Cast Member

Don Shade

Barry Flatman


Barry Flatman plays the role of Matt Shade’s father, Don Shade, in “Private Eyes.”

Flatman has appeared in over thirty movies, has had leading and guest star roles in countless TV series, performed featured roles in several dozen movies for television and created many voice characters for animation. Flatman has also produced, written, directed and taught for stage, TV, film and radio, has a Gold Record, and has been nominated for both JUNO and Gemini Awards.

Flatman’s most recent credits include recurring roles on “Hell on Wheels,” “Fargo” and “The Strain,” and guest star appearances on “Gangland Undercover,” “Hannibal” and “Defiance.” Recent films include “Amber Alert,” “Marilyn” and “Apple Mortgage Cake.” Other recent credits include “No Stranger than Love,” “Dr. Cabbie,” “Patch Town,” “The Christmas,” “Daniel’s Daughter,” “Guns” and “The Kennedys.”

On stage Flatman starred in “Enron,” “Fool for Love” and “Stuff Happens.” His performance as “Big Daddy” in the Segal Centre Production of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” garnered him a nomination for Best Actor. He also starred as “General Waverley