MARK O'BRIEN (Alex Le Domas) most recently starred on the
Showtime television series
"City on a Hill," with Kevin Bacon, Aldis Hodge, and Jonathan Tucker; the drama
the summer of 2019.
An actor and filmmaker, he is known to audiences in his native Canada for
starring in the
long-running and award-winning CBC television series "Republic of Doyle," on
which he directed
several episodes; he earned Canadian Comedy Award nominations for both his
acting and his
directing on the show.
Mr. O'Brien's other series work has included a regular role on the acclaimed
Catch Fire" and a guest-starring arc on the cult favorite "Hannibal."
His feature film credits include Jason Reitman's THE FRONT RUNNER, opposite
Jackman; Drew Goddard's BAD TIMES AT THE EL ROYALE, with Jeff Bridges; David
Rosenthal's HOW IT ENDS; Jennifer Yuh Nelson's THE DARKEST MINDS; Andrew
ANON; and, alongside Amy Adams, the Best Picture Oscar-nominated ARRIVAL,
Denis Villeneuve. He next appears in MARRIAGE STORY by Noah Baumbach; and
starred as hockey great Terry Sawchuk in Adriana and Jane Maggs' GOALIE.
He has directed nine short films, including BETTER PEOPLE and SWEETIEFACE;
latter two won multiple awards, including for Mr. O'Brien as Best Emerging
Filmmaker at the
2013 Lakeshorts International Film Festival.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Memorial University of Newfoundland, which
awarded him a Horizon Alumni Award.