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Plessisville, Canada
Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard


Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard is a talented novelist, playwright, actor, and director from Canada. Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard has published several novels and starred in plays, television, and movies.

Early Life

Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard was born in 1988, in Plessisville, Canada. Calculating his birth year, he is currently 36 years old and holds Canadian citizenship. However, he has not shared his exact date of birth, ethical background, religious beliefs, and many others.

Most of his early childhood life, his family background, and the identities of his parents are on the dark side at the moment. Moreover, he seems to be a secretive person who doesn’t like to talk much about his family members.

Moving on to academics, he received his acting training at the Cégep de Saint-Hyacinthe Theater School and later graduated.

Professional Career

Initially, Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard started writing and performing in the theater. He performed and wrote the 2009 play ‘Espace 4001 Le Damné de Lachine et Autres Contes Crades.’ The play is the revised and expanded version of ‘Quatre Contes Crades,’ a show that won the Prix Juste Pour Rire in 2009 for best French-speaking comedy at the Fringe 2009 and won the Vue sur la Relève 2010 prize, story category.

His other work credits include ‘Baiseries’ (2007) and ‘Warwick’ (2013). In December 2014, he wrote and directed ‘Tranche-cul,’ which was presented at Espace Libre.

Moreover, in 2011, he portrayed the character of Horace in ‘Molière’s L’École des femmes,’ directed by Yves Desgagnés. In 2014, he played one of the cadets of Gascogne in Edmond Rostand’s ‘Cyrano de Bergerac,’ directed by Serge Denoncourt.

Novels written by him were adapted into plays and TV series

He appeared in an episode of the series “Trauma” in 2011 and 2016 in an episode of “Mon ex à moi.” In 2014, he was cast in the movie “Mommy” directed and edited by Xavier Dolan.

Caption: Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard’s novels (Source: YouTube)

‘Les Cicatrisés de Saint-Sauvignac: stories of water slides’ was published in 2011 by him, Sarah Berthiaume, Simon Boulerice, and Mathieu Handfield, and was finally republished in 2016. In July 2012, he wrote and directed ‘Ménageries,’ a Zoofest production at the Balustrade du Monument-National.

He signed “Sports et Divertissements,” his first novel inspired by Érik Satie’s eponymous piano cycle in the year 2014. In 2016, he presented his work “On the Destination of Species” at the Jamais Lu Festival. This text subsequently became “You Are Animal,” which was published in 2023.

Recent Works

He published another novel ‘Royal’ in 2016. He wrote and directed the play ‘The Singularity is Near’ in May 2017. It is a play inspired by the eponymous essay by Ray Kurzweil. He published another novel ‘Wild Life Manual’ in the year 2018.

In 2019, he  signed his first fiction series, “Faux Départs.” The series has been broadcast since 9th October 2019 on ICI TOU.TV. He published his other novel ‘Haute Démolition’ in the year 2021.

That same year he published another novel ‘Manuel de la vie sauvage’ which was later adapted for the theater by the Duceppe company, in a production by Jean-Simon Traversy.

His novel ‘Manuel de la vie sauvage’ was adapted for television in 2022 and broadcast on Séries Plus. He presented his play Vous sont animal at the Théâtre de Quat’Sous in Montreal in January 2023. Following March, his novel ‘High Demolition’ was adopted on television and was broadcast on Séries Plus.

Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard – Awards

He was the winner of the L’Égrégore Prize for his work for ‘Baiseries.’ In 2018, he won the  College Students Literary Prize for his novel ‘Royal.’

Net Worth 2024

Being a novelist, playwright, actor, and director, he has earned a good fortune. However, he has not officially shared his net worth, salary, and income in front of the media or the general public.

Relationship Status

Presently, this Canadian novelist is single and unmarried. Meanwhile, he has not talked much about his past or present love life, affairs, and relationships. Meanwhile, he seems to be fully focused on his career rather than involved in any kind of relationship. Similarly, he has never been a part of controversy or scandal and he has maintained a clean image.

Body Measurements

Caption: Jean-Philippe Baril Guérard with his friends (Source: Le Devoir)

The Canadian novelist has a charming face and an attractive personality. Looking at his appearance, he has a pair of brown eyes with black hair colour while his other body measurements such as height, weight, and other measurements are under review.

Social Media

On his Instagram page ‘@jpbarilguerard’ there are over 7.9k followers. Likewise, there are over 1.5k followers on his Twitter page ‘@jpbarilguerard’ and he is not present on Facebook.



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