Stephen Lobo

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Stephen Lobo
Stephen Lobo April 2015 (cropped).jpg
Lobo in April 2015
Born (1973-11-22) November 22, 1973 (age 41)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality British and Canadian
Occupation Actor
Spouse(s) Sonja Bennett

Stephen Lobo (born November 22, 1973 in Toronto, Ontario) is a British-Canadian actor, best known for his roles in the television series Arctic Air, Godiva's, Painkiller Jane, Falcon Beach, Little Mosque on the Prairie and Continuum. In 2011, he appeared in Mike Clattenburg's film Afghan Luke.

Early life[edit]

Stephen Lobo was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1973. His father is a Goan electrician who emigrated to Canada from Tanga, Tanzania. His mother, who is of Iranian descent, is a nurse.[1] Lobo attended the University of Toronto where he studied environmental science. At age 27, he began taking acting classes and moved to London where he earned a three year degree in drama at Drama Centre London. He appeared in several plays while in England, including The Seagull and Paradise Lost.

Acting career[edit]

After doing theatre for several years in both Canada and the UK, Lobo first came to attention to television audiences as the star of the Canadian drama series Godiva's about a talented chef trying to succeed in the restaurant business. He later landed a leading role in the science fiction series Painkiller Jane (2007) playing a scientist and had a recurring role as an engineer in the second and third series of Little Mosque on the Prairie. He played the role of Indian pilot Dev Panwar in the series Arctic Air until it was cancelled in 2014. He stars in the science fiction series Continuum as time-traveling con man Matthew Kellog.

Personal life[edit]

Lobo is married to actress Sonja Bennett. The couple have two children.[2] He holds dual citizenship in the UK and in Canada.

Awards[edit]

  • 2006, Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series for Godiva's

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pozzo, Jazmyn (September 2, 2011). "Afghan Luke's Stephen Lobo heads to TIFF". Vancouver Observer. 
  2. ^ Parry, Malcolm (October 17, 2014). "Gala (and small town) raises plenty to help sick kids at BC Children’s". Vancouver Sun. 

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