Born and raised in Regina Saskatchewan, Kent Nolan was an actor and filmmaker. Kent began acting in musical theatre, studying drama, dance and voice when he was just five years old, and eventually moved into film by age twelve. At sixteen Kent wrote and directed his first award-winning short film entitled "Presage", leading to a new-found love for film-making. After he graduated high school, Kent moved to Toronto to train in classical acting at the prestigious George Brown Theatre School. At the time of his death Kent had been hard at work developing his debut feature as a writer/director.