Ty Olsson - Bio and Creative Works

Ty Olsson

ACTOR
Born
1974-01-28
Age
48
Citizenship
Canada
Place of Birth
Halifax
Full TV/Movie Credits
Bio

Ty Olsson is a Canadian actor. He is known for playing Benny Lafitte in Supernatural, real life 9/11 victim Mark Bingham in the A&E television movie Flight 93, and Ord in PBS Kids animated children's series Dragon Tales. - Wikipedia

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TV SERIES • 2022

Character: (voice)

Teen birds Red, Chuck, Bomb and Stella are crashing through Camp Splinterwood with their fellow feathered campers for a summer of high-flying hijinks!

MOVIE • 2017

Character: Hank, Jr.

After a lengthy absence, a small-town outlaw returns to his hometown, violently obsessed with the notion that his Mother's death was not a suicide.

MOVIE • 2017

Character: Ward

When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to recover the prisoner known as “The Scorpion” for the tattoo blazed across his back. When Travis discovers that his prisoner is a Secret Ops double agent planted within the cartel, it’s up to him and his expert S.W.A.T. team to keep “The Scorpion” and his billion dollar secrets safe.

MOVIE • 2017

Character: Red Donkey

Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet.

MOVIE • 2017

Character: 1950s Mack's Grandpa

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

MOVIE • 2017

Character: Curt

A woman acting as a surrogate for her estranged sister is put in peril when it turns out that someone doesn't want the baby to be born. With a mysterious man tracking her every move, she must figure out who is trying to kill her... before it's too late.

TV SERIES • 2014-2016

Character: Stan (voice)

Three nerds and a jock (who got on the wrong bus) are marooned together on an island filled with monsters. Produced by Slap Happy Productions and 9Story Entertainment for YTV Canada. Two seasons were produced totaling 80x 11 minute episodes.

MOVIE • 2016

Character: Sheriff Jim Grant

Bakery owner Hannah Swensen just can't keep her hands out of the batter when murder stirs things up in Lake Eden, Minnesota, leaving the sheriff dead, a deputy accused, and a killer on the loose.

MOVIE • 2016

Character: Sheriff Jim Grant

With The Cookie Jar, Hannah Swensen has a mouthwatering monopoly on the bakery business of Lake Eden, Minnesota. But when a rival store opens, and one of the owners is found shot to death in the store, Hannah is determined to prove that she wasn't the only one who had an axe to grind with the Quinn sisters. Somebody wasn't fooled by the Georgia Peaches and their sweet-as-pie act--and now it's up to Hannah to track down whoever had the right ingredients to whip up a murder.

MOVIE • 2015

Character: Danny

A crew of men who do the high-wire work of fixing the electrical grid are hit by a sudden deadly storm.

MOVIE • 2015

Character: Harris

Lockdown Follows a police officer who returns to duty after recovering from a gun shot wound to discover incriminating evidence of illegal activities against those closest to him. He quickly finds himself trapped inside his own precinct, hunted and in search of the truth, as the crooked cops stop at nothing to recover the evidence.

MOVIE • 2014

Character: Jainway

Ford Brody, a Navy bomb expert, has just reunited with his family in San Francisco when he is forced to go to Japan to help his estranged father, Joe. Soon, both men are swept up in an escalating crisis when an ancient alpha predator arises from the sea to combat malevolent adversaries that threaten the survival of humanity. The creatures leave colossal destruction in their wake, as they make their way toward their final battleground: San Francisco.

TV SERIES • 2013-2014

Character: Troll

Packages from Planet X is a US/Canadian animated television series produced by American Greetings and DHX Media that first premiered on Disney XD on July 13, 2013. A charismatic 15-year-old, Dan Zembrosky, from the bizarre town of Iron Bay suddenly receives strange, cryptic packages from an evil alien planet. The packages arrive in various forms and Dan and his two best friends use them to their own advantage, whether it be to make the soccer team, pass a test to avoid summer school or get out of trouble, all while keeping the mysterious contraptions out of the hands of Copernicus, an evil alien who is plotting to take over the world.

MOVIE • 2013

Character: Castillo

Elijah Kane is not your average cop. As leader of an elite, undercover police unit he has dedicated his entire life to the relentless pursuit of truth and justice. And he will stop at nothing in bringing down an enemy of the law. But someone has put a price on Kane’s head and wants him and his team of crime fighters brought down. Could it be the mysterious crime boss known only as the ghost? Could it be the Russian gangsters connected to a missing suitcase of deadly nukes? Or is it a double agent informant working within the CIA? One thing’s for sure, when Elijah Kane finds out they better start saying their prayers.

MOVIE • 2012

Character: Commander Lasky

In 2525, as mankind has begun to colonize space, a group of cadets are training to fight against human insurrectionists. One of these cadets, Thomas Lasky, has doubts about his abilities as a soldier and his convictions for this war. Whilst he struggles with himself, the planet is invaded by an unknown alien race. Reeling under the assault, Lasky and his squad mates are rescued by John-117, one of the UNSC's legendary SPARTAN-II super-soldiers. John must inspire Lasky to fulfill his potential as a soldier and a leader to fight against an enemy deadlier than any that humanity has faced before.

TV SERIES • 2012

Character: Commander Lasky

A coming-of-age story, Forward Unto Dawn follows a cadet, Thomas Lasky, at a twenty-sixth century military training academy as it is attacked by the Covenant, an alliance of alien zealots. Lasky is unsure of his future within the military but feels pressured to follow in the footsteps of his mother and brother. Lasky and his surviving squad mates are rescued by the Master Chief and, after the death of his romantic interest, Chyler Silva, Lasky is inspired by the Chief to take initiative and aids him in saving the remaining cadets.

TV SERIES • 2011-2012

Character: Hunk

The adventures of a new class of recruits as they get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to train alongside their heroes—original team members Keith, Lance, Hunk, Pidge and Allura—and learn to fly incredible robot lions. Bonds will be formed and friendships will be tested as the Voltron Force gels together as a team in an epic battle of good versus evil.

MOVIE • 2011

Character: Phil Dwyer

The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world.

MOVIE • 2011

Character: John Hamil

A highly intelligent chimpanzee named Caeser has been living a peaceful suburban life ever since he was born. But when he gets taken to a cruel primate facility, Caeser decides to revolt against those who have harmed him.

TV SERIES • 2010

Character: Hank Grace

A sheriff uncovers dark secrets when the daughter of her lover becomes a murder suspect. Based on the novels by Robin Wasserman.

MOVIE • 2009

Character: AF1 Officer

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

TV SERIES • 2009

Character: Derek

Impact is a mini-series about a meteor shower which eventually sends the moon on a collision course with Earth. The two-part mini-series premiered February 14 and 15, 2009 on the Canadian premium television channel Super Channel and was also shown on ABC on June 21 and 28, 2009 and on Alpha TV on September 2011 .

MOVIE • 2008

Character: Flash Chamber Colonel

A representative of an alien race that went through drastic evolution to survive its own climate change, Klaatu comes to Earth to assess whether humanity can prevent the environmental damage they have inflicted on their own planet. When barred from speaking to the United Nations, he decides humankind shall be exterminated so the planet can survive.

TV SERIES • 2005-2008

Character: Herry

Imprisoned thousands of years ago by his son Zeus, Cronus, the god of time, escapes from the Underworld. Now history is about to repeat itself as Cronus heads a legion of mythological monsters in his quest to conquer and destroy the world...But there is a prophecy... Seven teenagers stand in his way. The unknowing descendants of great mythological heroes, under the guidance of the Olympian Gods, find the power within themselves to save the world from the encroaching evil.

MOVIE • 2008

Character: Evil Ferryman

Frank Allen, a professional speaker who lectures on time management has a perfectly ordered and scheduled life, down to the minute. When his wife sets his clock forward 10 minutes as a joke, his day is thrown off. Deciding that his strictly ordered life has done him little good, he begins to make multiple choice index cards, choosing one at random and doing what is written on the card.

MOVIE • 2007

Character: Nathan

The iconic creatures from two of the scariest film franchises in movie history wage their most brutal battle ever—in our own backyard. The small town of Gunnison, Colorado becomes a war zone between two of the deadliest extra-terrestrial life forms—the Alien and the Predator. When a Predator scout ship crash-lands in the hills outside the town, Alien Facehuggers and a hybrid Alien/Predator are released and begin to terrorize the town.

MOVIE • 2007

Character: Sheriff Hank Harrison

A Grinch-like thief retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad. There, she gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas. She spends most of her time devising ways to even the score with her old partner in crime, until the spirit of the holidays help put her priorities back on track.

MOVIE • 2007

Character: Hawkins

Aaron and Azazel defeat the Powers, and force Mazarin and his second-in-command to leave. When the two return, they discover Camael has been released with the help of a rat. Aaron, Vilma, Gabriel, and Azazel travel up a mountain where the Light Bringer's temple is.

MOVIE • 2006

Character: Diablo Pass Officer

Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one seriously small space has a way of cramping their style.

TV SERIES • 2005-2006

Character: Kyle Kelley (voice)

Being Ian is a Canadian animated series produced by Studio B Productions, Corus Entertainment and Nelvana, focusing on 12-year-old Ian Kelley, who aspires to become a filmmaker. It originally aired from January 1, 2005 to April 22, 2007. The series is created by and based on the early life of actor/writer Ian James Corlett. It is set in the city of Burnaby, British Columbia. Produced in 2004, it debuted January 4, 2005 on YTV. The series aired in the United States on Qubo from September 19, 2009 - October 24, 2009.

MOVIE • 2006

Character: Mark Bingham

Flight 93 is a 2006 made-for-TV film, directed by Peter Markle, which chronicles the events aboard United Airlines Flight 93 during the September 11 attacks. It premiered January 30, 2006 on the A&E Network and was re-broadcast several times throughout 2006. The film focused heavily on eight passengers, namely Todd Beamer, Mark Bingham, Tom Burnett, Jeremy Glick, Lauren Grandcolas, Donald Greene, Nicole Miller, and Honor Elizabeth Wainio. It features small appearances from many other passengers, namely Donald Peterson and his wife, Jean, and also from flight attendant Sandra Bradshaw.

TV SERIES • 1999-2005

Character: Ord (voice)

Dragon Tales is an American-Canadian animated pre-school children's television series created by Jim Coane and Ron Rodecker and developed by Coane, Wesley Eure, Jeffrey Scott, Cliff Ruby and Elana Lesser. The story focuses on the adventures of two siblings, Max and Emmy and their dragon friends Cassie, Ord, Zak, Wheezie, and Quetzal. The series began broadcasting on the Public Broadcasting Service on their PBS Kids block on September 6, 1999, with its final episode aired on November 25, 2005. Re-runs ceased in 2010.

MOVIE • 2005

Character: Damon Richards

In Seattle, detective Quentin Conners is unfairly suspended and his partner Jason York leaves the police force after a tragic shooting on Pearl Street Bridge, when the hostage and the criminal die. During a bank heist with a hostage situation, Conners is assigned in charge of the operation with the rookie Shane Dekker as his partner. The thieves, lead by Lorenz, apparently do not steal a penny from the bank. While chasing the gangsters, the police team disclose that they planted a virus in the system, stealing one billion dollars from the different accounts, using the principle of the Chaos Theory. Further, they find that Lorenz is killing his accomplices.

MOVIE • 2005

Character: Second Paramedic

Elektra the warrior survives a near-death experience, becomes an assassin-for-hire, and tries to protect her two latest targets, a single father and his young daughter, from a group of supernatural assassins.

MOVIE • 2004

Character: Deputy

A former U.S. soldier returns to his hometown to find it overrun by crime and corruption, which prompts him to clean house.

TV SERIES • 2002-2003

Character: Mr. Wobblyman (voice)

Noddy, a wooden boy who lives in Toyland, introduces social concepts. He has big musical adventures with his friends and a very big imagination.

MOVIE • 2003

Character: Army Truck Driver

Four boyhood pals perform a heroic act and are changed by the powers they gain in return. Years later, on a hunting trip in the Maine woods, they're overtaken by a vicious blizzard that harbors an ominous presence. Challenged to stop an alien force, the friends must first prevent the slaughter of innocent civilians by a military vigilante ... and then overcome a threat to the bond that unites the four of them.

MOVIE • 2003

Character: Security Guard

Recruited by the U.S. government to be a special agent, nerdy teenager Cody Banks must get closer to cute classmate Natalie in order to learn about an evil plan hatched by her father. But despite the agent persona, Cody struggles with teen angst.

MOVIE • 2001

Character: Frank Yarley

Burned-out Hollywood screenwriter Bo Aikens (Jay Mohr) is fed up with life in Los Angeles. He heads out of the hustle and bustle of the big city and arrives in picturesque Black River in Northern California, seeking relaxation and artistic inspiration. In small, idyllic Black River, nearly everyone is happy, contented, and welcoming of strangers. But despite the beautiful setting, Bo begins to feel unsettled after several disturbing incidents. He discovers that all of his money has been transferred to a bank account in Black River, and a house has been purchased for him by someone on "his" instructions.

MOVIE • 2001

Character: Jock

Five friends are stalked by a masked murderer while preparing for Valentine's Day.

MOVIE • 1999

Character: State Trooper

When a man is eaten alive by an unknown creature, the local Game Warden teams up with a paleontologist from New York to find the beast. Add to the mix an eccentric philanthropist with a penchant for "Crocs", and here we go! This quiet, remote lake is suddenly the focus of an intense search for a crocodile with a taste for live animals...and people!

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