Christopher Heyerdahl Biography

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2

Score: 8.79 / 10
Released: November 16, 2012
Director: Bill Condon
Producer: Wyck Godfrey, Karen Rosenfelt, Stephenie Meyer
Studio: Entertainment One
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Ashley Greene, Michael Sheen, Dakota Fanning, Mackenzie Foy, Christopher Heyerdahl, Daniel Cudmore, Charlie Bewley
Genre: Thriller
Length: 115 minutes
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Christopher Heyerdahl Biography


Date of Birth: September 18, 1963

Born in British Columbia, Canada, half-Norwegian, half-Canadian actor Christopher Heyerdahl is best known for playing Volturi leader Marcus in the Twilight Saga feature film series. He has also played roles in a number of popular television series, including Dieter Braun in True Blood, Zor-El in the sci-fi series Smallville; Leonid in the Are You Afraid of the Dark episode “The Thirteenth Floor” and as Nosferatu in the episode “Midnight Madness.” Other TV shows include Supernatural, Caprica, Human Target, Stargate Atlantis, and Steven Spielberg’s Emmy and Golden Globe-winning miniseries Into the West.

In 2006, Christopher won a Leo Award for Best Guest Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series for his role as Jan Van Der Heyden in The Collector. In 2010, he won another Leo Award for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series and also a Gemini Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role in a Dramatic Series for Sanctuary.

From 2011 - 2016, Christopher co-starred on AMC’s hit series Hell on Wheels, which debuted as the second highest rated original series in AMC history. He also reprised his role as the villainous vampire Marcus in the final installment of the Twilight series, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2012).

Most recently, he acted alongside Mark Strong, Ethan Hawke and Noomi Rapace, in the film Stockholm (2018), directed by Robert Budreau.

Christopher is also a gifted hockey player, having played for the Ottawa Senators.


The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (2012)
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (2011)
The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009)
Cadavres (2009)
The Invisible (2007)
Blade: Trinity (2004)
Catwoman (2004)
Le dernier tunnel (2004)
The Chronicles of Riddick (2004)
Aftermath (2002)
India: Kingdom of the Tiger (2002)
Believe (2000)
Nowhere in Sight (2001)
The Witness (2000)
Babel (1999)
The Ghosts of Dickens' Past (1998)
Rowing Through (1996)
Highlander III: The Sorceror (1994)
Warriors (1994)


Actor Stockholm (2019)
Actor Togo (Disney+) (2019)
Actor The Calling (2014)
Actor Cadavres (2009)
Actor The Last Tunnel (2004)