Canadian survival expert who hosted Survivorman, a documentary adventure program that aired on the Outdoor Life Network, the Science Channel, and the Discovery Channel. He also produced an award-winning documentary film called Snowshoes and Solitude.
He worked as a wilderness guide in Ontario, Canada.
He enjoyed a degree of success as a blues and folk musician.
He was married to Susan Jamison from 1994 to 2008; the couple had two children.
He and Mythbusters host Jamie Hyneman both presented popular Discovery Channel programs.