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Roark Grant Critchlow is a Canadian actor, best known for appearing on the daytime US soap opera Days of Our Lives from 1994 to 1999 as Dr. Mike Horton[1]. He also had a recurring role on the soap Passions. More recently he was in the TV movie The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story[2], the Lifetime made for TV movie Pregnant at 17[3] as well as appearing in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh as Dr. Glazer[4]. He also portrayed Zoey Brooks' father in Zoey 101. Roark has had smaller roles in movies like Mr. Deeds with Adam Sandler[5] and TV shows such as Street Justice[6], Malcolm in the Middle, Entourage, Charmed, Highlander: The Series, Afterworld and Friends. In 2009, he appeared in an episode of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica. He also appeared in the 2009 movie Hydra as Sean Trotta. Critchlow recently had a recurring role on the science fiction TV show V and on ABC Family's breakout-hit Pretty Little Liars, where he has the role as Tom Marin (Hanna Marin's father)[7]. He was also in Charmed, he played the man with the greed sin

Roark Critchlow
Roark Grant Critchlow

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Years active1990–present
Spouse(s)Maria Brewer (1990-2006)

Critchlow was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and grew up in Summerland, British Columbia[8]. He was a theater major at the University of Victoria, and married Maria Brewer in 1990, with whom he produced and co-starred in Making it Home. Roark and Maria have three children: Jara Shea, Reign, and Credence. Roark and Maria divorced in 2006. Roark enjoys many sports and was named after Howard Roark, a character in the book The Fountainhead.

On June 23, 2010, Roark returned briefly to Days of Our Lives in the role of Dr. Mike Horton.


Year Title Role Notes
1989 21 Jump Street Dave Gibson/Ro
1990 Cadence (movie) Brooks
1990 The New Adventures of the Black Stallion Johnny King
1990 Neon Rider Garth
1990 Bordertown Jake Andrews / Walter Zachuck
1991 The Commish Bobby Sturdivant
1992 Street Justice Jerry Mitchell
1992 The Comrades of Summer Petra
1992 The Round Table
1992 The Man Upstairs Boy Scout Leader
1992 Call of the Wild Arthur
1994 Cobra Deputy Beauford
1994 Highlander Jason Talbott
1995 Days of Our Lives Dr. Mike Horton
1996 Friends Dr. Mike Horton
1998 Making it Home Joseph Catwood
2000 How to Marry a Billionaire: A Christmas Tale Gunther
2001 V.I.P. Peter Stiles
2001 Charmed Robert Pike
2001 Hollywood 7 President of CBL Records
2001 Asylum Days Yann Castor
2002 Mr. Deeds (movie) William
2002 Coming Clean Robert James Short
2003 View From The Top (movie) Tennis Pro Uncredited
2003 Hunter Mike Gambley
2003 Behind the Scenes: Asylum Days Yann Castor Video
2003 Joan of Arcadia TV Anchorperson
2003 Passions Dr. Ackland
2004 Creating America's Next Hit Television Show Ducky #1
2004 The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story Todd Dewey
2004 Buds for Life Robert Jamison
2004 Drake & Josh Dr. Glazer
2005 Ghosts Never Sleep Anchor Garrett
2005 5 Minutes Robert Short
2005 Sorrows Lost Aaron Short
2005 Komodo vs. Cobra Major Garber
2005 Entourage Mandy's Manager
2005 Meet the Santas Mark
2005 Zoey 101 Mr. Brooks
2006 Las Vegas Jerry Ackerman
2006 Malcolm in the Middle Vince
2006 18 Fingers of Death! Lew Jameson Video
2006 Pepper Dennis ADA Robbins
2006 The Last Stand Yuppie Lawyer
2006 AI Assault Daryl Cage
2006 Petrified Buzz York Video
2007 Eyes Agent Greg Palmer
2007 The Bold and the Beautiful Arthur Harrison
2007 'CSI: Miami Doug Lansing
2007 Bone Eater Deputy Roberts
2007 Point of Entry Richard Alden
2008 Afterworld Russell Shoemaker
2008 Urban Decay Cameron
2008 On the Bench! Shane
2008 Turbo Dates
2009 Hydra Sean Trotta
2009 Battlestar Gallactica Slick
A View From Here Robert
Mending Fences Robert
2010 The Mentalist Mike Brewster
2011 NCIS Wayne Grossman
2011 V A.D. Paul Kendrick
2011 Batman: Year One Hare Krishna Voice
2011 Earth's Final Hours Arnett
2012 Cupid, Inc. Rick
2012 Drop Dead Diva Anton Horn
2012 True Bloodthirst Kovacs
2012 Flashpoint Staff Sgt. Matt McGrath
2012 The Twelve Disasters of Christmas Kane
2012 Republic of Doyle Shane Garrett
2013 Scavengers Wake
2013 Dear Sidewalk Mark
2013 Mr. West Bogdan
2013 Easy Money Detective Bacon Short
2014 SEAL Patrol Dr. Whitmore
2014 Arrow Clinton Hogue
2014 Cedar Cove Dan Sherman
2014 By God's Grace Bill Watson
2014 Supernatural Randy
2015 Pretty Little Liars Tom Marin
2015 A Dangerous Arrangement Daniel
2015 UnREAL Brooks Mackey
2015 Mother of All Lies Jason Caskie
2015 Murdoch Mysteries Charles Cutter
2016 Murder, She Baked: A Peach Cobbler Mystery Douglas
2016 Heartland
2016 Pregnant at 17 Jeff
2017 Paradise Inc.
2017 The Layover Roger
2017 Tin Star Inspector Benoit Lehane
2018 Santa’s Boots Hallmark Movie


  1. ^ Radloff, Jessica. "Go Behind the Scenes at the Days of Our Lives 50th Anniversary Party". Glamour. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  2. ^ "The Perfect Husband: The Laci Peterson Story | TV Guide". Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  3. ^ "'DAYS Roark Critchlow, Josie Bissett Star in 'Pregnant at 17' | Soap Opera Network". Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  4. ^ "Roark Critchlow as Rick on Cupid | Hallmark Drama". Hallmark Drama. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  5. ^ Crump, William D. (2017-04-27). How the Movies Saved Christmas: 228 Rescues from Clausnappers, Sleigh Crashes, Lost Presents and Holiday Disasters. McFarland. ISBN 9781476664880.
  6. ^ "Overview for Roark Critchlow". Turner Classic Movies. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  7. ^ "'Pretty Little Liars' Recap: Did We Just Find Out Who 'A' Is?". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-08-15.
  8. ^ Herald, AMANDA HARRETT Special to The. "Soap star returns to Summerland for promotional video". Penticton Herald. Retrieved 2018-08-15.

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