From the Ice to the Screen: Steve Lund’s Journey & Biography

March 22, 2024
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Who is Steve Lund?

Steve Lund was born on 9 January 1989, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He’s a Canadian actor and former hockey player, probably best known for his roles in TV series, including “Bitten”, “Reign”, and “Schitt’s Creek”. He’s also recognized for his work in Hallmark movies, such as “Christmas Incorporated” and “Fading Away”.

Steve began his acting career in 2009, and has since become a popular actor in Canada and internationally, with over 40 acting credits tied to his name.

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Early life and education

Steve grew up in a family that nurtured both his creative and athletic interests. His mother, Chickie Lund, is a visual artist, while his father named Mike Lund, is a former professional hockey player.

During his high school days, Steve played hockey in the Quebec Major Junior League, first as a member of the Charlottetown Islanders, and later the Halifax Mooseheads. Steve showed a lot of potential as a hockey player and it seemed likely to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a professional. However, after sustaining a series of injuries, he was forced to retreat from hockey in 2008.

In the following months he started taking acting classes, and after matriculating high school, he enrolled at the Vancouver Film School in British Columbia to study acting. This provided him with a solid foundation in the art of performance, enabling him to hone his craft and develop essential acting skills. Upon completing his studies, Steve began auditioning for roles in various productions, gradually paving the way for his career in the entertainment industry.

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Roles in movies

Steve made his acting debut in 2009, with a role in the short horror film “End of Message”, directed by his college friend Keith Opatovsky.

In 2013, Steve was cast in the award-winning short comedy “The Golden Ticket”, centered on a man who receives a Golden Ticket which allows him to do whatever he wants for the day, without any consequences. While the film didn’t receive mainstream recognition, the critical reception opened the door for Steve to pursue more movie roles in the future.

In 2014, Steve starred in the Hallmark romantic comedy “Best Christmas Party Ever”, taking on the role of Nick, an event planner’s assistant. In the following year, he starred opposite Shenae Grimes-Beech in another Hallmark holiday movie, “Christmas Incorporated”, which solidified his status as a charming romantic film lead. In 2017, Steve appeared in the comedy-drama film “The Art of Us” playing the role of Ryan, a dog walker who discovers his hidden artistic talents with the help of an art history teacher.

Two years later, Steve took a brief break from romantic dramas with a leading role in the horror comedy “The Banana Splits Movie”, directed by Danishka Esterhazy, and which also starred Dani Kind and Celina Martin.

In the following years, he continued appearing in Hallmark productions such as “Unlocking Christmas” (2020), “Love Upstream” (2021), and “Six Degrees of Santa” (2022). In 2021, he also starred in the critically-acclaimed indie drama “Wildhood”, written and directed by Bretten Hannam, which followed two brothers who are on a journey to reconnect with their indigenous heritage, while navigating their lives in an East Coast trailer park.

Roles in TV series

Steve made his TV series debut in 2011, when he played the lead in 13 episodes of the adventure drama “Yukonic!”, which also starred  Chad Krowchuk and Lara Gilchrist. In the following years, he made episodic appearances in a number of popular TV series, including “Lost Girl”, “Suits”, and “Nikita”.

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Steve’s first significant television role came in 2012, when he appeared in five episodes of the popular Syfy series “Haven”, playing the character Colorado Kid. The story of “Haven” is set in the fictional small town of Haven, Maine, which is plagued by various supernatural occurrences known as “The Troubles”. The show is loosely based on the Stephen King novel “The Colorado Kid”, and was developed for television by Sam Ernst and Jim Dunn.

Two years later in 2014, Steve landed the role of Nick Sorrentino in the Canadian television series “Bitten”, based on the “Women of the Otherworld” book series by Kelley Armstrong.

One of Steve’s most notable TV roles came in 2016, when he appeared in the popular comedy series “Schitt’s Creek”. The show was created by Eugene Levy and his son Dan Levy, who also starred in the series alongside Catherine O’Hara and Annie Murphy. The series follows the story of the wealthy Rose family, who suddenly find themselves broke and forced to live in a small town they once bought as a joke, called Schitt’s Creek.

In the series, Steve played the role of Jake who is a resident of Schitt’s Creek and a love interest of David Rose, played by Dan Levy, and appeared in seven episodes across multiple seasons of the show. While his role was relatively minor, Steve’s performance was well-received by fans and critics alike.

In 2017, Steve took on the role of Luc in the television series “Reign”, an historical drama centered on the life of Mary, Queen of Scots. Two years later, he joined the cast of the 2019 revival of the popular legal drama series “Street Legal”, in which he played the role of attorney Adam Darling. The original show followed the private and professional lives of a group of lawyers working at the fictional Toronto law firm Bar, Robinovitch, and Tchobanian, and is widely regarded as one of the most influential Canadian TV series of all time. The revival series aired on CBC in 2019 and 2020 and followed a new group of lawyers at the same law firm as the original show, and also featured several returning cast members.

Steve’s most recent TV series appearance was in the crime mystery drama “Hudson & Rex”, which stars John Reardon and Mayko Nguyen.

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Personal life

Despite his growing fame and success, Steve has managed to keep his personal life away from the public eye. He’s been known to share glimpses of his life on social media, but he prefers to keep the focus on his work and career. Steve is a family-oriented individual who is close to his parents and siblings, and often credits his family’s support as a significant factor in his success as an actor.

There have been some rumors regarding Steve’s romantic relationships, linking him to several of his colleagues, most notably his “Clusterf**k” co-star Tommie-Amber Pirie. However, Steve hasn’t publicly confirmed or denied any of the rumors. This level of privacy has helped him maintain a level of mystery and intrigue around his personal life, allowing him to maintain the focus on his professional endeavors.

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Hobbies and interesting facts

Steve is an avid sports enthusiast, and still enjoys playing hockey in his spare time – his love for the sport is evident, as he often shares updates and pictures of hockey games on his social media accounts.

In addition, Steve is also passionate about music – he plays the guitar and enjoys attending concerts and music festivals. His taste in music is eclectic, encompassing various genres and styles.

Steve’s dedication to fitness is evident in his impressive physique, which he maintains through regular workouts and a healthy lifestyle. He’s mentioned in interviews that staying fit and active is a priority for him, not only for the physical benefits but also for mental well-being.

Another interesting fact about Steve is his passion for animals, particularly dogs. He has a bichon frise dog called Princess Chloe, whose pictures he often shares with his fans on social media.

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Net worth

As of April 2023, Steve’s net worth has been estimated at more than $4 million. This figure takes into account his income from acting roles in movies and television series, as well as his brand endorsements and other sources of revenue.

Olivia Wilson

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