Allan Hawco is a Canadian actor best known for his television roles as Capt. Mick Graham in ZOS: Zone of Separation (2009) and as Jake Doyle in Republic of Doyle, from 2010-2014.
A native of the Goulds, Newfoundland, and a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, Hawco is a writer, executive producer and lead actor on Republic of Doyle.
Hawco's previous television roles include ZOS: Zone of Separation, the political thriller H2O and the sequel Trojan Horse, and the WW II drama Above and Beyond.
His feature film credits include a starring role in 2009's Love and Savagery, directed by John Smith, and he also appeared as a supporting lead in Sir Richard Attenborough's Closing the Ring (2008) with Christopher Plummer and Shirley MacLaine.
Hawco has also worked in several established Canadian theatres like Shakespeare Works, RCA Theatre and Soulpepper Theatre. Select credits include the title roles in Romeo and Juliet and Richard III, as well as The Shape of Things, Salt Water Moon, La Ronde and Present Laughter.
In 2005, Hawco co-founded The Company Theatre and starred in its inaugural production of Tom Murphy's Whistle in the Dark, which met with rave reviews. The Toronto Star called it “the most muscular piece of theatre we've seen in Toronto in some time.”
The Company Theatre also staged Festen in November of 2008.