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Here is a little update!

Watch for the Feature Drinkwater to be coming out this fall! It is a coming of a age comedy starring Eric McCormack and Daniel Doheny, & Louriza Tronco as well as many others including yours truly! It has won most of the audience Choice Awards of the Festivals it has played at, including the Whistler Film Festival! Produced by the wonderful Graham & Sue Fraser and directed by the incredible Stepehn Campanelli!

I play the Father in The short film, I Loved Her First. It is the story of the love between a Father and Daughter which starts in her wedding day. It has won over 20 awards and official selections from festivals around the world! Most recently played at Gatecon 2022!! Where it was warmly received!! Gatecon 2022 has come and gone and I unfortunately was not able to attend to do commitments elsewhere. I hope everyone that did attend had an amazing time!!

Alex was very pleased to be asked to play the role of Ron in the new indie Horror Feature, Guiltless! It is making the festival rounds and will be playing in Portland soon!

I am currently filming a new series called School Spirits, in which I have a recurring part. More news to come as I am allowed to say more details!

Alex and his wife Shannon are celebrating their 1st anniversary on the shores of Skaha Lake in Okanagan Falls. Dinner at Burrowing Owl’s Sonora Restaurant was amazing!!!! Followed by the purchase of several bottle of their favourite wines!!

Lots of good characters and auditions have been coming my way recently and I hope to have more good news to report soon!

Take care and happy days!

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Gatecon 2018!

Gatecon 2018, a Stargate SG-1 convention, was held on September 14-16, 2018 at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, B.C. Canada.

I’m signing a great Stargate poster...


I’m being interviewed by Stargate German fans...


Talking to fans...


Here we are at the closing ceremonies...


The Reel Shorts Film Festival:
Hey Folks so Gatecon 2018 I have been asked to be a Jury member at the Reel Shorts Film Festival in Grande Prairie, Alberta May 8-14, 2018! I am really looking forward to the festival as well as teaching: Acting for the Camera, a class as part of the festival.

Please check out the festival at:

Me at the Grande Prairie Little Theatre about to watch the first round of films....


Jury members Gordie Haakstad, myself and Dominique Keller about to watch our first round of short films at The GPLT.


And again we are at one the sponsor restaurants, The Pita Pit! Yummy pitas by the way!


(from left to right) Robin Sissons (Palaeontologist), Gordie Haakstad (Jury member/filmmaker), Patrick O’Connor (filmmaker), Terry Scerbak (Director and founder of the Festival), me and Dominique Keller (documentary filmmaker) at the Grande Prairie Little Theatre.


This is myself and the judges at the Grande Prairie Regional College. The Douglas Cardinal Theatre! Sold out crowds of 500+


Psycho Shorts! Watched 80 in 4 days! Awards and picks of the festival tomorrow night! Me, Gordie, Robyn and Dominique. Same seats every show!



Highlight included live action french films, A Whole World in a Little World, and Breakdown. The first about a lovely family in France and the second about a neighbourhood bar in Paris.

Animated highlights were,
The Tram (about two teams and their lives) also The Box, about an older man and his quest to capture a mouse or a fiend.

In TV and Film:
I have a starring role in the feature
Aliens Ate My Homework which was released on March the 6th, 2018. It is based on the book by the same name (a series released in the 1990’s) by Bruce Colville. In it I play the role of Tar Gibbons, ship’s Master of Warrior Science. I have four legs and snail lie eyes coming out of my foreheard. I am very pleased to have worked on the movie which also has one of my favorite actors of all time in it…William Shatner!! He is voicing the charter of Phil the plant, ships Pilot. There a number of books in the series, and the producers have another film in the works, hopefully set for filming for the summer of 2018.

I have been lucky enough to get a recurring part on the popular CW series Riverdale as Uncle Bedford Blossom and I have worked behind the scenes on the show through the first two seasons.

I had the good fortune of getting cast as Oberfuher Oliver Diels on the highly successful Amazon series
The Man In The High Castle and have played him for the past three years. It is based on the very popular Philip K. Dick novel of the same name.

I have recently appeared alongside:

Michelle Rodriguez (Fast and the Furious, Lost) in the Walter Hill feature
The Assignment (2016) also starring Sigourney Weaver.

Jamie Dorrnan (50 Shades of Grey, The Fall), Molly Parker (Lost in Space) in the feature
The 9th Life of Louis Drax (2016).

Played the husband of Carrie-Anne Moss’ character in the feature
Brian on Fire (2016), starring Chloe Grace Moretz, (as her Stepfather).

Producing and Directing:
I have Co-Produced and directed a pilot called Charlie. It is about a young boy who is fascinated with his brother’s love of racing drones and ends up becoming a racer himself. The two brother’s relationship is tested when the younger brother challenges the older brother for the championship.

I also Co-Produced, cast and acted in the feature
Patterson’s Wager Staring Chelah Horsdal (The Man in the High Castle) and Fred Ewanuick (Corner Gas). The film has gone on to win over 14 best feature awards and many others at film festivals around the globe. It was a pick of the Whistler Film Festival in 2015.

Just before Patterson’s Wager I directed and produced the short film,
Not Indian Enough. Starring Carmen Moore (Blackstone). It has shown as several film festivals including The Vancouver International Film Festival.

Behind the Scenes:
I also works behind the scenes as a reader during read throughs for several series including: The Good Doctor, Riverdale, Supergirl, Ice, The Crossing, Sabrina, A Million Little Things, Valley of The Boom, Timeless, Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow and many others.

Commercials Radio and TV:
I have been very fortunate to be cast as the voice of Best Buy Canada for the last two years for their Back to School, Christmas and Spring Campaigns!

A series of commercials for SGI: in a new anti DUI campaign.

McDonalds Restaurant’s recent book campaign: as a father. Several PSAs, political Campaigns, narration for an Earthquake Preparedness video for the City of Vancouver, Announcers in the ads for several products which will remain a mystery due to NDAs (Non Disclosure Agreements).

In Animation:
I can most recently been heard as Jack Pot, a Magician Pony in PegaVegas, on (
My Little Pony)!

I am also super excited to be a voice on the new
REBOOT series The Guardian Code playing Alpha Sentinel and various other characters!

In the Anime Series
Gintama I have voiced the English version of the anti-hero Shinsuke Takasugi in 11 episodes.

I have voiced the character of Martin the Gander in the children’s animated series,
Nils Holgersson, this is a wonderful series for young children that I thoroughly enjoyed and am very proud of!

I am also the voice of Owen Ciaus in
Little Battlers Experience. And many other projects that cannot be mentioned due to NDAs, sorry.

Voice Over:
Animation: My Little Pony Friendship is Magic (“Grannies Gone Wild”), Dragon Prince, Ninjago and several others

Commercials: Several all which cannot be mentioned yet as they have not gone to air yet, sorry!

Video Games:
Various voices in the
Dead Rising series.
And many other projects that cannot be mentioned due to NDAs, sorry.

In Theatre:
I appeared in the Solo Collective production of Satellites at the Performance Works Stage on Granville Island in Nov 2017.

I was very very happy to have won the role of, Sherlock Holmes, in the comedy
Baskerville for the Arts Club theatre. The show ran at the Stanley Theatre in Sept 2017 to sold out crowds and then had a highly successful British Columbia tour for the next two months!

Recent auditions:
TV & FILM: The Garage Sale Mysteries: The Novel Murders (2016), Kim Possible, Benchwarmers, The Travellers, Take Two, Trial And Error and Blue Book.

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On March 16-18, 2018, I attended all 3 days of the Once Upon a Time Creation Conventions in Vancouver, B.C. I had an amazing time with the fans. They were incredible! Their costumes and their commitment to the show and cast was overwhelming!

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My film PATTERSON’S WAGER, where I participated as an actor, co-producer, and casting director is finally available throughout North America on VOD. 

Tell everyone you know who you think might be interested that the film's now out there. Here are the various links:

iTunes Canada:
iTunes US:
Amazon Instant Video (US):

Please consider rating the movie on
iTunes, either with simply inputting a star rating or, better yet, writing a short review.

Hey folks check out this website feature interview with me. I’m very proud to be asked by the University of British Columbia (UBC) alumni of the theatre and film department to be a part of this! Also available is another online profile feature interview from Biz Books, both published this month as tie-ins to the release of my indie feature film PATTERSON’S WAGER, which has just had its Vancouver premiere this month.

Hey Folks our feature film PATTERSON’S WAGER has won Best Feature at the Spokane International Film Festival! Congrats to everyone involved especially our Writer/Director/Producer Corbin Saleken! Well deserved my friend!!

patterson's wager Spokane Festival

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On November 20, is releasing 10 episodes of a TV series adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s classic science fiction novel THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE. The series depicts an alternate history of World War II where the Nazi and the Japanese won the war and took over the United States. On the series I’m a Brigadier General, Oberfeuhrer Oliver Diels, in eight episodes. The New York ComicCon trailer is available here on YouTube and I’m in it!

Liar Liar Vampire

On October 12, in LIAR, LIAR VAMPIRE, on the U.S. channel Nickelodeon, I’m the whacky Baron Von Awesome!
The movie also airs in Canada on YTV channel, October 17, 6pm PST

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On the Red Carpet at The Brightlight Pictures Party Saturday night with Erin Cebula from ET Canada!

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Old friends from Beggars and Choosers reunited at last! Keegan Connor Tracy, Kaj Erickson and yours truly...

Patersons Wager Whistler Film Festival
Here's me with and PATTERSON’S WAGER stars Fred Ewanuick, Chelah Horsdal, director Corbin Saleken, and Michelle Creber, at the Celebrate Whistler Film Festival event.

Lonesome Dove Church is coming soon! A gritty western I've been waiting for. Inspired by real events surrounding the founding of the church, the film arrives on DVD (plus Digital) Digital HD and On Demand on March 24, 2015…I’ll post more updates as I get them.

I got a great role, as the bad guy, opposite Tom Berenger (pretty cool guy). Here’s a photo of me with Tom and a link to the
Lonesome Dove Church film trailer at Trailer Addict.


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One of my upcoming projects this year is a movie called The 9th Life of Louis Drax where I play Eduardo Navarra. Here’s a couple of photos of me on the set with my fellow actors: Jamie Dornan (“Fifty Shades of Grey”), Max Minghella (“Horns”), and Julian Wadham (“Downton Abbey”). In the fourth photo, taken during the film’s wrap party, I’m with the director Alexander Aja, and the young man playing in the lead role, Aiden Longworth.





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On August 15-17, 2014, I flew to Chicago for the Creation Stargate Convention, “The Final Journey,” at the Westin O’Hare Hotel.

We had a great time in Chicago meeting old friends and making new ones! We have a great dinner usually every friday with Jeff and Michael Sayer and this year was no disappointment! We ate 1 pound burgers at the local restaurant we frequent and wow they were good!! Also we had our meet and great breakfasts with fans and had a lovely time right on site at the hotel. You guys ROCK! So many interesting people from around the world. Being in the main hall signing with everyone was great, mind you a little hot the first day under the window! LOL! Phew, for the relief of moving just across the hall! Oh, how can I forget Crazy Karaoke Friday night/Sat Morning! What a great time we all had!!! The panels were great, very cool questions and some new ones this year!!! Everyone is so friendly and nice!! The staff at Creation were great as well as all the volunteers, just can't sing their praises enough! I LOVE going to Chicago! Cheers, till next year! Alex

P.S. Here’s some photos of the adventure!







And finally…as my Stargate SG-1 character, “Michael” from the episode “1969”...


I have never seen myself in balloon effigy!  Me like!!

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On August 15-17, I will be stepping through the Stargate and making a journey to Chicago, Illinois for Creation’s Official Stargate SG-1/Atlantis/Universe 2014 convention, “The Final Journey.” Come join us! It will be a lot of fun. I will be there with my fellow Stargate compatriots – Garry Chalk, Jacqueline Samuda, Jennifer Spence, Teryl Rothery, Gary Jones Michael Shanks and others! Dan Payne and I will be hosting a Friday Night Karaoke Party so come on down!

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I’ve just been invited to my first 2014 Stargate convention! It’s Chevron 8.1 in London, England! You can meet me there on the weekend of April 4-6, 2014. Here’s the website reference. Hope to see you there!

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In my latest role, I was Dr. Kramer in Hallmark Channel’s fantasy adventure The Hunters starring Victor Garber, Robbie Amell, Dan Payne and Michelle Forbes! It was crazy fun! Just look at the wardrobe that I wore for the film! You can learn more about the film at Hallmark Channel’s The Hunters website.

Alex Zahara The Hunters

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DragonCon 2013 was a blast! Here’s 2 photos of me in Atlanta, Georgia enjoying the festivities! One photo is me with Chewbacca and the other is me with a creature from Jim Henson’s classic The Dark Crystal.

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The publicity is starting to ramp up on Horns, one of my upcoming films. It is a supernatural mystery starring Daniel Radcliffe. In this photo from Entertainment Weekly, you have a peek at my role as Dr. Renald. The film will be released on October 11, 2013 in the United States.

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Here’s a
DragonCon report of my Stargate panel!

Breaking News!
I’m attending this year’s massive DragonCon 2013 convention in Atlanta, Georgia on August 30-September 2, 2013!

I’ll be there to talk about my various genre projects like
Stargate SG-1, Jeremiah and Babylon 5: The Legend of the Rangers. I also have more recent projects like playing King Midas on ABC’s Once Upon a Time, being a drug dealer on The CW’s Arrow, and revealing my voicework on Marvel Comics’ DVD release of The Inhumans. For that, I played the voice of Karnak. I also voiced the role of Lockon Stratos on the Japanese epic anime, Mobile Suit Gundam 00.

So swing by my autograph table and say “Hi!” I’ll also be talking about my other current film and TV projects.

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I’ve been “crazy busy” in the last couple of months! LOL! I’ve co-produced and casted an indie feature titled Patterson’s Wager. I also directed my first film short, titled Not Indian Enough.

On the acting side, I’ve booked five gigs and they are… Dr. Kramer in
The Hunters with my fellow actor Dan Payne, a TV movie to be released in October 2013. It also stars Michelle Forbes. Dr. Schwarztien in A Sister’s Nightmare, Otter’s Dad in Patterson’s Wager, Gary Sand in an episode of TNT’s King & Maxwell titled “Pandora’s Box” which is scheduled to air on August 12, 2013, and as Pastor Karl Galick in The Color of Rain which will be released in June 2014.

I also recently completed a couple of animation voice work gigs that I can’t talk about yet! But I’ll sure to update this site as soon as I can.

Plus, last April Dan Payne and I recently held our very own acting workshop which was a great success and we hope to do that again soon.

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I’m presenting an free acting class, On Your Mark, with my acting compatriot Dan Payne in Vancouver on April 13, 2013 as a lead-in to two weekly acting courses. Here’s a 2-page PDF document of the event.

On Your Mark Digital Flyer

I recently played Dr. Renald in Daniel Radcliffe's new film
Horns, based on the book by Joe Hill (Stephen King's son) Directed by Alexandre Aja.  Also I played an eccentric architect, Ian Fragmont, in Dan Zukovic's new feature, Scammerhead.

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I was also featured as an underworld drug lord, Anthony Venza, in the CW's hit action TV series Arrow, as seen in the screen capture above.

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I worked on a voice gig called Marvel Knights: The Inhumans, I play several characters including: Karnak and Mendicas. The series DVD release dates has been announced as April 23, 2013 from Shout! Factory. You can see the Inhumans DVD trailer here at YouTube.

I have also appeared in Cartoon Network’s Level Up as Ochi an Orc who comes out of a video game into the real world. Ochi is a multilayered character that wields a sword as well as a feather duster! He is the right hand man of the King, meaning his butler. While he roars like an Orc he has the accent and manners of a proper English butler. To be aired in 2013.

I also played a Nazi Interrogator in a dream sequence in the movie A Christmas Story 2. It might sound scary but it is a comedy! And (spoiler) the nasty Nazi gets his in the end! The DVD release is out.

I also appeared in the pilot
Attention Students as a robber Sven Svensonson! A kids comedy where the good guys win and the bad guys get theirs!

Hell on Wheels

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I have just returned from my second appearance on Hell on Wheels a post-U.S., civil war drama on AMC which shoots in Calgary where I play Lt. Weston: a US Union Calvary Lt. The storyline follows Cullen Bohannon as he hunts down the union soldiers who murdered his family, while playing his part in the building of the Union Pacific Railway. The first of 2 episodes that I appear in airs on August 19, 2012 on AMC and it’s titled “Durant, Nebraska”.

The Killing

The Killing

I played a cop on AMC’s The Killing (“72 Hours”) and gave a key piece of evidence to the solving of the crime… who killed Rosie Larson.

Big Time Movie

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I played another Swede in the movie Big Time Movie, Sven again but this time a secret agent trying to get a levitation device from Big Time Rush! The boys are mixed up in international intrigue in this homage to the Beatles’ A Hard Days Night!

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Once Upon a Time
Once Upon a Time

I appeared as King Midas in the hit ABC show Once Upon A Time (in the 1st season episode titled “The Shepherd.” The series has been renewed for a 2nd season, to debut in the fall of 2012), where he has the golden touch. It was a pleasure to appear along side the brilliant cast and work with the amazing crew!

Here’s screenshots of some other roles recently played...

True Justice
True Justice

Earth’s Final Hours
Earth's Final Hours

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  • In Impact, a SciFi miniseries, I played a scientist called Franz Henke. It also stars JAG’s David James Elliott, Species’ Natasha Henstridge, James Cromwell, Falling Skies’ Colin Cunningham, and Benjamin Sadler a great actor from Germany. It was directed by Mike Rohl, a really great director. What it's about: The moon has been struck by a brown dwarf star (or pieces of) and has dislodged from its orbit! We have 39 days to do something before it impacts Earth!!

Other Notes:

  • I booked the 3rd Lead in Wyvern, Dr. David Yates, but couldn't work it because of date conflicts with Impact.

  • I booked a supporting part on the movie, Mail Order Bride, directed by Anne Wheeler but again conflicts prevented me from working on it.

  • I then booked and am able to work an episode of Sanctuary, about men who can fold themselves so small they can go down pipes and through cracks. I play Carver, a bad, bad folding man.

  • I just got a call that I booked a lead in a new cartoon series called Gundam 00. It's an anime series that we are re-dubbing in English.

  • Just auditioned for Roland Emmerich's new film, Farewell Atlantis (aka 2012), for a small part then got asked to come back for a larger part.

  • And I auditioned for a new series called Virtuality, set on a deep space mission where VR world is the R&R for the crew but... the VR world is inhabited by a not-so-nice Green Eyed Man who terrorizes them!!