Kenneth Mitchell (actor)

Kenneth Alexander Mitchell (born 25 November 1974) is a Canadian actor.

Kenneth Mitchell
Born
Kenneth Alexander Mitchell

(1974-11-25) 25 November 1974 (age 45)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
NationalityCanadian
Years active2000–present
Spouse(s)
(
m. 2006)
Children2

Early lifeEdit

Mitchell was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He attended the University of Guelph where he studied landscape architecture and played for the school soccer team as a striker. He attended and worked at Kilcoo Camp in Minden, Ontario, where he claims to have discovered his love for acting and performing

CareerEdit

In 2004 Mitchell was cast in the film Miracle with Kurt Russell, in the role of hockey player Ralph Cox who was the last player cut from the 1980 Mens Olympic Hockey Team.[1]

Mitchell appeared as Eric Green in the U.S. television drama Jericho, which was cancelled by CBS in May 2007 but was brought back onto the 2007–08 schedule following a fan campaign to save the show.[2]

He has appeared in single episodes of Flashpoint, CSI: Miami, Detroit 187, Grey's Anatomy, The Unit, and Law & Order: LA.

In 2014, Mitchell was cast in ABC's The Astronaut Wives Club television drama series, playing the role of Deke Slayton.[3] Mitchell played 3 recurring Klingon characters in seasons 1 and 2 of Star Trek: Discovery: Kol, his father Kol-Sha and Tenavik.

He stars in the television advertisements for the Samsung Galaxy S4 and Volkswagen.

Personal lifeEdit

In May 2006, Mitchell married actress Susan May Pratt. They have two children, a daughter (born 2007) and a son (born 2012).[4] In February 2020, Mitchell revealed that he suffers from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. He has been in a wheelchair since October 2019.[5]

FilmographyEdit

Film roles
Title Year Role Notes
No Man's Land 2000 Soldier Short film
The Green 2001 Ric Short film
Why Don't You Dance 2002 Chris Short film
The Recruit 2003 Alan
Miracle 2004 Ralph Cox
Tennis, Anyone...? 2005 Nick Allen
Home of the Giants 2007 Keith Morrison
AIDS: We Did It! 2010 Short film
5-25-77 2015 John Dykstra
Captain Marvel 2019 Carol's Father
Television roles
Title Year Role Notes
Leap Years 2001 Spencer Matthew Recurring role, 9 episodes
Odyssey 5 2002 Marc Taggart Recurring role, 10 episodes
Grey's Anatomy 2006 Wade Solomon 1 episode
CSI: Miami 2006 Robert Gordon 1 episode
The Unit 2006 Keith Soto 1 episode
Jericho 2006-08 Eric Green Main role, 26 episodes
Flashpoint 2008 Sgt. Pete Fitzhaven 1 episode
Ghost Whisperer 2008-09 Sam Lucas Recurring role, 15 episodes
Without a Trace 2009 Derek Wilson 1 episode
Meteor 2009 Russ Hapscomb Miniseries, 2 episodes
Iron Road 2009 Edgar Miniseries, 2 episodes
Lie to Me 2010 Duane Corey 1 episode
Hawaii Five-0 2010 Craig Ellers / Paul Stark 1 episode
Law & Order: LA 2010 Terry Walker 1 episode
Detroit 1-8-7 2010 Jeffery Cage 1 episode
Criminal Minds 2010 Drew Jacobs 1 episode
Private Practice 2011 Elliott 1 episode
Castle 2011 Paul Whittaker 1 episode
The Mentalist 2011 Tom Wilcox 1 episode
Grimm 2012 Larry McKenzie / Bigfoot 1 episode
Drop Dead Diva 2012 Rick Keller 1 episode
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2012 Dalton Burke 1 episode
NCIS: Los Angeles 2013 Special Agent Danny Gallagher 1 episode
Monday Mornings 2013 Asher Knox 1 episode
Bones 2013 Ben Carr 1 episode
Body of Proof 2013 Robert Riley 1 episode
Haven 2013 Cliff 1 episode
The Night Shift 2014 George 1 episode
Switched at Birth 2014 Wes Recurring role, 12 episodes
NCIS 2014 Nathan Curtis 2 episodes
CSI: Cyber 2015 Steve Reynolds 1 episode
The Astronaut Wives Club 2015 Deke Slayton Main cast, 10 episodes
Major Crimes 2015 Sam Curtis 1 episode
Minority Report 2015 Brian Stanton 1 episode
Code Black 2016 Cory Rockman 1 episode
Frequency 2016-2017 Deacon Joe Hurley Recurring role, 6 episodes
Notorious 2016 Detective Ken Matthews 3 episodes
Star Trek: Discovery 2017-2019 Kol/Kol-Sha/Tenavik Recurring role, 7 episodes
The Detectives 2018 Detective Richard 1 episode
See 2019 Edo Voss 1 episode
Nancy Drew 2019-2020 Joshua Dodd Recurring role, 6 episodes
The Old Man TBA Joe Recurring role, upcoming series

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Michael Ausiello (1 February 2004). "Review: 'Miracle'". Variety. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  2. ^ Brian Lowry (7 February 2008). "Review: 'Jericho'". Variety. Retrieved 30 October 2015. Having earned a stay of execution thanks partly to fans organized via that new-fangled thing called the Internet, the post-apocalyptic drama returns with two alternate endings in the can...
  3. ^ Michael Ausiello (29 April 2014). "Exclusive: Jericho Alum Kenneth Mitchell Joins ABC's Astronaut Wives Club as Series Regular". TV Line. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  4. ^ Virginia Van de Wall (9 October 2015). "The Cast of '10 Things I Hate About You' — Where Are They Now?". Life & Style Weekly. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  5. ^ Star Trek: Discovery's Kenneth Mitchell Reveals ALS Diagnosis: 'I Can't Hide It Anymore'

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