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Durand at the 2014 Comic-Con International.
January 14, 1974 |
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Kevin Serge Durand (born January 14, 1974) is a Canadian actor and singer.
Durand is best known for portraying Joshua in Dark Angel, Martin Keamy in Lost, Fred J. Dukes / The Blob in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Gabriel in Legion, Little John in Robin Hood, and Vasiliy Fet in The Strain . He received a 2012 Best Supporting Actor Genie nomination for his portrayal of Lenny Jackson in Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster.
Durand was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the son of Reina (née Wong Perreault) and Serge Durand. He is of French Canadian and Chinese descent. He graduated from St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay.
Durand is a character actor and has played series regulars on shows such as James Cameron's Dark Angel as Joshua, Agent Jay Swopes in the American remake of Touching Evil, as well as guest roles on CSI, CSI: Miami, ER, Without a Trace, Dead Like Me and others. He also recurred on the television show Stargate SG-1 as "Lord Zipacna" (based on the Mayan mythological figure Zipacna) and on Lost during its fourth and sixth seasons, in which he played as the antagonist Martin Keamy for 12 episodes.
Durand's first big movie break came when he was cast in Mystery, Alaska. His film credits include the role of Booth in Walking Tall, sidekick Red in Wild Hogs, the psychotic neo-nazi Jeeves Tremor in Smokin' Aces, the title role in Otis E., Gabriel in Legion, Little John in Robin Hood, and the hired thug Tucker in the 2007 remake of 3:10 to Yuma with Russell Crowe and Christian Bale. Recent film successes include, I Am Number Four in which he played The Commander and the role of Ricky opposite Hugh Jackman in Real Steel. In 2012, he co-starred in Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster and David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis, the latter film opposite Robert Pattinson, Paul Giamatti, and Samantha Morton. He will appear in The Truth with Andy García and Forrest Whitaker, and took on video game character Barry Burton in the 5th installment of the Resident Evil movie franchise, Resident Evil: Retribution. Durand's combined box office numbers total over 2.5 billion dollars worldwide. In 2013, he appeared in the film The Mortal Instruments. He co-starred in Darren Aronofsky's Noah and Atom Egoyan's two newest films, Devil's Knot and The Captive. In 2014, he appeared as Vasiliy Fet in the FX TV series The Strain.
Durand married long-time girlfriend Sandra Cho on October 1, 2010.
|1999||Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me||Bazooka Marksman Joe|
|1999||Mystery, Alaska||'Tree' Lane|
|2002||K-9: P.I.||Agent Verner|
|2004||Butterfly Effect, TheThe Butterfly Effect||Carlos|
|2004||Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed||Black Knight Ghost|
|2006||Big Momma's House 2||Oshima|
|2007||Smokin' Aces||Jeeves Tremor|
|2007||3:10 to Yuma||Tucker|
|2008||Echo, TheThe Echo||Walter|
|2009||X-Men Origins: Wolverine||Frederick J. Dukes / The Blob|
|2010||Robin Hood||Little John|
|2011||I Am Number Four||Mogadorian Commander|
|2011||Citizen Gangster||Lenny Jackson|
|2012||Resident Evil: Retribution||Barry Burton|
|2012||A Dark Truth||Tor|
|2013||Devil's Knot||John Mark Byers|
|2013||Fruitvale Station||Officer Caruso|
|2013||The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones||Emil Pangborn|
|2014||Winter's Tale||Cesar Tan|
|2014||Dark Was the Night||Sheriff Paul Shields||Post-production|
|1997||Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science||Jophn Greet||1 episode|
|1999||Beggars and Choosers||Cliff|
|1999||Hard Time: Hostage Hotel||Kenny, Flynn's henchman||TV film|
|2000||Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits||Alan||1 episode|
|2000||ER||Mr. Mooney||1 episode|
|2000||Stargate SG-1||Lord Zipacna||3 episodes|
|2001||Dark Angel||Joshua||14 episodes|
|2002||Taken||Homeless Bloke on Train||TV film|
|2003||Dead Like Me||Chuck||1 episode|
|2003||Tarzan||Gregory Creal/Trevor Whedon||1 episode|
|2003||Mob Princess||Cluadio||TV film|
|2004||Goodbye Girl, TheThe Goodbye Girl||Earl||TV film|
|2004||Touching Evil||Agent Jay Swoopes||12 episodes|
|2005||Collector, TheThe Collector||The Devil/Bus Driver||1 episode|
|2005||Threshold||Crewman Sonntag||2 episodes|
|2005||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Connor Daly||1 episode|
|2006||Kyle XY||Police Officer at Party||1 episode|
|2006||Dead Zone, TheThe Dead Zone||Cabot||1 episode|
|2006||12 Hours to Live||John Carl Lowman||TV film|
|2006||Without a Trace||Travis Holt||1 episode|
|2007||CSI: Miami||Mike Newberry||1 episode|
|2007||Shark||Rick Carris||1 episode|
|2008||Lost||Martin Keamy||12 episodes|
|2010||American Dad||Uncredited||1 episode|
|2012||Republic of Doyle||Donnie Squires|
|2014||The Strain||Vasiliy Fet||Main cast; 10 episodes|