Mark Hildreth (actor)

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Mark Hildreth
Born (1978-01-24) January 24, 1978 (age 36)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actor, musician
Years active 1986–present

Mark Hildreth (born January 24, 1978) is a Canadian actor and musician. He has appeared in many movie and television roles. A graduate of The National Theatre School of Canada, Mark Hildreth's theater credits include Hamlet (The Shakespeare Project), Bertram in All's Well that Ends Well (Bard on the Beach), Richard of Gloucester in Richard III (NTSC) and Cale Blackwell in Fire (Teatre Lac Brome). He currently stars as Pastor Tom Hale in the ABC drama Resurrection.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Active as an actor since 1986, Hildreth has provided voiceovers since the age of 10, when he was cast as the voice of Beany in DiC Entertainment's production of Beany and Cecil. Since then, major roles have included: Alex Mann in Action Man; Hi-Tech in the direct-to-video CGI animated movies G.I. Joe: Spy Troops and G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom; Quicksilver in Wolverine and the X-Men; Terry Bogard in the Fatal Fury series; Oberon in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"; Harrison in Stargate: Infinity; and Heero Yuy in Gundam Wing.

He provided voices for enemy soldiers for the video game Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots,[2] and for the character DJ Atomika in SSX 3, SSX Blur and Burnout Paradise.

Hildreth also appears in stage productions: In 2001, Hildreth played the role of Eugene Marchbanks in the Vancouver Playhouse production of George Bernard Shaw's Candida, for which he received a Jessie Richardson award for best performance by an actor in a leading role.

In 2003, he joined the band Davis Trading as a keyboardist and singer. Hildreth left Davis Trading in 2004 to go solo; he formed his own band with guitarist Jory Neal Groberman and drummer Amrit Basi. He writes and sings all original music. In 2008, he released an album titled "Complex State of Attachment." In December 2012, he released his second album, "Signs of Life".

He appeared in the ABC-TV series V as Joshua, and Cartoon Network's Hot Wheels: Battle Force 5 as Vert Wheeler.

As of late 2011, he owns a home in Los Angeles with his girlfriend, actress Kristin Kreuk.

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://abc.go.com/shows/resurrection
  2. ^ Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots, closing credits, 4 minutes in - Metal Gear Online Unit - Voice-Over Cast - Soldiers

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