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Adam Beach


B: November 11, 1972 in Ashern, Manitoba

Adam Beach lost both of his parents when he was eight-years-old. Within the span of three months, his mother, who was eight-months pregnant, was killed by a drunk driver, and his father drowned in a boating accident. Adam and his two younger brothers were forced to move to Winnipeg to live with an aunt and uncle. Six years later, they were sent to live with another aunt and uncle. Beach played the role of Detective Chester Lake on the TV series, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Pictured above in a CBC publicity still as Bobby Martin in the television series Arctic Air, Adam Beach costars in the shot in New Zealand, set in 1925 Montana Netflix movie The Power of the Dog. Written and directed by Jane Campion, Canadian-born Roger Frappier is one of the producers. Opens in select theatres November 17 and on Netflix December 1.

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