Aaron Poole
Poole in 2011
Born (1977-03-17) March 17, 1977 (age 44)
OccupationActor, producer
Years active1995-present

Aaron Poole (born March 17, 1977) is a Canadian actor.

Early life

Poole grew up in Barrie, Ontario and attended Barrie Central Collegiate. He is a graduate of the Etobicoke School of the Arts and George Brown College.[1] He is of Italian descent.[2][3]


Poole's credits include the films Killing Zelda Sparks, Adoration and This Beautiful City, and the television series Strange Days at Blake Holsey High and ZOS: Zone of Separation. He was nominated for Best Actor at the 29th Genie Awards for his performance in This Beautiful City. Poole starred in Ed Gass-Donnelly's second feature film Small Town Murder Songs in 2010. He also appeared in the movie Fury.

Poole is an executive producer and one of the lead actors in The Conspiracy,[4] a mockumentary thriller which opened at one location in Toronto on July 19, 2013 and is expected to hit other major cities in Canada a few weeks later, followed by some U.S. cities.

The latest project he worked on was a film called Forsaken with Donald and Kiefer Sutherland.[5]




Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2008 ACTRA Awards Best Actor This Beautiful City Won [7]
Genie Awards Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Nominated [8]
2015 Maverick Movie Awards Best Actor: Short The Orchard Nominated [9]
2016 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Strange Empire Nominated [10]


  1. ^ "The Genies give a big hand to a tiny film". The Globe and Mail, April 4, 2009.
  2. ^ "my nonno". www.instagram.com. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  3. ^ "beautiful nonna". www.instagram.com. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Movie review: The Conspiracy". criticizethis.ca (Isabel Cupryn). July 16, 2013.
  5. ^ "Interview: Christopher MacBride and Aaron Poole talk 'The Conspiracy'". criticizethis.ca (Isabel Cupryn). July 16, 2013.
  6. ^ Newman, Kim (February 13, 2017). "'The Void': Review". Screen Daily. Retrieved April 3, 2017.
  7. ^ "The ACTRA Awards in Toronto | ACTRA Toronto". www.actratoronto.com. Archived from the original on 22 January 2017. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  8. ^ "awards database". academy.ca. Archived from the original on 16 November 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  9. ^ "2015". MAVERICK MOVIE AWARDS: Where moviemakers honor moviemakers from all over the world!. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  10. ^ "awards database". academy.ca. Archived from the original on 2016-11-16. Retrieved 15 November 2016.