Matthew George “Matt” Frewer is a Canadian American stage, TV and film actor. He portrayed the artificial intelligence character of Max Headroom in the 1980s, starring in a British-made science fiction TV movie of the same name followed by The Original Max Talking Headroom Show and an American series based upon the 1985 movie, titled Max Headroom. Frewer played Sherlock Holmes in four Hallmark productions: The Hound of the Baskervilles (2000), The Sign of Four (2001), The Royal Scandal (2001), and The Case of the Whitechapel Vampire (2002), an original story.
Frewer was nominated for two Gemini Awards in 2000, one for a guest appearance on Da Vinci’s Inquest and another for his work on the series Mentors. He was a regular on the Syfy original series Eureka during the show’s first two seasons, playing eccentric Australian animal expert Jim Taggart. He appeared as the Professor Berlinghoff Rasmussen in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode “A Matter of Time”. Frewer has done voice work on several animated projects, including Batman: The Animated Series and The Incredible Hulk and the voice of Jackal on Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles.
In 2009, Frewer played the retired villain Moloch the Mystic in the film adaptation of Watchmen, and appears as the White Knight in the December 2009 Syfy two-part miniseries Alice. Frewer starred as Pestilence in two episodes of Season 5 of Supernatural. He starred as the Trashcan Man in FanXperience alumi Mick Garris’ The Stand mini-series, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Frewer has appeared in Quicksilver Highway, Riding The Bullet, Desperation, Bag Of Bones, and currently plays Doctor Leekie in the 2013 Canadian science fiction drama Orphan Black.