June 18, 1963 |
Alberti, Buenos Aires, Argentina
|Citizenship||Argentinian and Canadian (dual)|
|Alma mater||York University, University of Alberta|
|Occupation||Voice actor, stage actor, opera singer|
|Spouse(s)||Jacklyn Francis Chioran|
Chioran is best known for his voice acting roles, such as Doji in Beyblade: Metal Fusion (the first 32 episodes, later succeeded by Andrew Jackson), King Caradoc in Jane and the Dragon, and Barry Bullevardo in the animated series Iggy Arbuckle. Juan Chioran has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Chioran was born Juan Bruno Ricardo Chioran on June 18, 1963 in Alberti, Argentina to Italian immigrants Bruno Chioran (b. 1928) and Alba Chioran. Bruno and Alba Chioran arrived in Alberti, Argentina in 1947, after the Second World War ended. Half of their extended family remained in Italy and the other half was in Canada. His Dad immigrated to Argentina with the intent of saving money home to his relatives. His father immigrated from Padua, Italy, and his mother was from the Venice region. After living his first 12 years in Alberti, Juan Chioran moved to Toronto with his parents in 1975, when the Dirty War began in Argentina.
Stratford Shakespeare Festival credits
- The Mikado (1993) by Gilbert and Sullivan — Poo-Bah
- Man of La Mancha (1998) by Dale Wasserman — Don Chixote
- The Winter's Tale (1998) by William Shakespeare — Polixenes
- Dracula: A Chamber Musical (1999)— Count Dracula
- A Midsummer Night's Dream (1999) by William Shakespeare — Oberon
- As You Like It (2000) by William Shakespeare — Jaques
- Hamlet (2000) by William Shakespeare — Gravedigger
- All's Well That Ends Well (2008) by William Shakespeare — Parolles
- Bartholomew Fair (2009) by Ben Jonson — Zeal-of-the-land Busy
- The Three Sisters (2009) by Anton Chekhov — Solyony
- Evita (2010) by Arthur Laurents — Juan Perón
- Kiss Me, Kate (2010) based on a play by William Shakespeare — Fred Graham
- The Misanthrope (2011) by Molière — Philinte
- Twelfth Night (2011) by William Shakespeare — Fabian
- Much Ado About Nothing (2012) by William Shakespeare — Don Pedro
- Henry V (2012) by William Shakespeare — Montjoy
Film and television
He has played in several dozen roles at various levels of importance in movies and television, including Lance Boil on Grossology. He also played the role of Francobollo Garibaldi, the father of Raven-Symoné's character in the Disney Channel Original Movie, The Cheetah Girls in 2003.
Awards and nominations
Chioran won a Gemini Award for Best Performance in a Performing Arts Program or Series in 2000 for a televised showing of his portrayal of Count Dracula in Dracula: A Chamber Musical. He was nominated for a 2007 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical for The Three Musketeers at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater in Chicago, Illinois.
- Stratford Shakespeare Festival Visitors' Guides from 1993 to 2013. Stratford, Ontario, Canada
- Stratford Shakespeare Festival production history
- Brioux, Bill. "Gemini Award: Early Winners". Canoe.ca. Retrieved 2009-07-28.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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