Jesse Rath as Alak Tarr
Alak Tarr, the son of Defiance’s subversive Castithan power couple, is a young man caught in the middle, chafing against tradition in a world full of new possibilities. Married to a human, Christie, Alak stands at odds with his family’s conventional doctrines and the pressures they pose, and the entirely new realm of possibilites open to him as a citizen of Earth.
Born and raised in Montreal, Jesse Rath is best known for his role as Carter Boyd in the CBC series 18 to Life, for which he received a 2010 and 2011 Gemini Award nomination. Other small screen credits include lead roles in Mudpit and Disney Channel’s Aaron Stone as well as guest star appearances in Cra$h and Burn, My Babysitter’s a Vampire, and Being Human.
Rath’s feature film credits include The Greatest Game Ever Played, Prom Wars, The Howling: Reborn and The Trotsky (opposite Jay Baruchel).
Rath is a diehard comic book fan and when he isn’t working, he can be found scouring local stores around Los Angeles, Toronto and Montreal. He is also one of the creators and stars of the popular web series Fans.