DES WALSH - JACK
Des Walsh is a Newfoundland poet, writer, musician and actor. In 2013, he was cast in the award-winning feature film Cast No Shadow, directed by Christian Sparks and written by Joel Thomas Hynes. He has starred in numerous award-winning short films including Hynes’ Clipper Gold. His screenwriting credits include the feature film Love and Savagery in 2009 and the international hit miniseries’ Random Passage. He was lead writer on the miniseries The Boys of St. Vincent, which won a Gemini and the Gold Medal at the Banff Television Festival in Canada, the Umbria Fiction Award in Italy, the Grand FIPA d’Or Cannes in France, and The New York Festivals Award and the 1995 Peabody Award in the United States.
#MyKeystone: Minutes after my father's death I arrived in the room and kissed his warm forehead, an hour later to say goodbye, I kissed his cold forehead.