Michael Eklund

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Michael Eklund
Michael Eklund head.jpg
Eklund at the Calgary International Film Festival, 2007
Born Michael Eklund
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2000—present

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


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.[citation needed]

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.[2]

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.[3][unreliable source?]

Eklund appeared in the 2013 Brad Anderson film The Call, alongside Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Imperioli.[4] 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.[5] In the same year he co-starred Tony Todd in the Horror western film The Cold Descent.[6]




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