Brendan Fletcher

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Brendan Fletcher
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Brendan Fletcher at a screening of Rampage
Born (1981-12-15) December 15, 1981 (age 37)
Years active1995–present

Brendan Fletcher (born December 15, 1981) is a Canadian character actor in film, television and theatre. He is best known for playing troubled, eccentric, or unhinged characters in films such as Tideland, Freddy vs. Jason, and Rampage. He has also appeared in television series such as Smallville, The Pacific, Rogue and Arrow and has received two Gemini Awards and one Genie Award.

Life and career[edit]

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 in the seventh season of Arrow.[1]



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Air Bud Larry Willingham
1999 The Five Senses Rupert
1999 Jimmy Zip Jimmy Zip
1999 My Father's Angel Vlada
1999 Rollercoaster Stick
1999 Summer's End Hunter Baldwin
2000 Trixie CD Thief
2000 The Law of Enclosures Henry
2001 The Unsaid Troy Pasternak
2001 De grot Arthur Nussbaum
2001 Turning Paige Jeff Simms
2002 Touch Narrator / Victim Short film
2002 Heart of America Ricky Herman
2003 The Big Charade Russ Short film
2003 21st Century Scott Scott's Buddy Short film
2003 Freddy vs. Jason Mark Davis
2004 Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed Jeremy
2004 The Final Cut Michael
2004 Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning Finn
2004 Everyone Dylan
2004 Death Valley Johnny
2004 Deadly Friends Andrew Leyshon-Hughes
2004 Lucky Stars Asaf
2005 Alone in the Dark Cabbie
2005 Paper Moon Affair Hart Turner
2005 Tideland Dickens
2005 Eighteen Jason Anders
2006 RV Howie
2006 Black Eyed Dog David
2007 88 Minutes Johnny D'Franco
2007 BloodRayne 2: Deliverance Muller
2007 The Green Chain Dylan Hendrix
2008 The Onion Movie White Black Guy Tim
2009 Rampage Bill Williamson
2010 Badass Thieves Ethan Short film
2011 Blubberella Nathaniel Gregor
2011 BloodRayne: The Third Reich
2011 American Animal James
2011 Citizen Gangster Willie Jackson
2011 The Story of Bonnie and Clyde W.D. Jones
2013 Suddenly Deputy Anderson
2013 13 Eerie Josh
2014 Rampage: Capital Punishment Bill Williamson
2014 Altergeist Jason
2014 Leprechaun: Origins David
2015 The Revenant Fryman
2016 Rampage: President Down Bill Williamson Also writer
2016 Lost Solace Rob
2018 Braven Weston
2018 Distorted Russell Curran
2018 Night Hunter Simon
2019 Brotherhood Arthur Lambden


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Little Criminals Des TV movie
1995 The Marshal Lincoln 'Link' Fetter Episode: "Gone Fishing"
1996 Dead Ahead Doug Loch TV movie
1996 Goosebumps Grady Tucker Episode: "The Werewolf of Fever Swamp: Part 1"
Episode: "The Werewolf of Fever Swamp: Part 2"
1996–1998 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Sterling 'Stink' Patterson 13 episodes
1997 Keeping the Promise Matthew Hallowell TV movie
Also Called Sign of the Beaver
1997 Contagious Brian TV movie
1997 High Stakes Sean TV movie
1997 Nothing Sacred Mark Episode: "Proofs for the Existence of God"
1998 Tourist Trap TV movie
1998 Millennium Alex Hanes Episode: "Anamnesis"
1998 Floating Away Brad TV movie
1998 Welcome to Paradox Rudy Episode: "All Our Sins Forgotten"
1998 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Jesse Hickock Episode: "Voices"
1998 Da Vinci's Inquest William Turner Episode: "Gabriel"
1999 Summer's End Hunter Baldwin TV movie
1999 Family Blessings Joey Reston TV movie
1999 Dead Man's Gun Walter Episode: "Bad Boys"
2000 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Sterling 'Stink' Patterson Episode: "The Case of the Desperate Dancer"
2000 Scorn Derik TV movie
2000 Trucks Logan TV movie
2000–2001 Caitlin's Way Eric Anderson 21 episodes
2001 Anatomy of a Hate Crime Aaron McKinney TV movie
2001 Cold Squad Will Lutz Episode: "My So Called Death"
2001 Night Visions Shane Watkins Episode: "Bitter Harvest"
2001 Dice Alasdair MacCrae TV miniseries
2001 Da Vinci's Inquest Gary Episode: "Be a Cruel Twist"
2002 Breaking News Daryl Higgins Episode: "Bad Water"
2002 100 Days in the Jungle Bean (Neil Barber) TV movie
2003 The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton Andrew Leyshon-Hughes TV movie
2003 Tom Stone Private Stevie Hasting Episode: "It's All Fun and Games"
2003 Jake 2.0 MacP Episode: "The Good, the Bad, and the Geeky"
2003 Tru Calling Derek De Luca Episode: "Star Crossed"
2004 Touching Evil Vince Episode: "K"
2004 The Collector Pizza Delivery Guy / The Devil Episode: "The Ice Skater"
2005 Tripping the Wire: A Stephen Tree Mystery Paul Small TV movie
2005 Intelligence Bobbie TV movie
2006 Supernatural Max Miller Episode: "Nightmare"
2006 Masters of Horror Deputy Strauss Episode: "The Damned Thing"
2006 Saved Steve Fembley Episode: "Code Zero"
2006 Rapid Fire Billy TV movie
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Lionel Dell / Mitchell Douglas Episode: "Monster in the Box"
2008 Ogre Stephen Chandler TV movie
2008 The Capture of the Green River Killer Bobby TV miniseries
2009 The Listener Taz Episode: "A Voice in the Dark"
2009 Smallville Parasite / Rudy Jones Episode: "Injustice"
2009 The Guard Owen Episode: "Boom"
2009 Defying Gravity Russell Zachary Episode: "Bacon"
2009 Flashpoint Kevin Episode: "You Think You Know Someone"
2009 Heartland Liam Episode: "The Starting Gate"
2010 The Pacific PFC Bill Leyden TV miniseries
2010 Shattered Rick Baker Episode: "Where's the Line?"
2010 Smoke Screen Pat Jr. TV movie
2011 Endgame Merritt Singer Episode: "Opening Moves"
2012 Alcatraz Joe Limerick 2 episodes
2013 King & Maxwell Dax Walters Episode: "Job Security"
2013 The Killing Goldie 3 episodes
2014 Rogue Spud 10 episodes
2014 Hell on Wheels Dultey Recurring
2014 Bates Motel Kyle Episode: "Shadow of a Doubt"
2017 Cardinal Eric Fraser
2017 iZombie Zombie Truther / Spence 3 episodes
2018–2019 Arrow Stanley Dover / Star City Slayer 7 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

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
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.

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