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|Date of Birth||January 14, 1974 (age 42)|
Kevin Durand portrayed Martin Keamy in Season 4, and appears during Sayid and Jin's flash sideways during Season 6. He is Canadian, born on January 14, 1974 in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. He is best known, other than for his role as Keamy in Lost, for his role as Joshua in Dark Angel (2001-2002). Attending St. Ignatius High School, Durand's first acting experience was in drama class. He had his first big break when he was cast in Mystery Alaska, having dropped out of the University of Windsor early to work in the local theater scene in Toronto for several years. In the mid-1990s Kevin spent some time performing stand-up comedy in Canada.
Among his other roles in film in and television, Durand has played minor characters such as cellmate Carlos in The Butterfly Effect, Agent Jay Swopes in the remake of Touching Evil, Lord Zipacna in Stargate SG-1, Red in Wild Hogs, and psychotic Jeeves Tremor in Smokin' Aces. He has had recurring appearances in shows such as CSI, CSI Miami, ER, Without a Trace, and Dead Like Me.
Durand in Smokin' Aces
Recently, Kevin Durand played The Blob in the X-Men movie prequel, X-Men Origins: Wolverine. He is also set to play the role of Gabriel opposite Paul Bettany in Legion. He was the first actor to portray the role of "Injun Joe" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer on Broadway. In 2004, Durand played "Black Knight Ghost" in Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.
Kevin stands at an impressive 6'7" (2.01 m).
- He recently starred in 3:10 To Yuma as Tucker.
- He has previously starred in Mystery, Alaska, as "Tree" Lane
- He has previously starred in the movie Smokin' Aces, alongside Matthew Fox and Nestor Carbonell.
- He was also in the movie Wild Hogs with M.C. Gainey and Walking Tall with Michael Bowen.
- He appeared in the X-Men Origins: Wolverine movie alongside fellow Lost alumnus Dominic Monaghan, sharing more screen time than on Lost because Charlie died before Keamy appeared.
- He had a recurring guest role on Stargate SG-1 as Lord Zipacna.
- He is fluent in French.
- Was named one of Canada's funniest new comedians in 1994.
- Liked to rap while attending St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay. He was the opening act for Maestro Fresh Wes at the local auditorium.
- His nickname is "Tree".
- In the movie 3:10 To Yuma, he plays a character called Tucker, and has a very similar death scene as his character in Lost. He is stabbed to death by a man named Ben in the neck and upper chest and dies by bleeding out while lying on his back.