Alex Carter (Canadian actor)

Alex Carter (born November 12, 1964) is a Canadian television and film actor.

Alex Carter
Alex Apostolopoulos

(1964-11-12) November 12, 1964 (age 55)

Early lifeEdit

Carter was born Alex Apostolopoulos in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He attended Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute as well as Wexford Collegiate Institute. He lived in the Wexford community of Toronto (Scarborough) and, then left for Hollywood where he studied at the Beverly Hills Playhouse. He is divorced and the father of three children.


Carter's television roles have included recurring roles on roles in Family Passions, Black Harbour, Traders, Made in Canada, Taking the Falls, The Pretender, These Arms of Mine, Flashpoint, Wildfire, Castle, Life, Without a Trace, Nip/Tuck, The Mermaid Chair, The Practice, Shark, Due South, CSI: NY, Leverage, JAG, Veritas: The Quest and Jericho,[1] as well as recurring roles in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as LVPD Homicide Detective Lou Vartann (32 episodes), Revenge as Michael Davis, Point Pleasant (9 episodes), and Burn Notice (6 episodes).[2] He had a role in a few of the final scenes of the series finale of 24.

His film roles have included Out of Time and The Island. He also starred with Cary Elwes and Alex Rocco in the thriller film The Other.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Time to Say Goodbye? Craig Klooster
2000 Bring Him Home Farrell
2001 It Is What It Is Mitch Valentine
2003 Out of Time Cabot
2005 The Island Censor
2012 40 Days and Nights John
2017 Don't Sleep Vince Marino


Year Title Role Notes
1988 Betrayal of Silence Michael TV Movie
1989 Friday the 13th: The Series Police Officer — "The Playhouse"
1989–90 War of the Worlds Clark / Alien #2 / Record Company Guy #2 2 episodes

— "Choirs of Angels" (1989)

— "Video Messiah" (1990)

1990–91 My Secret Identity Methey 2 episodes

— "Missing" (1990)

— "Three Men and a Skull" (1991)

1990–92 Top Cops Greg Smith / Bruno Pezzulich 2 episodes

— "Vincent Esposito / Greg Smith" (1990)

— "Freddie Williams / Jim Gorry / Bruno Pezzulich" (1992)

1991 Street Legal Dean James — "Too Many Cooks"
1991 Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop unknown role also known as "Kats and Dogs"

— "Big Man on Campus"

1992 Secret Service Agent / Romano 2 episodes

— "The Stalker / Bomb Protective Mission"

— "The Banker and the Belle / Car Wars"

1993 Counterstrike Ron — "Clearcut"
1993 Taking the Heat Muff TV Movie
1993 Family Passions Mickey Langer #2 unknown episode
1994 Spenser: Pale Kings and Princes Lundquist TV Movie
1994 E.N.G. Gary Belson — "The Play's the Thing"
1994 To Save the Children FBI 1 TV Movie
1994–95 Side Effects Richard Malichevski recurring role (4 episodes)
1994–96 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Parks 2 episodes

— "Only the Strong Survive" (1994)

— "Requiem" (1996)

1994–98 Due South Agent Ford recurring role (5 episodes)
1995 The Man in the Attic Gary TV Movie
1995 Net Worth Gus Mortson TV Movie
1996 Moonshine Highway Bill Rickman TV Movie
1996 Her Desperate Choice Marcus Perry, Jody's ex-boyfriend TV Movie
1996 Talk to Me Mark Holston TV Movie
1996 Trilogy of Terror II Breslow TV Movie
1996 The Morrison Murders: Based on a True Story Deputy George Pettygrew TV Movie
1996 What Kind of Mother Are You? Rob Hyler TV Movie
1996 Taking the Falls Domenic DiFranco — "The Marrying Man"
1996–97 Traders Tommy "Ryke" Rykespoor recurring role (8 episodes)
1996–98 Black Harbour Paul Isler series regular (30 episodes)
1997 F/X: The Series Bobby — "Requiem for a Cop"
1998 The Fixer Howard Larkin TV Movie
1998 Recipe for Revenge Jack Branningan TV Movie
1998–2002 The Industry Michael Rushton / Damacles recurring role (6 episodes)
1999 Martial Law Vincent McKnight — "Wild Life"
1999 Viper Phil Dykstra / Dennis Pratt — "People Like Us"
1999 The Sentinel Alan Archer — "Dead End on Blank Street"
1999 The Pretender Craig Winston — "Ties That Bind"
1999 Early Edition Victor Crowley — "Camera Shy"
1999–2001 These Arms of Mine David Bishop recurring role (5 episodes)
1999–2003 JAG Commander Mark Joyner / Commander Thomas Risnicki 2 episodes

— "War Stories" (1999)

— "Close Quarters" (2003)

2000 Felicity Stephen's father — "Party Lines"
2000 Task Force Brian Hogan TV Movie
2001 Dark Angel Sidney Croal – Synthedyne CEO — "Shorties in Love"
2001 V.I.P. Lagos — "Aqua Valva"
2001 Hitched Detective Cary Grant TV Movie
2001 Earth: Final Conflict Keeler — "Unearthed"
2001 The Day Reagan Was Shot Dr. Allard TV Movie
2001 Blue Murder Special Agent Wayne "Flip" Henderson — "Remembrance Day"
2002 Guilt by Association Russell TV Movie
2003 Nip/Tuck Cliff Mangegna — "Cliff Mantegna"
2003 The Practice John Doe / Russell Fosterling — "Blessed Are They"
2003–04 Veritas: The Quest Dr. Solomon Zond series regular (13 episodes)
2003–13 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Detective Vartann recurring role (41 episodes)
2005 Night Stalker Detective Granof — "The Five People You Meet in Hell"
2005 Bones Dr. Andrew Rigby — "The Man in the Bear"
2005–06 Point Pleasant Sheriff Logan Parker recurring role (9 episodes)
2006 E-Ring General Ian Maguire — "The General"
2006 The Mermaid Chair Brother "Whit" Thomas TV Movie
2006 Jericho Fire Chief — "Pilot"
2007 Without a Trace Allen Crane — "Deep Water"
2007 Wildfire Tim recurring role (4 episodes)
2007 The Dead Zone Captain Steve Wilcox —"Re-Entry"
2007 Shark Alan Boyd 2 episodes

— "In the Crosshairs"

— "Every Breath You Take"

2007–08 Lincoln Heights Lieutenant Lindo recurring role (10 episodes)
2007–2012 Burn Notice Jason Bly recurring role (6 episodes)
2008 Life Alex Lauer — "Badge Bunny"
2008 The Tower District Attorney TV Movie
2009 Leverage Sterling's Henchman 2 episodes

— "The First David Job"

— "The Second David Job"

2009 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Ko Samules — "Ourselves Alone"
2009 Castle Michael Goldman — "Ghosts"
2009 Ghost Whisperer Dale Harmon — "Birthday Presence"
2009 Flashpoint Robert cooper — "The Good Citizen"
2010 24 Nantz — "Day 8: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m."
2011 Haven Mr. Campbell — "Who, What, Where, Wendigo?"
2011 Look Again Stafford Keach TV Movie
2011 The Whole Truth Donal Byrne — "Perfect Witness"
2011–12 Revenge Michael Davis 2 episodes

— "Betrayal"

— "Legacy"

2012 Rizzoli & Isles Ron Montgomery — "Welcome to the Dollhouse"
2012 CSI: NY Nathan Lewis — "Misconceptions"
2012 Beauty and the Beast Zachary Holt — "Basic Instinct"
2013 House of Versace Paul Beck TV Movie
2013 Missing at 17 Kurt TV Movie
2013 Nikita Matthew Graham 2 episodes

— "Wanted"

— "Dead or Alive"

2014 The Secret Sex Life of a Single Mom The Duke TV Movie
2014 Perception Dr. Carter Humphries — "Eternity"
2014 Stalker Kenneth Brown — "Love Is a Battlefield"
2014 NCIS: Los Angeles Frank Kouris — "Leipei"
2014 Major Crimes Ronald Glover — "Down the Drain"
2015 Chasing Life Chef Quincy — "Cancer Friends with Benefits"
2015 Backstrom Jim Klassen — "Enemy of My Enemies"
2015 Battle Creek NSA Agent — "The Hand-Off"
2015 Jesse Stone: Lost in Paradise Detective Dan Leary TV Movie
2016 Saving Hope Davey Law — "You Can't Always Get What You Want"
2016 Recovery Road Dr. Marcus Granger recurring role (3 episodes)
2016 Blue Bloods Special Agent Alexander Clune — "Down the Rabbit Hole"
2016 The Last Ship General Bradley — "Resistance"
2017 Ransom Yannis Kalvos — "The Return"
2017 NCIS Knox Ellicott — "Pandora's Box, Part I"
2017 Ghost Wars Burke — "The Curse of Copperhead Road"
2017 Jean-Claude Van Johnson Colonel 2 episodes

— "If You're Lucky"

— "The World Needs Its Hero"

2018 The X-Files Chief Strong — "Familiar"
2018 The Detail Superintendent Andrew Currie — "When One Door Closes"
2018 S.W.A.T. Hawkins — "Hunted"
2018–19 Burden of Truth David Hanley recurring role (11 episodes)
2019 Bull James Weeks — "Prior Bad Acts"
2020 9-1-1: Lone Star Captain — "Pilot"
2020 Stumptown Freddie — "At All Costs: The Conrad Costas Chronicles"


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