Michael Eklund Biography

Michael Eklund- a prominent Canadian actor and producer. One of the versatile actor in American Entertainment Industry. Michael is famous for disappearing into every single role and drastically converting his outlook into a remarkable personality for new characters. He is notable for playing Halle Berry in ‘The Call,' Barton Mathis in ‘Arrow,' Zane Morgan in ‘Bates Motel,' and many more. Apart from this, Michael also did a lot of movies and won numerous significant awards. Let’s know more about him.

Quick Facts About Michael Eklund

First NameMichael
Last NameEklund
ProfessionTV Actor
Age55 years
Birth SignLeo
Birth Date31-Jul-62
Birth PlaceCanada
CityCanada
CountryCanada

Michael’s Bio, Early Life, & Education

Michael Eklund was born as Michael Scott Eklund in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. This renowned actor came to the world on 31st July 1978. Although there are many misconceptions about his date of birth, we are considering this as accurate. He is sometimes said to have Norwegian and Cree first nation ancestry.
This brilliant actor fell in love with movies when his mother took him to watch his first movie. He was only five years old then. Continuation of his interest in acting, he took part in school theatre. After then Michael decided to study painting at Alberta College of Art in Calgary. But he didn’t continue the course to pursue his career in acting. Later, he moved to Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Career, Television Shows, & Movies

After moving to Vancouver (known as Hollywood north), Michael tried his luck in different places. He debuts in television through a guest role as a police officer in the Sci-fi series ‘Dark Angel.' After then, he has appeared in few more Canadian television series for one, two or more episode. Some of them are ‘Cold Squad,' ‘Smallville,' ‘Intelligence,' ‘Blood Ties,' ‘Supernatural,' and so on. In 2014, Michael was cast in his remarkable series ‘Bates Motel’ followed by ‘Continuum.' 

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Michael Eklund took his first step into the movie field in 2007 through an American thriller film '88 Minutes'. He then took part in a few more movies back to back like ‘Gunless,' ‘The Divide,' ‘The Day,' and many more. Michael was positively appreciated in each of his characters as he played them distinctively. Later after he gains more popularity with his famous character Halle Berry in the film ‘The Call.' Michael is still active in the entertainment industry, and some of his recent TV series and movies are ‘Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency,' ‘Wynonna Earp,' ‘Chokeslam.'
Moving toward his achievement, Michael won the Leo Award in 2008 for best performance in supporting role. Then the Best Actor Award at Fantastic Fest in 2012, featured by Leo Award for best performance by a male, and so on.

Michael’s Age, Height, & Net Worth

Michael is apparently 41 years old and got a fantastic height of 6 feet. His birth sign is Leo. Michael Eklund has a net worth of almost $1.3 million.

Family Life & Wife

Michael never shared anything about his parents and siblings in any media. His close friends and family member call him ‘Mikey.' Though this handsome actor is living a single life nowadays, he was once married. He was formerly married to the actress Megan Bennett. They got married in 28th June 2003 and divorced in 2011.

Five Facts about Michael Eklund

  1. Michael belongs to Swedish descent.
  2. He briefly shared the screen along with the famous Al Pacino in 2007 thriller ’88 Minutes’.
  3. Michael has started his career more than 19 years ago.
  4. Most of the characters are often defined as being "Creepy" due to his distinctive acting style.
  5. Before getting fame, he even appeared briefly in the famous science fiction thriller series, ‘X-Files spin-off The Lone Gunmen.'

Filmography of Michael Eklund

Blackwoods  (2001)
Killer Bees! (2002)
House of the Dead (2003)
Painkiller Jane (2005)
Alice, I Think (2006)
Walk All over Me (2007)
Termination Point (2007)
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
The Final Storm (2010)
The Divide (2011)
Tactical Force (2011)
Kits (2011)
Blackwoods (2001)
Killer Bees! (2002)
House of the Dead (2003)
Painkiller Jane (2005)
Alice, I Think (2006)
Walk All over Me (2007)
Termination Point (2007)
The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus (2009)
The Final Storm (2010)
The Divide (2011)
Tactical Force (2011)
Kits (2011)
Pressed (2011)
The Day (2011)
Errors of the Human Body (2012)
The Call (2013)
The Marine 3: Homefront (2013)
Nurse 3D (2013)
Three Days in Havana (2013)
Assault on Wall Street (2013)
Tom Dick and Harriett (2013)
Ferocious (2013)
Cruel & Unusual (2014)
See No Evil 2 (2014)
Poker Night (2014)
Mr. Right (2015)
Vendetta (2015)
Lower Bay (2015)
Eadweard (2015)

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  • April 1, 2019
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