David Paetkau

  • Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Before pursuing an acting career, he spent a year backpacking in Europe and the Middle East, and also lived on a Kibbutz in Israel.
  • Made his film debut in the 1998 thriller Disturbing Behavior.
  • Got his big break in the 2000 comedy Snow Day.
  • Wanted to be a hockey player and got a chance to play one in the 2002 film Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice.
  • After portraying deceased snowboarder Beck McKaye in the Canadian drama series Whistler (2006-07), he returned to television as sniper Sam Braddock on the police drama Flashpoint (which premiered in 2008 and has aired in the United States as well as in Canada).


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