Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Ari Cohen made his big screen debut in Guy Maddin's cult hit, Archangel (1990), in 1992, and has worked steadily since in film, television and live theatre. He has been a series regular on My Babysitter's a Vampire (2011) for Disney and The Tournament (2005) for CBC in Canada. His more than fifty television appearances include recurring roles on The L Word (2004) and Smallville (2001), guest appearances on Suits (2011), The Firm (2012), Flashpoint (2008), Lost Girl (2010), Haven (2010), Supernatural (2005) and numerous others. A highly-regarded stage actor, he has, in recent years, enjoyed an association with the Soulpepper theatre company in Toronto, where recent appearances include "True West", "Speed The Plow", "Awake and Sing" and "Biff Loman" in "Death of a Salesman", for which he was nominated for a Dora (Toronto theatre) award. Other nominations include a Dora for the world premiere of "Sunday Father" at Canadian Stage Company, a Jessie (Vancouver theatre) award nomination for "The Rainmaker" and a Gemini award nomination for The Tournament (2005). He has worked numerous times with Canadian filmmaker Bruce McDonald, most recently in the short film, "Envy", and as "Mr. Berkowitz" in The Tracey Fragments (2007). In July/August of 2013, he joins the cast of David Cronenberg's Maps to the Stars (2014).