Craig Olejnik

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Craig Olejnik
Craig Olejnik at the MCM Expo, London 2011 cropped.jpg
Craig Olejnik at the MCM Expo London, 2011
Born (1979-06-01) June 1, 1979 (age 37)
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]


Olejnik is best known as the lead actor in the television series The Listener as Toby Logan, a paramedic with the power to read minds by hearing others' thoughts (hence, the series' title) 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]


Year 2002 Title The Chrisrmas Truce Role Notes
1995 Margaret's Museum Jimmy MacNeil
1999 Teen Sorcery Michael Charming Video
2001 So Weird Zach Stewart Episode: "Mr. Magnetism"
2001 Wolf Lake Sean Episode: "Meat the Parents"
Episode: "Soup to Nuts"
2001 Thir13en Ghosts Royce Clayton, The Torn Prince
2002 Flower & Garnet Carl
2005 Interview with a Zombie Interviewer
2006 Obituary Luke TV movie
2006–2008 Runaway Jake Bennett 8 episodes
2007 In God's Country Frank TV movie
2009 The Timekeeper Martin Bishop
2009–2014 The Listener Toby Logan Titular character, 65 episodes
2011 Murdoch Mysteries[4] Nicholas Jenkins[4] Episode: "Upstairs, Downstairs"[5]
2013 Haven Aiden Driscoll Guest role (Season 4, Episode 8)
2013 Republic of Doyle (season 5, episode 8)
2015 A Christmas Truce Captain John Myers TV Movie [6]
2016 Wake up Mr. Bowman [7]


  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". Retrieved 10 December 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Yannick Bisson Does Double Duty and Directs an Upcoming Episode". August 16, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2011. 
  5. ^ "'Murdoch' mysteries revealed". Retrieved January 29, 2011. 
  6. ^
  7. ^ Wake up

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