Dalmar Abuzeid (born October 23, 1990) is a Canadian actor. He initially became known for portraying Danny Van Zandt in Degrassi: The Next Generation. In 2019, he earned acclaim for his performance in the Netflix series Anne with an E, winning an ACTRA Award and a Canadian Screen Award. With this role, Abuzeid became the first Black actor to perform in the history of the Anne of Green Gables media franchise.
Abuzeid rose to promience for portraying the character Danny Van Zandt on the popular Canadian television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. He reprised this role in additional spin-off projects, including Degrassi Goes Hollywood and Degrassi Takes Manhattan. During this time, he also played a main role on the Teletoon series Majority Rules! and went on to star in guest roles in a variety of television series, such as Murdoch Mysteries, Republic of Doyle, Hemlock Grove, and Dark Matter. In addition to acting, he has also been a host of TVOKids, and the Kids CBC series Snapshots.
From 2018 to 2019, Abuzeid portrayed Sebastian 'Bash' Lacroix in the second and third seasons of Anne with an E; this marked the first time that a Black character has been featured since the franchise's inception. He won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Guest Performance in a Drama Series at the 8th Canadian Screen Awards in 2020. He also won an ACTRA Award for his performance in Anne with an E.
|2015||Mannish Boy||Bobby Mayhill||Short film|
|2019||Solitude By Black Sabbath||Sean||Short film|
|2020||Hypernova||Ben Frederick||Short film|
|2020||Beacons of Gondor||Ranger 3||Short film|
|2020||Come Play||Mr. Calarco|
|2004–2010||Degrassi: The Next Generation||Danny Van Zandt||91 episodes|
|2006–2009||Degrassi: Minis||Danny Van Zandt||TV series shorts|
|2009||Degrassi Goes Hollywood||Danny Van Zandt||TV movie|
|2009–2011||Majority Rules!||Jarmin||24 episodes|
|2010||Degrassi Takes Manhattan||Danny Van Zandt||TV movie|
|2014||Murdoch Mysteries||Jeremy Hardy||Episode: "Murdoch in Ragtime"|
|2014||Republic of Doyle||Craig Kelly||Episode: "The Driver"|
|2015||Hemlock Grove||Suresh||Episode: "Souls on Ice"|
|2016||Dark Matter||Kandrik||Episode: "Wish I'd Spaced You When I Had the Chance"|
|2016||Shoot the Messenger||Khaalif Suleman||5 episodes|
|2018||Condor||Caleb Wolfe||4 episodes|
|2018–2019||Anne with an E||Sebastian 'Bash' Lacroix||18 episodes|
|2019||Pure||Winston Lee||6 episodes|
|2020||The Comey Rule||Justin Patel||2 episodes|
- "After 110 years, Avonlea has its first Black resident". Toronto Star. June 22, 2018. Retrieved August 22, 2018.
- "TVOKids welcomes degrassi Alumnus Dalmar Abuzeid to the team in The Space", CNW, April 28, 2011. Archived March 10, 2014, at the Wayback Machine
- "Kids get hands-on education in photography in CBC-TV series 'Snapshots'". Ottawa Citizen, September 5, 2016.
- "'Anne of Green Gables' Gets First Black Character in Netflix Reboot". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-08-22.
- Jackson Weaver, "Canadian Screen Awards honour departing TV shows". CBC News, May 27, 2020.
- "Schitt's Creek, Anne with an E big winners at ACTRA Awards in Toronto | CBC News". CBC. Retrieved 2020-11-14.
- Gorman, Brian (July 10, 2010). "Degrassi movie set in New York kicks off new season, format and channel", Toronto Star, p. SW6.
- "SoundSpeed is latest musical offering bearing the Degrassi stamp". July 28, 2010. Retrieved July 30, 2010.