Alex Dafoe, Actor

Alex Dafoe, Actor

Born in Vancouver and raised in Winnipeg, Alex Dafoe made his theatrical debut at the age of 13 as Louis Sawchuck in the Prairie Theatre Exchange production of Primrose School District #109. After a brief detour into the world of journalism, Alex returned to acting, making his feature film debut in 2003’s On the Corner. In 2008 Alex appeared in Nicholas Humphries’s short Don’t Call Me Zombie as Al, followed by another Zom-Com as an undead redneck in the short horror satire, Night of the Living Dead Mexicans.

Other credits include the part of Halstrom in Stargate SG-1, opposite Michael Ironside and Dale Wolfe’s feature mocumentary Hair of the Sasquatch, which premiered at the 2008 Calgary International Film Festival. In 2008 and 2009, Alex wrote, produced and starred in the short comedies There’s Something the Matter With Montcrief and The Emergency. Both are currently in post production and slated for festival release in late 2010. Getting A Head, his first feature as a writer, is currently in development. In addition to his film and television work, Alex performs sketch comedy, and enjoys dining at places where you can get pancakes and waffles even if it isn’t breakfast-time.