Sugith Varughese

Biography

Born in India and raised in Canada, he is an award-winning screenwriter, short film director and actor with several series regular and recurring character credits. He broke into television as a writer, and is best known as one of the original writers of the classic Muppet TV show Fraggle Rock. He starred in a CBC TV movie he wrote, Best of Both Worlds, which launched his acting career. He was the first visible minority to attend the prestigious Canadian Film Centre as a writer-director, where he was trained by renowned directors Norman Jewison and Daniel Petrie, Sr. as well as famed editor Lou Lombardo and Oscar-winning composer James Horner among many others. His award-winning short films have screened at numerous festivals worldwide. Also a stage actor and produced playwright. Member of the Writers Guild of Canada, ACTRA and Canadian Actors Equity as well as a voting member of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. He has taught screenwriting and acting at the college level and given seminars across Canada.

Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Kim’s Convenience S3 January 1, 1970