Walter Borden’s distinguished career has been acclaimed internationally and throughout Canada. His Stratford credits include The Odyssey, The Comedy of Errors, Harlem Duet, The Duchess of Malfi, Edward II, Orpheus Descending, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, King Henry VIII, Macbeth, Agamemnon, Electra, The Flies and The Swanne (The Acts of Venus). Other Stage credits include Fernando Krapp Wrote Me A Letter, El Numero Uno, Hamlet, The Merchant of Venice, Driving Miss Daisy, Hosannah and The Adventures Of A Black Girl In Search Of God (Dora nomination for Best Actor in Toronto, and META award nomination in Montreal).
Film and television credits include; Gerontophilia, A Dark Matter, Nurse.Fighter.Boy, Feast of All Saints, Lexx, The Event and the voices of Scorch in the animated series, The Boom Crew.
Mr. Borden’s play Tightrope Time was published in 2005 and his CD, Walter Borden Reads The Sonnets Of William Shakespeare has received great critical praise. Mr. Borden is a recipient of; the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jublilee medal; the African-Nova Scotian Music Association Heritage award; the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Achievement award; and the Portia White Prize. He is also an inductee into the Dr. William P. Oliver Wall of Honour Society.
Mr. Borden became a member of the prestigious ORDER OF CANADA, Canada’s highest civilian honour, in 2006.
Mr. Borden currently lives in Toronto and is represented by Kishwar Iqbal at the Gary Goddard Agency.