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|Born||Michael Bruce Patrick Seater
January 15, 1987
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Michael Bruce Patrick Seater (born January 15, 1987) is a Canadian actor. He is known for his roles as Spencer Sharp in The Zack Files, Lucas Randall in Strange Days at Blake Holsey High, Derek Venturi in Life with Derek, Tom Bellow in 18 to Life, and James Gillies in Murdoch Mysteries.
Seater was born in Toronto, Ontario. Michael began acting in the late 1990s and appeared in the short films Night of the Living and The Stone Skipper, and had minor roles in the direct-to-video film Future Fear and the made-for-television films Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples, Vanished Without a Trace, On Thin Ice, Dirty Pictures, Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life, the Hanukkah-themed Jenny and the Queen of Light, as well as in episodes of several television series, including The Zack Files.
Seater voiced the title character in the series Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall, which aired in 2000, starred as Lucas Randall in the television series Strange Days at Blake Holsey High, which began airing in 2002 and ended in 2006, and had a role in the 2005 film The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, which starred Julianne Moore.
Seater then appeared in the recurring role of Owen on the series ReGenesis, which ended after its fourth season, and played Derek Venturi on another Canadian series, Life with Derek, which began in 2005 and ended in 2009 after four seasons. Seater had written a script for an episode of the show's fourth season with his brother, Graham. In 2009 he played a character in the Degrassi movie Degrassi Goes Hollywood. He also plays the recurring role of murderer and criminal mastermind James Gillies in the Canadian series Murdoch Mysteries.
Seater attended the Etobicoke School of the Arts.
Seater is part of the Stand up! Against Bullying campaign with his fellow co-star Ashley Leggat. He is real-life best friends with co-stars Ashley Leggat and Noah Reid. He is also friends with Toronto artist Cosmo Dean.
|1997||Night of the Living||Zack|
|1998||Future Fear||Young Denniel|
|Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples||Peter|
|1999||Twice in a Lifetime||Steven Stovall||1 episode|
|Vanished Without a Trace||J. J.|
|The Stone Skipper||Simon|
|Jenny and the Queen of Light||Eli|
|Real Kids, Real Adventures||Robby Naylor||1 episode|
|Mattimeo: A Tale of Redwall||Mattimeo||Voice|
|2001||I Was a Rat||Pikey|
|The Zack Files||Spencer Sharpe|
|2002–2006||Strange Days at Blake Holsey High||Lucas Randall||39 episodes|
|2003||On Thin Ice||Jason McCartle|
|2004||Wild Card||N/A||1 episode|
|2005–2009||Life with Derek||Derek Venturi||Main role|
|2002||The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio||Bub Ryan at 15 yrs||LR|
|Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life||Nolan Mitchell|
|2006||Shades of Black: The Conrad Black Story||Young Conrad Black|
|2007||Naturally, Sadie||Cole||1 episode|
|She Drives Me Crazy||Pete||Lifetime Movie|
|2009||Degrassi Goes Hollywood||Michael Ray|
|2009 -||Murdoch Mysteries||James Gillies||5 episodes|
|2010||Vacation with Derek||Derek||Family Channel Original Movie|
|18 to Life||Tom Bellow||Main role|
|2013||Bomb Girls||Ivan Buchinsky||3 episodes|
- Malchuk, Carlye (2005-09-07). "Season 2 of popular kids' series 'Life With Derek' begins on Family Channel". Canada.com. Retrieved 2007-01-18.