Drew Nelson (actor)

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This article is about the Canadian actor. For the Canadian musician, see Drew Nelson (musician). For other people named Drew Nelson, see Drew Nelson.
Drew Nelson
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Drew Nelson in an interview with Samantha Gutstadt on CanadiansAbroadLA in 2011
Born (1979-08-11) August 11, 1979 (age 34)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor, voice actor, writer, producer
Years active 2001-present
Notable credit(s) Total Drama
as Duncan[1]
Twitter: @drewnelsonlive

Drew Nelson (born August 11, 1979) is a Canadian actor and voice artist born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.[2] He is best known for playing Duncan on the Canadian cartoon series, Total Drama.


He has been in numerous television shows. He first appeared in the television series Friends as an extra.

His performances include appearing as a guest-star or extra in various movies or TV shows, such as Fringe, Supernatural, and Rookie Blue. Most of Nelson's best-known roles are in cartoons, such as Duncan in Total Drama, Kai in 6Teen, and Jason in Girlstuff/Boystuff. He currently has a recurring role on the FX series, The Strain.[3]

Nelson is also currently working on a project called "Lost Ones" as a writer/producer.[4][5] The project is an urban fantasy centered around a 13-year-old orphan named Malik. It is set against the backdrop of hip hop and street art, and the film follows Malik and his crew as they plot to foil a greedy mayor's plans to gentrify their hood.[5]


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Die Hard with a Vengeance Boy Extra
1996-2000 Kenan & Kel Rick Cortigan 10 episodes
2001 In a Heartbeat Daredevil Episode: Race of a Lifetime
2001 Friends Soldier Extra
Episode: The One with Monica and Chandler's Wedding
2001 681-0638 Sterling
2002 Earth: Final Conflict Damon Episode: Atavus High
2002 The Red Sneakers Jacob
2002 The Matthew Shepard Story Lance
2002 Two Against Time Eddie Bramante
2002 Recipe for Murder Fan #1
2002 Conviction Billy
2004 My Brother's Keeper Lance
2004 Queer as Folk Pink Posse / Robbie 2 episodes
2004 Degrassi: The Next Generation Keg Guy Episode: Ghost in the Machine: Part 2
2004 The Aviator Hell's Angels Pilot Extra
2004 Spynet Rod Episode: The Talented Mr. Minnifield
2005 6Teen Kai 2 episodes
2002-2005 Girlstuff/Boystuff Jason 34 episodes
2006 The Departed Costello Gang Member
2006 Mind Over Murder Dr. Michaels
2007 Death Note Matt/Mail Jeevas
2007 Live Free or Die Hard Cyber Terrorist
2008 Dawgs Playing Poker Alex
2008 Smallville CSI Agent Episode: Plastique
2008 Supernatural Crossroads Demon Episode: I Know What You Did Last Summer
2009 Fringe Carl Langdon Episode: Dream Logic
2011 InSecurity Special Agent Tom Daley 2 episodes
2011 XIII: The Series Jacob Locke 2 episodes
2011 Rookie Blue Vincent Walker Episode: Best Laid Plans
2011 Flashpoint Bernard Moore Episode: Grounded
2011 Against the Wall Richard "Rick" Rose Episode: Memories We Fear
2011 Lost Girl Clive Episode: Can't See the Fae-Rest
2012 Rizzoli & Isles Cosplayer Extra
Episode: Virtual Love
2013 Suits Graham Stenton Episode: Shadow of a Doubt
2012-2013 The Walking Dead Drew 14 episodes
2014 Castle Teacher Episode: Smells Like Teen Spirit
2014 Daisy: A Hen Into the Wild Blade
2007–present Total Drama Duncan (Voice) Main, 77 episodes
2013–present The Americans FBI Agent Extra
2014-present The Strain Matt Sayles Recurring role

Personal Life[edit]

Nelson lives in Toronto, Canada. He lives with his bulldog, Katie.[6]