Benz Antoine

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Benz Antoine
Antoine in Montréal, Québec, Canada at the 2019 Montreal Comiccon.
Rubens Antoine

(1972-06-22) June 22, 1972 (age 51)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Benz Antoine (born June 22, 1972) is a Haitian-Canadian actor who has made over 100 film and television appearances.

Early life and education[edit]

Benz Antoine was born in 1972 in Montreal, Canada and is the oldest of the three children raised by his mother, Rose Marie. After graduating from high school, Benz enrolled at Concordia University.[1]


Antoine has made over 100 film and television appearances.[2] Antoine has provided the voice of the Haitian character Baptiste in Overwatch. He is best known for his appearances in Romeo Must Die, Death Race, Get Rich or Die Tryin', Four Brothers, and I'm Not There. He also earned critical acclaim for his gripping portrayal of alcoholic cop Tyler Joseph in both the original French version and the English adaptation of 19-2.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Dead Innocent Beaman
1999 Both Sides of the Law Adam Anderson
2000 Romeo Must Die Crabman
2000 Sanctimony Bouncer
2001 Heist Trooper at Cargo Hangar
2001 Life in the Balance Policeman at Accident Scene
2002 Aftermath Police Officer
2002 Spooky House
2002 Steal Policeman
2003 Gothika Guard
2005 Guy X Philly
2005 Four Brothers Police Sergeant
2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin' Ray Wilmore
2007 Talk to Me Bar Patron 3
2007 I'm Not There Bobby Seale / Rabbit Brown
2007 Breakfast with Scot Greg Graham
2007 Late Fragment Therapist
2007 King of Sorrow Lt. Phillip Hugo
2008 Animal 2 Captain Ellis
2008 Death Race Joe's Navigator
2010 Gangsterland Brooklyn
2011 Another Silence Joshua
2011 Silent but Deadly Deputy Jimbo
2012 Winter Passed Benz Williams
2013 Poker Night Coolie Bear
2013 Ice Soldiers Sgt. Joe Gibbs
2015 N.O.I.R. Jean-Jacques
2018 His Master's Voice Jerome Vick Jr.
2019 Mafia Inc. Sergent Brassens Paul
2021 Crisis Detective Carson


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Sirens Dice Episode: "Missing"
1996 Omerta Cop Episode #2.12
1997 Millennium Prison Guard Episode: "Powers, Principalities, Thrones and Dominions"
1997 The Right Connections Bartender Television film
1997 The Sentinel Jerome Burke Episode: "Three Point Shot"
1998 Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County Matthew Television film
1998 Stargate SG-1 Driver Episode: "In the Line of Duty"
1998 Sweet Deception Security Guard Television film
1998 Cupid Psychiatrist Episode: "Pilot"
1998 The Net Sarge / Ross 2 episodes
1998 Don't Look Down Luther Television film
1998–1999 The Outer Limits Various roles 4 episodes
1999 Night Man Pimp Episode: "Scent of a Woman"
1999 The New Addams Family Fred Episode: "Addams Family in Court"
1999 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Bovespa Episode: "Brother's Keeper"
1999 Poltergeist: The Legacy Security Guard Episode: "Sacrifice"
1999 Cold Squad Craig Toms Episode: "Pretty Fly for a Dead Guy"
2000 Strange World Tall Man Episode: "Rage"
2000 Seven Days Clarence Washington Episode: "Mr. Donovan's Neighborhood"
2000 Livin' for Love: The Natalie Cole Story Natalie's Bodyguard Television film
2000 Holiday Heart Fisher
2000 Murder at the Cannes Film Festival Todd Bellamy
2001 In a Heartbeat Truck Driver Episode: "Time's Up"
2001 The Killing Yard Johnny Flowers Television film
2001 No Ordinary Baby Judge Watson
2001 'Twas the Night Police Officer
2001 Dice Installation Man #2 6 episodes
2001 Leap Years Errol / Rapper / Mad Popper 2 episodes
2001 2 frères Tom 6 episodes
2002 A Season on the Brink Joby Wright Television film
2002 Redeemer Peanut
2002 Street Time Wallace Evans Episode: "Rabid Dog"
2002 Just a Walk in the Park Temp Doorman Television film
2002 Conviction Dealer Con
2003 3 x rien Shylock / Jeff Cote 2 episodes
2003 View of Terror Detective Gillis Television film
2003 Ice Bound Morris
2003 Playmakers Ray Barnes Episode: "Halftime"
2003–2004 Blue Murder Det. Jim Weeks 26 episodes
2004 Baby for Sale District Attorney Television film
2004 Wild Card Cecil Episode: "Slam Dunk Funk"
2004 Doc Hank Pederson Episode: "Nip, Tuck and Die"
2005 The Eleventh Hour Ron Episode: "The Miracle Worker"
2005 Tilt Ricky Taylor Episode: "Gentleman Jim"
2005 Cyber Seduction: His Secret Life Coach Suha Television film
2005 1-800-Missing Benny Episode: "Sisterhood"
2005 Tripping the Wire: A Stephen Tree Mystery William Massey Television film
2006 At the Hotel Michael Quenton 6 episodes
2006 Runaway Vic 4 episodes
2007 Les Sœurs Elliot Yoli Television film
2007 My Daughter's Secret Mark
2008 Voices Detective Brock
2008 Would Be Kings Lt. Baldwin 2 episodes
2008 Dead at 17 Detective Reese Television film
2008 Less Than Kind Towminator Episode: "The Shel Game"
2008 The Two Mr. Kissels Construction Manager Television film
2009 Ring of Deceit Lester Bragg
2010–2013 Toute la vérité René Touzin 16 episodes
2011 Shattered Tom Rutherford Episode: "Key with No Lock"
2011 Against the Wall Tony Miles Episode: "Lean on Me or Die"
2011–2015 19-2 Tyler Joseph 27 episodes
2011–2015 Rookie Blue Father Jean Pierre 4 episodes
2011–2015 19-2 Tyler Joseph 37 episodes
2012 The Firm Lamar Johnson Episode: "Pilot"
2013 Betty & Coretta Ralph Abernathy Television film
2013 The Listener Julian Courvreur Episode: "Fatal Vision"
2014 30 Vies lV Bruce Mangones 3 episodes
2015 Rogue Ty 2 episodes
2016 District 31 Benjamin Galipeau Episode: "Cyberintimidation"
2017 Mary Kills People Judge Lucas Grant 3 episodes
2018 Clash Julio Episode: "Sous les apparences"
2018 Mommy's Little Angel Detective Clemson Television film
2018 Bull Agent Kincaid Episode: "Death Sentence"
2018 Taken Senator McDermott Episode: "Viceroy"
2018 Colony Dean Hudson Episode: "What Goes Around"
2019 In the Dark Jamie 2 episodes
2019 Private Eyes Maverick Mims Episode: "Full Court Press"
2019 V Wars Big Dog 3 episodes
2019 The Expanse McCourt 2 episodes
2020 Diggstown Stewy Brooks Episode: "Dani Ewing"
2021 Hudson & Rex Ted Jerome Episode: "Oops I Bit It Again"
2023 Good Morning Chuck (Bon matin Chuck, ou l'art de réduire les méfaits) Joseph B. Jean

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2019 Overwatch Baptiste [4]
2022 Overwatch 2 Baptiste


  1. ^ "Benz Antoine". Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Benz Antoine". Archived from the original on 19 August 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Benz Antoine". Archived from the original on 23 June 2014. Retrieved 18 June 2014.
  4. ^ Purchase, Robert (February 25, 2019). "Confirmed: the next Overwatch hero will be Baptiste". PC Gamer. Archived from the original on February 27, 2019. Retrieved April 22, 2023.

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