Serge Houde is a Canadian Character Actor who's made a career out of playing good guys and bad guys. Case in point: he played Joseph Gordon-Levitt's character's father suffering from Alzheimer's in the feature "50/50", and he also portrayed the volatile Mafia Boss Sam Giancana opposite Tom Wilkinson in the mini-series "The Kennedys".
Houde began acting at age 35, after pursuing successful careers as an Award Winning Advertising Executive (IKEA) and as an Internationally Published Wildlife Photojournalist specializing in Bears (National Geographic). Despite a late start and with no formal training, his passion for "The Work" coupled with his determination and raw talent, quickly established him as one of Canada's most successful Character Actors. He has close to 150 Credits listed on IMDB and has recently worked opposite the leads of such hits TV Series as "Hell on Wheels", "The Killing", "Supernatural" and "Psych". The intensity and creativity he brings to a role often attracts attention, as was the case with his appearance in the Undercover Police Drama "Played", for which he received a 2014 Leo Awards Nomination for Best Guest Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series.
Name: Serge Houde
Known for: 50/50
BirthDay: 27, Oct ,2016