Ted Atherton
General Information
Full Name
  • Ted Atherton
  • Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • 1962

Ted Atherton (born 1962) is a Canadian film and television actor who portrayed Lord Hugo on Reign.


He attended Cardinal Newman High School from 1976 to 1981 and the University of Toronto graduating with honors, attaining a Bachelor's Degree in English and Drama. He then completed a three-year Masters program at the globally respected Banff Centre in Calgary, Alberta. Mr. Atherton worked as an English teacher before pursuing his acting career.


Ted Atherton's big break came when he was cast as Pan Philips in the CBC TV series "Nothing Too Good For A Cowboy." This series gave him a Gemini Award nomination in 2000,as "Best Lead in a Continuing Dramatic Role." Now Ted is well known by fans everywhere as the sarcastic yet funny F.B.I. Agent Myles Leland III on the Syndicated TV series "Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye." Aside from Ted performing in front of the cameras, another passion of his is performing on stage. He's a well accomplished Shakespearean actor. He's done "As You Like It" at the Du Maurier World Stage, "Much Ado About Nothing" at the Theater Calgary, "Richard III" & "All Well That Ends Well" at the Stratford Festival. Other major stage performances by Ted has been in "Death Of A Salesman" & "The Lion King", at the Royal Alexandra, "The Cryptogram", at the Tarragon Theater, "Hay Fever" at the Canadian Stage, & "The Last Comedy" at the Banff Centre.



Year Title Role
1998 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy Panhandle Phillips
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families SS Soldier #1
1999 Joan of Arc Jean d'Estivet
Switching Goals Mitch
2000 Santa Who? George
2002 Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story James Robinson
2004 A Bear Named Winnie Captain Elliot
2006 Hollywoodland Detective Doug Johnson
Find Professor
Candles on Bay Street Ross
2007 The Stone Angel Reverend Troy
2008 Degrassi Spring Break Movie Mr. Edwards
An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Mr. Hopkins
Max Payne Detective Shipman
2009 The National Tree Aaron
2010 Who Is Clark Rockefeller? Det. John Ryan
The Santa Suit Bryce Hunter
2011 John A.: Birth of a Country Governor General Charles Monck
2012 An Officer and a Murderer Minister Shaw
Zac & Penny Thelonious


Year Title Role
1996 Traders N/A
1998 La Femme Nikita Ray Leeds
1999 The City Barns
1999-2000 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy Panhandle Phillips
2001 The Associates Ned Waterston
Blue Murder P.C. Gerald Passmore
2002 Street Time Larry Atwood
2004 Blue Murder Pete Milbourne
2002-2005 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye Myles Leland III / SA Myles Leland III
2005 Time Warp Trio Meriwether Lewis
2006 This Is Wonderland Paul Tiernay
2007 Everest Alan Burgess
'Til Death Do Us Part Matthew
The Company Frank Wisner
2008 The Andromeda Strain Edward 'Ed' Dewitt
XIII: The Conspiracy Wally Sheridan
2009 Murdoch Mysteries Professor Albert Godfrey
'Da Kink in My Hair Executive #2
2009-2010 Cra$h & Burn Sam/Stan
2008-2010 The Border Clifford Holland
2010 Pure Pwnage Doug's Lawyer
2010-2011 Blue Mountain State Dean Simon
2011 King Dr. John Telsun
XIII: The Series Wally Sheridan
Haven Ben Keegan
2007-2012 Degrassi: The Next Generation Randall Edwards
2012 Fairly Legal N/A
2013 Transporter: The Series Stanwick
Lost Girl Bob Hamelin
Bomb Girls Detective Prentiss
Suits Judge Henderson
2012-2013 Fugget About It Special Agent Strait McCool / Juan Carlos
2014 Reign Lord Hugo


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