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When Calls the Heart's Viv Leacock is celebrating his 37th birthday today.
He was born on April 20, 1974, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Leacock has been part of the acting scene for almost 20 years. His big break came in 2002, in the Eddie Murphy action-comedy, I Spy, where he was personally chosen by his comedic idol to play his right-hand man. Following this role, Leacock continued his comedy work on a number of films and TV shows including Intern Academy (Dave Thomas and Dave Foley), Are We There Yet? and Are We Done Yet? (Ice Cube and Nia Long), Hot Tub Time Machine (Craig Robertson and John Cusack) and This Means War (Chris Pine, Tom Hardy and Reese Witherspoon). Leacock would earn a Leo nomination for best supporting actor in a dramatic role in the environmental thriller The Thaw starring Val Kilmer.
One of his notable characters in BBC America's Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Leacock plays Gripps, one of the members of the ballistic band of misfits called "The Rowdy 3". Leacock also had the privilege and pleasure working with The Green Book's, Peter Farrelly, for 3 seasons on a hilarious series called Loudermilk, following the lives of an AA group led by Ron Livingston. In Netflix's juggernaut, Lost In Space, starring Toby Stephens, Molly Parker and Parker Posey, Leacock portrays Reese, one of the colonists trying to find new planet to call home. As a long-time member of the Hallmark film and TV family, Leacock plays Detective Fincher Garland on Hailey Dean Mysteries alongside Kellie Martin. Switching up the time period, you can find him and two of his children, Vienna and Elias, in When Calls The Heart, one of Hallmark's longest-running series. He enjoys life with his wife of 28 years, Divina and their 3 children, Vienna, Lennox and Elias.
Please help us wish him a happy birthday!