Kevin Durand

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This article is about the Canadian actor. For the American basketball player, see Kevin Durant.
Kevin Durand
Kevin Durand SDCC 2014.jpg
Durand at the 2014 Comic-Con International
Born Kevin Serge Durand
(1974-01-14) January 14, 1974 (age 40)
Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor, singer
Years active 1994–present
Spouse(s) Sandra Cho (2010–present)

Kevin Serge Durand (born January 14, 1974) is a Canadian actor, known for his roles as Joshua in Dark Angel, Martin Keamy in Lost, Fred J. Dukes/The Blob in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Gabriel in Legion, and Little John in the 2010 film Robin Hood. Durand received a 2012 Best Supporting Actor Genie nomination for his portrayal of Lenny Jackson in Edwin Boyd: Citizen Gangster.

Early life[edit]

Durand was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the son of Reina (née Perreault) and Serge Durand.[1] He is of French Canadian descent. Durand graduated from St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay.

Career[edit]

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.[2] He co-starred in Darren Aronofsky's Noah and Atom Egoyan's two newest films, Devil's Knot and The Captive.

Personal life[edit]

Durand married long-time girlfriend Sandra Cho on October 1, 2010.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
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
2004 Walking Tall Booth
2006 Big Momma's House 2 Oshima
2007 Smokin' Aces Jeeves Tremor
2007 Wild Hogs Red
2007 Throwing Stars Reed
2007 3:10 to Yuma Tucker
2007 Stars Carl
2008 Greener Mountains Three-toe
2008 Echo, TheThe Echo Walter
2008 Winged Creatures Bagman
2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Frederick J. Dukes / The Blob
2009 Otis E. Otis
2010 Legion Gabriel
2010 Robin Hood Little John
2011 I Am Number Four Mogadorian Commander
2011 Citizen Gangster Lenny Jackson
2011 Real Steel Ricky
2012 Cosmopolis Torval
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 Noah Rameel
2014 Dark Was the Night Sheriff Paul Shields Post-production
2014 The Captive Post-production

Television[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
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 Andromeda Elysian 2 episodes
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 Vasily Fet Main cast; 10 episodes

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