Olsson, Ty

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(Ty Olson)


Married Leanna Nash; children: Mackenzie (daughter), Dagan Hunter (daughter). Education: Langara College, graduated, 1997.


Agent—Russ Mortensen, Pacific Arts Management, Inc., 1404–510 West Hastings St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 1L8, Canada.


Actor, voice performer, and writer.


Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Ord, Dragon Tales (animated), PBS, 1999—.

Danny, Kingdom Hospital (also known as Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital), ABC, 2004.

Voice of Downshift for English version, Transformer: Super Link (animated; also known as Transformers: Energon), TV Tokyo, beginning 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

KNFS camera operator, Atomic Train, NBC, 1999.

Yarley, Black River (also known as Dean Koontz's Black River), Fox, 2001.

Superior Fish technician, Taken (also known as Steven Spielberg Presents Taken), Sci–Fi Channel, 2002.

Captain Kelly, Battlestar Galactica, Sci–Fi Channel, 2003.

Buddy and port police officer, Traffic (also known as Traffic: The Miniseries), USA Network, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Voice of Astonaige Medox for English version, Kido senshi Gandamu: Gyakushu no Shaa (anime; also known as Gundam: Char's Counter Attack, Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack, and Mobile Suit Gundam: The Counteractive Char), Japan and The Cartoon Network, c. 1988.

Second bank guard, Killers in the House, USA Network, 1998.

Skell, The Inspectors, Showtime, 1998.

Luke, As Time Runs Out, CBS, 1999.

Mark, The Sheldon Kennedy Story (also known as Un reve abime), CTV, 1999.

Second Demons fan, "H E Double Hockey Sticks," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 1999.

Truck driver, Behind the Mask, CBS, 1999.

Barker, Up, Up, and Away!, The Disney Channel, 2000.

Biker, A Storm in Summer, Showtime, 2000.

Colin, Final Ascent (also known as Final Descent), Fox Family Channel, 2000.

Workman, Take Me Home: The John Denver Story, CBS, 2000.

Kurt, Wasted, MTV, 2002.

SWAT sergeant, Dead in a Heartbeat (also known as Pulsations mortelles), TBS, 2002.

Frank Pierce, "Phenomenon II," The Wonderful World of Disney, ABC, 2003.

Jeff, Critical Assembly (also known as Ground Zero), NBC, 2003.

(As Ty Olson) Voice of Storm Shadow, G.I. Joe: Spy Troops the Movie (animated), The Cartoon Network, 2003.

Lars, NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323, ABC, 2004.

Mean foreman, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, ABC, 2004.

Other David, The Ranch, Showtime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Bo Crockett, "Crossroads," The Sentinel, UPN, 1998.

Doug Bender, "Death of an Angel," The Net, USA Network, 1998.

George Jamieson (Funboy), "The Soul Can't Rest," The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, syndicated, 1998.

Henry Bollers, "The Ripper," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1998.

Ulysses, "Trust No One," Viper, syndicated, 1998.

Younger orderly, "Kitsunegari," The X–Files, Fox, 1998.

"Motel California," First Wave, Sci–Fi Channel, 1998.

First Jaffa, "Point of View," Stargate SG–1, Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

George Jamieson (Funboy), "Closing Time," The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, syndicated, 1999.

George Jamieson (Funboy), "It's a Wonderful Death," The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, syndicated, 1999.

George Jamieson (Funboy), "The People vs. Eric Draven," The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, syndicated, 1999.

Second biker, "Honey, I'm King of the Rocket Guys," Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (also known as Disney's Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show), syndicated, 1999.

"Deadly Games: Part 2," Cold Squad, CTV, 1999.

George Manheim, "Crystal Clear," Mysterious Ways, PAX TV, 2000.

Republican guard, "Three Percenters," Harsh Realm, FX Channel, 2000.

"Manifest Destiny," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2000.

Bartender, "Hate Puppet," Night Visions, Fox, 2001.

Mick, "The Pearl's That Were His Eyes," Andromeda, syndicated, 2001.

Second paramedic, "The Passenger List," Night Visions, Fox, 2001.

Mario, "The Berrisford Agenda," Dark Angel, Fox, 2002.

Mike, "Free Spirit," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2002.

Police officer, "Chris Isaak Day," The Chris Isaak Show, Showtime, 2002.

Rourke, "Out of the Ashes," Jeremiah, Showtime, 2002.

"Buried Past," Just Cause, PAX TV, 2003.

Buddy Briggs, "Death Defying," Dead Like Me, Showtime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Jerk, Cupid, ABC, 1998.

Driver, Dark Angel (also known as James Cameron's Dark Angel), Fox, 2000.

Animal control officer, Tarzan, The WB, 2003.

Television Work; Series:

Additional voices, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (anime; also known as Gundam Wing), Japan, The Cartoon Network, and YTV, beginning c. 2000.

Film Appearances:

State trooper, Lake Placid (also known as Lac Placid), Twentieth Century–Fox, 1999.

Detective, How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog, Artistic License, 2000.

Conor's partner, Ignition (also known as Mise a feu), Saturn Home Entertainment, 2001.

Jock, Valentine, Warner Bros., 2001.

Nate (Goon), Stark Raving Mad, Newmarket Capital Group, 2002.

Sticky, Lone Hero (also known as Heros solitaire), DEJ Productions, 2002.

Army truck driver, Dreamcatcher (also known as L'attrapeur de reves), Warner Bros., 2003.

Mitchell Laurio, X2 (also known as X–Men 2, X–Men 2: X–Men United, and X2: X–Men United), Twentieth Century–Fox, 2003.

Officer Salmon, Willard, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2003.

Security guard, Agent Cody Banks (also known as L'agent Cody Banks), Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2003.

Deputy, Walking Tall, Metro–Goldwyn–Mayer, 2004.

Merc, The Chronicles of Riddick, Universal, 2004, director's cut released as The Chronicles of Riddick: The Director's Cut.

State trooper, Miracle, Buena Vista, 2004.

Voice of Storm Shadow, G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom (animated), Hasbro, 2004.

Damon Richards, Chaos, Mobius International, 2005.

Second paramedic, Elektra, Twentieth Century–Fox, 2005.

Soldier, MIA: Missing in America (also known as Woodcutter), Intrinsic Value Films/Angel Devil Productions, 2005.

Film Work:

Key grip, Desolation Sound, [Canada], 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Vandinho, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Electric Company, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2001.

Appeared as Diamond Louie, The Front Page, Richmond Gateway Theatre, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada; performed at the Shaw Festival, Niagara–on–the–Lake, Ontario, Canada, 1997; appeared in other productions.


Video Games:

Voice of third pilot, Homeworld 2, Sierra Entertainment, 2003.


Writings for the Stage:

Author of Walking the Line (one–act), produced at Studio 58, Langara College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.