Lobo in April 2015
|Born||November 22, 1973|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Nationality||British and Canadian|
Stephen Lobo (born November 22, 1973) is a British-Canadian actor, best known for his roles in the television series Arctic Air, Godiva's, Painkiller Jane, Falcon Beach, Little Mosque on the Prairie and Continuum. In 2011, he appeared in Mike Clattenburg's film Afghan Luke.
Stephen Lobo was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1973. His father is a Goan electrician who emigrated to Canada from Tanga, Tanzania. His mother, who is of Iranian descent, is a nurse. Lobo attended the University of Toronto where he studied environmental science. At age 27, he began taking acting classes and moved to London where he earned a three-year degree in drama at Drama Centre London. He appeared in several plays while in England, including The Seagull and Paradise Lost.
After doing theatre for several years in both Canada and the UK, Lobo first came to attention to television audiences as the star of the Canadian drama series Godiva's about a talented chef trying to succeed in the restaurant business. He later landed a leading role in the science fiction series Painkiller Jane (2007) playing a scientist and had a recurring role as an engineer in the second and third series of Little Mosque on the Prairie. He played the role of Indian pilot Dev Panwar in the series Arctic Air until it was cancelled in 2014. He starred in the science fiction series Continuum as time-traveling con man Matthew Kellog.
- 2012 Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series (Arctic Air)
- 2012 Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama (Hamlet)
- 2013 Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series (Arctic Air)
- Pozzo, Jazmyn (September 2, 2011). "Afghan Luke's Stephen Lobo heads to TIFF". Vancouver Observer.
- Parry, Malcolm (October 17, 2014). "Gala (and small town) raises plenty to help sick kids at BC Children's". Vancouver Sun.
- "2012 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
- "2013 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
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