Brendan Fletcher

Brendan Fletcher (born December 15, 1981) is a Canadian actor, screenwriter, and producer who has appeared in film, television and theatre. He first gained recognition as a child actor, winning a Leo Award and being nominated for a Gemini Award his acting debut in the made-for-television film Little Criminals. He subsequently won the Genie Award for Best Leading Actor for John Greyson’s The Law of Enclosures, and was nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Turning Paige.

Brendan Fletcher
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Fletcher at a screening of Rampage
Born (1981-12-15) December 15, 1981 (age 40)
OccupationActor, screenwriter, producer
Years active1995–present
AwardsGenie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
2001 The Law of Enclosures

Fletcher is known for playing troubled, eccentric, or unhinged characters, and is considered a character actor. He has appeared in high-profile films like Tideland, Freddy vs. Jason, Citizen Gangster, and The Revenant. He had the leading role in Uwe Boll’s Rampage trilogy, playing mass murderer Bill Williamson. He has also appeared in television series such as Smallville, The Pacific, Rogue, Hell on Wheels, Siren, Arrow, and Superman & Lois.

Life and careerEdit

Fletcher was born in Comox Valley, British Columbia, and went to junior high school at Lake Trail in Courtenay, British Columbia.

His acting debut was in 1995 in the CBC television movie Little Criminals, earning him a Leo Award.[citation needed] His filmography includes Tideland, Freddy vs. Jason, Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed, Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning, The Five Senses, Air Bud, Rampage 1-3, Eighteen, and Law of Enclosures. He also played Stirling Patterson (nickname: Stink) in The Adventures of Shirley Holmes, appeared as Eric Anderson in Caitlin's Way and as Max in the Supernatural episode "Nightmare" and he appeared in the season 8 episode "Injustice" of Smallville as Rudy Jones aka The Parasite. He portrayed PFC Bill Leyden in the HBO miniseries The Pacific, which received a number of prestigious accolades including a Peabody Award and eight Primetime Emmys.

Fletcher has made a number of collaborations with director Uwe Boll starting with his 2002 film Heart of America, and portraying mass murderer Bill Williamson in the director's controversial Rampage trilogy. He had a recurring guest role on the Western drama series Hell on Wheels, and appeared in a supporting role on the crime drama Cardinal. He appeared in the critically lauded 2015 Western film The Revenant alongside Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy.

Fletcher has received numerous accolades for his work, having received a total of 4 Gemini Award nominations, 4 Leo Award nominations, and 2 Genie Award nominations. He has won 2 Geminis, 1 Leo, and 1 Genie.

In September 2018, Fletcher portrayed Stanley Dover in the seventh season of Arrow.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Fletcher resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, and is a supporter of the Vancouver Canucks. He is in a relationship with actress Sara Thompson.



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Air Bud Larry Willingham Nominated- Young Artist Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Feature Film
1999 The Five Senses Rupert
Jimmy Zip Jimmy Zip
My Father's Angel Vlada
Rollercoaster Stick Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actor in a Canadian Film
Copper Wing for Best Ensemble (Phoenix Film Festival)
Summer's End Hunter Baldwin
2000 Trixie CD Thief
The Law of Enclosures Henry Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
2001 The Unsaid Troy Pasternak
De grot Arthur Nussbaum
Turning Paige Jeff Simms Nominated- Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
2002 Touch Narrator / Victim Short film
Heart of America Ricky Herman
2003 The Big Charade Russ Short film
21st Century Scott Scott's Buddy
Freddy vs. Jason Mark Davis
2004 Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed Jeremy
The Final Cut Michael
Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning Finn
Everyone Dylan Nominated- Leo Award for Best Male Supporting Performance - Feature Drama
Death Valley Johnny
Deadly Friends Andrew Leyshon-Hughes
Lucky Stars Asaf
2005 Alone in the Dark Cabbie
Paper Moon Affair Hart Turner Nominated- Leo Award for Best Male Performance - Feature Drama
Tideland Dickens
Eighteen Jason Anders
2006 RV Howie
Black Eyed Dog David
2007 88 Minutes Johnny D'Franco
BloodRayne 2: Deliverance Muller
The Green Chain Dylan Hendrix
2008 The Onion Movie White Black Guy Tim
2009 Rampage Bill Williamson Also co-producer
2010 Badass Thieves Ethan Short film
2011 Blubberella Nathaniel Gregor
BloodRayne: The Third Reich
American Animal James
Citizen Gangster Willie "The Clown" Jackson
2013 Suddenly Deputy Anderson
13 Eerie Josh
2014 Rampage: Capital Punishment Bill Williamson
Altergeist Jason
Leprechaun: Origins David
2015 The Revenant Fryman
2016 Rampage: President Down Bill Williamson Also writer and executive producer
Lost Solace Rob
2017 Mercs Ratt Short film
2018 Braven Weston
Open 24 Hours Bobby
Distorted Russell Curran
Night Hunter Simon Stulls / Simon's Twin
F**k You All: The Uwe Boll Story Himself Documentary film
2019 Brotherhood Arthur Lambden


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Little Criminals Des Television film

Nominated- Gemini Award for Best Leading Performance by an Actor in a Dramatic Program

The Marshal Lincoln 'Link' Fetter Episode: "Gone Fishing"
1996 Dead Ahead Doug Loch Television film
Goosebumps Grady Tucker 2 episodes
1996-2000 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Sterling 'Stink' Patterson Recurring role; Seasons 1-4
1997 Keeping the Promise Matthew Hallowell Television film
Contagious Brian
High Stakes Sean
Nothing Sacred Mark Episode: "Proofs for the Existence of God"
1998 Millennium Alex Hanes Episode: "Anamnesis"
Floating Away Brad Television film
Welcome to Paradox Rudy Episode: "All Our Sins Forgotten"
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Jesse Hickock Episode: "Voices"
Da Vinci's Inquest William Turner Episode: "Gabriel"
1999 Summer's End Hunter Baldwin Television film
Family Blessings Joey Reston
Dead Man's Gun Walter Episode: "Bad Boys"
2000 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Sterling 'Stink' Patterson Episode: "The Case of the Desperate Dancer"
Scorn Derik Television film
Trucks Logan Porter
2000–01 Caitlin's Way Eric Anderson Main role; Seasons 1-2

Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Youth Program

2001 Anatomy of a Hate Crime Aaron McKinney Television film
Cold Squad Will Lutz Episode: "My So Called Death"
Night Visions Shane Watkins Episode: "Bitter Harvest"
Dice Alasdair MacCrae Miniseries
Da Vinci's Inquest Gary Episode: "Be a Cruel Twist"
2002 Breaking News Daryl Higgins Episode: "Bad Water"
100 Days in the Jungle Bean (Neil Barber) Television film

Nominated- Gemini Award for Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Dramatic Program

2003 The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton Andrew Leyshon-Hughes Television film

Gemini Award for Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Dramatic Program

Tom Stone Private Stevie Hasting Episode: "It's All Fun and Games"
Jake 2.0 MacP Episode: "The Good, the Bad, and the Geeky"
Tru Calling Derek De Luca Episode: "Star Crossed"
2004 Touching Evil Vince Episode: "K"
The Collector Pizza Delivery Guy / The Devil Episode: "The Ice Skater"
2005 Tripping the Wire: A Stephen Tree Mystery Paul Small Television film
Intelligence Bobbie
2006 Supernatural Max Miller Episode: "Nightmare"
Masters of Horror Deputy Strauss Episode: "The Damned Thing"
Saved Steve Fembley Episode: "Code Zero"
Rapid Fire Billy Television film
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Lionel Dell / Mitchell Douglas Episode: "Monster in the Box"
2008 Ogre Stephen Chandler Television film
The Capture of the Green River Killer Bobby Miniseries
2009 The Listener Taz Episode: "A Voice in the Dark"
Smallville Parasite / Rudy Jones Episode: "Injustice"
The Guard Owen Episode: "Boom"
Defying Gravity Russell Zachary Episode: "Bacon"
Flashpoint Kevin Episode: "You Think You Know Someone"
Heartland Liam Episode: "The Starting Gate"
2010 The Pacific PFC Bill Leyden Miniseries
Shattered Rick Baker Episode: "Where's the Line?"
Smoke Screen Pat Jr. Television film
2011 Endgame Merritt Singer Episode: "Opening Moves"
2012 Hannah's Law Zechariah Stitch Television film
Ring of Fire Samuel Janen Miniseries
Alcatraz Joe Limerick 2 episodes
2013 Whisper of Fear Tim Television film
King & Maxwell Dax Walters Episode: "Job Security"
The Killing Goldie Recurring; Season 3
2014 Rogue Spud Main role; Season 2
The Grim Sleeper Morales Television film
Hell on Wheels Dultey Recurring role; Season 4
Bates Motel Kyle Episode: "Shadow of a Doubt"
The Haunting Hour: The Series Seamus Episode: "Lotsa Luck"
Gracepoint Lars Pierson Miniseries
2017 Cardinal Eric Fraser Recurring role; Season 1
iZombie Zombie Truther / Spence Recurring role; Season 3
2018–19 Arrow Stanley Dover / Star City Slayer Recurring role (Season 7);

7 episodes

2019 Siren Rick Marzden Recurring role; Season 2
2021 Superman & Lois Thaddeus Killgrave Episode: "Haywire"

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Film Result
1996 Leo Awards Best Actor Little Criminals Won
1997 Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program Little Criminals Nominated
YTV Achievement Awards Acting Nominated
1998 Young Artist Award Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actor Air Bud Nominated
1999 YTV Achievement Awards Acting Won[2]
2000 Wine Country Film Festival Best Actor (Tied with Tony Nardi for My Father's Angel) My Father's Angel Won
Young Artist Award Best Performance in a TV Movie or Pilot - Supporting Young Actor Summer's End Nominated
2001 Gemini Awards Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Caitlin's Way (episode "The Easy Way") Won
Phoenix Film Festival Copper Wing Award - Best Ensemble (Shared With: Kett Turton, Crystal Buble, Brent Glenen, Sean Amsing, David Lovgren) Rollercoaster Won
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award Best Actor in a Canadian Film Won
2002 Genie Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role The Law of Enclosures Won
2003 Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series 100 Days in the Jungle Nominated
Genie Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Turning Paige Nominated
2004 Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards Outstanding Performance By An Actor In A Leading Role Equus Nominated
2005 Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini Series The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton Won
Leo Awards Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama Everyone Nominated
2006 Leo Awards Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama Paper Moon Affair Nominated


  1. ^ "Arrow Season 7: Stephen Amell Previews Oliver's Prison Time and a Scene We Won't See Coming - IGN First". Laura Prudom. September 17, 2018. Retrieved September 18, 2018.
  2. ^ "YTV - YAA". 5 May 1999. Archived from the original on 5 May 1999. Retrieved 9 March 2022.

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