Don McKellar began his career in theatre before moving into feature films. He co-wrote several acclaimed scripts, including: 'Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould', 'The Red Violin', 'Roadkill' and 'Highway 61'. He also worked on the screen adaptation of 'Blindness' from author JosÃ© Saramago's novel.
In 1998, he completed his feature directorial debut, 'Last Night', which won the Prix de la Jeunesse at the Cannes Film Festival. He directed two other features: 'Childstar' and 'The Grand Seduction'.
Acting roles include: as Curtis in 'Twitch City', as Jack in 'Odd Job Jack', and as Darren Nicholls in 'Slings and Arrows'. McKellar has even covered the musical genre with his co-written play 'The Drowsy Chaperone' which won him a Tony Award, touring Toronto, London and New York.