Jan Suchomel, Necedah, Wis.
Playing the part-human, part-vampire Nicola Tesla on the Syfy series Sanctuary has been right up Young’s alley: The Canadian actor has been a favorite in the sci-fi and horror world for a while, with appearances in the movie The Fog and regular roles on Eureka and Stargate Atlantis. What you might not know, though, is he has some serious acting cred. His father ran a British Columbia community theater when Young was a kid, and Young is the co-founder and co-artistic director of Electric Company Theatre in Vancouver. He also starred as Tesla — the real-life, non-bloodsucking one — in a play based on the scientist called Brilliant!
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