David Paetkau

David Paetkau is a Canadian actor who has played Evan Lewis in Final Destination 2 (2003), the customs officer in LAX (2004), Beck McKaye in Whistler (2006–2008), Ira Glatt in Goon (2011), and Sam Braddock in the CTV television series Flashpoint (2008–2012).

David Paetkau
Years active1998–present
Spouse(s)Evangeline Duy

Paetkau has appeared in Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer, So Weird (as Brent on the episode "Vampire"; May 20, 2000), For Heaven's Sake, and a one episode appearance on Dexter, as Lumen's fiancé, Owen. Paetkau has also lent his voice to Canadian commercials for Chevrolet automobiles.

Personal life

Paetkau is one of five children.[1] A native of Vancouver, he is an avid supporter of his hometown NHL team, the Vancouver Canucks.[2][3]

He is married to Evangeline Duy.[4]



Year Title Role Notes
1998 Disturbing Behavior Tom Cox
2000 Snow Day Chuck Wheeler
2001 Candy from Strangers David Short film
2002 Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice Gordie Miller Video
2002 Bang Bang You're Dead Brad Lynch
2003 Final Destination 2 Evan Lewis
2006 Becoming Bardo Bardo Short film
2006 I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer Colby Patterson Video
2007 Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem Dale Collins
2008 For Heaven's Sake Young David
2011 Goon Ira Glatt
2013 Man of Steel Threat Analyst
2014 The Colossal Failure of the Modern Relationship James
2016 Goon: Last of the Enforcers Ira Glatt
2017 The Space Between Marcus


Year Title Role Notes
1998 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Kyle Barber Episode: "Like It's 1999"
1998 Perfect Little Angels Jeff TV movie
1999 First Wave Elias Episode: "Playland"
2000 So Weird Brent Episode: "Vampire"
2000–01 Just Deal Hunter 11 episodes
2001 Smallville Trevor Chapell Episode: "Hothead"
2002 Taken Buzz Episode: "Acid Tests"
2003 Stargate SG-1 Lyle Pender Episode: "Forsaken"
2003 National Lampoon's Thanksgiving Family Reunion Jimmy Hodges TV movie
2004 Cold Squad Barry Episode: "Teen Angel"
2004–05 LAX Nick 11 episodes
2005 CSI: Miami Jeff McGill Episode: "Nothing to Lose"
2006 Eureka Callister Raynes Episode: "Right as Raynes"
2006 Justice Jeremy Pierce Episode: "Wrongful Death"
2006–07 Whistler Beck McKaye 26 episodes
2008–12 Flashpoint Sam Braddock 75 episodes
2009 Smallville Officer Danny Turpin Episode: "Bulletproof"
2010 Supernatural Mark Campbell Episode: "Exile on Main St."
Episode: "Two and a Half Men"
2010 Dexter Owen Episode: "Take It!"
2015 Criminal Minds Ryan Becker Episode: "'Til Death Do Us Part"
2018 Colony Adam Ford 4 Episodes
2019 The InBetween Luke Hall Episode: "While the Song Remains the Same"

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2012 Max Payne 3 Local Population

Awards and nominations

2007Leo AwardsBest Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic SeriesWhistlerNominated[5]
2017Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Motion PictureThe Space BetweenNominated[6]


  1. "David Paetkau is dying to play a character who lives". The Province. canada.com. December 23, 2007. Archived from the original on 2015-11-08.
  2. Warner, Tyrone (June 2, 2011). "Pulling on a line: One-on-one with the CTV stars on the red carpet". CTV.ca. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNO1Wz3oKww
  4. "Celebrity Wedding: David Paetkau & Evangeline Duy". InStyle. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
  5. "2007 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  6. "Leo Awards, Nominees by Name 2017". www.leoawards.com. Archived from the original on 27 May 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2017.

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