Sergio Di Zio

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Sergio Di Zio
Years active1995–present
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)

Sergio Di Zio is a Canadian actor. He starred in the television series Flashpoint as Michelangelo "Spike" Scarlatti until the show concluded on December 13, 2012. His other works include The Lookout, Cinderella Man, Senior Trip; the television series This is Wonderland, Northern Town; as a voice actor for the animated series Stoked and Babar and the Adventures of Badou. He also appeared in the stage debut of Léo written by Rosa Labordé for which he received a Dora Award nomination in 2006. Di Zio was recently part of an animated show called Grojband, until the show concluded in May 2015. He more recently has transitioned to short films, however he continues to take on various projects.


Di Zio is best known for playing Michelangelo Scarlatti, nicknamed "Spike", on the CTV police drama Flashpoint.[1][2] However, prior to landing his breakthrough role, he had appeared in over 30 movies and TV series. After making his debut in the 1995 film Senior Trip, Di Zio appeared in a string of telepics including The Wall, Major Crime, Freak City, Rembrandt: Fathers & Sons, and RFK. Additionally, he guest starred on other Canadian series, such as Murdoch Mysteries, Republic of Doyle, and even played "Ripper" on Stoked for 11 episodes.

Film appearances include Ron Howard's Cinderella Man, Boondock Saints, Flash of Genius, and the Independent Spirit Awards winning The Lookout, playing Deputy Ted. Di Zio has starred in Just Buried, 19 Months and the Peter Wellington film, Luck, winner of the South by Southwest Film Festival.

Sergio's TV movie appearances include Robert Ludlum's Covert One: The Hades Factor, John Stamos' The Wedding Wars and the Fox biopic RFK, where he played Robert F. Kennedy’s adviser and speechwriter Adam Walinsky.

In July 2012, he made a brief appearance in the show The Listener as Spike, the same Spike as in Flashpoint. The episode is Now You See Him.[3]

In 2015, Di Zio starred in the film The Walk as officer Genco.


Year Title Role Notes
1995 National Lampoon's Senior Trip Steve Nisser
1999 The Wishing Tree Attorney
1999 The Boondock Saints Oly
2002 19 Months Steve
2003 The In-Laws Lecture Room Subject
2003 Luck Vittorio
2004 Plasticity Mike Castella Short film
2005 Cinderella Man Young Reporter
2005 Wayside Louis Television Film
2007 The Message David Short film
2007 The Lookout Deputy Ted
2007 Just Buried Jackie Whynacht
2008 Flash of Genius Louis
2012 Cold Blooded George Keyes
2012 Anything But Christmas John
2014 Angels and Ornaments Harold Wagner / Henry Stockton
2015 The Walk Officer Genco
2017 Kiss and Cry Mark Allison
Year Title Role Notes
1997 Major Crime Young Italian Officer TV movie
1998 The Wall Olivern TV movie
1999 Freak City Leo Berman TV movie
1999 The Passion of Ayn Rand Student #5 TV movie
1999 Rembrandt: Fathers & Sons Gerard TV movie
2000 A Taste of Shakespeare Demetrius Episode: "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
2000 Twitch City Jim Episode: "The Planet of the Cats"
2001 Rough Air: Danger on Flight 534 Steve Johnson TV movie
2002 Widows Miles Samson Episode: "Hour One"
2002 RFK Adam Walinsky TV movie
2003 Eloise at the Plaza Lou, The Bellhop TV movie
2003 Wild Card Jerry Episode: "No Bull"
2003 Eloise at Christmastime Lou, The Bellhop TV movie
2003 Doc Jason Episode: "Swing Shift"
2004 Love Rules Kevin TV movie
2005–2006 This Is Wonderland Marcus Weekes 21 episodes
2006 G-Spot Peter Garner Episode: "Blind Faith"
2006 Covert One: The Hades Factor Marty Zeller TV series
2006 Northern Town Hendy TV series
2006 Wedding Wars Ed Myerson TV movie
2007–2008 Wayside Louis Recurring role
2007 Custody Eugene TV movie
2008–2012 Flashpoint Michelangelo 'Spike' Scarlatti Main role
2009 Stoked Ripper / Whiteout 11 episodes
2010 Murdoch Mysteries Leonard Winters Episode: "Victor, Victorian"
2010 Republic of Doyle Mystery Nevil Episode: "The Pen Is Mightier Than the Doyle"
2010–2011 Babar and the Adventures of Badou Tersh (voice) 15 episodes
2011 Little Mosque on the Prairie Dr. Connor Episode: "If You Leave Me Now"
2011 XIII: The Series Episode: "Green Falls"
2011 Dan for Mayor Mayor Eckler Episode: "Mayor's Conference"
2011 Almost Heroes Pavel Episode: "Terry and Peter vs. Cupid"
2012 The Listener 'Spike' Episode: "Now You See Him"
2013 Covert Affairs Gary Probert Episode: "Levitate Me"
2013–2015 Grojband Kin Kujira Main role
2014 Suits Todd Episode: "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner"
2014 My Daughter Must Live Dan TV movie
2014 Angels and Ornaments Harold TV movie (Hallmark Channel)
2015 Mayday NTSB Investigator Guzzetti Episode: "The Death of JFK Jr."
2016 Looped Jerry Rivers Recurring
2017 Wishfart Puffin Main role
2018 The Detail Martin Reid Episode: "The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea"
2020 Grand Army Coach Columbo Recurring
2020 The Queen's Gambit Beth's Father Recurring
2020–2021 Elinor Wonders Why Alejandro Possum Recurring
2021 Hudson & Rex Russell Matthews Episode: "Mansion on a Hill"
2022 Chucky Detective Sam Gavin Episode: "The Sinners Are Much More Fun"


  1. ^ "Flashpoint lets Toronto actor Sergio Di Zio live the dream | Toronto Star". 4 August 2010. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  2. ^ "TV, eh? interview: Flashpoint's Sergio Di Zio on Spike and Salinger". TV, eh?. 4 January 2011. Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  3. ^ "New tonight: The Listener". TV, eh?. 25 July 2012. Retrieved 20 March 2017.

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