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Luís Ferreira, also known as Louis Ferreira or Justin Louis, (born February 20, 1966) is a Portugese-born Canadian actor, best known for playing Colonel Everett Young in Stargate Universe, Ray Prager in the first season of Durham County, and FBI Assistant Director John Pollock in 1-800-Missing.

He played Art Blank in Saw IV.

Early Life

Luís Ferreira was born on February 20, 1966, in Terceira, Azores, and emigrated with his parents to Canada early in his life. He grew up in North York, Ontario. He went by the stage name Justin Louis for 25 years until his Portuguese-born mother died in 2008, after which he decided to use his family name and "Louis," an approximation of his given name, "Luís."


Ferreira's resumé includes over 100 different on-screen credits as he has appeared on a broad range of television shows, including lead roles in Hidden Hills, Durham County, Urban Angel, and 1-800-Missing. He has also played recurring or guest roles in various TV shows, including NCIS, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and Criminal Minds. After playing the recurring characters of Declan in the fifth season of the popular TV series Breaking Bad and Colonel Henderson Hall in Primeval: New World, he also starred in the CTV series Motive as homicide detective Oscar Vega with recurring roles in The Romeo Section and This Life. He also hosted the television series Letters to God.

In 2009, Ferreira was featured as David Maysles in the HBO award-winning film Grey Gardens, opposite Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore. Other film credits include his portrayal of Sarah Polley's husband in Dawn of the Dead as well as roles in Shooter and The Lazarus Child. Ferreira played the role of Earl in the 1995 film Blood and Donuts and appeared in Saw IV in 2007. Further credits include The Marsh, Boozecan, and The Big Slice. He also portrayed Donald Trump in Trump Unauthorized and was a starring cast member in the miniseries The Andromeda Strain.

In 2011, he became known as "The Voice of Mazda," voicing a series of commercials for their national campaign for two years. Other voice-over work includes Police Officer Vince in the TV series The Dating Guy and Chet in the episode Hyde and Go Shriek in the animated children's series Tales from the Cryptkeeper.

Ferreira won the Best Actor Award for his portrayal of Robert Romano in Fallen Arches at the Chicago Alt. Film Fest in 1999. In 2008, he won the Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for his portrayal of serial killer Ray Prager in Durham County. He was nominated for the same award in 2010 for the role of Colonel Everett Young in the TV series Stargate Universe. He won the Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series in 2014 and 2015 and was nominated for the same Leo Award in 2016.



Year Title Role
1986 Doing Life Bobby
1987 Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II Craig Nordham
1988 Drop-Out Mother
Cocktail Soldier
1989 Renegades Rookie Cop
Brown Bread Sandwiches Fiorello
1990 Stella Cocaine Dealer
Common Ground Billy McGoff
The Kissing Place Dave
Defy Gravity
1991 The Big Slice Andy McCafferty
Naked Lunch Exterminator #3
Le peloton d'exécution Greg Blair
1992 The Trial of Red Riding Hood M.C. Porker
Aaron Sent Me Sergeant Mallin
1993 Night Owl Alex
Desiree's Wish Luther
Vendetta II: The New Mafia Frank Jr.
1994 Boozecan Pasqua
Ultimate Betrayal Wayne
Voices from Within Brooks Taylor
1995 A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story Young Frankie Avalon
Jack Reed: One of Our Own Mick Williams
Blood & Donuts Earl
1996 A Brother's Promise: The Dan Jansen Story Nick Tometz
1997 The Perfect Mother John Podaras
Dad's Week Off Chip
The Notorious 7 Eddie Alighieri
1998 The Staircase Mr. Mouly
Fallen Arches Robert Duke Romano
2000 Everything Put Together Russ
The Contender America Live Producer
2001 Stiletto Dance James Launcher
Scenes of the Crime Louis
Loves Music, Loves to Dance Detective Vincent D'Salva
2002 Savage Messiah Vern
2004 Dawn of the Dead Luis
Tricks Donnie
Chestnut: Hero of Central Park Matt Tomley
2005 The Lazarus Child Lewis Kern
Trump Unauthorized Donald Trump
2006 The Marsh Noah Pitney
2007 Shooter Howard Purnell
Saw IV Art Blank
2008 True Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet Sam
2009 Grey Gardens David Maysles
2010 A Weekend to Remember Thomas Taylor
2012 Dancing Still Shane
2013 Duke Guard
2014 Through the Pane Lewis
2015 Life on the Line Mr. Fontaine
2016 Arthur Antonio
Counter Act Fred Foy
2017 The Undertaker's Son Jonathan Redding


Year Title Role
1986-1988 Night Heat Jones / Ray / Rick
1986 Kay O'Brien Santino's Friend
1988-1989 Friday the 13th: The Series Danny / Eddie
1988 Katts and Dog Old Cop
T and T Dancin Joe Dimarco
1990 Street Legal Dirk Kendrick
Top Cops Danny Edwards
21 Jump Street Dean's Brother
1991-1992 Urban Angel Victor Torres
1991 Scales of Justice John Horvath
1993 J.F.K.: Reckless Youth Kirksey
North of 60 Claudio Sangalli
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Kyle Bettinger
Tales from the Cryptkeeper Chet
Cobra Jack Beyer
1994 Monster Force Additional Voices
1995-1999 The Outer Limits Winston Meyerburg / Father John Royce
1995 Highlander Peter Kanis
The Hardy Boys
1996 Public Morals Det. Mickey Crawford
Local Heroes Mert
Two Ben
1997 The Pretender Scotty Boyd
Cracker Jeffrey / Leon the Stalker
1998 The Sentinel Arthur Sabin
Millennium Edward
Three Monty Pickett
The Net Kyle Lockwood
Trinity Det. Bobby McCallister
Star Trek: Voyager Trevis
1999 Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place Brandon
Judging Amy Mr. Harbert
St. Michael's Crossing Vincent
2000 ER Michael Mueller
Battery Park Detective Ben Nolin
Bull John O'Leary
The Fugitive Leo
2001 The Fighting Fitzgeralds Jim
2002-2003 Hidden Hills Doug Barber
2002 Relic Hunter Knowles
Mutant X Henry Voight
2003-2006 Assistant Director John Pollock 1-800-Missing
2003 24 Danny Dessler
2005 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Ken Wellstone
2006 CSI: Miami Jason Adams
2007 Durham County Ray Prager
2008 The Andromeda Strain Colonel James C. Ferrus
2009-2010 The Dating Guy Police Officer Vince
2009-2011 SGU Stargate Universe Colonel Everett Young
2009 Criminal Minds Roy Colson
SGU Stargate Universe Kino Colonel Everett Young
2012-2013 Breaking Bad Declan
2012 NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service Metro Detective Nick Burris
Touch Felipe
The L.A. Complex Dean Pirelli
2013-2016 Motive Detective Oscar Vega / Sergeant Oscar Vega
2013 Primeval: New World Colonel Hall
Rookie Blue Jacob Blackstone
2015-2016 This Life David K. Crowley
2015 Ghost Unit Lincoln
The Romeo Section Fred Foy
2016-2017 Travelers Rick Hall
2016 Bates Motel Dr. Guynan / Doctor
Aftermath Bob 'Moondog' Black
2017-2018 S.W.A.T. William 'Buck' Spivey
2017 Taken Carlos Mejia
Real Detective Detective John Conaty
2018 Arrow Jerry Bertinelli
The X Files Detective Costa
The Fixer Gabriel

Video Games

Year Title Role
2016 Dead Rising 4 PMCs


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