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Aleks Paunovic


B: June 29, 1969 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Aleks Paunovic started his professional acting career while working on his two other passions, boxing and music. He competed at the Pre-Pan Am games as a member of the Canadian Boxing Team and played bass in a hard rock band. While playing with his band, Paunovic was asked to audition for the HBO movie Heads and got the role. From then on, he was bitten by the acting bug and has been working as an actor ever since. He is also writing scripts for film and television. He was recently nominated for a Jessie Richardson Theater Award for his leading role in the Vancouver stage production of Danny and the Deep Blue Sea. Paunovic recently had a standout comedic turn opposite Tom Hardy in the Fox comedy This Means War and has a regularly recurring role as Jim McAllister on the CBC series Arctic Air. Aleks Paunovic plays Winter, Sara Canning plays Lake and Roger Cross is Captain in War for the Planet of the Apes which was shot in Vancouver and various locations Alberta.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Heads (TV-1993)
Roswell: The Aliens Attack (TV-1999)

Children of My Heart (TV-2000)
Nostradamus (2000)
Apt. 310 (2002)
Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled (VR-2002)
I Spy (2002)
Christmas Rush (TV-2002)
The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth About Enron (TV-2003)
Picking Up and Dropping Off (TV-2003)
Seven Times Lucky (2004)
The Life (TV-2004)
Twice Rmoved (2005)
Sandra Gets Dumped (2005)
Chasing Christmas (TV-2005)
Painkiller Jane (TV-2005)
The Hitchhiker (2006)
Kraken: Tentacles of the Deep (TV-2006)
Ducks (2006)
Zero Hour (2007)
Maneater (TV-2007)
Taming Tammy (2007)
The Brute (2008)
Heart of a Dragon (2009)
Personal Effects (2009)
Driven to Kill (2009)
Fireball (TV-2009)
Riverworld (TV-2009)

Blood: A Butcher’s Tale (2010)
Guido Superstar: The Rise of Guido (2010)
Charlie (2011)
This Means War (2012)
The Christmas Consultant (TV-2012)
The Marine: Homefront (VR-2013)
Chupacabra vs. the Alamo (TV-2013)
Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Christmas Bounty (TV-2013)
Far FRom Home (TV-2014)
What an Idiot (2014)
Feed the Gods (2014)
Eadweard (2014)
Badge of Honor (2014)
Unmatched (2014, short)
The Starlight Heist (2014, short)
School of Fish (2015)
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Puppet Killer (2017)
Siberia (2018)
The Shipment (2018, short)
Hard Powder (2018)
Freaks (2018)
Way Out Of Bounds (2019)
Volition (2019)

Chained (2020)

TV Series – Cast:
Destinations Manitoba (Co-host, 1993)

Arctic Air (2012-2014)
Van Helsing (2016-2017)

TV Series – Guest Appearances:
The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1998)

Jeremiah (2002)
Stargate SG-1 (2002)
John Doe (2002)
Andromeda (2003)
Mutant X (2004)
The Dead Zone (2005)
Battlestar Galactica (2005, 2007)
Psych (2006, 2013, 2014)
Saved (2006)
Eureka (2006)
Supernatural (2006, 2010, 2016)
Smallville (2007, 2011)
Flash Gordon (2007)
Bionic Woman (2007)
Stargate: Atlantis (2007)

InSecurity (2011)
Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011)
Republic of Doyle (2013)
Once Upon a Time (2013)
Hell on Wheels (2013)
Parked (2014)
The 100 (2014, 2015)
iZombie (2015)
Ghost Unit (2015)
Continuum (2015)
Motive (2016)
Zoo (2017)
Get Shorty (2017)
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (2017)
The Detour (2018)
The Age of Adulting (2018)
NarcoLeap (2018, 2019)

Freaks, movie, poster,

Volition, movie, poster

Chained, movie, poster,