Artist Biography Available in: Dan Bigras (born 23 December 1956 in Montreal, Quebec) is a francophone rock singer and actor from Canada. He was discovered by Gerry Boulet in 1983, and his first album Ange Animal was released in 1990.
He is the spokesman of Refuge des Jeunes de Montréal (meaning Refuge of Montreal's young people), an agency to help homeless and at-risk youth. The organisation produces le show du Refuge each year.
He has appeared as a film actor since 1997's J'en suis!. Bigras was seen nationally in a pair of CBC miniseries dramas about Canadian biker gangs called The Last Chapter (2002), and The Last Chapter II: The War Continues (2002), as Roots Racine, the impetuous leader of the Montreal chapter of the Triple Sixers, a fictional group loosely based on the Hells Angels. These series were produced in English and French. He was nominated for a Genie Award for Best Achievement in Music - Original Song, "L'Astronaute", for the movie La Rage de l'ange.