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The Addams Family


John DeSantis

6' 9" (2.06 m)

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November 13, 1973 (age 47) (

The 13th Warrior, Thirteen Ghosts, The Hole, Incident On and Off a Mountain, Master and Commander: The Far S

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John DeSantis (born November 13, 1973) is a Canadian actor, perhaps best known as Lurch on Fox Family's television of The New Addams Family. His other work includes a principal role in Disney's Touchstone Pictures film The 13th Warrior, in which he played a Viking warrior named Ragnar the Dour. He has also appeared in television series Police Academy and Supernatural. DeSantis is (6'10") tall. Before his acting career, he served for two years in the Canadian Army. He has been recognised as one of Canada's tallest actors.


John DeSantis John Desantis Biography and Filmography 1977

Supernatural - Everybody Hates Hitler - Producer's Preview


  • The New Addams Family (1998) TV Series as Lurch
  • Reunion (2000) TV Episode as Big Tracker
  • Stargate SG-1 (2001) TV Episode as Jaffa
  • Voyage of the Unicorn (2001) (TV) as Cratch
  • Dead Last as Evil Ghost (1 episode, 2001)
  • Dark Angel as (1 episode, 2001) Miller, the Mangler
  • Thirteen Ghosts (2001) (as John De Santis) as Horace "Breaker" Mahoney, The Juggernaut
  • Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever (2002) (as John De Santis) also Bus Guard #2
  • Snow Queen (TV) (as John De Santis) as Satan
  • Slumber (2003) TV Episode as The Traveller
  • Smallville (2 episodes 2003; 2011) as The Traveller and Solomon Grundy
  • Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003) as Padeen, Loblolly Boy
  • Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Charlie's Angels (2004) (TV) as Bigfoot
  • Ghost Story (2004) TV Episode as Tiny
  • Dead Like Me (1 episode, 2004) as Tiny
  • Earthsea (2004) (TV) (as John De Santis) as Kargide Soldier #1
  • Bloodsuckers (2005) (TV) as Ble-Ka
  • The Long Weekend (2005) as Cellmate
  • Barbie and the Magic of Pegasus 3-D (2005) (V) (voice) as Ollie the Giant
  • Masters of Horror (episode: "Incident On and Off a Mountain Road", 2005) as Moonface
  • Little Man (2006/I) (as John De Santis) as Bruno
  • Blade: The Series as Thorne (6 episodes, 2006)
  • The Dresden Files as Demon (1 episode, 2007)
  • Painkiller Jane as Henry Perkins (1 episode, 2007)
  • Supernatural (2008) (TV) as Freeman Daggett ("Ghostfacers", Season 3 Episode 13), as The Golem ("Everybody Hates Hitler", Season 8 Episode 13), and as Scarecrow ("Fan Fiction", Season 10 Episode 5)
  • Ratko: The Dictator's Son (2009) as Skender
  • Stan Helsing (2009) as Frankenstein's Monster
  • The Hole (2009) as Monster Dad
  • Eureka (1 episode, 2009) as Big Ed
  • Psych (1 episode, 2010) as 7-foot tall man
  • Smallville (1 episode, 2011) as Solomon Grundy
  • Big Time Movie (2012) as Maxwell
  • Once Upon A Time (2012) as Dove ("Skin Deep", Season 1 Episode 12)
  • Seventh Son (2014) as Tusk
  • Falling Skies (2014–2015) as Shaq
  • Viking as Berserk
  • The X-Files Season 10, 11 (2015–2017, 2 episodes) as The Band-Aid Nose Man
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events (almost all episodes) as The Bald Man
  • "Mech-X4 (2016) as Coach Davage
  • References

    John DeSantis Wikipedia

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