Les Stroud Rank
About Les Stroud
Les Stroud made a living professionally from the music industry prior to pursuing a career as a filmmaker and survival expert. He performed as a member of a David Bowie cover band. He also composed music for the Canadian band, New Regime and associate produced MuchMusic, a music channel. He has since become known for the television series, “Survivorman”, which he has been the original creator, writer, producer, director, cameraman and host.
He was raised in Mimico, Toronto, Canada. He married Sue Jamison, a photographer in 1994. They had two children together before their separation in 2008.
His documentary, “Snowshoes and Solitude” was adjudged “Best Documentary” at the Muskoka Film Festival. The Spirit of the North music festival honored him with the “Best Acoustic/Folk Act” award.
He and his ex-wife spent their year-long honeymoon in the Canadian wilderness while attempting a Palaeolithic lifestyle.
Les Stroud Rank
Les Stroud's Popularity
Les Stroud is a famous Canadian musician, film-maker and survival expert, who was born on October 20, 1961. As a person born on this date, Les Stroud is listed in our database as the 41st most popular celebrity for the day (October 20) and the 93rd most popular for the year (1961).
People born on October 20 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Les Stroud is the 1227th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Les Stroud's birthday, Les Stroud is the 519th most famous Canadian.
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