Although he is not yet very famous, actor Kevin Macgarry is well on his way to fame and has featured in many critically acclaimed series. However, many people who notice McGarry only remember him as a handsome heartthrob, which might not be a bad thing if you’re trying to make a name for yourself in Hollywood.
Kevin McGarry was born on March 19, 1985 in Kincardine, Ontario, Canada. As a result, he is currently 35 years old and holds Canadian nationality.
McGarry got into acting by accident when he was accidentally enrolled in an acting class in his senior year. It was then that McGarry decided that not only was he good at theatre, but it was something he was very passionate about. After high school, Kevin graduated in Creative Writing from George Brown College in 2007, then decided to study Theater Arts in London at Fanshawe College before going to Toronto to study at the Pro Actors Lab.
McGarry’s first few acting roles didn’t bring much fame or money – he first appeared in the series ‘Love Bites’ followed by ‘Being Erica’.
The first movie he was cast in was a TV movie in 2010 ‘Turn the Beat Around’, the story of a down and out dancer living in Los Angeles, USA, who joins the manager of a club to bring disco . back.
In the same year, Kevin appeared in ‘Saw: The Final Chapter’, a very popular series of horror movies. Each new ‘Saw’ movie follows a new cast who have all been given a similar job. A group of people are put in a room by a game maker named Jigsaw. They are given a series of mentally and physically demanding tasks that often require them to seriously injure themselves or even kill other contestants in order to progress to the next stage and get closer to freedom.
The Jigsaw uses their own lives or those of their families to convince its victims to continue with any task, no matter how painful or distressing it may be. ‘Saw: The Final Chapter’ is the story of a man who rose to fame by posing as one of Jigsaw’s surviving victims – Jigsaw is not happy with this lie and kidnaps the man who then finds himself playing the game Jigsaw . By the end it is clear that this will be the last game anyone will ever have to play as the game master is terminally ill.
McGarry’s first notable role was as Dr. Timothy Hudson in the series ‘Open Heart’ in 2015. The series follows Dylan Blake, a 16-year-old girl who gets herself into trouble by stealing a car, is arrested and is given community service.
She is assigned to volunteer at a hospital, Open Heart Memorial, where both her sister and mother work as doctors. Her grandparents are on the board of directors of the hospital and are generous benefactors, and the hospital is also the last place her father was seen before he disappeared. Dylan uses her new position at the hospital to find out what happened to her father, revealing some family secrets along the way.
While playing small roles in between, Kevin was Act from 2016 – 2019 in the series ‘Heartland’, where he plays Mitch Cutty.
Based on the book written by Lauren Brooke, the series is the story of sisters Lou and Amy Fleming, with farmer Ty Borden and their grandfather Jack Bartlett following them through the trials of life on their farm.
In 2020, Kevin had a small role in the critically acclaimed ‘Schitts Creek’, the story of the wealthy family of Rose, Johnny, Moira, David and Alexis, who made their money through a video store, but lose all their money when their accountant embezzles and goes away with it. The family is forced to move to a small town that Johnny bought David as a joke when he was a child, where they all live together in a motel.
Most recently, McGarry played a recurring character on the series “When Calls the Heart.” The series is about a young teacher, Elizabeth Thatcher, who comes from a wealthy family in the East and moves to a big city in the West to become a teacher at a small school in a mining town.
Although Kevin is not married, he is still dating his longtime girlfriend Alexandra Herzog who is originally from Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. At the young age of five she started dancing and loved it so much that she spent the next thirteen years of her life working hard and studying musical theatre, jazz, tap, modern and ballet.
Alexandra received her Senior Certificate for being a member of the Cecchetti Society. She was subsequently trained by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, for which she received scholarships for modern dance and ballet.
Herzog made the decision to add acting to her already grueling workout regimen after seeing “Our Town,” a production at the Manitoba Theater. She said that when she felt and could see the impact the production had on not only herself, but everyone else in the audience, she was inspired to not only pursue acting, but also to study piano, trombone, theater and singing .
Since then, Alex has been on celebrity cruises all over Europe to perform for children’s shows. She also appeared as a dancer in two films, ‘Make it Happen’ and ‘High Stakes’ before deciding to get even more acting training by attending Sheridan College to study musical theatre, where she graduated and received the E. McFaddin Award and received high awards. . Most recently, Herzog’s choreography was performed at ‘Heart and Music’, a benefit to raise money for The Ovarian Cancer Association in Canada.
— Kevin McGarry (@kevin_mcGarry) February 9, 2015
Alexandra is also passionate about sharing her knowledge, having been a guest lecturer for the New Dance Group, and helped teach at the Arts Center in New York City.
Sources state that McGarry has an estimated net worth of over $2 million. Earned not only from his acting, but also from helping write and direct films.
Kevin’s strikingly attractive and athletic build is accompanied by blue eyes and black hair. He is 188 cm tall.