Bruun in 2016
Charles Kristian Bonnycastle Bruun
October 25, 1979
|Alma mater||Queen's University (2001)|
Life and career
Bruun was born on October 25, 1979 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he was raised. He attended Valley Forge Military Academy in Pennsylvania from 1994 to 1997, followed by Queen's University in Ontario for a B.A. in drama, graduating in 2001. He also studied at the George Brown Theatre School in Toronto and with David Rotenberg at the Professional Actors Lab.
His first screen role was in the film Good Morning Tomorrow in 2003, playing a bartender. He went on to take other roles including a Lead Officer in Nikita, Stu in Blood Pressure and Alec in Play the Film. He had an ongoing role in Murdoch Mysteries, playing Constable Slugger Jackson from 2012 to 2017, for seasons 6 through 11. His most famous role has been in the award-winning Canadian science fiction series Orphan Black, playing Donnie Hendrix, the husband of one of the main characters, Alison Hendrix. His role became larger in the third season compared to the previous two, as he became a member of the main cast.
|2009||A Grimsville Orphanage Christmas||Custodian||Short film|
|2012||Build or Bust||George||Short film|
|2012||Hail Satan||Chris||Short film|
|2013||Play the Film||Alec Hess|
|2013||The Doctor's Case||Dr. John Watson||Short film|
|2014||Dirty Singles||English Man|
|2014||Bang Bang Baby||Helmut|
|2014||True Man||Adam||Short film|
|2014||10 Years||Kevin Jenkins/Dad||Short film|
|2015||This Is Not What You Had Planned||Hank||Short film|
|2015||Static||Cooking show host||Short film|
|2015||Treatment||Mr. Samson||Short film|
|2015||Let's Rap||Stefano Chyka|
|2015||How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town||Seth Parsons|
|2017||The Space Between||Teddy|
|2018||A Deadly View||Peter|
|2019||Ready or Not||Fitch Bradley||Post-production|
|2003||Good Morning Tomorrow||Bartender||Television film|
|2010||Covert Affairs||Hungry Passenger||Episode: "Communication Breakdown"|
|2011||Dark Rising: The Savage Tales of Summer Vale||Soldier #2|
|2011||Dan for Mayor||Roller Blader #1||Episode: "Insane in the Bike Lane"|
|2011||Change of Plans||Dennis||Television film|
|2012||Nikita||Lead Officer||Episode: "Shadow Walker"|
|2015||Schitt's Creek||Gas Station Attendant||Episode: "Surprise Party"; scenes deleted|
|2012–2017||Murdoch Mysteries||Constable Slugger Jackson||34 episodes|
|2013–2017||Orphan Black||Donnie Hendrix||40 episodes|
|2016||11.22.63||Dr. Ronald Jones||2 episodes|
|2016||Tactical Girls||Detective Laurence||1 episode|
|2016||The Girlfriend Experience||Client #2||Episode: "Fabrication"|
|2016||Con Man||Boom Dude||Episode: "A Small Step for Manly"; uncredited|
|2017||The Beaverton||Dr. Channing||Episode #1.8|
|2017||Annedroids||Bully Dad||Episode: "Enemy Lines"|
|2017||The Handmaid's Tale||Doctor||Episode: "Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundorum"|
|2018||Carter||Dave Leigh||Series regular|
|2018||Impulse||Sheldon Gibson||2 episodes|
- Aksich, Caroline (August 6, 2014). "On the Cover: Orphan Black's Kristian Bruun". Post City Toronto.
- "Kristian Bruun Resume". KristianBrunn.com. Retrieved June 17, 2015.
- "Murdoch Mysteries: A Merry Murdoch Christmas - Holiday Guide". www.cbc.ca. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
- "Orphan Black's Kristian Bruun on Character Growth and Tatiana Maslany". The Hudsucker. 11 June 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2016.
- "Exclusive Interview with Orphan Black's Kristian Bruun". talknerdywithus.com. 31 July 2015. Retrieved 30 September 2016.