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Mr. Benskin has been a significant presence on the Canadian and International cultural landscape for over thirty years. A former Artistic Director of Black Theatre Workshop, Canada's longest running Black theatre company, Tyrone is an award winning Actor / Director with well over 150 film, television, and theatre credits. He is also as a published composer, song-writer and recording artist. Tyrone is currently starring in NBC's hit series Debris as well as appearances in the acclaimed films Pieces of a Woman and Death of a Ladies Man.
For over two decades Tyrone has also been a vocal advocate of the importance of the arts as a social pillar. To that end, he has served as National-Vice President of ACTRA and several other augural advocacy organizations.
As a Member of Parliament in Canada’s House of Commons he was appointed Official Opposition Critic - Canadian Heritage and Deputy Critic –
Official Languages. He was appointed to the Sub-committee on International Human Rights. From hearing testimony of international human rights abuses to working on issues such as food security and access as well as the issue of the lack of availability of clean water on Canada’s First Nation’s and Inuit Reserves. “Climate change isn’t simply an election banner, it’s a human rights issue.”
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