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Peter Outerbridge (born June 30, 1966) is a Canadian actor, best known for his role as Ari Tasarov in the CW action series Nikita, Dr. David Sandström in the TMN series ReGenesis, Henrik "Hank" Johanssen in Orphan Black, Bob Corbett in Bomb Girls, William Easton in Saw VI and George Brown in the television film John A.: Birth of a Country. He also played the lead role of Detective William Murdoch in a three-episode mini-series, The Murdoch Mysteries, in its initial run on Canadian television, with two episodes shown in 2004 and a third in 2005.[1]

Peter Outerbridge
Peter Outerbridge (2013).jpg
Outerbridge in 2013
Born (1966-06-30) June 30, 1966 (age 53)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Years active1990–present
Tammy Isbell (m. 2000)


Life and careerEdit

Outerbridge was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario, the son of a lawyer and youngest of five siblings.[2]

After high school Outerbridge enrolled at the University of Victoria to study acting. Afterwards he toured Canada for four years with the theatre group Way Off Broadway. In 1997 and 2002 he was nominated in the Canadian Genie Awards as the best actor in the films Kissed and Marine Life, respectively. He was also nominated in the Gemini Awards for his achievements. Outerbridge won a 2013 Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series for his role in John A.: Birth of a Country.[3]

In May 2000, he married actress Tammy Isbell. Together they have twins, Samuel and Thomas (born 2004).

Outerbridge had a recurring role in the second season of Orphan Black, portraying the character Henrik "Hank" Johanssen, a Prolethean religious leader who is against the scientific processes that created the clones.



Year Title Role Notes
1992 Hate Mail Randal Short
1993 Paris, France Sloan
1993 From the Moment Johnny
1993 Cool Runnings Josef Grool
1994 Replikator John Cheever
1995 The Michelle Apts. Jules
1995 Fools Die Fast Eddie
1996 Kissed Matt
1999 Better Than Chocolate Judy
1999 Escape Velocity Lee Nash AKA Carter
2000 Mission to Mars Sergei Kirov
2000 Marine Life Robert Kiely
2000 Double Frame Special Agent Sean Donahue
2001 Chasing Cain Bob Kozlowski
2002 Men with Brooms James Lennox
2002 The Bay of Love and Sorrows Everette Hatch
2003 Cold Creek Manor Dave Miller
2003 June & Orlando Orlando Short
2004 Ill Fated Earl
2004 Chicks with Sticks Curt Bonner
2005 Land of the Dead Styles
2006 Lucky Number Slevin Dumbrowski
2006 Population 436 Deputy Christian Hecker Video
2009 Burning Mussolini Det. Ryan Johnson
2009 Saw VI William Easton
2012 Silent Hill: Revelation Travis Grady
2013 Haunter Bruce Johnson
2015 Len and Company Frank Coulter
2015 Voracious Jed
2016 Shut In Richard Portman
2018 Level 16 Dr. Miro
2018 Honey Bee Christian


Year Title Role Notes
1990 21 Jump Street Jeff Chandler "Just Say No! High"
1991 The Hidden Room Rick "Wasting Away"
1991 Drop Dead Gorgeous Dylan Wiatt TV film
1991–93 The Commish Jeff Hartley Recurring role
1992 Diagnosis Murder: Diagnosis of Murder Barry Donovan TV film
1992 Nightmare Café Jesse "Fay & Ivy"
1992 Secret Service Talbot "Programmer/Child's Play"
1993 Top Cops Stephen Davis "Mike Sheehan and Stephen Davis"
1994 Another Woman Paul Temple TV film
1994 Forever Knight Young Thomas Constantine "Father's Day"
1995 Falling for You Greg TV film
1995 Road to Avonlea Count Marek "What a Tangled Web We Weave"
1995 The Android Affair Thomas Benti TV film
1995 Highlander: The Series Paul Kinman "Reluctant Heroes"
1995 The Outer Limits Dr. Andy Groenig "The New Breed"
1996 Closer and Closer Adam TV film
1996 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years Ned "Betrayal"
1996 Captive Heart: The James Mink Story William Johnson TV film
1996 Jack Reed: Death and Vengeance Sergei TV film
1996 Giant Mine Jim O'Neil TV film
1996 Dinner Along the Amazon Rodney TV film
1997 Murder in My Mind Jack Bolinas TV film
1997 La Femme Nikita Roger "Treason"
1997–98 Michael Hayes John Manning Regular role
1998–99 Millennium Special Agent Barry Baldwin Recurring role
1999 Escape from Mars John Rank TV film
1999 The Outer Limits Ned Bailey "What Will the Neighbors Think"
1999 Thrill Seekers Felder TV film
2000 Out of Sync Roger Deacon TV film
2001 The Pretender 2001 Alex TV film
2001 Earth: Final Conflict Joe "Subterra"
2001 Paradise Falls Tyrone Fox "Fatal Attraction", "Jessica Fights Back", "Goodbye Tyrone"
2001 The Outer Limits Zach Griffiths "Replica"
2002 The Rendering Theodore Gray TV film
2002 Trudeau Jim Coutts TV film
2002 Mentors Dr. Milton Bradshaw "Secrets and Lies", "A Matter of Time: Parts 1 & 2"
2002 Monk Trevor McDowell "Mr. Monk and the Marathon Man"
2002 100 Days in the Jungle Gord Black TV film
2002 Chasing Cain: Face Det. Bob Kozlowski TV film
2003 The Risen Nick Simms TV film
2003 24 Ronnie Stark "Day 2: 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m.", "Day 2: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m."
2003 Miracles Jason Herlock "Paul Is Dead"
2004 This Is Wonderland Dale Robertson "1.7"
2004 The D.A. Jerry Weicker Recurring role
2004 Medical Investigation Clark White "Progeny"
2004–05 The Murdoch Mysteries Det. William Murdoch "Except the Dying", "Poor Tom Is Cold", "Under the Dragon's Tail"
2004–08 ReGenesis David Sandstrom Main role
2005 Tilt Randy Cioffi "Gentleman Jim", "Shuffle Up and Deal"
2005 Million Dollar Murder Gordon Wintrob TV film
2006 Puppets Who Kill Phil Goody "The Rival House"
2006 10.5: Apocalypse Alec Becker TV miniseries
2006 Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Diff'rent Strokes Al Burton TV film
2006 Intimate Stranger Denis Teague
2007 In God's Country Officer Wayne TV film
2007 My Name Is Sarah Charlie Manning TV film
2007 Whistler Peter Varland Recurring role
2008 Fringe Dr. Reyes "Pilot"
2008 Sanctuary Malcolm Dawkins "Folding Man"
2008 Heartland Brad Borden "Summer's End"
2009 Flashpoint Walter Volcek "Clean Hands"
2009 Deadliest Sea Capt. Jack Colvin TV film
2010 Happy Town Dan Farmer Main role
2010 Reviving Ophelia Walter Jones TV film
2010–13 Nikita Ari Tasarov Recurring role
2011 John A.: Birth of a Country George Brown TV film
2011–12 The Listener Magnus Elphrenson "The Magician", "Now You See Him"
2012 Suits Keith Hoyt "All In"
2012 Beauty and the Beast Silverfox "Pilot", "All In", "Basic Instinct"
2012–13 Bomb Girls Bob Corbett Regular role
2013 Darknet Henry "Darknet 6"
2014 Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy Bob Corbett TV film
2014 Orphan Black Henrik Johanssen Recurring role
2014 Dark Rising: Warrior of the Worlds Aramas Recurring role
2015 Murdoch Mysteries Father Keegan "Shipwreck"
2015 Blood and Water Det. Al Gorski Main role
2015–16 12 Monkeys Dr. Elliot Jones "Arms of Mine", "Hyena", "Legacy"
2015–16 The Art of More Ashbel Whitman Recurring role
2016 Poor Richard's Almanack Eric TV film
2016 Houdini & Doyle Thomas Edison "Necromanteion"
2016 Zoo General Andrew Davies Recurring role
2016–17 Designated Survivor Charlie Langdon Recurring role
2017 Incorporated Phill Brill "Executables", "Burning Platform", "Golden Parachute"
2017 Pure Eli Voss Main role
2017 The Expanse Capt. Martens Recurring role
2017 No Easy Days Paul Reynolds TV series
2019 The Umbrella Academy The Conductor Recurring role
2019 V-Wars Calix Niklos TV series

Voice workEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Frontline Translation voice "Romeo and Juliet in Sarajevo"
2007 The Real Superhumans and the Quest for the Future Fantastic Narrator TV film documentary
2008 Afghanada Master Corporal Matt Crowder CBC Radio Drama series
2010 Beast Legends Narrator TV documentary
2011 Zombies: A Living History Narrator TV film documentary
2012 Trust, Inc. Councillor James Yearwood CBC Radio drama series


  1. ^ Alex Strachan. "Unusual setting doesn't spoil Murdoch" Regina (Saskatchewan) Leader-Post, January 24, 2008, p. C9.
  2. ^ "Peter Outerbridge Biography (1966-)".
  3. ^ "CBC's Rick Mercer Report snags 3 Canadian Screen Awards". CBC News. February 28, 2013. Retrieved March 1, 2013.

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