Kavan Smith is an intelligent, thoughtful actor, blessed with a wide and versatile range.
Born in Edmonton, Alberta both Smith and his brother were raised by his father when his parents divorced. He excelled in many sports as a child and focused on football and martial arts. During his teenage years he cultivated a love for performing with a friend. They would often skip school to record and rehearse skits they would eventually take public on local busses and to shopping centers. After graduation, Smith attended the University of Calgary and worked towards a degree in Economics but dropped out after a year and-a-half. He spent a year contemplating his next move and then enrolled in the Mount Royal University performing arts program. It was here that he developed a love of books and started writing.