Earl Pastko

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Earl Pastko is an American actor. He was born in Chicago and moved to Canada in 1985.

Pastko is a founding member of Chicago's Remains Theater Company. He has worked extensively in theatre with noted directors Ken McDougall, Paul Bettis, Alexander Hausvater, Brian Quirt, Vikki Anderson and Morris Panych, among others. Pastko received a Dora nomination for his performance in 'La Ronde' and a Jessie nomination for 'The Ends of The Earth'. His most recent stage appearances were as Lars in The Company Theatre's highly praised production of 'Festen' and as Alexander Stern in 'The Rant', presented by Chicago's Mary Arrcher Theatre Co.

His best known film roles are as Satan in Bruce McDonald's 'Highway 61'; as Harley Otis in Atom Egoyan's 'The Sweet Hereafter'; as the artist in Jeremy Podeswa's 'Eclipse'; and the hotel detective in David Weaver's 'Century Hotel'. Pastko has also worked with George A. Romero (Land of the Dead); Eugene Levy (Sodbusters); and Roger Christian (Masterminds and Battlefield Earth).

Pastko's television appearances include Street Justice, Highlander, Street Legal, Kung Fu, Lonesome Dove, Poltergeist, Lexx, Stargate, La Femme Nikita, Once A Thief, The Eleventh Hour, This Is Wonderland, Zixx, Living in Your Car, and The Murdoch Mysteries.

Filmography[edit]

  • Manhattan Undying (post-production) – Dr. Wilkins
  • The Colony (2013) – Scientist
  • Murdoch Mysteries (1 episode, “Murdoch at the Opera”) (2012) – Senor Arturo
  • Alegra & Jim (2012) – Jim
  • The Mountie (2011) - Olaf
  • 7 Diamonds (2009) - Narrator
  • 75 El Camino (2009) - Travis
  • Little Mosque on the Prairie (1 episode, "Let Prairie Dogs Lie") (2008) - Leon
  • Just Business (2008) (V) .... Eli Perla
  • The Answer Key (2007) .... Milton Gary
  • The Dresden Files (1 episode, "Birds of a Feather") (2007)
  • Monkey Warfare (2006) - Ted
  • This Is Wonderland (1 episode, #3.4) (2005)
  • Land of the Dead (2005) - Roach
  • Puppets Who Kill (1 episode, "Cuddles the Manchurian Candidate") (2005) - Bill Collector
  • God's Baboons (2005) - Michael
  • Air Emergency (1 episode,"Death and Denial") (2005) Hamdi Taha, Exiled Captain
  • Shelf Life (2004/I) - Old Man
  • Premonition (2004) (TV) - Vargas
  • I Love Mummy (2002) TV series .... Hep (unknown episodes)
  • MythQuest.... Gorgos / ... (2 episodes, 2001):
Isis & Osiris: Part 1 (2001) TV episode - Tailor/Gorgos
Isis & Osiris: Part 2 (2001) TV episode - Tailor/Gorgos
  • Century Hotel (2001 - Hotel Detective
  • Stargate SG-1 .... Colonel Zukhov (1 episode, "The Tomb") (2001) - Colonel Zukhov
  • Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 (2000) - Bartender
  • Rats (2000) .... Demented Man
  • Lexx (1 episode, 1999) - Brizon
  • Dog Park (1998) - Bartender
  • La Femme Nikita (1 episode, 1998) - Field
  • Motel (1998) - Louie
  • Barbecue: A Love Story (1997) (as Earl Pasko)
  • Once a Thief (1 episode, "Mac Daddy" 1997) - Harvey Stone
  • Masterminds (1997) - Captain Jankel
  • The Sweet Hereafter (1997) - Hartley
  • Goosebumps (1 episode, "Vampire Breath") (1996) - Count Nightwing
  • Poltergeist: The Legacy (1 episode, "The Twelfth Cave ") (1996) - John Harper
  • Away (1996) - Steve Sanguedolce
  • Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years (1 episode, "Day of the Dead") (1995) Joe Leedskall
  • Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1 episode, 1995)
  • Blood & Donuts (1995) - Donut Shop Junkie
  • Jungleground (1995) - Louis Brising
  • Forever Knight (2 episodes, 1994):

- Bad Blood (1994) TV episode - Miklos
- A Fate Worse Than Death (1994) TV episode - Miklos

  • Sodbusters (1994) (TV) - Butch
  • Heads (1994) (TV) - Lloyd Hubbs
  • Eclipse (1994) - Michael
  • Street Justice (1 episode, " My Brother's Keeper") (1993) - Deputy Otis
  • Highlander (1 episode, "Band of Brothers") (1993) - Victor Paulus
  • Gross Misconduct (1993) (TV)
    Bartender
  • The Ray Bradbury Theater (1 episode, "The Jar") (1992) - Tom Carmody
  • Street Legal .... Pigpen Rodnicki (3 episodes, 1991):
    • Sing for Me, Olivia (1991) TV episode .... Pigpen Rodnicki
    • Shades of Difference (1991) TV episode .... Pigpen Rodnicki
    • Presumed Toxic (1991) TV episode .... Pigpen Rodnicki
  • Highway 61 (1991) - Mr. Skin (a.k.a. Satan)
  • Defy Gravity (1990) .... Vost
  • Friday the 13th .... Merv (1 episode,"Jack-in-the-Box) (1990) - Merv
  • Roadkill (1989)

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