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|Born||October 12, 1966|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Birth name||Jonathan David Crombie|
|Family members|| Parents
|Years active||1985 - present|
|In Anne series||Gilbert Blythe|
Jonathan Crombie is a Canadian actor, best know for his role of Gilbert Blythe in films by Kevin Sullivan.
Jonathan David Crombie was born on October 12, 1966, in Toronto, Ontario, to David Crombie, former mayor of Toronto, and his wife Shirley Ann. Jonathan was the baby of family - he has two older sisters, Robin and Carrie. He was raised along with them in Toronto.
Anne of Green Gables
Jonathan never intended on becoming an actor. However, he was spotted in a high school production The Wizard of Oz by casting director Diane Polley who recommend him for casting in Anne of Green Gables (1985). The role of Gilbert Blythe won him recognition and is the role for which he is best loved. Jonathan returned to role of Gilbert in two sequels: Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel (1987) and Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2000). He also portrayed him in one episode of Road to Avonlea series, Old Friends, Old Wounds.
The role of Gilbert Blythe brought him recognition. Then he appeared in many TV films and series. Jonathan was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award for his role in the Canadian Stage Company's 1997 production of Arcadia.
|1985||Anne of Green Gables||Gilbert Blythe|
|1986||A Judgment in Stone||Bobby Coverdale|
|1987||Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel||Gilbert Blythe|
|CBS Schoolbreak Special||Barney Roth|
|1988||Mount Royal||Rob Valeur|
|Alfred Hitchcock Presents||Rick Garrison|
|1989||The Jeweller's Shop||Christophe|
|The Teddy Bears' Picnic||Benjamin Bear|
|1990||The Campbells||Kevin Horatio Sims|
|1991||21 Jump Street||Bill Howard|
|1992||Road to Avonlea||Gilbert Blythe|
|The Teddy Bears' Christmas||Benjamin Bear|
|The Good Fight||Sam Cragin|
|1993||Class of '96||Sam Clive|
|1998||Comedy Now!||Various Characters|
|The Teddy Bears' Scare||Benjamin Bear|
|1999 - 2000||Power Play||Hudson James|
|2000||Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story||Gilbert Blythe|
|2001||The Waiting Game||Matt|
|2002||Earth: Final Conflict||Dr. Field|
|2003 - 2005||Slings and Arrows||Lionel Train|
|2004||The Jane Show||Dave|
|2004 - 2010||The Secret World of Benjamin Bear||Benjamin Bear|
|2013||Cottage Country||Dan Mushin|
|2014||Russian Broadway Shut Down||Villager|
Behind the scenes
- Jonathan was first discovered for Anne of Green Gables by casting director Diane Polley, the mother of Sarah Polley who portrayed Sara Stanley in Road to Avonlea series.
- When Jonathan and Megan Follows visited Schuyler Grant at college, they invited her roommate out for dinner. The roommate declined the invite as she had never seen either of the Anne of Green Gables movies and therefore had no idea who her roommate's famous friends were.
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|Actors who portrayed Gilbert Blythe|
| Paul Kelly | Tom Brown | Patric Knowles | Jeremy Spenser | David Spenser | William Cole |
Hervé Brousseau | Robin Halstead | Christopher Blake | Jonathan Crombie
Pavol Mikulík | Kazuhiko Inoue | Ali Mukaddam