Stephen R. Hart

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Stephen R. Hart
Born (1958-03-11) March 11, 1958 (age 56)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 1992–present

Stephen R. Hart (born March 11, 1958) is a Canadian actor known for his tall height (6'11") and sonic boom voice. He is also known for his role as "The Voice" on The Current.[1] Hazel-eyed, with pitch black hair and clothes, Hart has a reputation for playing sinister villains. His credits include notable films such as Resident Evil: Apocalypse, Silent Hill, Shoot 'Em Up and Max Payne.[2] He also played the main antagonist in an episode of the NBC series Fear Itself.[3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Hart grew up in Ontario, Canada. A bit of a rebel during his teen years, he chafed at the rules and rigors of school, but had to take on the responsibility of guiding his younger siblings when his parents divorced. In 1976 he served at the Montreal Olympics as a highly trained, heavily armed, military escort for International Olympic Delegates. Hart Performed as a guitarist for the Wild Strawberries 'Fall' music video 1998. He sang a duet of the song "Let's call the whole thing off", with former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell, on an episode of The Current. Hart also achieved celebrity status in Canada, while performing as 'The Scandinavian Giant' (due to his Danish ancestry[5]) with Carnival Diablo a modern sideshow. Stunts included bending iron bars in his teeth, surviving an electric chair, general strong-man/giant acts from 1999 to 2002. He appeared as a celebrity cook on the Christine Cushing cooking show, broadcast on the Food Network in 2002.

Filmography[edit]

Actor
Year Film Role Notes
1992 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Goth TV series (one episode: "The Tale of the Sorcerer's Apprentice")
1996 Carver's Gate Demon #1 - The Big Demon TV movie
2001 History Happened Here Executioner
2002 The New Sideshow Stevan Hart, The Scandinavian Giant TV documentary
2003 The Seán Cullen Show Squatchie TV series (six episodes)
2003 Dermott's Quest The Warlock Short film
2003 1-800-Missing Demonic Scarecrow TV series (one episode: "They Come as They Go")
2003 Chilly Beach Grim Reaper TV series (one episode: "Invasion of the Beer Snatchers")
2004 Wonderfalls Satsuma Citizen TV series (one episode: "Totem Mole")
2004 Resident Evil: Apocalypse Featured City Hall Undead #5
2005 The White Dog Sacrifice Killer / Opening Narrator
2005 Slings and Arrows Giant Goth Guy TV series (one episode: "Birnam Wood")
2006 Silent Hill Elder
2007 Animal 2 Inmate 2
2007 Bakugan Battle Brawlers Gorem TV series
2007 Shoot 'Em Up Club Bouncer
2007 This Beautiful City Charity Mover
2008 The Jon Dore Show Emcee TV series (one episode: "Rage")
2008 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Captain Nemo Short
2008 Fear Itself Duane "Eater" Mellor TV series (one episode: "Eater")
2008 Toronto Stories Greely
2008 Max Payne Tattoo Artist Owner
2009 You Might as Well Live Homeless Man
2009 Bakugan Battle Brawlers: New Vestroia Gorem TV series
2010 Ninety-one Indian Chief Short film
2010 Aaron Stone Hockus Chokus TV series (one episode: "Metal Gear Liquid")
2010 You Are Here Gerald
2010 Lost Girl Tall Thin Man TV series (one episode: "It's a Fae, Fae, Fae, Fae World")
2011 Dave vs. Death Grim Reaper TV short
2013 Oz the Great and Powerful Winkie General
2013 Space Janitors TV series (one episode: "Life Debt")
2013 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Brother Jeremiah
2013 Enemy Bouncer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Radio - CBC's "The Voice"". Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Stephen R. Hart credits". Retrieved 4 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Fear Itself at NBC.com". Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "Fear Itself Directors, Writers & Episodes". Retrieved 5 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Farewell to The Voice". The Current. September 3, 2012. CBC Radio One. http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2012/09/03/farewell-to-the-voice/.

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