"Studio 58" Graduates

by hudginsster | created - 03 Jan 2014 | updated - 7 months ago | Public

They each began the same way: eager, fresh-faced, bursting with a passion for performance and artistic expression. Their varied paths led them to a program at Langara College called Studio 58 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (http://www.studio58.ca)

1. Christopher Heyerdahl

Actor | Hell on Wheels

An award-winning Canadian actor, Christopher Heyerdahl co-stars in USA's "Damnation" Sky Atlantic's "Tin Star" and SyFy's "Van Helsing" AMC's hit series "Hell On Wheels," playing the enigmatic 'Swede." This post-Civil War drama debuted as the second highest rated original series in AMC history. ...

2. Lara Gilchrist

Actress | Hamlet

Lara Gilchrist was born in 1982 in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. She is an actress, known for Hamlet (2011), Stargate: Atlantis (2004) and Battlestar Galactica (2004).

3. Jonathon Young

Actor | The Fog

Jonathon Young is a Canadian actor best known for his role of Nikola Tesla on the SyFy show Sanctuary. Appearances include The Fog, Eureka, and Stargate Atlantis. Jonathon is a well respected stage actor. He is the co-founder of the Electric Company Theatre in Vancouver, Canada in which he is also ...

5. Scott Bellis

Actor | Timecop

Scott Bellis is an actor, known for Timecop (1994), Antitrust (2001) and Little Women (1994).

6. David Lovgren

Actor | Rollercoaster

David Lovgren was born on November 4, 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as David Karl Lovgren. He is an actor, known for Rollercoaster (1999), Antitrust (2001) and Stargate SG-1 (1997).

7. Kirsten Alter

Actress | Designated Survivor

Kirsten Alter was born in Canada. She is an actress, known for Designated Survivor (2016), Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (2014) and The Other Kingdom (2016).

9. Haig Sutherland

Actor | The Flash

Haig Sutherland is an actor, known for The Flash (2014), SGU Stargate Universe (2009) and Robson Arms (2005).

10. Jane Perry

Actress | A Hologram for the King

Jane is of Irish/English descent, born and bred in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

She is classically trained and has worked on stage in both the UK and Canada, including 5 years at the prestigious Shaw Festival in Ontario, Canada.

She appears regularly in film and TV. Her humble beginnings include the ...

11. David Macniven

Actor | Left Behind III: World at War

David Macniven was born in Dunfermline, Scotland and raised in Kingston and Peterborough Ontario. He has resided in Toronto since 1995 and makes his home in East York with his daughter and son.

David holds an Honours BA in History from Huron College at the University of Western Ontario, and a ...

12. Marvin Kaye

Actor | Less Than Kind

Marvin Kaye was born on January 22, 1968 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Less Than Kind (2008), Undercover Brother (2002) and The Perfect Man (2005).

13. Robert Moloney

Actor | Power Rangers

Robert Moloney is a professional actor based in Vancouver, Canada. Known for his versatility, Robert maintains a busy career in film, television, and theatre. Originally from Calgary AB, Robert started acting in High School (Sir Winston Churchill), before moving to Vancouver to study drama at the ...

14. Merren McMahon

Actress | S.H.A.M. Therapy

Merren McMahon was born February 24th in Vancouver B.C. Canada. Her Mother Bonita was born in Australia and her Father Barry was born in Trinidad. She enjoyed performing at an early age through dance, gymnastics and cheer-leading. Her passion for acting first presented itself in her early tween ...

15. Jacob Blair

Actor | The A-Team

The youngest of three, Blair was born in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. He lived on a pig farm just outside of Ponoka, Alberta until the age of four, when his family moved to Red Deer. His mother, Deborah, is a nurse, and his father, Warren, is an entrepreneur and owner of a telecommunications business...

17. Sebastian Kroon

Actor | Arrow

Sebastian Kroon is an actor, known for Arrow (2012), Break on Through (2017) and Stenwyken (2012).

18. Genevieve Fleming

Actress | Nutshells

Genevieve Fleming is an actress and producer, known for Nutshells (2017), Supernatural (2005) and Motive (2013).

19. Sean Oliver

Director | Letters from a Stone Cold Killer

Sean Oliver is an actor and director, known for Letters from a Stone Cold Killer (2013), Legends of Tomorrow (2016) and The Out-Laws (2014).

21. Brad Wattum

Actor | So Weird

Brad Wattum is known for his work on So Weird (1999), First Wave (1998) and Stealing Sinatra (2003).

22. Wayne Thomas Yorke

Actor | Meet the Fockers

Wayne was born in Vancouver, B.C. Although dressed somewhat formal as a child, he later dropped the three piece suit, and by the age of 9 was donning a less formal sports coat and slacks. Wayne attended Studio 58 Theatre School, and soon after graduation, was working professionally as an actor. He ...

23. Ash Lee

Actor | Spontaneous

Ash Lee was born as Ashley Liu. He is an actor, known for Spontaneous, Noelle and Project Mc² (2015).

24. Markian Tarasiuk

Actor | Status Update

Markian is a Ukrainian Canadian actor who grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Markian is a graduate of the the Studio 58 Theatre program. Markian made his film debut in Disney's Bunks (2013) playing the hot headed camp counselor Brogan Van Skioh. Since then Markian has appeared in many film and ...

25. Jarrett Knowles

Actor | Fringe

Jarrett Knowles is an actor, known for Fringe (2008), When Calls the Heart (2014) and Supernatural (2005).

26. Lindsay Winch

Actress | Arrow

With a flurry of recent roles on some of the hottest shows on TV, Lindsay Winch is a force to be reckoned with.

Born and raised in North Vancouver, Canada, Lindsay has always been drawn to the arts, specifically story telling. An avid reader and writer, she was creating her own comic books, ...

27. Laura Gavini

Costume_department | Pathfinder

Laura Gavini was born in Santa Monica, California, USA. She is known for her work on Pathfinder (2007), An Unfinished Life (2005) and Jerry's Day (1999).

28. Andrew McNee

Actor | Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Andrew McNee is an actor, known for Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010), Adventures in Public School (2017) and Grand Unified Theory (2016).

29. Josh Epstein

Actor | Public Schooled

Josh Epstein is one of Canada's most versatile actors. He has appeared in leading roles on stages across the country and produced and co-written award-winning films. Currently he is producing, co-writing and acting in Eadweard, his company Motion 58's first feature film starring Michael Eklund, ...

30. Kyle Rideout

Actor | Eadweard

Kyle Rideout is an actor, known for Eadweard (2015), Deadpool (2016) and My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010).

32. Jennifer Mawhinney

Actress | Fringe

Jennifer Mawhinney is an actress, known for Fringe (2008), We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004) and The Killing (2011).

33. Parnelli Parnes

Actor | The Collector

Parnelli Parnes is an actor, known for The Collector (2004), Da Vinci's Inquest (1998) and Intelligence (2005).

34. Garry Chalk

Actor | Cold Squad

Garry Chalk was born on February 17, 1952 in Southampton, England. He is an actor, known for Cold Squad (1998), Beast Wars: Transformers (1996) and Freddy vs. Jason (2003). He has been married to Colleen Nystedt since August 2013.

35. Jillian Fargey

Actress | Protection

Jillian Fargey is known for her work on Protection (2000), The Green Chain (2007) and Once Upon a Time (2011).

36. Almeera Jiwa

Actress | Psych

Almeera Jiwa is an actress and director, known for Psych (2006), Mrs. Miracle (2009) and The Troop (2009).

37. Carmen Aguirre

Actress | My Boss's Daughter

Carmen was born in Santiago, Chile and arrived in Canada when she was a small child. Her family were political refugees fleeing the Pinochet dictatorship. She is an award-winning stage actor and playwright, whose work has been seen extensively in North and South America. She has written and ...

38. Toby Berner

Actor | Stargate SG-1

Toby Berner is an actor, known for Stargate SG-1 (1997), Human Target (2010) and Jeremiah (2002).

39. Michael P. Northey

Actor | Adventures in Babysitting

Born in Vancouver and raised in Surrey, British Columbia, Michael P. Northey is an accomplished actor who has worked in television, film and the voice-over industry for two decades. He is best known for "Catwoman", "Alone In The Dark", "Eve Of Destruction", "Rogue", "Being Erica", "Kindergarten Cop...

40. Ty Olsson

Actor | X2

Ty Olsson was born on January 28, 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada as Tyler Olsson. He is an actor, known for X2 (2003), War for the Planet of the Apes (2017) and Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011). He was previously married to Leanna Nash.

41. Isaiah Adam

Actor | The Company You Keep

Isaiah Adam is an actor and producer, known for The Company You Keep (2012), Earth's Final Hours (2011) and Strange Things (2015).

42. Colin Mochrie

Actor | This Hour Has 22 Minutes

Colin Andrew Mochrie was on born November 30, 1957, in Kilmarnock, Scotland. His father, an airline maintenance executive, moved the family to Montreal, Canada, in 1964, and finally to Vancouver in 1969. When asked about his childhood, Mochrie said he tended to be a bit of a loner because of moving...

43. Dean Paul Gibson

Actor | The Uninvited

Dean Paul Gibson is an actor, known for The Uninvited (2009), Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014) and My 5 Wives (2000).

44. Brenda Crichlow

Actress | Firewall

Brenda Crichlow was born on July 24, 1967 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is known for her work on Firewall (2006), The Possession (2012) and Elf (2003). She is married to Rene Lessard. They have two children.

45. Garwin Sanford

Actor | Get Carter

Garwin Sanford was born on March 14, 1955 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is an actor, known for Get Carter (2000), The Barber (2002) and The Accused (1988).

46. Mike Wasko

Actor | Possession

Mike Wasko was born on November 26, 1973 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his work on Possession (2008), Harsh Realm (1999) and Supernatural (2005). He has been married to Jennifer Paterson since October 9, 2006.

47. Ian Butcher

Actor | RoboCop

Ian Butcher is an actor, known for RoboCop (2014), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and Supergirl (2015).

48. Kevin McNulty

Actor | The Invisible

Canadian-born actor Kevin McNulty, can be described as being a prolific performer of film and television. Born in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada, Kevin grew up in Rossland, British Columbia. He studied music and acting at Washington State University and graduated from Studio 58, Langara ...

49. Jonathan Lachlan Stewart

Actor | Angels Crest

Jonathan Lachlan Stewart is an actor and writer, known for Angels Crest (2011), Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam (2004) and Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (1985).

50. Melissa Oei

Actress | Roy Gets Rogered

Melissa Oei is an actress, known for Roy Gets Rogered (2012), Teddy Bear, Teddy Bear, Say Goodnight (2010) and The Last Chaplain (2011).

51. Gaelan Beatty

Actor | Arrow

Gaelan Beatty is known for his work on Arrow (2012), Advice from a Caterpillar (2013) and Fringe (2008).

52. Jessica Hill

Writer | Stenwyken

Jessica Hill is an actress and writer, known for Stenwyken (2012), Resurrection (2008) and Rain Down (2010).

53. Meghan Kinsley

Actress | Stenwyken

Meghan Kinsley is an actress and producer, known for Stenwyken (2012), Vintage (2009) and Shadow of the Lotus (2016).

54. Nicola Correia-Damude

Actress | Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments

Nicola Correia-Damude is known for her work on Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (2016), Annedroids (2013) and The Strain (2014).

55. David Robert Moore

Actor | Succession

David is a stage, voice and screen actor born in Vancouver, BC who now resides in New York City. Aside from his on camera credits his most notable performance on stage is as 'Billy Narracott' in the US National Tour of the multi-award winning production of War Horse presented by the National ...

56. Lee Vincent

Actor | Arrow

Lee Vincent is an actor, known for Arrow (2012), Fringe (2008) and Supernatural (2005).

57. Marlene Ginader

Actress | The Punisher

Marlene Ginader is an actress and director, known for The Punisher (2017), Fringe (2008) and BestCollegeAmerica.com (2017).

58. Donna Soares

Actress | Stargate: Atlantis

Donna Soares is an actress, known for Stargate: Atlantis (2004), Battlestar Galactica (2004) and Psych (2006).

59. Kelly Metzger

Actress | Chaos

Kelly Metzger was born as Kelly Jane Metzger. She is known for her work on Chaos (2011), Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu (2011) and Powerpuff Girls Z (2006).

60. Juno Rinaldi

Actress | Workin' Moms

Juno Rinaldi is an actress, known for Workin' Moms (2017), The Killing (2011) and Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001).

61. Robin Richardson

Actor | Stargate SG-1

Robin Richardson is known for his work on Stargate SG-1 (1997), Various Positions (2002) and Men in Trees (2006).

62. Andy Thompson

Actor | The BFG

Andy Thompson is an actor and producer, known for The BFG (2016), Legends of Tomorrow (2016) and Hit the Road (2017).

63. Peter Scoular

Actor | The Messengers

Peter Scoular is an actor, known for The Messengers (2007), The X-Files (1993) and Dark Angel (2000).

64. Anthony Ingram

Actor | The BFG

Anthony Ingram was born on November 27, 1966 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada as Anthony Frederick Phillips. He is an actor, known for The BFG (2016), Arrow (2012) and How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog (2000).

65. Courtenay J. Stevens

Actor | Miss Sloane

Courtenay grew up in the countryside in the shadow of the Canadian Rockies. He trained at Vancouver's Studio 58 theatre school and has become a versatile performer on stage and screen. His varied stage career has given him lots of chances to travel including several international tours. He gave ...

66. Kis Yurij

Actor | Tron

Kis Yurij is known for his work on Tron (2010), The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009) and Stargate SG-1 (1997).

67. Kevin MacDonald

Actor | Murdoch Mysteries

Kevin MacDonald was born on November 26, 1976 in Vancouver, Canada. He is an actor, known for Murdoch Mysteries (2008), The Water Game (2002) and Two Brothers and Two Others (2001).

68. Stephen Holmes

Actor | Tooth Fairy

Stephen Holmes was born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor, known for Tooth Fairy (2010), Disturbing Behavior (1998) and Millennium (1996).

69. Cyndi Mason

Actress | The Outer Limits

Cyndi Mason was born in Ontario, Canada. She is an actress, known for The Outer Limits (1995), NightMan (1997) and Welcome to Paradox (1998).

70. Paul Moniz de Sa

Actor | Shut Eye

Paul Moniz de Sa has been working as a professional actor for over 20 years both on camera and on stage. His work has been seen on stages across North America including the Vancouver Playhouse, the National Arts Centre and at the Charlottetown Festival in PEI. Paul has also worked as a sound ...

71. Arthur MacKinnon

Actor | Agent X

Arthur MacKinnon is a Canadian actor, with numerous film, television and theatre credits to date. Arthur is a graduate of Studio 58, the intensive conservatory-style acting program located in Western Canada. He has also trained at The Actors Foundry, FYA Canada, Andrew McIlroy & Associates, and ...

72. Graeme McComb

Actor | Legends of Tomorrow

Graeme McComb is an actor, known for Legends of Tomorrow (2016), UnREAL (2015) and The Magicians (2015).

73. Sonja Bennett

Actress | Fido

Sonja Bennett was born on August 24, 1980 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Fido (2006), Preggoland (2014) and The Fog (2005).

74. Bob Frazer

Actor | ReBoot: The Guardian Code

Bob Frazer is a multi award-winning actor from Vancouver, BC. He has starred in close to 100 theatrical productions across Canada. After graduating high school in Penticton, BC he moved to Vancouver and attended the Douglas College Theatre program and then went on to study at the prestigious acting...

75. Craig Veroni

Actor | Two for the Money

Craig was trained at the prestigious Studio 58 Theater School in Vancouver, Canada and has been a working professional for the past fourteen years. He has worked extensively in Film, Television, Radio, Theater, Animation and Commercials.

Born in Cape Town, South Africa he emigrated to Canada with ...

76. Manami Hara

Actress | Stargate: Atlantis

Manami Hara is an actress, known for Stargate: Atlantis (2004), The 4400 (2004) and I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998).

77. Nicole Levasseur

Actress | The 4400

Nicole Levasseur is an actress, known for The 4400 (2004) and Danger Bay (1984).

78. David Avalon

Actor | The Santa Clause

David Avalon was born on December 10, 1958 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He is an actor, known for The Santa Clause (1994), Elf (2003) and Masterminds (1997).

79. Kelli Fox

Actress | Timecop

Kelli Fox was born in 1964 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress, known for Timecop (1994), Life with Mikey (1993) and The Commish (1991).

80. Malcolm Scott

Actor | Watchmen

Malcolm Scott is an actor, known for Watchmen (2009), RV (2006) and Man of Steel (2013).

81. Joel Wirkkunen

Actor | Toreador

Joel Wirkkunen is an actor, known for Toreador (2004), The Flash (2014) and Highlander (1992).

82. Adam Weidl

Actor | Living Life or Waiting to Die

Adam Weidl is known for his work on Living Life or Waiting to Die (2014), The Dangers of Online Dating (2017) and Dr. Barlow (2015).

84. Judi Closkey

Actress | Millennium

Judi Closkey is an actress, known for Millennium (1996), Exes & Ohs (2007) and The Overcoat (2001).

85. Raphael Kepinski

Actor | Fido

Raphael Kepinski is an actor, known for Fido (2006), Arrow (2012) and Fringe (2008).

86. Stuart Pierre

Director | Estelle

Stuart Pierre is an actor and director, known for Estelle (2009), Da Vinci's Inquest (1998) and Intelligence (2005).

87. Kevin Loring

Actor | Pathfinder

Kevin Loring was born on November 24, 1974 in Lytton, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor and writer, known for Pathfinder (2007), Health Nutz (2011) and Canyon War: The Untold Story (2009).

88. Lissa Neptuno

Actress | The Good Doctor

Lissa Neptuno is an actress, known for The Good Doctor (2017), Travelers (2016) and The Exorcist (2016).

89. Luc Roderique

Actor | The Crossing

Luc Roderique was born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada to a Trinidadian father and German mother. From an early age he took an interest in acting and after taking classes at the Ottawa School of Speech & Drama, he attended both Ottawa's Canterbury High School for the Arts and Vancouver's Studio 58.

90. Melissa Dionisio

Actress | Cowards Bend the Knee or The Blue Hands

Melissa Dionisio is an actress, known for Cowards Bend the Knee (2003), Falling Skies (2011) and Supernatural (2005).

91. Eileen Barrett

Actress | Hector and the Search for Happiness

Eileen Barrett is an actress, known for Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014), Stargate SG-1 (1997) and Eureka (2006).

92. Stephen Aberle

Actor | Supernatural

Stephen Aberle is an actor, known for Supernatural (2005), Dark Angel (2000) and The L Word (2004).

93. Rachel Aberle

Actress | Supernatural

Rachel Aberle is an actress, known for Supernatural (2005).

95. Gemma Isaac

Actress | The Appointment

Gemma Isaac is an actress, known for The Appointment (2010), Supernatural (2005) and Afghan Knights (2007).

96. Kim Kondrashoff

Actor | Timecop

Kim Kondrashoff was born in 1958 in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. He is an actor, known for Timecop (1994), The Package (2013) and Bird on a Wire (1990).

97. Paula Burrows

Actress | The Dangers of Online Dating

Paula Burrows is an actress and writer, known for The Dangers of Online Dating (2017), Beat Around the Bush (2016) and Beyond (2016).

98. Adele Noronha

Actress | Samuel: The Birth of a Prophet

Adele Noronha is an actress, known for Samuel: The Birth of a Prophet (2016), The Flash (2014) and Zoo (2015).

99. Benjamin Elliott

Writer | The Angler

Benjamin Elliott is a writer and actor, known for The Angler, Crewed (2019) and Cruel & Unusual (2012).

100. Kendall Wright

Elsa & Fred

Kendall Wright is an actor, known for Elsa & Fred (2014) and Bertrand's Burden (2013).