VIDEO: Emmys: The Comedy Actress Roundtable An ABC spokesperson confirms to Charles Mesure, 40, has joined the series in a regular role, as first reported by TVLine. The British-born (though raised in Australia) actor just finished his run on the second and final season of ABC’s .
Mesure joins the series as a self-made, gritty and tough contractor with a ruthless side.
I was presented with the first scene in the pilot where he walks into the lab at Brakebills and just commits these random atrocities, but he’s so gentlemanly and so quiet and still. Sera said you came in initially to read for the role of your character’s tormentor, pedophile author Christopher Plover. ” When I was first presented that character, I didn’t know a thing about him. ” So in the beginning, I was fascinated, because he is extremely dark, extremely talented, and complicated.
I was presented with the first scene in the pilot where he walks into the lab at Brakebills and just commits these random atrocities, but he’s so gentlemanly and so quiet and still. Sounds like the things that drew you to accept the offer are the same things that make him one of our favorite Big Bads on TV right now.
Set in the late 1980s, school is out for the summer and a sun-drenched season of firsts beckons the counselors at Camp Clearwater, a seemingly idyllic Midwestern summer camp, including first loves, first kisses — and first kills.
Clearwater’s dark, ancient mythology awakens, and what was supposed to be a summer of fun soon turns into one of unforgettable scares and evil at every turn.
He has previously played movie roles in Boogeyman with Barry Watson, Emily Deschanel and Lucy Lawless, Mee Shee: The Water Giant with Bruce Greenwood, Rena Owen and Joel Tobeck, and Superfire with D. In 2010, he played Alec Ross, the lead character in Television New Zealand's new drama series, This Is Not My Life.
Mesure joined the final season cast of Desperate Housewives as Ben Faulkner, a ruthless self-made contractor who shares a connection with Renee Perry (Vanessa Williams).Mesure appeared as a supporting character in Season 1 of the American TV series V, and was promoted to a regular series cast member for Season 2.Mesure is known internationally for his role as Kyle Hobbes in the 2009 re-imagining of V and the archangel Michael in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess.Mesure has acted, directed, designed, and written upwards of thirty productions for the Sydney University Drama Society while studying law.In 1998, he was nominated for a Best Actor New Zealand Television Award for his work as Ryan Waters on the New Zealand soap opera, City Life and in 2003 he won the Best Supporting Actor award for his work as Kees Van Damm on the New Zealand drama, Street Legal.K to a father who worked as a military pilot and his mother was an engineer turned consultant.