Judah Katz is a Canadian actor born in Montreal, Quebec. He has worked in Montreal, Toronto and Los Angeles for more than 40 years, appearing in both TV series and films.

Winning an ACTRA award for his very first foray in front of a camera in 1983 as “best new actor in Canadian Television”, he also received a Gemini for “best supporting actor” for his role as Alan Eagleson in the CBC mini-series Canada Russia ’72.

Katz studied acting for two years at Vanier College, three years at the Dome Professional Theatre School, Banff School of Fine Arts, the “voice doctor” Robert Easton of Los Angeles, and since 1992 with renowned film and television acting coach and teacher David Rotenberg.

Judah is also the co-founder of the Big Swing Charity Golf Tournament that raises money for the Canadian entertainment charity the AFC (formerly known as the Actor’s Fund of Canada). To date the event has raised well over one million dollars for people in the entertainment field in financial crisis.


Actors Judah has worked with:

  • Jason Priestly – Private Eyes
  • Kunal Nayyar – Dr Cabbie
  • Rob Lowe – Breakaway
  • Tatiana Maslany – Blood Pressure
  • Kevin Spacey – Casino Jack
  • Russel Crowe – Cinderella Man
  • Jeff Goldbloom – Spinning Boris
  • Liev Schreiber – Spinning Boris
  • Stockard Channing – Matthew Shepard Story
  • James Woods – Dirty Pictures
  • Michael Keaton – The Company
  • Phillip Seymour Hoffman – Owning Mahoney
  • Jon Voight – Second String
  • Joe Montegna – Spencer: Small Vices
  • Mark Ruffalo – 2nd Day of Christmas
  • Joe Pantoliano – Ed McBain’s 87th Precinct
  • James Spader – Crash and Pentagon Papers
  • Charles Bronson – Family of Cops
  • Kathleen Turner – Moonlight and Valentino
  • Walter Matthau – Movers and Shakers

Directors Judah has worked with:

  • Ron Howard – Cinderella Man
  • David Cronenberg – Crash
  • John Badham – Last Debate and Evel Knievel (known for Saturday Night Fever)
  • Frank Pierson – Dirty Pictures
  • Ken Finkleman – The Newsroom
  • Anne Wheeler – Crash and Burn
  • David Steinberg – Switching Goals
  • Joseph Sargent – Out of the Ashes