Dean Haglund

Dean Haglund


7/29/1965, Oak Bank, Manitoba, Canada

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His parents, he jokes, always wondered why he went into acting, "...when I had such a burgeoning animation career." Though he has done cartooning and even played in a rock band ("We were terrible!" he admits), he always returned to his first love the stage. His acting career…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • He received a Bachelors in Fine and Performing Arts from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

    • Dean considers Charlie Chaplin and Winston Churchill his childhood heroes.

    • Dean stands 5' 11 1/2" (1.82m).

    • Dean is credited as the inventor af the Chill Pak, an external cooling device for laptop computers.

    • Haglund is also a stand-up comedian, specializing in improvisational comedy.

    • Dean was best man to Gary Jones at his wedding and vice versa.

    • Dean appeared in the music video, "Hands Clean," by Alanis Morissette.

    • Although he doesn't wear glasses in reality, Dean wears black ones on The X-Files.

    • As of 2006, Dean doesn't have long hair anymore.

    • A long-time comedy improviser, Dean got his start with the likes of Ryan Stiles and Colin Mockery in the internationally award winning Vancouver TheatreSports League. He now regularly performs in Los Angeles with The Groundlings and Second City. Catch him nearly every Friday night at The Friar's club where he performs with Second City alumni such as Dan Castellaneta.

    • His character is so popular that Dean is a main attraction at X-File and Sci-Fi conventions all over North America. He appears on trading cards, T-Shirts and even has his own comic book (The Lone Gunman published by Dark Horse Comics).

  • Quotes

  • Richard Langly

    Dean Haglund (born July 29, 1965) is a Canadian actor known for the role of Richard "Ringo" Langly, one of the Lone Gunmen on The X-Files. Haglund is also a stand-up comedian, specializing in improvisational comedy (formerly with Vancouver TheatreSports League.) In addition to The X-Files, Haglund also portrayed Langly in the spin-off The Lone Gunmen, which aired thirteen episodes in 2001.It was later cancelled.

    Haglund was born in Oakbank, Manitoba, Canada, the son of a structural engineer.[1] He is the inventor of the Chill Pak, a commercial external cooling product for laptop computers.

    Born July 29, 1965

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