Ty Olsson

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Ty Olsson
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Born (1974-01-28) January 28, 1974 (age 40)[citation needed]
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Occupation Actor
Height 5'11"
Weight 200 lbs
Spouse(s) Leanna Nash
Children Mackenzie, Dagan Hunter

Tyler "Ty" Olsson (born January 28, 1974) is a Canadian actor. He is best known for providing the voice of the dragon Ord on Dragon Tales and for portraying real life 9/11 victim Mark Bingham in the A&E television movie Flight 93. He can currently be seen in Supernatural as Benny Lafitte, a vampire.

Life and career[edit]

Olsson was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He attended Canterbury High School, an arts school in Ottawa where he specialized in drama, dance, and music. He continued his study at Studio 58. Olsson was married to Leanna Nash until their divorce in 2012. They have two daughters, Mackenzie and Dagan Hunter together.

Olsson has primarily appeared in supporting or character roles in a number of films and television shows. As a voice actor, he is best known as the voice of Herry in the hit Canadian television series Class of the Titans. He has also been featured in Battlestar Galactica and, more recently, as Rollie Crane in Defying Gravity. Olsson starred as 9/11 victim Mark Bingham in the A&E television film Flight 93. Ty originated the role of Deputy Andy on Eureka, but was replaced by Kavan Smith after two appearances. Ty plays Benny on Season 8 of Supernatural.

Controversy[edit]

In March 2014, Olsson allegedly got drunk and misbehaved with the female visitors at a Supernatural convention held in Vegas.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

TV shows[edit]

TV ads[edit]

  • Ty appeared on an Australian TV ad promoting natural beers.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Supernatural’s Ty Olsson lost a fan and here’s why". geekyfriedrice.wordpress.com. Retrieved 26 November 2014. 

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