Born and raised in Toronto, Bear has always had a passion for acting. It was at Bishop's University that Bear honed his skills in the craft and completed a Drama BA Honours. He had the great pleasure of performing in such plays as Of Mice and Men, Macbeth and Great Expectations. Upon completion of his degree Bear returned to Toronto, where he currently resides. In the years to follow he has performed overseas in the Melbourne International Comedy Festival with his sketch comedy troupe Toronto on Top, and has toured the US with the production CSI: Live.