Craig Olejnik

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Craig Olejnik
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Craig Olejnik at the MCM Expo London, 2011
Born (1979-06-01) June 1, 1979 (age 39)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1995–present

Craig Olejnik (born June 1, 1979) is a Canadian actor.

Early life[edit]

Olejnik graduated from West Kings District High School in Auburn, Nova Scotia. His father was in the military.[1] His grandparents immigrated to Canada from Poland.[1]

Career[edit]

Olejnik is known for his lead role in the television series The Listener as Toby Logan, a paramedic with the power to read minds by hearing others' thoughts and seeing events that have happened to them from their point of view.[2] His previous work includes Runaway, Thir13en Ghosts, Margaret's Museum and Wolf Lake. He is also the director, writer and producer of the film Interview with a Zombie.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Margaret's Museum Jimmy MacNeil
1999 Teen Sorcery Michael Charming Video
2001 Thirteen Ghosts Royce Clayton, The Thorn Prince
2002 Flower & Garnet Carl
2005 Interview with a Zombie Interviewer Short
2009 The Timekeeper Martin Bishop
2016 Wake up Mr. Bowman / Additional voices Short

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 So Weird Zach Stewart "Mr. Magnetism"
2001 Wolf Lake Sean "Meat the Parents", "Soup to Nuts"
2006 Obituary Luke TV film
2006–2008 Runaway Jake Bennett Recurring role
2007 In God's Country Frank TV film
2009–2014 The Listener Toby Logan Main role
2011 Murdoch Mysteries Nicholas Jenkins "Downstairs, Upstairs"[4][5]
2013 Haven Aiden Driscoll "Crush"
2013 Republic of Doyle Grant Pritchard "Young Guns"
2015 Christmas Truce John Myers TV film[6]
2017 Eyewitness Louis Allen TV film
2017 Real Detective Det. Bob Creed "The Riverside Killer"
2017 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce Sensei Rex "Run Toward What Scares You", "The Cat Is Always on the Roof", "Just Survive"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Rising Star: Craig Olejnik". Access Hollywood. July 2, 2009. Archived from the original on July 4, 2009. 
  2. ^ Amatangelo, Amy (June 4, 2009). "Craig Olejnik hears siren song of acting", Boston Herald, Retrieved on 2009-06-05.
  3. ^ "Mind reader: NBC's summer series explores the paranormal | TV Tabloid". decoy.tvpassport.com. Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  4. ^ "Yannick Bisson Does Double Duty and Directs an Upcoming Episode". newswire.ca. August 16, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ "'Murdoch' mysteries revealed". tvguide.ca. Retrieved January 29, 2011. 
  6. ^ Net - "It's a Wonderful Movie" (2015-10-22). "Its a Wonderful Movie - Your Guide to Family and Christmas Movies on TV: ION Original Movie "A Christmas Truce"". Itsawonderfulmovie.blogspot.co.za. Retrieved 2017-05-30. 

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