Roger Cross

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This article is about the actor. For the former footballer, see Roger Cross (footballer).
Roger Cross
Roger Cross 2014.jpg
Cross at the 2014 Leo Awards
Born (1969-10-19) October 19, 1969 (age 46)
Christiana, Jamaica
Occupation Actor
Years active 1989–present

Roger Cross (born October 19, 1969) is a Jamaican-born Canadian actor who has made numerous appearances in several movies and TV series, mostly on productions shot in Canada. He is best known for his work in America on 24 as CTU Agent Curtis Manning, and in Canada for his work on First Wave. From 2012-2015, Cross appeared in the Canadian series Continuum as a main character. He now currently appears as Staff Sergeant Boyd Bloom in the Canadian police procedural Motive, and as Six / Griffin Jones in the Syfy series Dark Matter.


Cross was cast in guest roles on such series as Street Justice, The X-Files, Sliders, Stargate SG-1, Highlander: The Series, Relic Hunter, The 4400, Higher Ground, Star Trek: Enterprise, and Chuck. He was also a regular on the sci-fi series First Wave and appeared in such films as The Chronicles of Riddick, X2, Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever, Beautiful Joe and Free Willy 3: The Rescue.

Cross is best known for his role as CTU Agent Curtis Manning on the Fox television drama 24. His role began at the start of the show's fourth season in 2005 as a recurring character, later promoted to regular status. For the show's sixth season, the character reverted to recurring status.

Cross can be seen in the Oliver Stone film, World Trade Center, which was released in August 2006. Cross also plays the character of Barry in the 2008 movie Mad Money. He also appears as DJ and drag queen Sunset Boulevard/Sonny Benson in the Showtime series The L Word. Cross recently appeared as prison inmate Anton Burrows in the Season 3 episode of Flashpoint, "Just a Man". As confirmed by the Geelong Advertiser on November 6, 2008, Cross has signed on to join John Schneider, John Wesley Shipp, Tania Zaetta, Jeremy Kewley, and Rob Baard in the new Australian action film The Ninja entering pre-production in early 2009. He also stars in Re-Kill. Cross did voice-over work as "Ulysses" in the Fallout: New Vegas add-ons, "Old World Blues" and "Lonesome Road".

He also appeared as a werewolf and football coach on ABC's short-lived supernatural crime drama The Gates.



Year Title Role Notes
1993 Judgment Day: The John List Story Dennis
Miracle on Interstate 880 Calvin
Woman on the Ledge Fire Rescue Leader
Look Who's Talking Now Pilot
1994 In Spite of Love Archie
The Man Who Wouldn't Die McKinnon
Deadly Vows
The Disappearance of Vonnie Officer #2
1995 Dangerous Intentions A.D.A Bob Melchor
Hideaway Harry
She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal Marine Capt. Talmadge
The Surrogate Guard
Suspicious Agenda Johnson
Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain Paramedic
1997 Free Willy 3: The Rescue 1st Mate Stevens
Doomsday Rock Gibson
1998 Oklahoma City: A Survivor's Story
Voyage of Terror Robert Fernandez
American Dragons Fiorino
1999 Double Jeopardy Hotel Manager
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York Allen
NASCAR Racers: The Movie Steve 'Flyer' Sharp
2000 A Father's Choice Detective Ross
Beautiful Joe Roscoe Lee
Sole Survivor Dr. Smithie
2001 Trapped Chief Edwards
The Void Detective
2002 Liberty Stands Still Officer Miller
Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever Zane
Kid Bang Cee Note
Deadly Little Secrets Elliot Kincaid
Interceptor Force 2 Nathan McCallister
2003 Final Destination 2 Isabella's Husband
X2 Oval Office Agent Cartwright
2004 NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 Co-Pilot
The Chronicles of Riddick Toal
2005 King's Ransom Byron
2006 World Trade Center Will's Doctor
2008 Mad Money Barry
The Day the Earth Stood Still General Quinn
2012 Noah's Ark: The New Beginning Tarkus
Re-Kill Sarge
Tasmanian Devils Simon
2015 12 Rounds 3: Lockdown Burke


Year Title Role Notes
1989 21 Jump Street Student (uncredited) Episode 4.6: "Old Haunts in a New Age"
1990 Wiseguy Smash Cut Episode 4.9: "Changing Houses"
1992 Neon Rider Riley Episode 3.4: "Color Lines"
The Hat Squad Sid Episode 1.1: "Pilot"
1992–93 Street Justice Davey / Doug 2 episodes
1993 Madison Officer Norm Michaels Episode 1.4: "Tough Cries"
The Commish Officer Terry Cooper 4 episodes
Born to Run Roscoe Television movie
1994 Cobra First Robber Episode 1.14: "Lost in Cyberspace"
M.A.N.T.I.S. Dixon Episode 1.2: "Tango Blues"
Seasons of the Heart Television movie
Beyond Suspicion Curtis Television movie
Don't Talk to Strangers Curtis Television movie
1994–98 The X-Files Agent Rice / Lieutenant Brophy / Officer Green / Private Kittel 4 episodes
1995 Hawkeye Angel / Anjou Episode 1.12: "Fly with Me"
Sliders Wilkins Episode 1.1: "Pilot"
Strange Luck Bryant Episode 1.5: "Blind Man's Bluff"
1995–2001 The Outer Limits Bartender / Jon / Kevin Flynn / Lt. Lockhart 4 episodes
1996 The Sentinel Captain Mathis Episode 1.1: "The Switchman"
Viper Carpenter Episode 1.1: "Winner Take All"
Highlander Derek Worth Episode 5.9: "Little Tin God"
Captains Courageous Hannibal Television movie
The Limbic Region Brownlee Television movie
1997 Millennium Officer Shaw Episode 1.9: "Wide Open"
Cloned Frank Zago Television movie
1997–98 Stargate SG-1 Captain Conner / Lieutenant Connor 2 episodes
1998 Nick Fury: Agent of Shield Shield Agent #1 Television movie
The Color of Courage Thurgood Marshall Television movie
1998–2001 First Wave Joshua / Cain / Joshua Bridges Recurring role, 27 episodes
1999 War Planets Voice—uncredited Episode 2.6: "Girl's Night Out"
2000 Hollywood Off-Ramp Devon Monk Episode 1.9: "Watch Your Step"
2gether: The Series Glenn Brummer 2 episodes
2001 Andromeda Carter Episode 2.6: "All Too Human"
UC: Undercover Captain Eddie Jackson Episode 1.9: "Zero Option"
2002 Relic Hunter Masters Episode 3.14: "Hunting with the Enemy"
Taken Capt. Walker Television miniseries, 3 episodes
2002–03 Just Cause CJ Leon Main role, 19 episodes
2003 The Twilight Zone The Leader Episode 1.39: "Eye of the Beholder"
Peacemakers Isaac Evans 2 episodes
Star Trek: Enterprise Tret Episode 3.3: "Extinction"
2004 JAG Lt. Hugh Gaston Episode 9.22: "Trojan Horse"
The Days Damien Morgan / Trey's Dad 2 episodes
2005 The 4400 Major Culp Episode 2.10: "Lockdown"
2005–07 24 Curtis Manning Recurring role (seasons 4, 6)
Main role (season 4–5)
45 episodes
2007 Bionic Woman Bomani Episode 1.7: "Trust Issues"
2008 NCIS Lt. Cmdr. David Warfield Episode 5.13: "Dog Tags"
2008–09 The Guard Jim McGregor Recurring role, 10 episodes
2009 The L Word Sunset Boulevard / Sonny Benson 6 episodes
Flashpoint Anton Brand Episode 2.6: "Just a Man"
Fringe Hybrid / Smith 2 episodes
What Color Is Love? Ty Rivers Television movie
Polar Storm President Television movie
2010 Chuck Ring Agent Episode 3.12: "Chuck Versus the American Hero"
The Gates Coach Ross 4 episodes
2011 Obscurus Lupa Presents Shield Agent #1 Episode 2.22: "Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D"
Charlie's Angels Detective Bradley Dumont Episode 1.8: "They Are Not Saints"
2012 The Firm Sergeant Leonard Debbs Episode 1.9: "Chapter Nine"
Eureka Major William Shaw 3 episodes
Arrow Detective Hilton 9 episodes
Abducted: The Carlina White Story Carl Television movie
2012–15 Continuum Travis Verta Main role, 36 episodes
2013–present Motive Staff Sergeant Boyd Bloom: now Superintendent of Investigation. Main role
2014 Orphan Black Carlton Episode 2.4: "Governed as It Were by Chance"
2014–15 The Strain Mr. Fitzwilliam Recurring role
2015 Dark Matter Six/Griffin Jones Main role

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role
2010 Fallout: New Vegas Biological Research Station (Old World Blues) (voice)
Ulysses (Lonesome Road) (voice)
2011 Saints Row: The Third Additional Voices
2012 Syndicate Additional Voices
Infex Grissett
2013 BioShock Infinite Additional Voices

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