Lee MacDougall is a Canadian actor, writer and theatre director. Originally from Kirkland Lake, Ontario, he studied at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University before launching his career as an actor.
He acted primarily on stage, as well as having guest roles in film and television, until writing his first play, High Life, in the early 1990s. A comedy-drama based on a group of drug addicts he met while acting in a regional theatre production, the play won the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play, Mid-Sized Theatre Division, in 1996, and was a shortlisted Governor General's Award finalist for English-language drama at the 1997 Governor General's Awards. He later wrote the screenplay for the 2009 film adaptation High Life, for which he received a Genie Award nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 31st Genie Awards.
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