Michael Eklund

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Michael Eklund
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Born Michael Eklund
July 31, 1962
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000–present

Michael Eklund (born July 31, 1962) is a Canadian actor, who has made numerous appearances in both television and film roles.

Career[edit]

Eklund appeared in two episodes of Blood Ties playing the character of Norman Bridwel, who becomes a demon. In 2006 and 2007, Eklund appeared as Vancouver narcotics detective, Rene Dejardins, in CBC's drama, Intelligence.[citation needed]

In 2007, Eklund starred alongside Leelee Sobieski in the 2007 Robert Cuffley film Walk All over Me.[1] That same year, he appeared as a creepy doorman in a scene with Al Pacino in the thriller film 88 Minutes.[citation needed]

In 2008, Eklund starred in Supernatural in the episode "Monster Movie", as Ed Brewer.[2]

Eklund has also guest starred in Smallville twice (Season 1 as a janitor & Season 6 as a fight ring announcer).[citation needed]

In 2009, he had a small role in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.[citation needed]

In 2010, he made a guest appearance on J.J. Abrams's Fringe in the third season episode "The Plateau" playing Milo, a savant capable of calculating all future possibilities based on patterns. He also played Larry in the comedy-western film Gunless with Paul Gross and appeared in the action movie Hunt to Kill, with Steve Austin in 2010. He also had a small role as Navy Dude in Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball. In 2011, he starred in Canadian movie Pressed as Jimmy.[citation needed] He starred alongside Michael Biehn in the Xavier Gens thriller The Divide, which screened at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival in 2011.[3]

In 2012, Eklund appeared as the title escapee in the Alcatraz episode "Kit Nelson."[citation needed] He also played the character of Father in the apocalyptic siege warfare film The Day with Dominic Monaghan and Shawn Ashmore.[citation needed] That same year he starred in the film Errors of the Human Body for which he was awarded best actor for the AMD 'Next Wave' Spotlight Competition at Fantastic Fest.[4][unreliable source?]

Eklund appeared in the 2013 Brad Anderson film The Call, alongside Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Imperioli.[5] He also appeared in WWE Studios' The Marine 3: Homefront (2013).[citation needed]

Eklund also starred in an episode of the hit CW TV series Arrow in the second season. He also appeared in See No Evil 2 in 2014, sequel to the WWE Studios produced 2006 film See No Evil.[6] In the same year he co-starred Tony Todd in the Horror western film The Cold Descent.[7]

In 2016, Eklund joined the casts of Wynonna Earp (TV series) as a fur-coat wearing Revenant, and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (TV series) as punk energy vampire Martin.[8][9]

Partial filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2001 Smallville Will Episode: "Jitters"
2007 Smallville Richtor Maddox Episode: "Combat"
2007 Blood Ties Norman Bridewell 3 episodes
2009 Supernatural Ed Brewer
2010 Fringe Milo Episode: "The Plateau"
2012 Alcatraz Kit Nelson 2 episodes
2013 Arrow Barton Mathis/Dollmaker 2 episodes
2014 Bates Motel Zane Morgan Recurring role; 8 episodes
2014 Almost Human Eric Lathem
2015 Gotham Bob
2016-present Wynonna Earp Bobo Del Rey Recurring role; 10 episodes
2016-2017 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Martin Main cast; 8 episodes
2018 Altered Carbon Dimi The Twin / The Patchwork Man Recurring role; 3 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gray, Scott A. (October 2007). "Walk All Over Me - Directed by Robert Cuffley". Exclaim!. 
  2. ^ Singer, Robert (2008-10-16), Monster Movie, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Todd Stashwick, retrieved 2018-01-23 
  3. ^ Halfyard, Kurt (October 26, 2011). "Toronto After Dark 2011: THE DIVIDE Review". Twitch Film. 
  4. ^ Cangialosi, Jason. "Fantastic Fest Review: 'Errors of the Human Body'". Yahoo! Inc. Archived from the original on 9 November 2013. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  5. ^ Kroll, Justin. "Eklund buzzes to 'Hive'". Variety. Variety Media, LLC. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  6. ^ Exclusive First Casting News: WWE Studios’ See No Evil 2 – Danielle Harris, Katharine Isabelle, and Michael Eklund All Go One-on-One with Kane
  7. ^ The Cold Descent – Exclusive Set Visit Report: Tony Todd, Michael Eklund, More!
  8. ^ Wynonna Earp, Melanie Scrofano, Shamier Anderson, Tim Rozon, retrieved 2018-01-23 
  9. ^ Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, Hannah Marks, retrieved 2018-01-23 

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