My Recurring Role on Designated Survivor

April 24, 2017

Designated Survivor has opened and will open many opportunities for me and my future acting career. It’s truly great to be a part of such a well known TV series where so many people are watching. From an actor’s perspective, Windsor seems small for those in the same career but I like to think I can represent the community and everyday I go on set in hopes that I do it service.



Designated Survivor is a prime time American political drama television series created by David Guggenheim, Starring Keifer Sutherland, airing every Wednesday at 10 PM on ABC. Designated Survivor is based on the night of the State of the Union address, an explosion took the lives of the President and all members of his Cabinet except for Tom Kirkman, who had been named the designated survivor. Kirkman is immediately sworn in as President, the attack is only the beginning of his presidency and more is yet to come his way.

Airing for DS Season 1 began September 21, 2016, and is still airing. The episode I played part in was Episode 5, “The Mission”. I played the role of Duty Officer Sanders. Although I cannot give away too much information I can confirm that I have a recurring role but for when I will be on DS next I cannot enclose for confidentiality purposes.



A Whopping 13.03 million viewers tuned in for Episode 5! During Episode 5, “The Mission” The whole world’s about to fall apart and President Kirkman makes the difficult decision of sending Navy Seals on a mission that will define his presidency. Meanwhile, agent Hannah Wells discovers more secrets than answers.



Working alongside a fellow Canadian Actor and star of Designated Survivor, Keifer Sutherland was great company and an honor. Working with the rest of the cast and crew was so much fun!

All episodes of DS are available online after broadcast. The newest episode airs this Wednesday, April 26 at 10 PM on ABC. Be sure to tune in and see what happens next!

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