His varied screen credits include: A Viking in The Thirteenth Warrior, starring Antonio Banderas and Omar Sharif to a gunslinger in Open Range with Kevin Costner; A naval officer in 2012, directed by Roland Emmerich; a Swedish immigrant in the western Gunless with Paul Gross; a detective in Fringe; a Magician in Supernatural; and a Scientist in Smallville. The credit Alex is most proud of is his role as Karl Rademacher in The Outer Limits episode Tribunal (based on holocaust survivor Leo Egan’s life) where Alex played the real life Nazi officer who ran the barracks of Auschwitz.
A familiar face to sci-fi fans, Alex has also appeared as eight different characters on Stargate SG-1, more than any other actor, most of them in full prosthetic makeup. He’s also known for portraying “Dulann” the lead Minbari warrior monk who serves as first officer aboard the starship Liandra in the SCI FI Channel’s movie, Babylon 5: Legend of The Rangers: To Live and Die in Starlight. Alex has also made guest appearances as “Johanssen” in James Cameron’s Dark Angel, Andromeda, The Immortal, Welcome to Paradox, and First Wave. Alex also has many animation and video game credits including a number of commercials and industrial voice-overs: Gundam 00, Nana, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Iron Man: Armored Adventures and The Roswell Conspiracies, Telus, Canfor, The Source and others. Alex has received a Leo nomination for Best Actor in the short film Evirati and Jessie Richardson nominations for his work in the plays Mojo (Ensemble) and The Promised Land (Lead Actor), winning a Best Ensemble Jessie Award for Mojo.