Justin Louis

Justin Louis

Age
47
Birthday
Feb. 20th, 1967
Born in
Terceira, Azores, Portugal
Height
5' 9

Justin Louis' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Stargate Universe TV Show
Stargate Universe
Missing (2003) TV Show
Missing (2003)
Durham County (CA) TV Show
Durham County (CA)
The Andromeda Strain TV Show
The Andromeda Strain
Battery Park TV Show
Battery Park
Public Morals TV Show
Public Morals
The Fighting Fitzgeralds TV Show
The Fighting Fitzgeralds
Urban Angel (CA) TV Show
Urban Angel (CA)
 

Main Movie Roles

2008 - Saw V
2007 - Shooter
2007 - Saw IV
2006 - The Marsh
2004 - Dawn of the Dead
2004 - Chestnut: Hero of Central Park
2001 - Scenes of the Crime
2000 - The Contender
1991 - Naked Lunch
1990 - Stella
1989 - Renegades
1988 - Cocktail

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

Louis Ferreira (also known as Luis Ferreira or Justin Louis, sometimes spelled as Justin Lewis) is a Portuguese-born Canadian actor. Ferreira is best known for his roles in Stargate Universe as Colonel Everett Young, serial killer Ray Prager in the first season of Durham County, and as FBI Assistant Director John Pollock in Missing and Art Blank in Saw IV. He is currently starring in the CTV series Motive as homicide detective Oscar Vega.

Ferreira was born on February 20, 1967, in Terceira, Azores, Portugal, and emigrated with his parents to Canada early in his life. He grew up in the Jane and Finch neighborhood in North York, Ontario.

The actor went by the stage name Justin Louis for 25 years until his Portuguese-born mother died in 2008, after which he decided to change it to an approximation of his birth name, Louis instead of Luís.

Ferreira's resume includes over 100 different onscreen credits, as he has also appeared on a broad range of television series, including lead roles in the sitcoms Hidden Hills, and Urban Angel, and recurring or guest roles in Rookie Blue, The L.A. Complex, Touch, NCIS, 21 Jump Street, ER, 24, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami, Criminal Minds, The Outer Limits, Star Trek: Voyager, Highlander, The Sentinel, Mutant X and The Pretender. He also hosted the television series Letters to God.

In 2009, Ferreira was featured as David Maysles in the HBO award winning film Grey Gardens opposite 'Jessica Lange' and 'Drew Barrymore'. Other film work includes playing Sarah Polley's husband in Dawn of the Dead as well as roles with 'Mark Wahlberg' in Shooter, and The Lazarus Child, a thriller that starred 'Angela Bassett' and 'Andy García'.

Ferreira also appeared in the 1995 comedy horror Blood and Donuts that also starred 'David Cronenberg' and the 1998 film Fallen Arches. He appeared in the film Saw IV as the character Art Blank. Further credits include The Marsh, Everything Put Together, The Staircase, Boozecan, Naked Lunch, The Big Slice, Renegades, Cocktail and Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II.

In 2011, he became known as “The Voice of Mazda”, voicing a series of commercials for their national campaign for two years. Other voiceover work includes Police Officer Vince on “The Dating Guy” and Chet in the episode Hyde and Go Shriek in the animated children's series Tales from the Cryptkeeper.

Ferreira played 'Donald Trump' in Trump Unauthorized and was a lead in the miniseries The Andromeda Strain. He won the Best Actor Award for his portrayal of Robert (Duke) Romano in Fallen Arches at the Chicago Alt. Film Fest in 1999.

In 2008, he won the Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for his work portraying the serial killer Ray Prager in Durham County. He was nominated for the same award in 2010 for the role of Colonel Everett Young on Stargate Universe.


TRIVIA:
  • Has starred in 9 different television series to date.
  • He was born in Terceira, Aores Islands (off the coast of Portugal), but was raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • He was considered as 'Johnny Depp' (qv)'s replacement in _"21 Jump Street" (1987)_ (qv) until producers decided he was too young for the part.


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