About Jon

Jonathan Scarfe is an award winning Actor, Producer, Director and Writer with over 25 years professional experience starring in over 30 movies and more than 200 hours of episodic television.


He is currently starring in, Co-Executive Producing and Directing multiple episodes of the fifth and final season of Van Helsing. He was one of the first Directors to be back at work under the new Covid protocols.


He has Directed 15 episodes of television now in three different Countries. Canada, The Dominican Republic and Slovakia. He has served as Co-Executive Producer on 30 episodes for two different Netflix series. ‘Van Helsing’ and ‘The I-Land’.


He has directed multiple actors to award winning performances including Christopher Heyerdahl (best lead actor on a series)  and Michael Eklund (best guest actor).


Jonathan also received a Best Director nomination for his work on Van Helsing in 2018.

Nominated six times for the Canadian Emmy’s as an actor, twice winning for his work, he is the recent recipient of multiple British Columbia Film Awards (Leo’s) including two wins for Best Lead Actor on a television series for Van Helsing.

Jonathan Scarfe has worked with such legendary talents as Denzel Washington, Paul Newman, Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider and George Clooney. In Television he has had the opportunity to work with Showrunners Steven Bochco, John Wells, Jon Wirth and renowned playwright Neil Labute.


In 2012 Jonathan captained a two and a half year sailing voyage, entirely off the grid, with his wife and two children. The trip would ultimately encompass a circumnavigation of the North and South Pacific oceans and over 18,000 sea miles. Jon lives in Canada and Los Angeles.

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