Stephen Lobo

Stephen Lobo (born 22 November 1973) is a Canadian-British actor, best known for his roles in the television series Arctic Air, Godiva's, Painkiller Jane, Falcon Beach, Little Mosque on the Prairie and Continuum. In 2011, he appeared in Mike Clattenburg's film Afghan Luke.

Stephen Lobo
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Lobo in April 2015
Born (1973-11-22) 22 November 1973 (age 47)
Citizenship
  • Canada
  • United Kingdom
OccupationActor
Years active2004–present
Spouse(s)Sonja Bennett

Early lifeEdit

Stephen Lobo was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1973. His father is a Goan electrician who emigrated to Canada from Tanga, Tanzania. His mother, who is of Iranian descent, is a nurse.[1] Lobo attended the University of Toronto where he studied environmental science. At age 27, he began taking acting classes and moved to London where he earned a three-year degree in drama at Drama Centre London. He appeared in several plays while in England, including The Seagull and Paradise Lost.

Acting careerEdit

After doing theatre for several years in both Canada and the United Kingdom, Lobo first came to attention to television audiences as the star of the Canadian drama series Godiva's about a talented chef trying to succeed in the restaurant business. He later landed a leading role in the science fiction series Painkiller Jane (2007) playing a scientist and had a recurring role as an engineer in the second and third series of Little Mosque on the Prairie. He played the role of Indian pilot Dev Panwar in the series Arctic Air until it was cancelled in 2014. He starred in the science fiction series Continuum as time-traveling con man Matthew Kellog. In October 2019, Lobo was cast as Jim Corrigan in the Arrowverse crossover "Crisis on Infinite Earths".[2]

Personal lifeEdit

Lobo is married to actress Sonja Bennett. The couple has two children.[3] He holds dual British and Canadian citizenship.

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Love and Other Dilemmas Henry Diamond
2006 Kardia Sanjay
2010 Fathers & Sons Cameron / Kama
2010 Stained Dave
2011 Vying for Perfection Carter
2011 Afghan Luke Mateen
2011 Hamlet Horatio
2012 Camera Shy Dr. Chander
2012 In No Particular Order Jay
2016 Dead Rising: Endgame Todd
2019 Killbird Riad
2019 Ash Prosecutor
2020 An Awkward Balance Paul

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2004 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Iyman Kahlil Episode: "The Lawyer"
2004 Rosemary & Thyme Izzy Episode: "Orpheus in the Undergrowth"
2004 Romeo! Neil Episode: "Tag Along"
2005–2006 Godiva's Ramir Main role
2006 The Dead Zone Security guard Episode: "The Inside Man"
2007 Falcon Beach Nathan Rai Recurring role (12 episodes)
2007 Painkiller Jane Dr. Seth Carpenter Main role
2008 Fear Itself John Amir Episode: "Family Man"
2008–2009 Little Mosque on the Prairie Junaid "J.J." Jaffer Recurring role (17 episodes)
2009 Smallville Randall Brady Recurring role (5 episodes)
2010 Concret Canyons Stephen Television film
2010 Always a Bridesmaid Mark Episode: "Two to Tango"
2011 And Baby Will Fall Theo Television film
2011 Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story Leone Television film
2011 Chaos Rostam Episode: "Mincemeat"
2011 Fringe Agent Frazier Episode: "Neither Here Nor There"
2012–2014 Arctic Air Dev Panwar Main role
2012–2015 Continuum Matthew Kellog Main role
2015 Motive Isaac Griffin Episode: "Oblivion"
2016 The X-Files Man in Suit Episode: "Babylon"
2016–2017 Supernatural Rick Sanchez 2 episodes
2017 Beyond Anil 2 episodes
2017 Sunnyhearts Community Centre Rod TV miniseries (Episode: "Zumba Part 2")
2017 Zoo Myers 2 episodes
2017–2018 Travelers Wakefield 4 episodes
2018 The Good Doctor Dr. Arjun Dhilon Episode: "Pain"
2018 Colony Roy Morrow 4 episodes
2018 Take Two Trevor Stark Episode: "About Last Night"
2019 The InBetween Louis Kelly Episode: "Kiss Them for Me"
2019 Write Before Christmas Primo Television film
2019 The Flash Jim Corrigan / Spectre Crisis on Infinite Earths Part 3
2020 Arrow Jim Corrigan / Spectre Crisis on Infinite Earths Part 4
2020 Snowpiercer Matt Colvin Pre-production

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Awards Category Work Result
2006 Leo Awards Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series Godiva's Won
2012 Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series Arctic Air Nominated[4]
Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama Hamlet Nominated[4]
2013 Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series Arctic Air Nominated[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pozzo, Jazmyn (2 September 2011). "Afghan Luke's Stephen Lobo heads to TIFF". The Vancouver Observer. Observer Media Group. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  2. ^ Schedeen, Jesse (17 October 2019). "Crisis on Infinite Earths: Stephen Lobo Cast as Jim Corrigan, AKA The Spectre". IGN. Ziff Davis. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  3. ^ Parry, Malcolm (17 October 2014). "Gala (and small town) raises plenty to help sick kids at BC Children's". Vancouver Sun. Postmedia Network Inc. Retrieved 18 April 2015.
  4. ^ a b "2012 nominees" (PDF). Leo Awards. Retrieved 15 November 2016.
  5. ^ "2013 nominees" (PDF). Leo Awards. Retrieved 15 November 2016.

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