Steven McCarthy is a Canadian actor, filmmaker, director, coach, writer, and musician. Steven McCarthy is an award-winning actor famous for ‘Mary Kills People.’
Table of Biography
Steven McCarthy was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada. Sadly, his date of birth and age is unknown. Similarly, information regarding his early life and childhood is also unknown. Regarding his family background, he has two sisters namely Jen Barban and Allison McCarthy, and a brother.
Further, Steven attended the National Theatre School of Canada on two separate occasions. Therefore, once for studying acting in the 1990s and another for directing in the 2000s.
Steven is most famous for his three-time guest role as Morgan in the television series Mary Kills People. He won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in a Guest Role in a Drama Series at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018 for that.
Similarly, his first major directing project was in 2012, a production of Olivier Choinière’s play Bliss for Buddies in Bad Times. Likewise, his other roles have included the films Eye of the Beholder, Citizen Gangster, An Insignificant Harvey, Picture Day, Joseph & Mary, O Negative, and We Forgot to Break Up.
And episodes of the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation, Good God, Good Dog, Defiance, Barkskins, Copper, Crawford, The Strain, The Expanse, and Chapelwaite. Further, he was also the co-writer of We Forgot to Break Up, and the writer and director of O Negative.
Motel Pictures “We Forgot to Break Up”, co-written by and starring Steven, is a film about a rock band who are confronted by their old friend and ex-manager. Also, it premiered at TIFF and SXSW before going on to win Best Canadian Short Film at the Whistler Film Festival.
Additionally, he and Amanda Brugel received a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Host in a Web Program or Series at the 10th Canadian Screen Awards in the year 2022, for their cohosting of Television Costume Arts and Design awards and the 2021 Canadian Alliance of Film.
Moreover, he is the lead singer of the new Toronto funk band, the Elastocitizens. ‘The ElastoCitizens’ are a ten-piece funk rock band formed in 2005 for which Steven is co-founder, co-songwriter, and bandleader. And, they have released one album and one 3-song Ep, and the entire band plays themselves in the feature film “Picture Day.”
Furthermore, he is also honored to teach at Ryerson Film School, The National Theatre School of Canada, and Randolph Academy. Currently, he is a faculty member of Armstrong Acting Academy.
This actor married a Canadian actress Alyx Melone in the year 2018. They together have a son. His name is not disclosed yet. However, they frequently travel from place to place and enjoy their time together. Steven posts their travel pictures on his social media quite a lot.
Steven looks quite tall and healthy as per his photos. He has an average weight that suits his height. Unfortunately, his height and weight are not disclosed yet. Similarly, his other body stats are also unavailable. However, he has a set of beautiful blue eyes and brown hair.
Social Media and Net Worth
His ‘@R4Burning’ Twitter account has earned over 422 followers. Similarly, his ‘@r4burning’ Instagram account has amassed over 1K followers. Steven also has a private Facebook account.
This Canadian actor surely earns a handsome amount of money. However, he has not revealed the amount he earns through his various profession as an actor, writer, producer, and musician.