was born in New Westminster, a suburb of Vancouver, British Columbia. The family lived in Vancouver until Aaron was 10, at which time they moved to a town in the interior of the province of British Columbia, Creston. There he attended the Prince Charles Secondary School as a teenager and acted in school productions, played in a rock band and participated in community theater. At the age of 26, Aaron
quit his job and moved back to Vancouver to pursue a career in acting. He studied at Canada's famed William Davis Centre for Actors Study at VanArts.
After completing the program at VanArts, Aaron performed with the Okanagan Shakespeare Company in Canada. Many of Douglas
early acting jobs were the result of his work as a "reader" for auditions. His job was to read the other side of the dialogue for the person auditioning for a role. Often, after the audition was finished, the director would turn to him and say something like, "You know that cop role with three lines, do you want to do it?"
He began building his resume off those small parts.
is best known for his role as Galen Tyrol on the Sci Fi Channel's television program Battlestar Galactica
but he also headlined on the CTV drama The Bridge
, which was picked up by CBS for broadcast in the United States. Douglas
played Frank Leo, a charismatic police union leader who is simultaneously battling criminals on the street while facing down corruption within the ranks of his own department. Aaron
starred alongside fellow Battlestar Galactica
actor Paul Campbell in a Syfy original movie, Killer Mountain
loves of hockey and has been on skates since he was 2 years old. He still plays hockey as an adult, usually as a goalie. He is a devoted Vancouver Canucks fan and can usually be found at home games screaming at the referees along with friends and fellow Sci-Fi alums Daniel Bacon, Dan Payne, and Ryan Robbins. He is also an avid fan of Wil Wheaton from Star Trek: The Next Generation
. Douglas has admitted to going "fangirl" on him when meeting Wheaton for the first time at a convention.
We got the chance to meet and work with Aaron Douglas when he attended FedCon
and where we could have done this fantastic photo.