I may grow my hair in the future, but for now they can always add extensions as they did for "American Outlaws.

Q: In the past, newspaper and magazine articles have mentioned that you and Dakota House are good friends. Since the "North of 60" series has ended, have you remained close?

A: "Dakota and I were friends before "North of 60" and continue to be friends."