Kevin Durand


Kevin Serge Durand is a Canadian actor, known for portraying Vasiliy Fet in The Strain, Joshua in Dark Angel, Martin Keamy in Lost, Fred J. Dukes / The Blob in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Gabriel in Legion, Little John in Robin Hood, Jeeves Tremor in Smokin' Aces, and Carlos in The Butterfly Effect.

Date of birth

He was born on January 14, 1974.

Family

Durand was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, the son of Reina (née Perreault) and Serge Durand. He is of French-Canadian descent.

Early life

Durand was an ice hockey player in his youth and initially displayed an interest towards becoming a rapper. He also discovered a penchant for stand-up comedy for which he was named one of "Canada's Funniest New Comedians" in 1994. According to an interview with radio and television personality George Stroumboulopoulos, a play that had been touring in his hometown coerced Durand to audition and allegedly made him realise "where he belonged." At the age of 20, Durand moved to Hollywood.

Education

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Love life

Durand married long-time girlfriend Sandra Cho on October 1, 2010. Their daughter, Amélie Moon Durand, was born on August 30, 2015. 

Net worth

Not yet established.

Career

Durand is a character actor whose first big movie break came when he was cast in Mystery, Alaska. His film credits on both the good and bad sides of law enforcement include the portrayals of Booth in Walking Tall, sidekick Red in Wild Hogs, the psychotic neo-nazi Jeeves Tremor in Smokin' Aces, the title role in Otis E., Gabriel in Legion, Little John in Robin Hood, and the hired thug Tucker in the 2007 remake of 3:10 to Yuma.

He has appeared in X-Men Origins: Wolverine playing the comic book character Blob and Real Steel, both with Hugh Jackman. In 2012, he co-starred in Citizen Gangster and David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis. He took on video game character Barry Burton in the 5th installment of the Resident Evil movie franchise, Resident Evil: Retribution. In 2013, he appeared in the film The Mortal Instruments. He co-starred in Darren Aronofsky's Noah and two mid-2010s Atom Egoyan films, Devil's Knot and The Captive.

Durand has played series regulars on shows such as James Cmeron's Dark Angel as Joshua, Vasiliy Fet in Guillermo del Toro's The Strain, Harbard the Wanderer in Vikings,, Agent Jay Swopes in the American remake of Touching Evil, as well as guest roles on CSI, CSI: Miami, ER, Without a Trace, Dead Like Me and others. He also recurred on the television show Stargate SG-1 as Lord Zipacna and on Lost as Martin Keamy.

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Kevin Durand
First Name Kevin
Surname Durand
Born 14th January, 1974
Home City Ontario, Canada
Current City Los Angeles, California, U.S.