Arnold Pinnock is a Japanese-born Canadian actor best known for his television roles as Vic Laghm in Billable Hours (2007-2008), as Paul Greebie in Life with Derek (2005-2009) and as George Ryder in The Listener, since 2009.
He also had a starring role in the medical drama television series Combat Hospital, in 2011.
As the youngest of five children, Pinnock always had his sights set on being in the spotlight. He began his career doing sketch comedy at Toronto's prestigious Second City Mainstage.
After appearing in several successful revues, Pinnock made a move into film and television. He was a regular on the ABC family series Beautiful People, the CTV series The City and a recurring character on the critically acclaimed CBC series This Is Wonderland.
He has appeared in numerous guest roles on syndicated TV series such as Lifetime's Missing and Showtime's Soul Food. Pinnock can also be seen in recurring roles in the internationally syndicated teen series, Life with Derek, and in Showcase's Billable Hours, for which he received a Gemini Nomination.
He also guest starred in the series Flashpoint.
Pinnock's movie of the week credits include starring as Santa Claus in the internationally popular holiday movie It Must Be Santa and co-starring in CBS' mini-series Category 6: Day of Destruction.
Following that, he also co-starred in Disney's very successful Twitches and Twitches Too. He has also had supporting roles in Ruby's Red Bucket of Blood with Angela Basset, Lifetime's Emmy nominated After Amy with Brigitte Fonda, Left Behind: World War III, Bojangles with Gregory Hines and The Incredible Hulk with Tim Roth and Ed Norton.
Feature films include Exit Wounds with DMX, Against the Ropes with Meg Ryan, The Ladies Man with Will Farrell, Down To Earth with Chris Rock and Lars and the Real Girl with Ryan Gosling.
Pinnock is also featured in HBO's Grey Gardens with Drew Barrymore and the Canadian film Cry of the Owl.