Michael Eklund

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Michael Eklund
Michael Eklund head.jpg
Eklund at the Calgary International Film Festival, 2007
BornMichael Eklund
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active2000—present
 
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Michael Eklund
Michael Eklund head.jpg
Eklund at the Calgary International Film Festival, 2007
BornMichael Eklund
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
OccupationActor
Years active2000—present

Michael Eklund is a Canadian actor, who has made numerous appearances in both television and film roles.

Career[edit]

Eklund appeared in 2 episodes of Blood Ties playing the character of Norman Bridwel, who becomes a demon. In 2006 and 2007, Eklund appeared as Vancouver narcotics detective, Rene Dejardins, in CBC's drama, Intelligence.

In 2007 Eklund starred in the film Walk All Over Me, playing Aaron, a recently released ex-convict. That same year, he appeared as a creepy doorman in a scene with Al Pacino in the thriller film 88 Minutes.

In 2008 Eklund starred in Supernatural in the episode "Monster Movie", as Ed Brewer.

Eklund has also guest starred in Smallville twice (Season 1 as a janitor & Season 6 as a fight ring announcer).

In 2009, he had a small role in Terry Gilliam's The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus.

In 2010, he made a guest appearance on J.J. Abrams's Fringe in the third season episode "The Plateau" playing Milo, a savant capable of calculating all future possibilities based on patterns. He also played Larry in the comedy-western film Gunless with Paul Gross and appeared in the action movie Hunt to Kill, with Steve Austin in 2010. He also had a small role as Navy Dude in Smokin' Aces 2: Assassins' Ball.

In 2012 Eklund appeared as the title escapee in the Alcatraz episode "Kit Nelson." He starred alongside Michael Biehn in the Xavier Gens thriller The Divide released in 2012 and also played the character of Father in the apocalyptic siege warfare film The Day with Dominic Monaghan and Shawn Ashmore. That same year he starred in the film Errors of the Human Body for which he was awarded best actor for the AMD 'Next Wave' Spotlight Competition at Fantastic Fest.[1] He was also in Supernatural season 4 episode 5.

Eklund appeared in the 2013 Brad Anderson film The Call, alongside Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin, Morris Chestnut, and Michael Imperioli.[2] He also appeared in WWE Studios' The Marine 3: Homefront (2013).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cangialosi, Jason. "Fantastic Fest Review: 'Errors of the Human Body'". Yahoo! Inc. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Kroll, Justin. "Eklund buzzes to 'Hive'". Variety Media, LLC. Retrieved 29 November 2012. 

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