Klattenhoff at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con
November 30, 1979 |
French River, Nova Scotia, Canada
|Spouse(s)||? (1 child)|
Diego Klattenhoff (born November 30, 1979) is a Canadian actor best known for playing Mike Faber in the Showtime series Homeland. He also played Derek in Whistler and Ivan in Men in Trees. He currently stars as FBI Agent Donald Ressler in The Blacklist.
Klattenhoff studied with some of Canada's most respected acting coaches, including David Rotenberg, Bruce Clayton, and Rae Ellen Bodie. His first notable acting role was in Mean Girls. He followed that with a string of appearances in notable TV shows like Smallville and Stargate SG-1, and films like Lucky Number Slevin. Since 2006, he has been in recurring roles like Young Jacob in At the Hotel, Derek in CTV's Whistler, Ivan Palacinke in Men in Trees, and Mike Callahan in Mercy.
Klattenhoff currently appears in Homeland as Mike Faber, a Marine major whose best friend returns to the U.S. after disappearing in Iraq eight years earlier. The series won Best Drama at the 2013 Golden Globes for its first season. He and the cast were nominated once for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast, and twice for a PAAFTJ Television Awards for Best Cast in a Drama Series. He has also guest starred on television series such as Psych, Supernatural, 24, and Falling Skies.
Klattenhoff starred in J. J. Abrams' television film Anatomy of Hope, and was seen in the 2013 Guillermo del Toro film Pacific Rim. He also appeared in the 2013 sci-fi thriller After Earth. On March 13, 2013, Klattenhoff joined the cast of the NBC thriller The Blacklist, as FBI Field Agent Donald Ressler. The show premiered on September 23, to 12.6 million viewers.
Klattenhoff enjoys various physical activities in his free time, including baseball, hockey, golf, and swimming. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and their son (b. 2012).
|2002||Straight in the Face||Daniel||Short|
|2003||Autobiography of an Insect||Cameron||Short|
|Family Curse||TV Movie|
|2004||Mean Girls||Shane Oman|
|2005||Ice Princess||Kyle Dayton|
|Murder in the Hamptons||Traffic Cop||TV Movie|
|The Last Hit||Sasha|
|Shania: A Life in Eight Albums||Paul||TV Movie|
|Recipe for a Perfect Christmas||Zach||TV Movie|
|2006||Lucky Number Slevin||Ginger|
|Fallen||Nathaniel (uncredited)||TV Movie|
|Firestorm: Last Stand at Yellowstone||Willis Lee||TV Movie|
|2007||Fire Serpent||Young Dutch||TV Movie|
|2008||Lost Behind Bars||Charlie Quinn||TV Movie|
|2009||Anatomy of Hope||Brendan Casey||TV Movie|
|2010||The Dry Land||Henry|
|After Earth||Veteran Ranger|
|Pacific Rim||Yancy Becket|
|2001-2002||Doc||Jason||Episodes: "First Impressions" and "All in the Family"|
|2003||Wild Card||Episode: "Pilot"|
|Mutant X||Janitor #1/Johnny Cummings||Episode: "Shadows of Darkness"|
|Veritas: The Quest||Tymus||Episode: "Avalon"|
|2004||1-800-Missing||Brad Whitman||Episode: "One Night Stand"|
|Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye||Episode: "Did She or Didn't She?"|
|2005||Smallville||Josh Greenfield||Episode: "Krypto"|
|Stargate SG-1||Team Leader||Episode: "Ex Deus Machina"|
|2006||At the Hotel||Young Jacob||General Cast (6 episodes)|
|Psych||Dylan Maxwell||Episode: "Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Piece"|
|Supernatural||Duane Tanner||Episode: "Croatoan"|
|2007||Whistler||Recurring role (12 episodes)|
|2008||Men in Trees||Ivan Palacinke||Recurring role (6 episodes)|
|2009||The Listener||Tom Crawford||Episode: "Emotional Rescue"|
|ER||Jay||Episode: "Shifting Equilibrium"|
|24||Sergeant Cadden||Episodes: "Day 7: 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m." and "Day 7: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m."|
|2009–2010||Mercy||Mike Callahan||Main cast (22 episodes)|
|2011||Falling Skies||Lieutenant Danner||Episode: "Mutiny"|
|2012||Longmire||Eli||Episode: "The Cancer"|
|2011–2013||Homeland||Mike Faber||Recurring role (25 episodes)
Nominated – PAAFTJ Television Awards for Best Cast in a Drama Series (2012, 2013)
Nominated – Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (2013)
|2013–present||The Blacklist||Donald Ressler||Main cast (22 episodes)|
- "Good Day L.A.", Sept. 5, 2012, "Diego Klattenhoff Discusses His Role On 'Homeland'"
- Andrea Nemetz (October 28, 2012). "Pictou County's Diego Klattenhoff stars in Homeland, one of TV's hottest shows". The Chronicle Herald. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
- John R. Kennedy (June 4, 2014). "Megan Boone, Ryan Eggold talk about 'The Blacklist', their Canadian co-star". Global News. Retrieved July 8, 2014.