“I am blessed to be where I am today. I don't take it lightly. I am constantly challenged. I work with amazing people and I get paid for it. This is a dream come true.” Victor Webster
Canadian born actor Victor Webster is probably best known to television audiences for playing Brennan Mulwray on the syndicated series “Mutant X” (2001-2004) and as Coop on “Charmed” (2006). He has also appeared in the television series “Days of Our Lives” (1999-2000, as Nicholas Alamain), “Related” (4 episodes, 2005-2006), “Lincoln Heights” (6 episodes, 2007-2008), “Harper's Island” (3 episodes, 2009), “Melrose Place” (8 episodes, 2009) and “Castle” (3 episodes, 2010-2011). Webster's film credits include “Bringing Down the House” (2003), “Dirty Love” (2005), “Must Love Dogs” (2005), “Surrogates” (2009) and “Why Did I Get Married Too” (2010).
One of People Magazine's “50 Most Eligible Bachelors,” Webster is of Italian, Spanish, German, French, English and Scottish origin. In his free time, he enjoys reading books on spiritually, sports, and has been involved in various charities. He has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Childhood and Family:
Victor H. Webster was born on February 7, 1973, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, to a police officer (John Webster) and a hairstylist (Roswitha). His family relocated to San Clemente, California, when he was 13 years old. After completing high school, he went to Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California.
As a teenager, Victor was often in trouble in school because of his behavior. He eventually found martial arts as the perfect outlet to redirect his assertive energy and spent several years teaching and competing in events. He also enjoyed acting and took part in school productions and theater classes.
Scorpion King: Book of the Dead
Despite an early interest in acting, Victor Webster became a stockbroker and established his own export/import company. After moving to Los Angeles in 1998, he gradually began acting and was featured in “Cosmopolitan” magazine's “All About Men” 1998 special edition.
Webster made his television debut as Roger in three episodes of the Aaron Spelling daytime drama “Sunset Beach” (1998-1999). His first big break arrived when he portrayed Nicholas Alamain on the NBC daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” in 1999 and 2000. In 1999, he also portrayed Victor Mansfield in the Emmy Award winning series “The Lot” (AMC, 1999-2001).
In 2000, Webster appeared nude in “Playgirl” magazine. The same year, he also made his television movie debut in “The Chippendales Murder,” where he played the supporting role of Marco Carolo. The next year, he guest starred in “Baywatch,” “Becker” and “V.I.P.” and had a small role in “Gangland,” a film directed by Art Camacho that starred Costas Mandylor, Sasha Mitchell and Kathleen Kinmont.
Webster's career earned an additional boost when he was cast in the starring role of Brennan Mulwray, a man able to generate electricity from his body, in the nationally syndicated series “Mutant X,” opposite John Shea, Victoria Pratt, Forbes March, Lauren Lee Smith and Karen Cliche. He appeared in all 66 episodes during the show's run from October 6, 2001, to May 17, 2004. In addition, Webster costarred with Tara Spencer-Nairn, Michael Trucco and Jason Thompson in the direct to video horror film “Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled” (2002), which was helmed by Chris Angel, and portrayed Glen in the romantic comedy “Bringing Down the House” (2003), which starred Steve Martin and Queen Latifah, who also produced the film, and was directed by Adam Shankman. In 2003, he also appeared in an episode of “Sex and the City” called “To Market, to Market.”
After “Mutant X” left the airwaves, Webster appeared in episodes of “Las Vegas” (as Estefan), “Inconceivable” (as Sam Marrak) and “Noah's Arc” (as Brett, all 2005). He also began his recurring role of Marco on The WB's series “Related.” On the big screen, Webster was cast as Jenny McCarthy's boyfriend, Richard, on the critically panned comedy “Dirty Love” (2005), which was directed by McCarthy's then-husband John Mallory Asher and written by McCarthy. He next portrayed Eric in Gary David Goldberg's “Must Love Dogs” (2005), which starred Diane Lane and John Cusack.
In 2006, Webster portrayed a cupid named Coop on the last season of “Charmed.” He also appeared in an episode of “Reba” called “Let's Get Physical,” in the pilot of “Emily's Reasons Why Not” and in the short films “Man vs. Monday” (as Paul) and “Life Happens” (as Chuck). In 2007, he guest starred in “CSI: Miami,” “NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service” and “Moonlight” and landed the recurring role of Dr. Christian Mario on the ABC series “Lincoln Heights.” In addition, he starred with Morena Baccarin, Adam Baldwin, George Kennedy, Richard Kind and Dan Castellaneta in the Sci-Fi Channel original movie “Sands of Oblivion” (2007), playing Mark Tevis. He then portrayed Rick Hansen in the film “Heart of a Dragon,” which premiered at the Shanghai International Film Festival in June 2008.
In 2009, Webster portrayed Hunter Jennings, Trish's former college boyfriend, in three episodes of the CBS horror series “Harper's Island” and Caleb Brewer in the unsuccessful re-launching of “Melrose Place.” The same year, he played Vic Donovan in the Lifetime television film “Killer Hair,” starring Maggie Lawson, and reprised the role in the TV film “Hostile Makeover” (also 2009). He then appeared in “Surrogates” (2009), an action/science fiction movie directed by Jonathan Mostow that starred Bruce Willis, Radha Mitchell and Ving Rhames.
Webster next portrayed Ray in Tyler Perry's comedy “Why Did I Get Married Too” (2010), worked with Jamie Chung, Zoe Saldana, Rosamund Pike, Paz Vega, Nick Stahl, Lake Bell, Shannen Doherty and Robert Hoffman in the film “Burning Palms” (2010), and was cast in the short “Idiots” (2010). He also guest starred in episodes of “Criminal Minds,” “Bones” (both 2010) and “NCIS: Los Angeles” (2011) and played the recurring role of Josh Davidson in “Castle” (3 episodes, 2010-2011).
Webster will star as Mathayus in Roel Reiné's “Scorpion King: Book of the Dead” (2011), opposite Ron Perlman and Billy Zane. He is also set to portray Dallas Maxilla in the upcoming horror film “Growl” (2011), by Sxv'leithan Essex.