Robert Wisden

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Robert Wisden
Born (1970-08-19) August 19, 1970 (age 45)
Brighton, East Sussex, England
Occupation Actor
Years active 1981-present

Robert Charles Wisden[1] (born August 19, 1970) is an English actor who has an extensive career in Canadian and American television.[2] He is best known for his role as United States President Richard Nixon in Zack Snyder's film adaptation of the DC graphic novel Watchmen, Chief Coroner James Flynn in Da Vinci's Inquest, Ken Browning in Final Destination and Robert Patrick "Pusher" Modell in the 1996 X-Files television series episode Pusher and 1998 follow-up episode Kitsunegari. In 2000 he won a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for The Sheldon Kennedy Story (1999).[3]


Wisden moved with his family from Britain to Canada when he was 15. He started his career in 1985 starring as Terry Dunne in Atom Egoyan's In This Corner. He has since acted in many shows, including Da Vinci's Inquest, Smallville, The X-Files and Jeremiah. In 2006 Wisden graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Education degree.[2] He currently is employed at St.George's School for Boys in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he is Head of the Drama department.[4]





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