Bernard "Bernie" Coulson (born 1965) is a Canadian actor best known for his roles as "The Thinker" on The X-Files, as "Michael Reardon" on Intelligence, and as "Pipefitter", the drummer of a reuniting punk band, in the Canadian mockumentary Hard Core Logo.

Bernie Coulson
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Bernie Coulson at a punk rock show in Vancouver, 1998
Bernard Coulson

1965 (age 54–55)
Years active1980–present

Early lifeEdit

Coulson was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he graduated from Magee Secondary School in 1983.[citation needed]


Coulson played Sid in the 1979 TV series Huckleberry Finn and His Friends and as Sal in Loverboy. He played Kenneth Joyce, the star witness in the courtroom drama The Accused. He played "Rick Diesel" in Eddie and The Cruisers II, Eddie Lives. He was most recently cast as Frank Becker in the film Dark Harvest. On television he has made guest appearances on MacGyver and Murder She Wrote, among others.[1]


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