Julian Richings

Last updated

Julian Richings
Julian Richings by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Richings at the 2015 Phoenix Comicon
Born (1956-08-30) 30 August 1956 (age 67)
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Alma mater University of Exeter
Years active1987–present

Julian Richings (born 30 August 1956) [1] [2] [3] is a British-Canadian character actor, [4] having appeared in over 225 films and television series. He is best known for his appearances in a variety of horror films, including Cube, Wrong Turn, The Witch, Beau is Afraid, Ejecta, and Anything for Jackson , as well as for portraying Death in the dark fantasy series Supernatural . [5] [6]


Early life

Richings was born in Oxford, England on August 30, 1956. He trained in drama at the University of Exeter. [7]


After touring the United States with a British stage production, Richings moved to Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1984. [7] Within five years, he had become a regular on the second season of the War of the Worlds TV series. In the 1996 film Hard Core Logo , he played the bitter, aging, punk rock legend Bucky Haight. He appeared in the iconic opening of the 1997 film Cube . [4] In 1999, he appeared in the science fiction film Thrill Seekers .

In 2000, he appeared as Bellanger in The Claim , and earned a Genie Award nomination for best supporting actor. [8] He was a member of the repertory cast of the A&E TV original series A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001–02).

Richings performed in heavy makeup as cannibal-killer Three Finger in Wrong Turn (2003), and was a series regulars as the nearly-blind security guard Otto in Stephen King's 2004 miniseries Kingdom Hospital . [9] Dramatic roles include stagehand Mr. Turnbull in the 2004 film Being Julia . [4] He appeared as Orr, a cruel loan shark in the 2004 Canadian film The Last Casino . In 2006, he appeared in a brief speaking role as the Mutant Theatre Organiser in X-Men: The Last Stand , and played a vampire killer alongside in the direct-to-DVD horror film The Last Sect.

In 2007, Richings played a driver in the film Shoot 'Em Up , [4] a dissipated and aging punk rocker in The Third Eye, transvestite psychologist Dr. Heker in The Tracey Fragments , and a number of small roles in other films, including Skinwalkers and Saw IV . [4]

He appeared in the 2008 film The Timekeeper. That year, Richings was nominated for another Dora Award for his performance in The Palace of the End.

Richings made an appearance in the 2010 fantasy film adaption Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lighting Thief as Charon, the ferryman of Hades. [10] That year, he began a recurring villian role on the horror comedy series Todd and the Book of Pure Evil. [6] From 2010 to 2015, he portrayed Death in the hit dark fantasy series Supernatural . [11] He was also Death in the short film Dave v. Death (2011). [12]

He appeared in Zach Snyder's 2013 Superman film Man of Steel as Lor-Em, spokeman for the Krytonian Council. [4] The same year, Richings played the mysterious, stringy-haired Phil Prosser in Septic Man . [13]

In 2014, he starred in the science fiction film Ejecta. [14] The role earned him a Best Actor win at the Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival. [15] [16] In 2015, he appeared in Robert Eggers' horror film The Witch and the drama film Reign. [5]

In 2019, Richings played Nazi scientist Heinrich Von Fuchs on DC Universe's Doom Patrol . [17]

His portrayal of Henry Walsh in Justin G. Dyck's 2020 supernatural horror film Anything for Jackson , earned him his second Best Actor win at the Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival. [18] [19]

In 2022, Richings appeared in the television shows The Umbrella Academy, Reginald the Vampire, and Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities. [20] [21] [22] In 2023, he had a role in Ari Aster's tragicomedy horror film Beau is Afraid . [23]

In 2024, Richings appeared as Procrustes, the half-giant and half-brother of the titular character, in the Disney+ fantasy show Percy Jackson and the Olympians . [24]

Personal life

Richings is married and has two children. They reside in Toronto. [7]



1987 Love at Stake Town Crier
1989 The Top of His Head Robert
1991 Naked Lunch Exterminator
1992Giant StepsDanceband Teacher
1994 Squanto: A Warrior's Tale Sir George's Servant
1995 Moonlight and Valentino Hair Stylist
1996 Hard Core Logo Haight
Love ChildTom Sr.Short film
The Boys Club Officer Cole
1997The CellarWoolseyShort film
Mimic Workman
The Boys Club Officer Cole
Cube Alderson
Pale Saints Einstein
1998 Urban Legend Weird Janitor
Red Violin Nicolas Olsberg
1999 Detroit Rock City Ticket Taker
Thrill Seekers Murray Trevor
2000 The Crossing McKenzie
Washed UpReginald
Rats Orderly
Two Thousand and None Curator
The Claim Bellanger
2001 Century Hotel Waiter
I Shout Love Cab driverShort film
On Their KneesPappy
Treed Murray Homeless Man
The Pretender: Island of the Haunted Brother Clote
2002 Between Strangers Nigel
2003 Open Range Wylie
My Life Without Me Dr. Thompson
Wrong Turn Three Finger
The Truth About the HeadLobsterShort film
Todd and the Book of Pure EvilSatan
Mad ShadowsDoctor
Bar LifeEd
2004 Being Julia Mr. Turnbull
Sisters in the Wilderness: The Lives of Susanna Moodie and Catharine Parr TraillWilliam Cattermole
Run Away HomeMinister
Mr. Jones: DriveMr. JonesShort film
SafeJimmyShort film
The Last Casino The Usurer
2005 Black Widow Dr. Deadman
2006 Skinwalkers Sad-Looking Man
The Last SectKarpov
A Lobster TaleHank Perkins
ScreeningNews Anchor # 2Short film
X-Men: The Last Stand Mutant Organiser
2007 Shoot 'Em Up Hertz's Driver
Dead Silence BosUncredited
Saw IV Vagrant
The Canadian ShieldTrapper RayShort film
The Third EyeCharlie Rabbit
The Tracey Fragments Dr. Heker
2008 Heartland Mr. Hanley
Jack and Jill vs. the World Mr. Smith
Toronto Stories Leather Jacket
The Facts in the Case of Mister Hollow Kneeling ManShort film
Elegy Actor in Play
2009Curious Stories, Crooked SymbolsSinister Kneeling ManShort film
The Timekeeper Grease
You Might as Well Live Dr. Pooseby
Survival of the Dead James O'Flynn
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Charon
Hard Core Logo 2 Bucky Haight
Trigger Bucky
2011 Collaborator Maurice LeFont
Animal ControlLarryShort film
Furstenau MysteriesJameson
Up in Cottage CountryThe Officer
Patch TownChild Catcher
2012 The Conspiracy Green Man
The Architecture of the MoonJonasShort film
Rainbow ConnectionLandlordShort film
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh Bill Phillips / Neither Man Nor Woman / Rahn Brothers
Artist: UnknownFred VarleyShort film
The TapeJackShort film
2013 Man of Steel Lor-Em
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh Rahn Brothers
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet Ricky
The Colony Leyland
Septic Man Phil Prosser
We Are Not HereMondayShort film
2014The Last HalloweenChatterboxShort film
BastardsJack CageShort film
Ejecta William Cassidy
Patch Town Yuri
Hellmouth Smiley
2015 A Christmas Horror Story Gerhardt
The Rainbow Kid Elvis Grimes
The Witch Governor
Regression Tom
ReignMr. Ian
She Stoops to Conquer Short film
All Hallows' Eve 2 ChatterrboxSegment: "The Last Halloween"
Business EthicsMartin AbacusShort film
Friends Like UsErmanno Ca$$H
2016 Blood Hunters Father Stewart
Prisoner XJefferson
The Big PushBillyShort film
The Space Between Stash
2017Todd and the Book of Pure Evil: The End of the EndHooded Leader / Malian Trader
Tomato Red: Blood MoneyTim Lake
2019 Polar Lomas
True FictionLenny Rupert
Business Ethics Martin Abacus
2020 Stardust Tony DeFries
Spare PartsThe Emperor
Road Kill RenegadeHillbillyShort film
Anything for Jackson Henry Walsh
Hall Julian
Vicious Fun Fritz
2021 Chaos Walking Gault
Charlotte Dr. Kurt Singer/Policeman #1/SS Soldier #2Voice
Stanleyville Homunculus
2022Time Traveling Through TimeNarratorShort film
WickensburgMr. Hexenmeister
Relax, I'm from the Future Percy
2023 Beau Is Afraid Strange Man


1986Dave Thomas: The Incredible Time Travels of Henry OsgoodTV film
1987 Adderly Episode: "Nemsis"
1989–1990 War of the Worlds Ardix
Alien Scientist
Man with Hat
15 episodes
1990CounterstrikeRettieEpisode: "Art for Art's Sake"
ClarenceReynoldsTV film
1991 Maniac Mansion Tax ManEpisode: "Turner: The Boss"
Rin Tin Kin: K-9 Cop Episode: "What the Doctor Ordered"
1991-1995 Heritage Minutes A.A. Milne / King Henry VII 2 episodes
1992 The Valour and the Horror John CrockerEpisode: "In Desperate Battle: Normandy 1944"
1993 Street Legal Harold Cooper-Haye
Rolan Atkinson
1 episode
1 episode
1993–1994 Ready or Not Mr. Boyle4 episodes
1994 RoboCop Dr. ProctorEpisode: "Faces of Eve"
The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon AlienEpisode: "Dudley Meets the Alien"
1995 Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years Logan's HenchmanMiniseries; Episode: "The Alliance"
Forever Knight Dr. Paul DanaEpisode: "A More Permanent Hell"
The Shamrock ConspiracyReaderTV film
The Song Spinner Callo
Strauss: The King of 3/4 TimeBono
1996 Due South Miles EmeryEpisode: "The Promise"
1997 PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Earl CornellEpisode: "The 13th Floor / The Believer"
Ms. Scrooge Christmas Yet to ComeTV film
Once a Thief: Brother Against Brother Cam
1997–1998 Once a Thief 11 episodes
1997–1999 La Femme Nikita Errol Sparks2 episodes
1998 Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms BixTV film
Highlander: The Raven Basil Morgan2 episodes
The Adventures of Shirley Holmes Doctor Saul SprockettEpisode: "The Case of the Film Flam Farm"
Once a Thief: Family BusinessCamierTV film
1999 I Was a Sixth Grade Alien Meenom22 episodes
Amazon Elder Malakai10 episodes
Thrill Seekers Murray TrevorTV film
2000HustleDetective Walsh
The CrossingMcKenzie
The Zack Files The Mad HatterEpisode: "Library of No Return"
2001 MythQuest Loki Episode: "Hammer of the Gods"
Prince Charming WacktazarTV film
The Pretender: Island of the Haunted Brother CloteTV film
2002 A Nero Wolfe Mystery Poet / Jerome Åland /

Peter Jay / Alger Kates

6 episodes
Tracker MaxEpisode: "To Catch a Desserian"
Salem Witch Trials Jonathan WalcottTV film
2003 Eloise at the Plaza PatriceTV film
Slings and Arrows Reg MortimerEpisode: "Geoffrey Returns"
The Wonderful World of Disney Patrice2 episodes
2004 Kingdom Hospital Otto13 episodes
The Last Casino OrrTV film
2004 - 2006 Puppets Who Kill French Painter / Mr. Portnoy2 episodes
2005 1-800-Missing Doc2 episodes
2006 At the Hotel Baby ManEpisode: "That's How You Wave a Towel"
The Shakespeare Comedy ShowRanting Bard3 episodes
Drive Time Murders'The Doc'TV film
2007 Grossology Darko CrevasseVoice role; Episode: "Lights Out"
Nature of the Beast Dr. ChamberlainTV film
Roxy Hunter and the Mystery of the Moody Ghost Mr. Tibers
2008 Roxy Hunter and the Secret of the Shaman
Roxy Hunter and the Horrific Halloween
Roxy Hunter and the Myth of the Mermaid
XIII Mr. Cody2 episodes
The Trojan Horse BarrieMiniseries; Episode: "Part One"
2009 The Boarder Professor Adrian MaguireEpisode: "Dying Art"
Sea Wolf MugridgeEpisode: "#1.2"
2009–2010 Heartland Levon Hanley2 episodes
2010 Wingin' It William Shakespeare1 Episode
Lost Girl ArvalEpisode: "Food for Thought"
2010–2012 Todd and the Book of Pure Evil Hooded Leader / Atticus Murphy Sr.15 episodes
2010–2015 Supernatural Death 5 episodes
2011Dave vs DeathDeathTV short
Three InchesEthanTV film
Bag of Bones Elmer DurginEpisode: "Part 1"
2012 Republic of Doyle Lionel HarrisEpisode: "3x11"
Transporter: The Series Edouard Orlande / The Voice5 episodes
2012; 2023 Murdoch Mysteries Phillip Uxbridge / Carny2 episodes
2013 Hemlock Grove Swiss DoctorEpisode: "Catabasis"
Rookie Blue CedricEpisode: "Poison Pill"
2014 Hell on Wheels SLC Records ClerkEpisode: "Further West'
The Listener Miles MelliniEpisode: "Smoke and Mirrors"
2014–2016 Orphan Black Benjamin Kertland7 episodes
2015 Hannibal Caged ManEpisode: "Secondo"
The Expanse Vargas1 episode
2015 - 2018 Patriot Peter Icabod15 episodes
2016 Killjoys Anicent ScarbackEpisode: "Full Metal Monk"
2017Fare TradeShiftyEpisode: "In Search of: A Super Miracle"
2018 The Magicians AsterothEpisode: "The Losses of Magic"
Channel Zero The Gardener3 episodes
12 Monkeys The Adviser5 episodes
Frontier Mr. PickersgillEpisode: "All For All and None For One"
Creeped Out Zephaniah2 episodes
2019 Doom Patrol Sturmbannführer Heinrich Von Fuchs2 episodes
The Christmas TempLucaTV film
CarterRay UnderstoneEpisode: "Harley Loses a Finger"
Perpetual Grace, LTD Jonathan Joy4 episodes
Blood & Treasure Alessandro4 episodes
Talent DriversVinceEpisode: "Give Him What He Wants"
American Gods IktomiEpisode: "Muninn"
2020Detention Adventure2 episodes
2021 Chapelwaite Phillip Boone5 episodes
2022 The Umbrella Academy Chet RodoRecurring role (season 3)
Reginald the Vampire Logan2 episodes
Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities DooleyEpisode: "Graveyard Rats"
2024 Percy Jackson and the Olympians Crusty / Procrustes Episode: "We Find Out the Truth, Sort Of"

Video games

YearTitleVoice roleNotes
2015 Assassin's Creed: Syndicate Charles Darwin
2018 Starlink: Battle for Atlas Grax
2020 Watch Dogs: Legion

Audio dramas

2020-2022The Integral Principles of the Structural Dynamics of FlowJulian Richings7 episodes

On stage

1987 The Elephant Man John Merrick Paul Lampert Persephone Theatre [25]
Amadeus Salieri Tibor Fehereghazi [26]
The Man HimselfMichaelCheryl MayFlexible Packaging Plant
1989Coming Through SlaughterBellocqRichard RoseSilver Dollar TavernNecessary Angel Company [27]
1990 Lion in the Streets Bill / Priest / Michael Judith Thompson Tarragon Theatre [28]
1996 Twelfth Night Malvolio Michael Langham Atlantic Theatre [29] [30]
Two Weeks with the QueenMaja Ardal Young People's Theatre [31] [32]
1997Inexpressible IslandBrowningRichard Rose Canadian Stage Necessary Angel Company [33]
2008The Palace of the EndDavid KellyDavid Storch [34]
2011I Send You This Cadmium John Berger Daniel Brooks Berkeley St. Theatre [35]
2014Enwave Theatre [36]
2016To All a Good NightNarratorAndrew BurashkoHarbourfront Centre Theatre [37]
MustardLeslie / LewisAshlie CorcoranTarragon Theatre [38]

Awards and nominations

Film and television

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultNotesRef.
2002 Genie Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role The Claim Nominated [39]
2009 Chlotrudis Awards Best Supporting Actor The Tracey Fragments Nominated [40]
2013Hamilton Film FestivalBest ActorAnimal ControlNominated [41]
2014 Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival Best Actor Ejecta Won [16]
2020 Anything for Jackson Won [19]
Canadian Screen Awards Best Supporting Performance - Web Program or SeriesTalent DriversNominated [42]
2021 New Media Film Festival Best TV Detention Adventure WonShared with Sarah McVie [43]
2022The North Film FestivalLifetime Achievement AwardWon [44]


YearAwardCategoryNominated workResultNotesRef.
1987 Dora Mavor Moore Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role - Play The Man HimselfWon [45]
1989Best Featured PerformerComing Through SlaughterWon [45]
1996 Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role - Play Two Weeks with the QueenNominated
2008 Outstanding Performance by a Male in a Principal Role - Play The Palace of the EndNominated [46]

Related Research Articles

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Carrie-Anne Moss</span> Canadian actress (born 1967)

Carrie-Anne Moss is a Canadian actress. After early roles on television, she rose to international prominence for her role of Trinity in The Matrix series (1999–present). She has starred in Memento (2000), for which she won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female, Red Planet (2000), Chocolat (2000), Fido (2006), Snow Cake (2006), for which she won the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, Disturbia (2007), Unthinkable (2010), Silent Hill: Revelation (2012), and Pompeii (2014). She also portrayed Jeri Hogarth in several television series produced by Marvel Television for Netflix, most notably Jessica Jones (2015–2019).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Alison Pill</span> Canadian actress (born 1985)

Alison Pill is a Canadian actress. A former child actress, Pill began her career at age 12, appearing in numerous projects before transitioning to adult roles with a breakthrough role in the television series The Book of Daniel (2006). That same year, she made her Broadway debut in The Lieutenant of Inishmore (2006) earning a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play nomination. Her other notable theatre roles include in Blackbird (2007), Mauritius (2007), The Miracle Worker (2010), The House of Blue Leaves (2011), and Three Tall Women (2018).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Colm Feore</span> Canadian actor (born 1958)

Colm Joseph Feore is a Canadian actor. A 15-year veteran of the Stratford Festival, he is known for his Gemini-winning turn as Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau in the CBC miniseries Trudeau (2002), his portrayal of Glenn Gould in Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993), and for playing Detective Martin Ward in Bon Cop, Bad Cop (2006) and its sequel Bon Cop, Bad Cop 2 (2017).

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Don McKellar</span> Canadian actor, screenwriter and film director

Don McKellar is a Canadian actor, writer, playwright, and filmmaker. He was part of a loosely-affiliated group of filmmakers to emerge from Toronto known as the Toronto New Wave.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Saul Rubinek</span> Canadian actor and director (born 1948)

Saul Hersh Rubinek is a Canadian actor, director, producer, and playwright.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Paul Sun-Hyung Lee</span> South Korean-Canadian actor

Paul Sun-Hyung Lee is a Canadian actor and television host. He is best known for his roles as Randy Ko in the soap opera Train 48 (2003–2005) and as family patriarch Appa in the play Kim's Convenience (2011) and its television adaptation (2016–2021).

The Top of His Head is a 1989 Canadian comedy-drama film written and directed by Peter Mettler. The film stars starring Stephen Ouimette as Gus, a satellite dish salesman whose life is turned upside down when he meets Lucy, a politically radical performance artist who is on the run from mysterious people pursuing her.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jerry Ciccoritti</span> Canadian director

Jerry Ciccoritti is a Canadian film, television and theatre director. His ability to work in a number of genres and for many mediums has made him a successful director.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Toronto After Dark Film Festival</span> Film festival

Toronto After Dark Film Festival is a showcase of horror, sci-fi, action and cult cinema held annually in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The festival premieres a diverse selection of feature-length and short-films from around the world including new works from Asia, Europe and North America.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Douglas Smith (actor)</span> Canadian actor

Douglas Alexander Smith is a Canadian actor known for his work on the HBO series Big Love as Ben Henrickson. His other work includes Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Terminator Genisys, Vinyl, Miss Sloane, When We Rise, The Alienist and the second season of HBO's Big Little Lies.

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television presents an annual award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role to the best performance by a lead actor in a Canadian film. The award was first presented in 1968 by the Canadian Film Awards, and was presented annually until 1978 with the exception of 1969, when no eligible feature films were submitted for award consideration, and 1974 due to the cancellation of the awards that year.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Liane Balaban</span> Canadian actress

Liane Balaban is a Canadian actress. Her film debut was in New Waterford Girl (1999) as Agnes-Marie "Mooney" Pottie. She has since appeared in the films Definitely, Maybe (2008), Last Chance Harvey (2008), and the independent drama One Week (2008). She has guest-starred on the television series NCIS: Los Angeles, Covert Affairs and Alphas, and joined the cast of Supernatural for its eighth season.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Pasek and Paul</span> American songwriting duo

Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, known together as Pasek and Paul, are an American songwriting duo and composing team for musical theater, films and television. Their works include A Christmas Story, Dogfight, Edges, Dear Evan Hansen, and James and the Giant Peach. Their original songs have been featured on NBC's Smash and in the films La La Land, for which they won both the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Song for the song "City of Stars", and The Greatest Showman. Their work on the original musical Dear Evan Hansen has received widespread critical acclaim and earned them the 2017 Tony Award for Best Musical and Best Original Score. In 2022, they won the Tony Award for Best Musical for serving as producers for the Broadway production of Michael R. Jackson's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical A Strange Loop.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Jayne Houdyshell</span> American actress

Jayne Houdyshell is an American actress. Known for her character actor role on stage and screen she has received numerous accolades including a Tony Award, two Obie Awards, and a Drama Desk Award.

<i>The Hole</i> (2009 film) 2009 film by Joe Dante

The Hole is a 2009 American 3D dark fantasy horror film directed by Joe Dante and starring Chris Massoglia, Haley Bennett, Nathan Gamble, Bruce Dern, and Teri Polo. The film follows Dane and Lucas Thompson, two brothers who move into their new house in Benzonville with their single mother, Susan. While settling in their new home, Dane and Lucas, along with their new neighbor, Julie Campbell, discover a trap door in the basement, leading to a bottomless pit and, upon opening it, accidentally unleash a supernatural force that manifests itself into any fear of the person who looks into the hole.

<i>Aladdin</i> (2011 musical) Broadway musical

Aladdin is a stage musical based on Disney's 1992 animated feature film of the same name with a book by Chad Beguelin, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Beguelin. It resurrects three songs written by Menken and Ashman for the film but not used, and adds four songs written by Menken and Beguelin.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Shannon Kook</span> South African actor

Shannon Kook is a South African actor. He is best known for his roles in the television series Degrassi: The Next Generation (2010–2011), Carmilla (2015–2016), Shadowhunters (2017), and The 100 (2018–2020), as well as his role as Drew Thomas in the horror franchise The Conjuring Universe (2013–2021).

Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival (BITS) is an annual film festival in Canada. It was founded by Kelly Micheal Stewart in 2012 as an offshoot of his then ongoing monthly film series entitled "Fright Nights at the Projection Booth" which were held at the former Projection Booth theater in Toronto, Ontario. With a considerable number of Canadian films all vying for a spot in the showcase, Stewart decided to put together the first edition of what would become a yearly film festival that replaced the monthly series. After a first edition entitled "Fright Nights :Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival weekend", Stewart shortened the name and re-imagined the construct of the festival, bringing on a programming team and sharpening its focus with the aim of promoting, spotlighting and helping to develop the independent contemporary genre filmmaking community across Canada. The festival has branched off in its efforts to become visible all year round with a public access television interview show and a podcast.

Lukas Barry Bilyk is a Canadian actor. He is best known for his role as Drew Torres in Degrassi: The Next Generation, which he starred on from 2010 to 2015. He is also recognized for his roles in films such as Kiss and Cry (2017) and F the Prom (2017).

<i>Percy Jackson and the Olympians</i> (TV series) 2023 American television series

Percy Jackson and the Olympians is an American fantasy television series created by Rick Riordan and Jonathan E. Steinberg for Disney+, based on the book series of the same name by Riordan. Walker Scobell stars as Percy Jackson, alongside Leah Sava Jeffries and Aryan Simhadri.


  1. "Julian Richings on Facebook". Facebook . Archived from the original on 27 April 2022.[ user-generated source ]
  2. @JulianRichings (30 August 2022). "Yes today is the real one..." Twitter.
  3. Births, Marriages & Deaths Index of England & Wales, 1916–2005.; at Ancestry.com
  4. 1 2 3 4 5 6 "Julian Richings". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times . 2013. Archived from the original on 13 November 2013.
  5. 1 2 Gingold, Michael (28 February 2019). "Q&A: EJECTA Star And Canadian Horror Veteran Julian Richings, Part One » FANGORIA". Fangoria. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  6. 1 2 Kennedy, Michael (16 June 2020). "Wrong Turn: What Julian Richings Has Done Since Playing Three-Finger". ScreenRant. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  7. 1 2 3 Salfen, Paul (22 June 2021). "Actor Julian Richings Discusses Two New Films ANYTHING FOR JACKSON and SPARE PARTS - AMFM Magazine.tv" . Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  8. Posner, Michael (13 December 2001). "Atanarjuat, War Bride lead Genie list". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 21 March 2024.
  9. ""Ejecta"'s Julian Richings Talks "Wrong Turn", Romero, Del Toro and More". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  10. Blum, Gillian (28 January 2024). "Disney+'s Percy Jackson Show Brings Back 1 Unexpected Actor from the First Movie". The Direct. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  11. Agard, Chancellor (12 October 2020). "'Supernatural' send-off: Julian Richings looks back on Death's chilling debut". EW.com. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  12. Bravofact.com Archived 23 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  13. Goldstein, Gary (14 August 2014). "Review: 'Septic Man' is as drearily gross as it sounds". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  14. Miska, Brad (22 December 2014). "IFC Midnight Dates 'Wyrmwood' and 'Ejecta'". Bloody Disgusting!. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  15. Wilner, Norman (26 November 2014). "Be very afraid of the Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival - NOW Magazine". NOW Toronto. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  16. 1 2 "Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival (2014)". IMDb. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  17. Gualtieri, Jacqueline (11 August 2021). "Will We Ever See Beard Hunter Again? Where 'Doom Patrol's' Strangest Metahuman for Hire Is Now". Distractify. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  18. Slotek, Jim (15 December 2020). "Original-Cin interview: Julian Richings talks about his face, why he loves horror and why horror loves him". Original Cin. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  19. 1 2 "Blood in the Snow Canadian Film Festival (2020)". IMDb. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  20. Ashworth, Kristen (20 June 2022). "The Umbrella Academy Season 3: Where You've Seen The New Cast". ScreenRant. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  21. Bennett, Tara (8 December 2022). "'Reginald the Vampire' showrunner explains the finale's twists and teases Season 2". SYFY Official Site. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  22. Gugliersi, Antonella (25 October 2022). "Cabinet Of Curiosities: Graveyard Rats Cast & Character Guide". ScreenRant. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  23. Ebiri, Bilge (13 June 2023). "Let's Talk About the Ending of Beau Is Afraid". Vulture. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  24. Williams, Jordan (25 January 2024). "Disney's Percy Jackson Show Shockingly Just Brought Back An Actor From The 2010 Movie (& Recast Them Perfectly)". ScreenRant. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  25. "The Elephant Man". Persephone Theatre. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  26. "Amadeus". Persephone Theatre. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  27. Porter, Deborah (16 June 2023). "Adapting Fiction for the Stage: Necessary Angel's Coming Through Slaughter". UTP Journals. 115 (Summer 2003): 17–20 via University of Toronto Press.
  28. "Lion in the Streets – Tarragon Theatre" . Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  29. "Michael Langham". www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  30. "Richings". Gary Goddard Agency. 8 July 2015. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  31. "Playbill Poll: Members Recall Theatre in 1996, Part 2". Playbill. 30 December 1996. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  32. https://www.youngpeoplestheatre.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/ALL-SEASONS-revised-Spring-2018.pdf
  33. "Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia - Inexpressible Island". www.canadiantheatre.com. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  34. Jones, Kenneth (2 January 2008). "Palace of the End, Thompson's Triptych About Iraq War, Gets Toronto Run". Playbill. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  35. Sierra, Gabrielle. "Art of Time Ensemble Announces 2011-2012 Season". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  36. "Interview: Julian Richings". That Shelf. 9 April 2014. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  37. "TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT 2". Art of Time Ensemble. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  38. Nestruck, J. Kelly (18 February 2016). "Reviews: New Canadian plays Mustard and Dalton and Company". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 21 March 2024.
  39. "Genie Awards (2002)". IMDb. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  40. "2009, 15th Annual Awards, March 22, 2009". Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film. 13 March 2024. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  41. "Hamilton Film Festival, CA (2013)". IMDb. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  42. "2024 Canadian Screen Awards Nominees". Academy.ca. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  43. "New Media Film Festival (2021)". IMDb. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  44. "2022 Award Winners". The North Film Festival. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  45. 1 2 "Toronto February Stage Highlights". Playbill. 18 February 1999. Retrieved 20 March 2024.
  46. "Nominees for the 2008 Dora Mavor Moore Awards | Mooney on Theatre". www.mooneyontheatre.com. Retrieved 20 March 2024.