Actor, director, activist, politician, educator
Born 1975 in Richmond Hill, Ontario
Has lived outside Massey on the old Julius Steinke homestead, since 2005
Massey resident Jayson Stewart is a former municipal councillor for the Township of Sables-Spanish Rivers, a teacher at Espanola High School, a community developer and social justice activist, and a movie, television and voice over actor.
His roles include serial killer Isaac Lowen in the Distant Field Productions film BLACK FOREST, as Inspector McEachern in the Unipop Productions film noir THE PASTA KILLER!, Dog in CANNIBAL HOUSE: THE BEGINNING, and as mafia boss Viktor Rominov in the television crime drama 14 KEYS, a VOD Entertainment/Eastlink coproduction.
He is the director of REZilience, Canada's first indigenous zombie film, shot at various locations in the town of Massey and at the Espanola Air Field on Lee Valley Road; and the short films THE PHILANTHROPIST and OVERDUE. Stewart was shortlisted for a CION Northern Ontario Music and Film Award in two categories: best screenwriter and best short film.
Stewart is also a voice-over artist and done work with YAHOO! CANADA, NORTH BAY AND DISTRICT BIG BROTHERS, SPARTAN YOUTH RADIO, and the Machinima series IMMEMORIAL.
Learn more at JAYSONJSTEWART.COM.
This page is a collection of stories and remembrances of notable people who have called Massey and area "home".