Michael Eklund

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Michael Eklund
Michael Eklund head.jpg
Eklund at the Calgary International Film Festival, 2007
Born Michael Eklund
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000—present

Michael Eklund is a Canadian actor, who has made numerous appearances in both television and film roles.

Career[edit]

Eklund appeared in two episodes of Blood Ties playing the character of Norman Bridwel, who becomes a demon. In 2006 and 2007, Eklund appeared as Vancouver narcotics detective, Rene Dejardins, in CBC's drama, Intelligence.[citation needed]

In 2007, Eklund starred alongside Leelee Sobieski in the 2007 Robert Cuffley film Walk All over Me.[1] That same year, he appeared as a creepy doorman in a scene with Al Pacino in the thriller film 88 Minutes.[citation needed]

In 2008, Eklund starred in Supernatural in the episode "Monster Movie", as Ed Brewer.[citation needed]

Eklund has also guest starred in Smallville twice (Season 1 as a janitor & Season 6 as a fight ring announcer).[citation needed]

In 2009, he had a small role in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.[citation needed]

In 2010, he made a guest appearance on J.J. Abrams's Fringe in the third season episode "The Plateau" playing Milo, a savant capable of calculating all future possibilities based on patterns. He also played Larry in the comedy-western film Gunless with Paul Gross and appeared in the action movie Hunt to Kill, with Steve Austin in 2010. He also had a small role as Navy Dude in Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball. In 2011, he starred in Canadian movie Pressed as Jimmy.[citation needed] He starred alongside Michael Biehn in the Xavier Gens thriller The Divide, which screened at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival in 2011.[2]

In 2012, Eklund appeared as the title escapee in the Alcatraz episode "Kit Nelson."[citation needed] He also played the character of Father in the apocalyptic siege warfare film The Day with Dominic Monaghan and Shawn Ashmore.[citation needed] That same year he starred in the film Errors of the Human Body for which he was awarded best actor for the AMD 'Next Wave' Spotlight Competition at Fantastic Fest.[3]

Eklund appeared in the 2013 Brad Anderson film The Call, alongside Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Imperioli.[4] He also appeared in WWE Studios' The Marine 3: Homefront (2013).[citation needed]

Eklund also starred in an episode of the hit CW TV series Arrow in the second season. He will also appear in See No Evil 2 in 2014, sequel to the WWE Studios produced 2006 film See No Evil.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gray, Scott A. (October 2007). "Walk All Over Me - Directed by Robert Cuffley". Exclaim!. 
  2. ^ Halfyard, Kurt (October 26, 2011). "Toronto After Dark 2011: THE DIVIDE Review". Twitch Film. 
  3. ^ Cangialosi, Jason. "Fantastic Fest Review: 'Errors of the Human Body'". Yahoo! Inc. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin. "Eklund buzzes to 'Hive'". Variety. Variety Media, LLC. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 

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