Graham Wardle is a well-known Canadian actor, director of photography, and filmmaker. The role of Ty Borden, which he played in the CBC series “Heartland,” is the primary reason for his widespread recognition. Wardle, who was born and raised in British Columbia, stumbled into his very first audition by total and utter fluke.
Auditioning for a toy commercial, he and his mother were seated in the room where it was taking place. They were completely unaware of this fact until it was brought to their attention, following which Wardle successfully competed in the audition for the project.
His first appearance on television was in an episode of ‘The Sentinel’ which aired on the UPN network in the year 1998. His debut appearance on a major motion picture was in the comedic drama “In the Land of Women,” which was released in 2007. Since then, he has been in a few films, had guest appearances on a number of television series, and was selected for the role in ‘Heartland.’
The short films “Under Pressure: A Story of Microscopic Stakes,” “The Vessel,” and “Mi Madre, My Father” all feature Wardle, who is also a skilled producer. To date, he has been engaged in the production of these three short films. In 2013, he was a co-founder of a production firm that was given the moniker Lone Maverick.
They are now putting the last touches on their first feature film, which is titled “Cold Lights.” In 2009, 2010, and 2012, Wardle was recognised with a nomination for the Leo Award in the category of Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series for his work in the television series “Heartland.”
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Wardle is one of her parents Debbie and Allan Wardle’s six children. She was born on September 6, 1986 in the city of Mission, which is located in British Columbia, Canada. He spent his childhood in New Westminster, which is located close to Vancouver.
As a kid, he was known by a number of different nick names. Gray was the name that he was given by his mother, although his father named him Mr. Graham son. His younger brothers and sisters made fun of him by calling him Graaayy-Ummmmm. Gram, Wardle, Wartortle, Gram Cracka or GC for short, Gray-Han!, G-Dubbs, and G-Funk were just a few of the many nicknames that his pals called him.
Capilano College in North Vancouver, British Columbia was home to Wardle as he pursued his education in the Motion Picture and Production Program there. During his time there, he participated in the production of a number of different movies. In 2007, he received his diploma.
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Graham Wardle and Amber Marshall are not married to one another. In the television programme Heartland, Ty Borden and Amy Fleming are married, however the two of them are not married in real life.
When Graham Wardle was only six years old, he landed his first acting job, which was a commercial for the American toy manufacturer Mattel. Both he and his mother were completely unaware that the room in which they were seated was also being used as an audition space for the advertisement.
It was okay with Wardle’s mother for him to try out for the role, since he expressed interest in doing so. After some time had passed, he was eventually told that he had been chosen.
In 1998, an episode of ‘The Sentinel’ from season three aired on UPN, marking Wardle’s first appearance on a television screen.
One year later, he made an appearance in the episode of the Canadian-American family comedy horror series ‘The New Addams Family’ titled “Fester the Marriage Counselor.” After that, he appeared in the television movie “Ratz” as the character Tod. In 2004, Wardle was given the role of Adam Kitsis in an episode of the American television programme ‘Life As We Know It,’ which was adapted from the book ‘Doing It’ written by the British author Melvin Burgess.
In the collegiate horror thriller ‘Killer Bash,’ which he featured in with Raquel Riskin, Cory Monteith, and Tara Wilson, the film was released in 2005. In the 2006 comic sports film “Like Mike 2: Streetball,” starring Wardle as a thug, the film was released only on home video. In the same year, he also appeared in the television movie titled “Fallen” as a jock.
The first feature film of his career, titled “In the Land of Women,” was released in the year 2007. The film was written by Jonathan Kasdan and directed by him as well. It recounts the tale of a sleazy writer who travels to his grandmother’s home for a short visit and discovers that he has the opportunity to redeem himself after meeting the neighbours of his grandmother’s house.
The cast also included Adam Brody, Kristen Stewart, and Meg Ryan, in addition to Isabelle Wardle. In the same year, he had a role in the television movie titled “Anna’s Storm,” playing the part of Seth Corbin.
In the 2008 film ‘That One Night,’ written and directed by Rick Alyea and starring both him and Benjamin Arthur, Paul Anthony, and Yan-Kay Crystal Lowe, Graham Wardle appeared on screen with them all. In 2009, he appeared in the action horror comedy ‘Yesterday,’ which was directed by Rob Grant. After the zombie breakout, he portrayed the role of Chris, one of the six random people who were forced to band together in order to escape the town.
On the other hand, they quickly understand that they ought to have the same level of fear for one another. Once again, he collaborated with Grant on the production of the criminal comedy “Mon Ami” in 2012.
In the second episode of the first season of the famous fantasy horror series ‘Supernatural’ on The CW, which was named ‘Wendigo,’ Graham Wardle made his first appearance as a character. In the show, he played the role of Tommy Collins, who was kidnapped by a wendigo but was eventually rescued by the Winchester brothers.
In the eighth season’s episode titled “Clip Show,” Wardle performed his part once again (2013). In the television movie “Grave Halloween,” which was released in 2013, he portrayed a part of a documentary film team that travels to Japan’s iconic Suicide Forest and begins to experience supernatural occurrences while there. Recent episodes of the drama series ‘Hudson’ featured Wardle in a guest starring role.
Soon after Graham Wardle graduated from college, he was offered a role in the television show “Heartland.” The sitcom, which debuted on CBC on October 14, 2007, follows the lives of Amy and Lou Fleming, their grandpa Jack Bartlett, and Ty Borden (Wardle) as they navigate the ups and downs of life on their ranch. The show also features the character of Wardle. As of the year 2019, the television show ‘Heartland’ has a total of 12 seasons under its belt.
The short film “Under Pressure: A Story of Microscopic Stakes,” which he produced in 2008, was his debut in the role of producer. It wasn’t until 2012 that he released ‘The Vessel.’ The year 2018 saw the release of his most recent work, titled “Mi Madre, My Father.”
Graham Wardle started participating in a variety of humanitarian activities in 2013, and he has continued to do so up to the present day. He did his best to gather money for the group known as “Men of Hope,” which provides assistance to those who have been the victims of sexual assault.
After flooding devastated parts of Alberta and High River, he helped out with a number of relief initiatives for flood victims. In order to raise money and awareness for leukaemia cancer, Graham Wardle even ran the Calgary Pineapple Challenge marathon.
Later on in the year 2013, Graham Wardle and his close buddy Don McLeod established the organisation that is now known as “Cruise With A Cause.” Through the organization’s yearly motorcycle trip across British Columbia and Alberta, the group contributes to the financial support of local charitable causes and activities.
Graham Wardle’s love of volunteering for charitable causes and riding motorbikes inspired him to create this organisation.
On his website, Graham Wardle sells a variety of things, and all of the revenues from those sales are donated to various charitable organisations.
The Canadian Mental Health Association, Sophie’s Place of the Centre for Child Development, and The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada are some of the organisations that fall under this category.
Graham Wardle has raised over $26,000 for charities from purchases made on his website.
As of 2022, Graham Wardle’s net worth is $3 million.