Erik Knudsen

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Erik Knudsen
Erik Knudsen at FanExpo 2012-1.jpg
Knudsen at a panel for Continuum at the 2012 Fan Expo Canada
Born Erik Kenneth William Knudsen
(1988-03-25) March 25, 1988 (age 26)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present

Erik Kenneth William Knudsen (born March 25, 1988) is a Canadian actor. He is perhaps best known for portraying Daniel Matthews in Saw II, Alec Sadler in Continuum and Dale Turner in the CBS series Jericho.

Life and career[edit]

Knudsen was born in Toronto, Ontario. In 1999 Knudsen got his first acting role as Alex Schreffler in the TV series Real Kids, Real Adventures. In 2001, Knudsen guest starred on The Guardian and appeared in three other episodes. He was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his performance. In 2003, Knudsen starred in the TV series Mental Block.

He co-starred as Leroy "Lefty" in the film adaptation of Youth in Revolt, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, as Lucas "Crash" Wilson, who was the lead singer of fictional band Crash and the Boys.

Knudsen portrayed Robbie in the 2011 film Scream 4.[1]

Knudsen plays Ryan in the film The Barrens, co-starring True Blood's Stephen Moyer, which was released in late 2012.[2]

He plays teen tech genius Alec Sadler in the Canadian Science Fiction series Continuum, along with Rachel Nichols and Victor Webster.[3]


Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Real Kids, Real Adventures Alex Schreffler Episode: "Heimlich Hero: The Michelle Shreffler Story"
2000 Tribulation Young Tom Canboro
2000 Common Ground Young Johnny Burroughs TV movie
2000 In a Heartbeat Jason Episode: "You Say It's Your Birthday"
2000 Santa Who? Nasty Boy TV movie
2001 Blackout Ian Robbins TV movie
2001 The Familiar Stranger Young Chris Welsh TV movie
2001 Doc Mitch Episode: "First Impressions"
Episode: "No Time Like the Present"
2001 Stolen Miracle Tommy TV movie
2001-2002 The Guardian Hunter Reed Episode: "Reunion"
Episode: "Home"
Episode: "The Beginning"
2003 Full-Court Miracle TJ Murphy TV movie
2003–2004 Mental Block Donovan Mackay 26 episodes
2004 Blue Murder Jake Green Episode: "Janet Green"
2005 Kevin Hill Ryan Stallinger Episode: "Losing Isn't Everything"
2005 Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, TheThe Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio Rog Ryan at thirteen years old
2005 Saw II Daniel Matthews
2006 Booky Makes Her Mark Arthur Thomson TV movie
2006 Bon Cop, Bad Cop Jonathan Ward
2006 Lobster Tale, AA Lobster Tale Timmy Brock
2006–2008 Jericho Dale Turner 17 episodes
2008 Teacher's Crime, AA Teacher's Crime Jeremy Rander TV movie
2008 Flashpoint Jackson Barcliffe Episode: "The Element of Surprise"
2008 Saw V Daniel Matthews
2009 Youth in Revolt Leroy "Lefty"
2010 Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Luke "Crash" Wilson
2011 Beastly Trey Madison
2011 Scream 4 Robbie Mercer
2012 The Barrens Ryan
2012 Saving Hope Mitchell
2012-present Continuum Alec Sadler
2012 Degrassi Darrin Howe 2 episodes; "Degrassi: Las Vegas" ("Love Fool" parts 1 and 2)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Three More Join Scream 4". comingsoon.net. Retrieved July 1, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mia Kirshner, Erik Knudsen And J Larose Join Darren Lynn Bousman's The Barrens". cinemablend.com. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Continuum Official Press Release". shawmediatv.ca. Retrieved January 27, 2012. 

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