Ron Lea is a Canadian actor and director, best known for his roles as Jack Angel in This is Wonderland, Dr. Oliver Crane in Doc and Brian Malony in Street Legal.

He played Rex in Saw IV.


Ron Lea was born in Montreal and attended Concordia University before moving on to take acting training at the National Theatre School. His career took off after appearing in various local theatre productions. Since then, he appeared in many movies on television, including Doc, Street Legal and This is Wonderland. Lea also served as a director on some episodes of Doc.



Year Title Role
1981 Happy Birthday to Me Amelia's Date
1983 A Single Regret
1984 The Surrogate Salesman
1985 The Blue Man Mick
Mortimer Griffin and Shalinsky
1986 Macskafogó Additional Voice
Where Are You My Lovelies
The Trumpeter Bauer
Happy Birthday Hacker John
Gabe's Armie
1987 Shades of Love: Make Mine Chartreuse Teitlebaum
Wild Thing Dink
The Last Straw
People and Science: Deadlines
1988 Shades of Love: Moonlight Flight Arnie Glassman
The Carpenter Sheriff J.J. Johnston
Criminal Law Gary Hull
Shades of Love: The Emerald Tear Rusty
Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller Brin James
Without Work: Killing Time
1989 Red Earth, White Earth Fenske
Jésus de Montréal Daniel's Doctor / Daniel
The Gunrunner George
The Phone Call Carey Parker
Without Work: Is Everyone Here Crazy
Blind Fear Cal
1990 Cursed Vladimir Spratz
Princes in Exile Dr. Kattenberg
A Touch of Murder Bobby
1991 Clearcut Peter Maguire
The Return of Eliot Ness Pete Sheppard
1992 The Diamond Fleece Matrisciana
La vie fantôme Pierre
1993 Double or Nothing: The Rise and Fall of Robert Campeau Bruce Wasserstein
Bonds of Love Reporter
The Neighbor John
1994 Replikator Byron Scott
Spike of Love Harold
1995 Vanished Tom Armour
The Possession of Michael D. The Police Chief
Degree of Guilt Mackinlay Brooks
Iron Eagle IV Snyder
Ebbie Paul
Long Island Fever Will Dannon
1996 The Deliverance of Elaine
Shadow Zone: The Undead Express Dad
1997 The Lies He Told Sgt. Bill Bell
Tuff Luk Klub Dominic Gallano
1998 Once a Thief: Family Business Carmine
Giving Up the Ghost
A Boy's Own Story Father
1999 Escape from Mars Jason, Mission Control Weasel
The Return of Alex Kelly Mr. Sherman, Alex's Attorney
Sea People James Forrest
A Map of the World Dan Collins
2001 Largo Winch: The Heir Joop Van Dreema
After Amy
2002 All Around the Town Brendan Moody
2003 The Recruit Bill Rudolph, Dell Rep
Hurt Darla's Dad
Summer with the Ghosts
2004 Dorian Detective Giatti
A Home at the End of the World Burt Morrow
A Different Loyalty Jack Hewitt
2005 Mayday Harold Stein
2006 The Sentinel Detective #2
Bon Cop, Bad Cop Brian MacDuff
Absolution Father Paul Montoya
Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy
Small Avalanches Uncle Winfield
2007 Steel Toes Interviewer
Saw IV Rex
2008 Victor Cliff Barry
Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story Paris' Lawyer
The Quality of Life Tom Drood
Punisher: War Zone Captain Ross
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning Gene Armstrong
2009 Zombie Dearest Reverend Harper
Christmas Crash Frank Martin
2010 The Stranger Chief Picker
2011 And Baby Will Fall Blanchard
Goodnight for Justice Dan Reed
Afghan Luke Mark
2012 Burden of Evil Lt. Frank McDermott
Offline Detective Page
For Dorian Oliver Baum
Imaginaerum Dr. Jansson
2013 The Resurrection of Tony Gitone Frank
Cubicle Warriors Jesse Finkelstein
We Are Not Here The Policeman
Christmas with Tucker Thorne
2014 Boys on Film 11: We Are Animals Oliver Baum
Sorority Surrogate Oscar Oberly
Brick Mansions Lieutenant
How to Build a Better Boy General McFee
Dr. Cabbie Judge Anders
Christmas at Cartwright's Mr. Cartwright
2015 A Wish Come True Charlie
Christmas Incorporated Mayor Martin Keegan
2016 Deadly Voltage Nigel
Flower Shop Mystery: Mum's the Word Tom Harding
Valentine Ever After Walter
For Love & Honor Henry Cabot
Love on a Limb Sheriff Larry Garbaldi
Becoming Wigglesworth Ken
An American Dream: The Education of William Bowman Halberg Counsel 1
2017 Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery Pete Hughes
XX Dr. Weller
Concrete Evidence: A Fixer Upper Mystery Pete Hughes
2018 Deadly Deed: A Fixer Upper Mystery Pete Hughes


Year Title Role
1984-1989 The Hitchhiker Vic / Geoffrey Butler
1986 Spearfield's Daughter Rossano
1988 Night Heat Councilman
1990-1994 Street Legal Brian Malony
1990 E.N.G. Frank
War of the Worlds Paul Daniels
1991 Heritage Minutes Coleman
Counterstrike Mallick
1992 Bombardier Major McBain
Catwalk Gus Danzig
Secret Service Delaney
1994 RoboCop Trenton
Due South Mr. Nichols
1995 TekWar John Grant
Side Effects Dr. Jack Mason
Sirens Dominic Duzaky
1996 Omerta, la loi du silence Gino Favara
F/X: The Series Nicky Vincent
1997-2000 Wind at My Back Del Sutton
1997 Black Harbour Jeff Schmitt
Nothing Sacred Land Developer
Goosebumps Colin Blackwell
Omertà II - La loi du silence Gino Favara
1998 Once a Thief Carmine
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Chief Phil Pratt
Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend Chiron
1999 The Practice Larry Conley
Diagnosis Murder Ira Janos
Omertà - Le dernier des hommes d'honneur Gino Favara
2000 Live Through This Drake Taylor
2001-2004 Doc Dr. Oliver Crane
2002-2005 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Joe Wolf / Dr. Phillip Crane / Guy on TV
2002 The Eleventh Hour Miles Rebick
2003-2004 Blue Murder Cam McBride / Jacob Hamilton
2003 The Last Chapter II: The War Continues Norm Attwood
Les aventures tumultueuses de Jack Carter Luca Galvani
Mutant X Dr. Vincent Arrigo
2004 Il duce canadese Mazzotta
2006 Secret Files of the Inquisition Giovani Pietro Carafa / Pope Paul IV / Pedro de Arbues / Pope Gregry IX
Casino Thomas Wilson
This Is Wonderland Jack Angel
Jeff Ltd.
Angela's Eyes Eddie Young
The Path to 9/11 Jim Fielding - CIA
The State Within Carl Garcia
2007 St. Urbain's Horseman
'Til Death Do Us Part Jim Stevens
The Best Years Professor Fisher
Race to Mars Max 'Bull' Haber
Reaper Campaign Manager
2008 Supernatural Travis
2009 Flashpoint Sgt. Daniel Rangford
Impact Tom Ranfield
The Phantom Detective Sgt. Sean Davidson
2010 Shattered Karl Alvert
Tower Prep Public School Teacher
Smallville Joseph Cavanaugh
2011 Endgame Robert Spiro
Against the Wall
2012 Republic of Doyle Chili Power
King Detective Sergeant Lou Adelman
Saving Hope Dr. Ron McBride
2013-2015 Hard Rock Medical Ray Teneli
2013-2017 Orphan Black Lieutenant Gavin Hardcastle
2013 Alien Mysteries Detective Stephen White
Lost Girl The Caretaker
Being Human Pete
Bomb Girls Detective Brodie
Copper Judge
2014 The Best Laid Plans Norm Fontana
Touring T.O. Richard
Reign The Count
Covert Affairs Commander Richard Wheeler
2015 Good Witch Jerry
The Fixer
The Strain Harrison McGeever
2016 Rogue Jared Bosco
Killjoys Marris Jaqobis
Shoot the Messenger Insp. Morris
2017 Béliveau Frank Selke
American Gods Cambro
Private Eyes Sidney Woods

Video Games

Year Title Role
2001 Far Gate


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