14 january, 1974
Kevin Serge Durand (born January 14, 1974) is a Canadian actor known for his roles as Joshua in Dark Angel, Martin Keamy in Lost, Fred J. Dukes in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, the Archangel Gabriel in Legion, and Little John in Robin Hood.
Life and career
Durand was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario and graduated from St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay. Durand is well known as a chameleonic character actor and has played series regulars on shows such as James Cameron's Dark Angel as Joshua, Agent Jay Swopes in the American remake of Touching Evil, as well as guest roles on CSI, CSI: Miami, ER, Without a Trace, Dead Like Me and others. He also recurred on the television show Stargate SG-1 as "Lord Zipacna" and on Lost during its fourth and sixth seasons, in which he played as the antagonist Martin Keamy for 12 episodes.
Durand's first big movie break came, when he was cast in Mystery, Alaska. He has acted alongside Ashton Kutcher in The Butterfly Effect as cellmate Carlos, the Chicano who aids him against disgruntled Aryans in lock-up. His other film credits include the role of "Tree" Lane in Mystery, Alaska, Booth in Walking Tall, sidekick Red in Wild Hogs, the psychotic neo-nazi Jeeves Tremor in Smokin' Aces, the title role in Otis E., the Archangel Gabriel in Legion, Little John in Robin Hood, and the hired thug Tucker in the remake of 3:10 to Yuma with Russell Crowe and Christian Bale. Due to Durand's height at and his muscular frame, he often plays thugs or law enforcement roles.
Durand proposed to his long time girlfriend, Sandra Cho. The couple married on October 1, 2010.