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Callum Keith Rennie

Callum Keith Rennie

Callum Keith Rennie was born in Sunderland, England, raised in Alberta, Canada and was first struck with the passion to act while living in Edmonton. Starting out in university radio and working his way to the renowned Shaw Festival, Callum moved to Vancouver and quickly caught the eye of producers and directors.

Further to his many television appearances, Callum landed his first independent feature film role in director Mina Shum's Double Happiness for which he garnered a Best Supporting Actor Genie Nomination.

Callum continued to star in many Canadian films including Curtis's Charm, Men With Guns and Bruce MacDonald's critically acclaimed Hard Core Logo. Concurrently he starred on several television series including My Life As A Dog (winning a Best Actor Gemini Award), Twitch City and Due South.

Mr. Rennie went on to star in many other feature films including Christopher Nolan's Memento, David Cronenberg's eXistenz, Lynne Stopkewich's Suspicious River, his second feature film with filmmaker Bruce McDonald Picture Claire, and Last Night directed by Don McKeller, which earned Callum a Best Supporting Actor Genie Award.

Films released in 2003 included the critically acclaimed Flower & Garnet and Falling Angels starring opposite Miranda Richardson. Both films attended the Toronto International Film Festival, as has virtually every Canadian feature film he has starred in the past.

In 2004/2005 Callum was seen in Daniel MacIvor's Wilby Wonderful, Stephen King's mini series Kingdom Hospital directed by Craig R. Baxley and David Goyer's Blade Trinity. He will also be seen opposite Jon Voight in the mini-series Five People You Meet In Heaven. Callum also worked in South Africa on Harry Hooks' Whiskey Echo, opposite Ving Rhames and Freddie Prinze Jr. on Keoni Waxman's Shooting Gallery shot in New Orleans and in 2006 he worked opposite Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman and Carrie-Anne Moss in Snow Cake.

Callum's television credits continue to grow with recent additions including Painkiller Jane, The L Word, Supernatural, and Smallville and he is completing production on the exciting third season of the critically acclaimed hit series Battlestar Galactica reprising his infamous Cylon role of 'Leobon.'

Callum has five feature films currently set to release in 2007 including David Goyer's The Invisible opposite Marcia Gay Harden for Touchstone and Spyglass Entertainment, Silk starring Keira Knightley, Butterfly on a Wheel with Pierce Brosnan and, finally the Paramount Pictures thriller Case 39 starring Renee Zellweger.

Callum resides primarily in Vancouver, Canada.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.

Callum Keith Rennie Facts

BirthdaySeptember 14, 1960 (61)
BirthplaceSunderland, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 11" (1m80)  How tall is Callum Keith Rennie compared to you?

Selected Filmography

The Tiger's Cave
Into the Forest
Code Name: The Cleaner
The X-Files: I Want To Believe
Wilby Wonderful
Battlestar Galactica:The Mini-Series
The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet
Falling Angels
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