Diakun, Alex

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Diakun, Alex

(Alexander Diakun)


Born in Alberta, Canada. Education: University of Alberta, B.F.A.

Career: Actor.

Awards, Honors: Three Jessie Richardson Theatre Award nominations, Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance.


Film Appearances:

(As Alexander Diakun) Townsman, McCabe & Mrs. Miller, Warner Bros., 1971.

Lavallee, Utilities, Vestron Video, 1981.

Dolan, Firebird 2015 A.D., Brian Distributing, 1981.

Hellogoodbye, 1982.

Mr. Adams, Blood Link (also known as The Link, Blutspur, and Extrasensorial), Penta Video, 1982.

The stranger, Dead Wrong (also known as The Columbia Connection, Death Fighter, Entrapment), Sounder Productions, 1983.

Rainbow War, Pyramid Media, 1985.

Station master, The Journey of Natty Gann, Buena Vista, 1985.

Frank Valenta, High Stakes, Simcom International, 1986.

Madrid, Malone, Orion, 1987.

Deck hand, Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, Paramount, 1989.

Maitre d' at casino, Run, Buena Vista, 1991.

Armone, The Hitman, Cannon, 1991.

Fraser, The Portrait, 1992.

Grandmaster Lutz, Knight Moves (also known as Face to Face and Knight Moves—Ein moerderisches spiel), Interstar, 1993.

Art Kale, Harmony Cats, Harmony Productions, 1993.

Librarian, Ernest Rides Again, Monarch Home Video, 1993.

Kraft, Crackerjack, Cineplex-Odeon Films, 1994.

Reverend Clinton, Gunfighter's Moon, Rysher Entertainment, 1995.

County General doctor, Exquisite Tenderness (also known as The Surgeon, Die bestie im weissen kittel, and Exquisite Tenderness-Hoellische qualen), A-Pix Entertainment, 1995.

Antonio Rossi, Crying Freeman, Warner Bros., 1995.

Pallas, Starlight, Astral, 1996.

The prophecy, Drive, She Said, Beyond Films, 1997.

Reverend Clinton, Gunfighter's Moon, 1997.

Roman, Wrongfully Accused (also known as Leslie Nielsen ist sehr verdaechtig, Sehr verdaechtig, and Unter falschem verdacht), Warner Bros., 1998.

Jerry, Hoods, Pioneer North America, 1998.

Gentleman, Dudley Do-Right, Universal, 1999.

Jimmy, The Proposal, Curb Entertainment, 2001.

Pastor, Valentine, Warner Bros., 2001.

Intelligence agent, Agent Cody Banks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2003.

Russ, After School Special, Barely Legal Films, 2003.

Janitor, Arbor Vitae (short film), Stage 18 Pictures, 2003.

Bellhop and barber, Jiminy Glick in La La Wood, Lalawood LLC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Chick Savoy, a recurring role, Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC (Canada), 1998–2000.

Hoehne, a recurring role, Andromeda (also known as Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda"), Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, between 2000 and 2005.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Mr. John Q Citizen, Intensity (also known as Dean Koontz's "Intensity"), Fox, 1997.

Thorvald, Legend of Earthsea (also known as Earthsea), Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Weasel, The Glitter Dome, HBO, 1984.

Funeral director, "Love Is Never Silent," Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC, 1985.

A Masterpiece of Murder, NBC, 1986.

Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorious Nun, NBC, 1986.

Foreman, After the Promise, CBS, 1987.

Harold, The Red Spider, CBS, 1988.

Peter, Dirty Work, USA Network, 1992.

Brother Anthony, Mortal Sins, USA Network, 1992.

Doorman, Double, Double, Toil, and Trouble, ABC, 1993.

Joe Gimble, Johnny's Girl, ABC, 1995.

Moonshiner, You Know My Name, TNT, 1999.

Mr. Mason, Secret of Giving, CBS, 1999.

The Life, CTV (Canada), 2004.

Also appeared in Christmas in Calico.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Barman, "Out of the Night," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1985.

Maker 1, "O.D. Feelin'," The Hitchhiker, HBO, 1986.

Prison warden's assistant, "Escape," Airwolf, USA Network, 1987.

"Malduke," Airwolf, USA Network, 1987.

UGLI supervisor, "Beans under the Weather," The New Adventures of Beans Baxter, 1987.

Alistair Crawford, "The Smiling Dolphin," Danger Bay, 1987.

"Dude: Part 1," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1989.

Arturo Diaz, "Changing Houses," Wiseguy, CBS, 1990.

"Duck Flambe," Mom P.I., CBC (Canada), 1990.

"The Shadows," Mom P.I., CBC, 1991.

"Dig That Grave," Mom P.I., CBC, 1991.

"Cash and Money," Mom P.I., CBC, 1991.

Ricky, "My Brother's Keeper," Street Justice, syndicated, 1993.

"The Secret Life of Garret Tuggle," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1994.

Pike, "Death Dive," Cobra, syndicated, 1994.

Curator, "Humbug," The X-Files, Fox, 1995.

Minister, "The Second Soul," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1995.

Tarot dealer, "Clyde Bruckman's Final Repose," The X-Files, Fox, 1995.

"Day of the Dead," Lonesome Dove: The Outlaw Years, syndicated, 1995.

"Beyond the Veil," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1996.

Dr. Fingers, "Jose Chung's 'From Outer Space,'" The X-Files, Fox, 1996.

Hank Fidel, "Ghost in the Road," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime, 1996.

Harold Peterman, "Diamond in the Rough," Viper, syndicated, 1996.

Tom Gruenditch, "Private Eyes," The Sentinel, UPN, 1997.

Dr. Ephraim Fabricant, "Lamentation," Millennium, Fox, 1997.

Mr. Wilkes, "Fear Itself," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1998.

Greb, "Somehow, Satan Got behind Me," Millennium, Fox, 1998.

Moses Saxon, "Alien Radio," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

Moses Saxon, "Dead Air," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

Jacob Clayton, "The Regulator," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1999.

Dr. Morton Thorne, "Burning Love," Night Man, syndicated, 1999.

Nicholas Prentice, "Tribunal," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

Nicholas Prentice, "Gettysburg," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2000.

Shopkeeper, "Alien Shop," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Nicholas Prentice, "Time to Time," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Math, "Blodeuwedd," MythQuest, PBS, 2001.

Judge, "Unreasonable Doubt," The Dead Zone, USA Network, 2002.

Tarek Solamun, "Memento," Stargate SG-1, Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, 2003.

Doc Gates, "Legend of the Gun," Peacemakers, USA Network, 2003.

Doc Gates, "A Town without Pity," Peacemakers, USA Network, 2003.

Visconte, "The Actuary," The Collector, 2004.

Appeared as Leonard Grimes, "Double Cross," The Adventures of the Black Stallion; as Knightlinger, The Commish, ABC; as Injun Joe, "Muff Potter's Trial," "Millionaires," "Buried Treasure," and "Mystery at Midnight," episodes of Huckleberry Finn and His Friends; as Grant Cushing, Mercy Point, UPN; and as Curt Cole, Traps, CBS.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Nick Desoto, Wiseguy, CBS, 1987.

Crandall, "Fool's Gold," Dead Man's Gun, 1997.

Stage Appearances:

Lip, player, and cannibal dancer, The Winter Dancers, Marymount Manhattan Theatre, New York City, 1979.

Appeared in more than 200 other stage plays.



Cult Times, January, 1999, p. 11.