Paul Michael Gross (born on 30 April, 1959), is a Canadian actor, producer, director, singer and writer born in Calgary, Alberta. He has two children, Jack and Hannah, with fellow actor Martha Burns whom he married in September 1987,having met her while they were both performing in Walsh at the The National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Burns was an Indian Princess and Gross was a mountie. At the time of their wedding Paul was finishing work on Getting Married In Buffalo Jump and Martha was appearing in a production of Blood Wedding. Martha is a founder of the Toronto Arts For Youth Association and the Soulpepper theatre company. The family shares a home with Chester, their golden retriever, in Toronto. He is internationally best known for his lead role as Constable Benton Fraser in the television series Due South.
As an army brat, Paul and his family rarely spending more than two years in one place. They lived in England, Germany and the USA before settling back in Canada in the 1970s. Besides Calgary, Alberta Paul has lived in the province of New Brunswick and in Toronto, Ontario.