Episode 211, "Perfect Storm"
Fri, Sep 26, 1|12c AM
Hugh Dillon stars as Ed Lane in "Flashpoint." Dillon is best known for his starring role as Mike Sweeny in the Canadian television series "Durham County." He has guest starred on many television series including "Regenesis," "Degrassi: The Next Generation," the Canadian television series The Eleventh Hour," among others. He was recently nominated for a 2007 Genie Award for ‘Best Supporting Actor’ for his role as Sonny in the Canadian box office hit "The Trailer Park Boys: The Movie." He also received critical acclaim when he starred in the Sundance Film Festival award-winning movie, "Down To the Bone." Other feature film roles include "Lone Hero," "Assault on Precinct 13" and the cult classic "Ginger Snaps: The Prequel." Dillon landed his first big screen role in the film "Dance Me Outside" before his critically-acclaimed lead performance in the feature film, "Hard Core Logo." He also has a distinguished career as a singer/songwriter, and has earned notoriety in Canada and abroad as the lead singer in the multi-platinum rock and roll band, "The Headstones."
SGT. GREGORY PARKER
Enríco Colantoni stars as Sgt. Gregory Parker in "Flashpoint." Enríco Colantoni, best known for his role as fashion photographer Elliott DiMauro on the popular sitcom "Just Shoot Me", studied acting at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and the Yale School of Drama. He had featured guest roles in the crime dramas "Law & Order" "New York Undercover" and "NYPD Blue". Colantoni then went onto a series regular debut, landing the role of Louis Utz on the sitcom "Hope & Gloria". He then appeared on the big screen, making his feature acting debut in "Money Train". He was also featured in Steven Soderbergh's "Full Frontal" and Mick Jackson's "The First $20 Million is Always the Hardest."
David Paetkau stars as Sam Braddock in "Flashpoint." Paetkau's big break came when he landed a co-starring role as Chuck Wheeler, the most popular guy in school in the feature film comedy "Snow Day." Other feature film credits include "Final Destination 2," the teen thrillers "Disturbing Behavior" and "I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer," and the sci-fi action movie "Aliens Vs. Predator: Requiem." Paetkau has also appeared on the small screen, starring in "LAX" and most recently "Whistler." He was also in the Emmy Award-winning series "Taken" and "Bang, Bang, You're Dead." He guest-starred in "CSI: Miami," "Smallville," "First Wave," "Stargate SG-1," "Eureka" and "Justice."
AMY JO JOHNSON
Amy Jo Johnson stars as Julianna Callaghan in "Flashpoint." As a child she competed as a gymnast, learning skills that would later be of great use to her in her breakthrough role as Kimberly Hart, the Pink Ranger on "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers". She gave up competing when she was 17, and concentrated more on her acting interests, appearing in various community theatre projects. Once she graduated from high school she went to New York to study at the American Musical Dramatic Academy. After two years there she moved to California where she landed the aforementioned part as the Pink Ranger also in "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie." She then went back to the theatre as well as doing several television movies. Amy's own talents as a musician have come into play in her role as Julie Emrick on "Felicity."
Clé Bennett stars as Rafik Rousseau in "Flashpoint." Prior to suiting up for "Flashpoint," Bennett has played Gemini Award-winning roles in the mini-series "Guns" and the HBO series "The Line." It's been non-stop busy for this popular artist. Following an outstanding performance in one of the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival's hits, "Barney's Version," Bennett has secured major roles on Global TV's "Shattered" and the new hit Showcase series "Lost Girl." He has recently been featured on CBC's "Republic of Doyle," A&E's "Breakout Kings," "The Listener," and you can also catch him in the upcoming feature film "Stag."
Michael Cram stars as Kevin Wordsworth in "Flashpoint." Cram has worked in television and film for over 15 years, having lived and worked in both Toronto and Vancouver. He graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa and studied theater at "The Centre for Actor's Study" in Toronto. His recent television roles include appearances on Lifetime's "Girl's Best Friend" with Janeane Garofalo, "Missing," "X-Files" as well as the Canadian television series "The Eleventh Hour." Cram's feature film credits include "Repossession Mambo," "Devil's Mercy," "Heartstopper," " and "Tommy Boy."
SERGIO DI ZIO
Sergio Di Zio stars as Mike Scarlatti in "Flashpoint." Prior to his role on "Flashpoint," Sergio Di Zio was a series regular on "This Is Wonderland" and "Northern Town." He has appeared in the television movies' "Wedding Wars," "Covert One: The Hades Factor," "Custody," "RFK" and "The Wall: Vietnam Remembered." He has also made guest appearances in many Canadian television series' such as "Wild Card," "Twitch City" and "G-Spot." Di Zio's feature film credits include "Flash of Genius," "The Lockout," "Cinderella Man," "The In-Laws," "19 Months," "Boondock Saints" and "Luck," winner of the Best Narrative at the 2004 South-by-Southwest festival. His theater credits include the Canadian production of "Leo," for which he received a Dora Award nomination for 'Best Actor' in the role of Rodrigo. He then went on to play two roles in the highly acclaimed and Dora Award-winning play "Scorched," in Canada.