The Sound of Music star picked up the Best Male Performance prize for his role in Atom Egoyan's thriller Remember, while O'Hara's role in comedy Schitt's Creek landed her the Best Female Performance trophy, over the likes of Orphan Black favourite Tatiana Maslany.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 actress Sarah Gadon also had a big night as she was presented with the 2016 Award of Excellence at the Toronto event.

The prizegiving held by ACTRA, the largest union of actors in Canada, celebrates excellence in Canada's television, film and radio industry.