TV shows Da Vinci's Inquest
Name Robert Wisden
|Awards Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series|
Nominations Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Movies Watchmen, Snow Queen, Driven to Kill, Legends of the Fall, Final Destination
Similar People David Wu, Jeff F King, Norma Bailey, Bill L Norton, Chris Haddock
Education Simon Fraser University
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Robert Charles Wisden (born 1958) is an English actor who has an extensive career in Canadian and American television. He is best known for his role as United States President Richard Nixon in Zack Snyder's film adaptation of the DC graphic novel Watchmen, Chief Coroner James Flynn in Da Vinci's Inquest, and Ken Browning in Final Destination. He played Robert Patrick Modell in the 1996 The X-Files series episode Pusher and 1998 follow-up episode Kitsunegari. In 2000, he won a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for The Sheldon Kennedy Story (1999).
Wisden moved with his family from Britain to Canada when he was 15. He started his career in 1985 starring as Terry Dunne in Atom Egoyan's In This Corner. He has since acted on many series, including Da Vinci's Inquest, Smallville, The X-Files and Jeremiah. In 2006, Wisden graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Education degree. He taught at Heritage Woods Secondary School for two school years (2006 - 2007), substituting for the main drama teacher and he is currently employed full-time at St.George's School for Boys in Vancouver, British Columbia, where he is Head of the Drama department.