Stephen McHattie

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Stephen McHattie
BornStephen McHattie Smith
(1947-02-03) February 3, 1947 (age 67)
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Other namesSteven McHattie
Steve McHattie
Years active1970–present
Spouse(s)Meg Foster (divorced)
Lisa Houle (?-present) 3 children
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Stephen McHattie
BornStephen McHattie Smith
(1947-02-03) February 3, 1947 (age 67)
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Other namesSteven McHattie
Steve McHattie
Years active1970–present
Spouse(s)Meg Foster (divorced)
Lisa Houle (?-present) 3 children

Stephen McHattie (born Stephen McHattie Smith; February 3, 1947) is a Canadian actor.[1]

Life and career[edit]

McHattie was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. A graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, he has appeared in many films and television shows including Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Enterprise, Highlander: The Series, and American Playhouse's Life Under Water (1989). His roles include 300, A History of Violence, The Fountain, Secretary, Shoot 'Em Up, Life with Billy, One Dead Indian, Beverly Hills Cop III.

In Canada, he appeared in Canada: A People's History as Canadian hero Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, and in The Rocket as legendary coach Dick Irvin. He also portrayed Jacques Pasquinel in the James A. Michener production of Centennial. He portrayed an extraordinary USMC sniper (based on real life sniper Carlos Hathcock) in the JAG season one episode "High Ground".

In 1976 McHattie played James Dean in the television movie James Dean: Portrait of a Friend, a television adaptation of the biography written by James Dean's friend and writer Bill Bast.

McHattie appeared in several episodes of Seinfeld (beginning with "The Pitch") where he played Dr. Reston, Elaine Benes' manipulative psychiatrist/boyfriend. He also appeared in two episodes of The X-Files. From 1998 - 2000 McHattie had a recurring role in the Canadian-made TV series Emily of New Moon, based upon the 1923 novel by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Since 2005, he has appeared as Captain/Commander Healy in all eight of the Jesse Stone series TV movies, which are based on the novels of Robert B. Parker.

McHattie appeared in the pilot of Sabbatical, voiced the villain The Shade in Justice League, and portrayed Hollis Mason, the first Nite Owl, in the film adaptation of Watchmen.[2]

In 2009, McHattie appeared in the Canadian IFC film Pontypool and in the Canadian thiller Summer's Blood as Gant Hoxey, alongside Twilight actress Ashley Greene, who portrays Summer. He co-starred with Felicia Day and Kavan Smith in the Gothic adaptation of Red Riding Hood, Red: Werewolf Hunter.[3]

Personal life[edit]

McHattie is married to actress Lisa Houle, with whom he has three children. He was previously married to actress Meg Foster.


1970People Next Door, TheThe People Next DoorArtie Mason
1971Von Richthofen and BrownWerner Voss
1975Ultimate Warrior, TheThe Ultimate WarriorRobert
1976Moving ViolationEddie Moore
1978Tomorrow Never ComesFrank
1978Gray Lady DownMurphy
1982Death ValleyHal
1984Best RevengeBrett
1986Belizaire the CajunJames Willoughby
1987Salvation! Have You Said Your Prayers Today?Revered Edward Randall
1988Sticky FingersEddie
1988Call MeJellybean
1989Bloodhounds of BroadwayRed Henry
1989One Man OutErik
1993Dark, TheThe DarkGary 'Hunter' Henderson
1993Geronimo: An American LegendSchoonover
1994Beverly Hills Cop IIISteve Fulbright
1994Life with BillyBilly Stafford
1994Art Deco DetectiveHyena
1996My Friend JoeCurt
1997Pterodactyl Woman from Beverly HillsDr. Egbert Drum
1998Climb, TheThe ClimbJack McLaskin
1998BASEketballNarrator (voice)
2000Highwayman, TheThe HighwaymanFrank Drake
2002SecretaryBurt Holloway
2003TwistThe Senator
2005Lazarus Child, TheThe Lazarus ChildChief Prosecutor Warner
2005History of Violence, AA History of ViolenceLeland
2005Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard, TheThe Rocket: The Legend of Rocket RichardDick Irvin
2006Fountain, TheThe FountainGrand Inquisitor Silecio
2006Covenant, TheThe CovenantWilliam Danvers III
2007Poor Boy's GameUncle Joe
2007All HatEarl Stanton
2007Shoot 'Em UpHammerson
2008PontypoolGrant Mazzy
2009You Might as Well LiveFred Steinke
2009WatchmenHollis Mason
2009Timekeeper, TheThe TimekeeperFisk
2009Summer's BloodGant Hoxey
20092012Captain Michaels
2010This Movie Is BrokenBouncer
2010DieJonah Odessa
2010Score: A Hockey MusicalWalt Acorn
2010Red: Werewolf HunterGabriel
2011The Maiden Danced to DeathErnie
2011Entitled, TheThe EntitledClifford JonesCompleted
2011Exit HumanityMedic JohnsonPost-production
2011Irvine Welsh's EcstasyJim Buist
2012Tall Man, TheThe Tall ManLt. Dodd
2012Little Bit Zombie, AA Little Bit ZombieMax
2013HaunterThe Pale Man
2013Septic ManMayor


1974Adam-12SkipEpisode: "Roll Call"
1974Lady's Not for Burning, TheThe Lady's Not for BurningNicholasTV movie
1974KojakPaul NelsonEpisode: "Slay Ride"
1975Search for the GodsWillie LongfellowTV movie
1975Starsky and HutchWilliam Michael "Billy" DesmondEpisode: "Terror on the Docks"
1976James DeanJames DeanTV movie
1976Look What's Happened to Rosemary's BabyAdrian/AndrewTV movie
1977KojakBlaineEpisode: "The Summer of '69: Part 1"
Episode: "The Summer of '69: Part 2"
1978–1979CentennialJacques 'Jake' Pasquinel11 episodes
1979Highcliffe ManorRev. Ian Glenville6 episodes
1979Lou GrantCurtis FolgerEpisode: "Frame-Up"
1979Mary and Joseph: A Story of FaithJudahTV movie
1980RoughnecksRoy BethkeTV movie
1981Hill Street BluesOff. Jerry NashEpisode: "Cranky Streets"
Episode: "Chipped Beef"
1985Hitchhiker, TheThe HitchhikerJoe Caldwell
Episode: "A Time for Rifles"
Episode: "Nightshift"
1986Equalizer, TheThe EqualizerEddie WashburnEpisode: "Out of the Past"
1986Spenser: For HireCorbettEpisode: "Brother to Dragons"
1986Guiding LightGerhartTV series
1987MariahRickEpisode: "Equations"
1987Crime StoryCarlo MastrangeloEpisode: "The Senator, the Movie Star, and the Mob"
1988Tales from the DarksideRobert PerryEpisode: "Family Reunion"
1989Life Under WaterTV movie
1989Miami ViceAtty. Sam BoyleEpisode: "Fruit of the Poison Tree"
1989Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight ZoneDeathEpisode: "Rendezvous in a Dark Place"
1989–1990Beauty and the BeastGabriel8 episodes
1991Law & OrderJoe PilefskyEpisode: "The Torrents of Greed: Part 1"
Episode: "The Torrents of Greed: Part 2"
1991CounterstrikeNickEpisode: "Going Home"
1991–1992Scene of the CrimeVariousTV series
1992Terror on Track 9Randolph DarnellTV movie
1992SeinfeldDr. Reston4 episodes
1993Secret ServiceSweetEpisode: "The High Cost of Living/Impostors"
1993L.A. LawGordon ReeveEpisode: "Hello and Goodbye"
1993Quantum LeapStawpahEpisode: "Mirror Image"
1993Hidden Room, TheThe Hidden RoomJackEpisode: "Love Crimes"
1994Life with BillyBilly StaffordTV movie
1994Northern ExposureTurk TortelliEpisode: "Fish Story"
1994Jonathan Stone: Threat of InnocenceLt. DurantTV movie
1994Kung Fu: The Legend ContinuesDiablo the DeceiverEpisode: "Magic Trick"
1994HighlanderMichael KentEpisode: "The Samurai"
1995Nonnie & AlexAlex's DadShort film
1995M.A.N.T.I.S.Gerald RavensEpisode: "Switches"
1995Deadlocked: Escape from Zone 14Jack ClaremontTV movie
1995Convict CowboyJaggesTV movie
1995Deadly LoveSean O'ConnorTV movie
1995Remember MeChief Nat CooganTV movie
1995Visitors of the NightBryan EnglishTV movie
1995X-Files, TheThe X-FilesRed-Haired ManEpisode: "Nisei"
Episode: "731"
1995Theodore RexEdgeVideo
1996Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsDr. SherrickEpisode: "Beyond the Veil"
1996Lazarus Man, TheThe Lazarus ManMacEpisode: "Purgatory"
1996JAGGunnery Sergeant Ray CrockettEpisode: "High Ground"
1996Walker, Texas RangerKarl MayesEpisode: "Redemption"
1998American Whiskey BarATV movie
1998Hunger, TheThe HungerStrikeEpisode: "The Face of Helene Bournouw"
1998Magnificent Seven, TheThe Magnificent SevenCletus FowlerEpisode: "Nemesis"
1998Star Trek: Deep Space NineSenator VreenakEpisode: "In the Pale Moonlight"
1998Alptraum im AirportLt. Jack KellyTV movie
1998Poltergeist: The LegacyLeigh NoirEpisode: "The Prodigy"
1998LexxE.J. MossEpisode: "Lyekka"
1998–2000Emily of New MoonJimmy Murray43 episodes
1999Walker, Texas RangerThomas OpenshawEpisode: "In Harm's Way: Part 1"
Episode: "In Harm's Way: Part 2"
1999–2001Cold SquadSgt. Frank Coscarella33 episodes
2000Canada: A People's HistoryGeneral Issac BrockTV series
2000La Femme NikitaWillie KaneEpisode: "Sympathy for the Devil"
2000HustlePierceTV movie
2002LexxE.J. MossEpisode: "Prime Ridge"
Episode: "Moss"
2002MonkLt. Adam KirkEpisode: "Mr. Monk Goes to the Carnival"
2002Mutant XAaron GaumontEpisode: "Power Play"
2002Birds of PreyAl HawkeEpisode: "Sins of the Mother"
2002–2003Justice LeagueRichard Swift (voice)5 episodes
2003Blue MurderSupt. Frank SimmonsEpisode: "Ambush"
2003Wall of SecretsHughTV movie
2003Star Trek: EnterpriseAlien ForemanEpisode: "The Xindi"
2005Jesse Stone: Stone ColdCaptain HealyTV movie
20054400, TheThe 4400DravittEpisode: "Voices Carry"
2006One Dead IndianPolice Field CommanderTV movie
2006Jesse Stone: Night PassageCaptain HealyTV movie
2006Puppets Who KillMr. SwainEpisode: "The Rival House"
2006Jesse Stone: Death in ParadiseCaptain HealyTV movie
2006Solar AttackAdmiral LawrenceTV movie
2006AbsolutionMike LloydTV movie
2007Dark Room, TheThe Dark RoomDuncan AllbrightTV movie
2007Killer WaveEdgard PowellEpisode: "1.1"
Episode: "1.2"
2007Jesse Stone: Sea ChangeCaptain HealyTV movie
2007Cursing HanleyThe Astounding LewShort film
2007SabbaticalPolice Chief Gil BrewerTV series
2008Trojan Horse, TheThe Trojan HorseJack SheaTV miniseries
2008Would Be KingsTV miniseries
2008XIII: The ConspiracyGeneral CarringtonTV miniseries
2008Summit, TheThe SummitTateEpisode: "Night One"
Episode: "Night Two"
2008Murdoch MysteriesHarry MurdochEpisode: "Let Loose the Dogs"
2009Murdoch MysteriesHarry MurdochEpisode: "Anything You Can Do"
2009Deaths of Chet Baker, TheThe Deaths of Chet BakerChet BakerShort film
2009DiamondsLlewellyn AndersonTV miniseries
2009Jesse Stone: Thin IceCaptain HealyTV movie
2009Under the HoodHollis Mason / Nite OwlVideo
2009ReaperSheriffEpisode: "Underbelly"
2009Listener, TheThe ListenerArthur StebbesEpisode: "Missing"
2009GunsInspector ClayTV miniseries
2009FringeCol. Raymond GordonEpisode: "Fracture"
2010Bloodletting & Miraculous CuresDr. StandishEpisode: "Code Clock"
2010Who Is Clark Rockefeller?Mark SuttonTV movie
2010Keep Your Head Up, Kid: The Don Cherry StoryEddie ShoreEpisode: "Part 1"
2010Jesse Stone: No RemorseCommander HealyTV movie
2010Happy TownCarl Bravin4 episodes
2010HavenRev. Ed DriscollEpisode: "Butterfly"
Episode: "Spiral"
Recurring cast member, season 2
2010Red: Werewolf HunterGabrielTV movie
2011Moby DickRachel CaptainEpisode: "Part 1"
Episode: "Part 2"
2011Jesse Stone: Innocents LostCommander HealyTV movie
2011XIII: The SeriesPresident Carrington9+ episodes
2012Jesse Stone: Benefit of the DoubtCommander HealyTV movie
2012The Wrath of Grapes: The Don Cherry Story IIEddie ShoreTV miniseries
2014The StrainMr QuinlanTV series

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