Dan Petronijevic

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Dan Petronijevic
Born Daniel Petronijevic
(1981-03-28) March 28, 1981 (age 37)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada.
Nationality Canada Canadian
Occupation Actor, Voice Actor
Years active 1994–present

Daniel Petronijevic (Serbian Cyrillic: Данијел Петронијевић;[1] born March 28, 1981) is a Canadian actor who has appeared in various feature films, including the American Pie franchise, and in TV shows such as 19-2, Playmakers, Cardinal and Letterkenny. He also has extensive experience doing voice acting for numerous animated series.

Career[edit]

Petronijevic is best known for his performance as the antagonistic Montreal Police Service Officer J.M. Broulliard in the English adaptation of the ensemble police drama 19-2.[2] For that role, he was nominated "Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series" at the Canadian Screen Awards in 2014.

Petronijevic also performed the role of Thad Guerwitcz in ESPN's 2003 sports drama Playmakers. He played a closeted professional football player who is outed by his boyfriend.[3]

Movie and television work[edit]

Petronijevic's other roles include Brody in Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (TV series and film) and Ronald Stiviletto in Happy Town. He also worked on the shows PSI Factor,[4][5] Earth: Final Conflict,[6] Republic of Doyle,[7] Saving Hope,[8] and Rookie Blue.[9][10] Petronijevic played the role of Bull in the films American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile and American Pie Presents: Beta House. Along with Malin Akerman, he co-starred in Cottage Country.[11][12] Other films he has appeared in include Angel Eyes and The Prince and Me alongside Jennifer Lopez and Julia Stiles respectively.[13][10]

Petronijevic has the recurring role of McMurray in the Canadian sitcom Letterkenny,[14] a series which was created by his fellow 19-2 actor Jared Keeso. He also co-stars in the second season of the crime drama Cardinal as the drug enforcer Leon.

Voice acting[edit]

Petronijevic is a prolific voice actor, having worked on numerous animated television series. He voiced the character of Geoff in Total Drama Island, Total Drama Action, and Total Drama World Tour. He had to sing for that role, performing an entire solo song. He later reprised the same character in the spin-off series, Total Drama Presents: The Ridonculous Race. He voiced the role of Adam Spitz in the cartoon series Braceface. He has also played several characters on the show Bakugan including those of Spectra, Julio Santana, and more recently, Jake Vallory. Other roles include Tarantula Boy on Growing Up Creepie, Corey on 6teen, and GT on Turbo Dogs.

Petronijevic also plays the role of Erik in Di-Gata Defenders. Furthermore, he is a voice actor in Beyblade: Metal Fusion, performing the roles of Blader DJ, Dynamis and Dashan Wang. He provided the voice over narration in Beyblade: Shogun Steel and BeyWarriors: BeyRaiderz.

During 2007, he was the official announcer of the Teletoon network.

Background[edit]

Of Serbian descent, Petronijevic was born in Scarborough, Ontario. He made his theatrical debut as a teenager in Port Perry where he was spotted by a talent agent.[10] He graduated from Port Perry High School and has two children.

Filmography[edit]

Features and TV[15][edit]

Animated Series[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dan Petronijevic (June 2, 2010). Artists on Demand (Podcast). Event occurs at 02m08s to 02m30s and 25m15s to 25m40s. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  2. ^ Bravo Canada (March 17, 2015). "19-2: The Dark Side". YouTube. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  3. ^ Rowe, Michael (October 14, 2003). "The Incredible Hunk". The Advocate. Here Publishing. p. 74. ISSN 0001-8996. 
  4. ^ ""PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal" Y2K (TV Episode 1999)". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal: Y2K". TV.com. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  6. ^ ""Earth: Final Conflict" Atavus High (TV Episode 2002)". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  7. ^ ""Republic of Doyle" Con, Steal, Love (TV Episode 2012)". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  8. ^ ""Saving Hope" The Fight (TV Episode 2012)". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  9. ^ ""Rookie Blue" Cold Comforts (TV Episode 2012)". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  10. ^ a b c Whitnall, Catherine (January 27, 2014). "Little Britain actor likes being the bad guy". mykawartha.com. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  11. ^ "Casting Call: Malin Akerman and Tyler Labine in 'Cottage Country'; Johann Urb as Leon Kennedy in 'Resident Evil: Retribution'". Collider.com. September 29, 2011. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  12. ^ "Cottage Country". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  13. ^ "The Prince and Me (2004)". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  14. ^ "Season 2 of CraveTV original series Letterkenny to launch Christmas Day". TV-eh.com. November 28, 2016. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  15. ^ "Dan Petronijevic". IMDbPro. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  16. ^ "Love You to Death (TV Series 2006–2007)". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 
  17. ^ "The Circle". IMDb. Retrieved August 18, 2018. 

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