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).
Paetkau at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2014
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.
|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|
|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|
|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"|
|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"|
|2012||Max Payne 3||Local Population|
Awards and nominations
|2007||Leo Awards||Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series||Whistler||Nominated|
|2017||Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Motion Picture||The Space Between||Nominated|
- "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.
- 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.
- "Celebrity Wedding: David Paetkau & Evangeline Duy". InStyle. Retrieved December 17, 2012.
- "2007 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved 14 May 2017.
- "Leo Awards, Nominees by Name 2017". www.leoawards.com. Archived from the original on 27 May 2017. Retrieved 14 May 2017.