Alan Van Sprang

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  • Birth Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/19/1971, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor
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Alan Van Sprang Fast Facts:
  • Father, Emile Van Sprang, was a member of a popular 1960s rock band called the Stampeders, which was led by Alan's uncle Ronnie King.
  • Performed for three seasons with Calgary's Shakespeare in the Park, and five years with Theatre Calgary.
  • Has appeared in George Romero's zombie features Land of the Dead (2005), Diary of the Dead (2008) and Survival of the Dead (2009).
  • At 39, decided to shave his head in an effort to land "leading, dangerous, bad-guy parts," but his next three roles were that of a priest, a heroic Greek slave and a good-hearted policeman.
  • For his role as a Greek slave in 2011's Immortals, he had to undergo a three-week "hardcore boot camp" that included a daily regimen of dieting, cardio workouts, yoga, fight training and gym and weight training.
  • Alan Van Sprang Relationships:
  • Sarah Robichaud - Ex-significant Other
  • Logan Joseph Van Sprang - Son
  • Emile Van Sprang - Father
  • College:
  • Mount Royal College Conservatory of Music and Speech Arts, Calgary, Alberta, Canada (1992)

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