Jerry McDonnell is a writer, an actor and a retired wilderness, fishing, hunting and bear viewing guide and a teacher in native villages of Alaska. His published short stories and poems are of the north and the west, many can be found in The South Dakota Review and Over the Transom. He writes and narrates the Exploring Alaska TV show on ABC throughout Alaska and on Ben Satellite in Europe and cable in the U.S.A. His stage work spans many years—eg. from Marco in View From the Bridge to Norman in On Golden Pond (see resume). Movie roles: Santa and Death, Christmas With a Capital “C.”and Everybody Loves Whales. He currently lives in downtown Alaska—Anchorage—but in the summer he is usually somewhere in the bush of the far north either in a canoe or afoot. He is also handy with horses and pack mules.
Unique traits: Look younger than I am older, which I am.