Erik Knudsen

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Erik Knudsen
Erik Knudsen at FanExpo 2012-1.jpg
Knudsen at a panel for Continuum at the 2012 Fan Expo Canada
BornErik Kenneth William Knudsen
(1988-03-25) March 25, 1988 (age 26)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present
 
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Erik Knudsen
Erik Knudsen at FanExpo 2012-1.jpg
Knudsen at a panel for Continuum at the 2012 Fan Expo Canada
BornErik Kenneth William Knudsen
(1988-03-25) March 25, 1988 (age 26)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active1999–present

Erik Kenneth William Knudsen (born March 25, 1988) is a Canadian actor. He is perhaps best known for portraying Daniel Matthews in Saw II, Alec Sadler in Continuum and Dale Turner in the CBS series Jericho.

Life and career[edit]

Knudsen was born in Toronto, Ontario. In 1999 Knudsen got his first acting role as Alex Schreffler in the TV series Real Kids, Real Adventures. In 2001, Knudsen guest starred on The Guardian and appeared in three other episodes. He was nominated for a Young Artist Award for his performance. In 2003, Knudsen starred in the TV series Mental Block.

He co-starred as Leroy "Lefty" in the film adaptation of Youth in Revolt, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, as Lucas "Crash" Wilson, who was the lead singer of fictional band Crash and the Boys.

Knudsen portrayed Robbie in the 2011 film Scream 4.[1]

Knudsen plays Ryan in the film The Barrens, co-starring True Blood's Stephen Moyer, which was released in late 2012.[2]

He plays teen tech genius Alec Sadler in the Canadian Science Fiction series Continuum, along with Rachel Nichols and Victor Webster.[3]


Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1999Real Kids, Real AdventuresAlex SchrefflerEpisode: "Heimlich Hero: The Michelle Shreffler Story"
2000TribulationYoung Tom Canboro
2000Common GroundYoung Johnny BurroughsTV movie
2000In a HeartbeatJasonEpisode: "You Say It's Your Birthday"
2000Santa Who?Nasty BoyTV movie
2001BlackoutIan RobbinsTV movie
2001The Familiar StrangerYoung Chris WelshTV movie
2001DocMitchEpisode: "First Impressions"
Episode: "No Time Like the Present"
2001Stolen MiracleTommyTV movie
2001-2002The GuardianHunter ReedEpisode: "Reunion"
Episode: "Home"
Episode: "The Beginning"
2003Full-Court MiracleTJ MurphyTV movie
2003–2004Mental BlockDonovan Mackay26 episodes
2004Blue MurderJake GreenEpisode: "Janet Green"
2005Kevin HillRyan StallingerEpisode: "Losing Isn't Everything"
2005Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio, TheThe Prize Winner of Defiance, OhioRog Ryan at thirteen years old
2005Saw IIDaniel Matthews
2006Booky Makes Her MarkArthur ThomsonTV movie
2006Bon Cop, Bad CopJonathan Ward
2006Lobster Tale, AA Lobster TaleTimmy Brock
2006–2008JerichoDale Turner17 episodes
2008Teacher's Crime, AA Teacher's CrimeJeremy RanderTV movie
2008FlashpointJackson BarcliffeEpisode: "The Element of Surprise"
2008Saw VDaniel Matthews
2009Youth in RevoltLeroy "Lefty"
2010Scott Pilgrim vs. the WorldLuke "Crash" Wilson
2011BeastlyTrey Madison
2011Scream 4Robbie Mercer
2012The BarrensRyan
2012Saving HopeMitchell
2012-presentContinuumAlec Sadler
2012DegrassiDarrin Howe2 episodes; "Degrassi: Las Vegas" ("Love Fool" parts 1 and 2)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Three More Join Scream 4". comingsoon.net. Retrieved July 1, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Mia Kirshner, Erik Knudsen And J Larose Join Darren Lynn Bousman's The Barrens". cinemablend.com. Retrieved September 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Continuum Official Press Release". shawmediatv.ca. Retrieved January 27, 2012. 

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