OTR male character actors (Canadian)by info-2697 | created - 17 Jun 2011 | updated - 21 Jun 2011 | Public
1. Steve Bacic
Actor | X2
A leading man who is just as comfortable playing scary villains or comic sidekicks, Steve Bacic has gone from strength to strength culminating into a half-decade of non-stop work. Shortly after he moved from his home town of Windsor, Ontario to Vancouver, British Columbia, he landed a ...
"Big Love" (2010-2011) Kid Stuff: "Battlestar Gallactica," "Flash Gordon"
2. Jay Baruchel
Actor | Goon
Jay Baruchel was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of Robyne (Ropell), a freelance writer, and Serge Victor Baruchel, an antiques dealer. He has a younger sister who also acts. He started acting in 1995 when he made his first of three appearances on ...
Kid Stuff: "How to Train Your Dragon," "Night at the Museum," "The Sorcerer's Apprentice"
Actor | Murdoch Mysteries
Yannick Bisson was born on May 16, 1969 in Montréal, Québec, Canada as Yannick D. Bisson. He is an actor and producer, known for Murdoch Mysteries (2008), Anything for Jackson (2020) and Year by the Sea (2016). He has been married to Chantal Craig since May 26, 1990. They have three children.
"The Murdoch Mysteries" (2010-2011) Kid Stuff: "Roxy Hunter" TV movie series (4), "Animal 2"
4. JR Bourne
Actor | The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Kid Stuff: "Teen Wolf" (2011 series)
Actor | Trick
A US, Canadian and UK citizen, Christian was born in Toronto Ontario to Marnie Neve, an Amsterdam-born psychologist and yoga instructor, and Gerry Campbell, a Glasgow-born english and drama teacher. He is an actor, producer and director known for the Showtime Emmy Award winning movie Reefer Madness...
"Big Love" (2011), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2011) Kid Stuff: "Max Steel" TV series
Actor | Jason X
Chuck Campbell was born on August 5, 1969 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is known for his work on Jason X (2001), In the Mouth of Madness (1994) and Superstar (1999). He has been married to Jennifer Kitchen since July 14, 2012.
"Sanctuary" (2008-2009 series) Kid Stuff: "Superstar," "Genius"
7. Tom Cavanagh
Actor | Ed
Golden Globe-nominated actor / director Tom Cavanagh can be seen acting in and directing Warner Bros.' The Flash (2014) on the CW. He additionally just completed post-production on his short film Tom and Grant (2018) which he wrote, directed and starred in opposite his "The Flash" co-star Grant ...
"Scrubs" (2002-2009) series Kid Stuff: "How to Eat Fried Worms," "Breakfast with Scot"
Actor | Apollo 18
Warren Christie was born on November 4, 1975 in Belfast, Northern Ireland as Hans Warren Christie. He is an actor and producer, known for Apollo 18 (2011), Alphas (2011) and This Means War (2012). He has been married to Sonya Salomaa since 2007.
"Alpha" (2011 series) Kid Stuff: "Samurai Girl," "Magic Flute Diaries"
9. Michael Cram
Actor | The Girlfriend Experience
"Flashpoint" (2008-2011 series) Kid Stuff: "Girls Best Friend," "Sue Thomas F.B.Eye"
10. Antonio Cupo
Actor | American Mary
Antonio Cupo was born in Vancouver, Canada and spent his early years as a stage performer. With interests in psychology and acting, he enrolled at the University of British Columbia earning a Bachelor of Arts degree while beginning his career as an actor. A later move to Los Angeles offered many ...
"L'ombra del Destino" (2011 TV series) Kid Stuff: "The Lizzie McGuire Movie"
Actor | The Three Stooges
Chris grew up splitting his time between Greece and Canada. At age 9, he started doing TV commercials and professional theater. He left home at 18 to perform in a series of US national tours after which, he landed on Broadway. Chris now splits his time between New York and Los Angeles acting in TV ...
"24" Kid Stuff: "American Dad," "Charmed"
12. Hugh Dillon
Actor | Yellowstone
January 14 2020, The Paramount Network ordered straight to series 'Mayor of Kingstown.' The series comes from co-creator and executive producer Taylor Sheridan along with co-creator and executive producer Hugh Dillon.
Born in Kingston, Ontario, Hugh Dillon earned notoriety in his multi-platinum punk...
"Flashpoint" (2008-2011), "Durham County" Kid Stuff: "Degrassi: The Next Generation"
13. Colin Ferguson
Actor | Eureka
"Eureka" (2006-2011) Kid Stuff: "Matty Hanson and the Invisibility Ray," "Life's a Beach"
14. Nicholas Lea
Actor | Vertical Limit
"V" (2009-2010) Kid Stuff: "Kyle XY"
15. Anthony Lemke
Actor | Dark Matter
Anthony Lemke is best known for portraying "Three" (Marcus Boone) on Syfy's action-drama Dark Matter.
Lemke was born in Ottawa, Canada and studied theatre at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Canada, Ontario. In 2000, he landed his first series regular role as the mercenary "Marcus Grisham" in...
"The Listener" (2009) Kid Stuff: "You Lucky Dog" (2010 TVM)
16. Eric McCormack
Actor | Will & Grace
Eric was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario. He attended Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute (the same school Mike Myers attended) and also attended Sir John A. MacDonald Collegiate, named after Canada's first Prime Minister. With the support of his parents (his father was also an aspiring actor)...
"The New Adventures of Old Christine" (2009-2010) Kid Stuff: "Pound Puppies"
17. Dylan Neal
Actor | Fifty Shades of Grey
Dylan Neal was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Shortly thereafter, his family moved to Oakville, just west of Toronto, where he spent the remainder of his childhood. As a young student, he attended the prep school, Appleby College, where he was introduced to the game of squash. Dylan ...
"Smallville" Kid Stuff: "Percy Jackson and the Olympians"
18. Tahmoh Penikett
Actor | Battlestar Galactica
He is the son of former Yukon premier Anthony David John Penikett (Tony). A graduate of the Victoria Motion picture school, Tahmoh also studied at the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver. Tahmoh and his family (his father, and his twin sisters Sarah and Stephanie) make their home in Vancouver, ...
"Dollhouse" (2009-2010) Kid Stuff: "Mortal Kombat: Legacy, "Titan Maximum"
19. Barry Pepper
Actor | Saving Private Ryan
Barry Robert Pepper was born on April 4, 1970, in Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada. He has two older brothers named Alex and Doug Pepper. The Peppers didn't stick around Campbell River for too long. They had been building a ship in their backyard for years. When Barry was five years old, ...
"The Kennedys" (TV mini series) Kid Stuff: "Princess Kaiulani"
20. Chris Potter
Actor | The Pacifier
Toronto native, Chris Potter, is a veteran of the film & television industry.
Having appeared in over 450 episodes of various programs (including the Lead of 8 television series), in 10 feature films, in excess of 20 TV movies, and having directed 15 television episodes, Chris is without a doubt one...
"Heartland" Kid Stuff: "The Pacifier"
21. Ryan Robbins
Actor | Sanctuary
Ryan Robbins was born on November 26, 1972 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada as Ryan John Currier. He is an actor, known for Sanctuary (2008), Apollo 18 (2011) and Spectral (2016). He has been married to Karyn Michelle Baltzer since 2014. They have one child. He was previously married to ...
"Sanctuary," "Caprica" Kid Stuff: "Mortal Kombat: Legacy," "Battlestar Galactica"
22. Carlo Rota
Actor | The Boondock Saints
Where are you from? Is a popular question that Carlo has no rapid answer for. He was born in the U.K and raised in Italy, Hong Kong, the Bahamas and Canada. Add a family history that spans Spain, France, Italy, and time spent in Argentina, India, Morrocco, and you have pan-cultural on a good day, ...
"Little Mosque on the Prairie," "24" Kid Stuff: "SGU Stargate Universe"
Actor | The Core
Christopher Shyer was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, to Shirley Hannah Marie, a cosmetician and Dennis Lemoine Johnston, a mechanic. The youngest of 6 children, and a nomad since he was 9, Shyer made his Canadian television debut in "Riverdale" (1997), CBC's answer to the long running Soap ...
"V" Kid Stuff: "Cinderella: Single Again"
24. Kavan Smith
Actor | Stargate: Atlantis
Kavan was born in Edmonton, Alberta and both he and his brother were raised by his father when his parents divorced. He excelled in many sports as a child focusing on football and martial arts. During his teenage years, he cultivated a love for performing with a friend. They would often skip school...
"Eureka," "Human Target" Kid Stuff: "See Spot Run"
25. Scott Speedman
Actor | Underworld
Scott Speedman was born in London, England, to Scottish parents, Mary (Campbell), a primary school teacher, and Roy Speedman, a department store buyer. He grew up in Toronto, Canada. He was an aspiring swimmer and held a record amongst the best for distance freestyle, unfortunately, an accident put...
"Barney's Version," "Felicity" Kid Stuff: "Goosebumps," "Nancy Drew"
26. Sebastian Spence
Actor | First Wave
He is most notably recognized today as "Cowboy" Cliff Harting in Hallmark Channel's original television series "Cedar Cove," based on the books by award-winning author Debbie Macomber (series began in 2013)
Not to be typecast, Sebastian has become one of the most sought-after actors in Vancouver, BC...
"Dress to Kill" Kid Stuff "Dr. Doolittle: Million Dollar Mutts," "Battlestar Galactica"
27. David Sutcliffe
Actor | Gilmore Girls
David Sutcliffe was born June 8, 1969 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He grew up in Grimsby and St. Catharines, Ontario. His childhood and teen years were spent dedicated to sports. He began acting while attending the University of Toronto when a lower-back injury forced him to quit the varsity...
"Lie to Me," "Private Practice" Kid Stuff: "Sticks and Stones"
28. Elias Toufexis
Actor | The Expanse
Elias grew up in Montreal. He moved to Toronto, Vancouver, New York and now lives in Los Angeles.
Elias has played dozens of major characters on television in shows like: Star Trek: Discovery, Shadowhunters, Criminal Minds, Bitten, Lost Girl, Alphas, Stargate: Atlantis and particularly memorable ...
"Smallville," "Eureka" Kid Stuff: "Flash Gordon," "Max Steel"
29. Victor Webster
Actor | Workin' Moms
A familiar face to film and television audiences, Victor Webster is an established actor with an impressive list of credits. Most recently, he joined the cast of the Netflix/CBC comedy "Workin' Moms," playing Mike Bolinski for two seasons. He's also recently filmed a large recurring arc on the ...
"Castle," "NCIS" Kid Stuff: "Charmed," "Harper's Island"