Known for movies

Short Info

FactIs an avid hockey player.

Craig Olejnik is a Canadian actor best known for his leading role in the supernatural drama series The Listener.

Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on August 26, 1979, Craig Olejnik is the son of a librarian and a high school teacher. He has two older sisters. Craig Olejnik was a talented athlete in his youth, playing both hockey and soccer. He also developed a love for acting, appearing in school plays.

After graduating from high school, Craig Olejnik attended the prestigious National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal. Upon graduating, he worked steadily in Canadian television and film, appearing in such series as Relic Hunter, Just Cause, and Smallville.

In 2009, Craig Olejnik landed his breakout role in The Listener. The series ran for five seasons and made him a household name in Canada. Following the show’s cancellation, Craig Olejnik starred in the short-lived series Motive and had a recurring role on The Strain.

Craig Olejnik has been nominated for several awards over the course of his career, including a Gemini Award and a Canadian Screen Award. He has won two Leo Awards.

Craig Olejnik is currently single. He was previously in a long-term relationship with his Listener co-star Lauren Lee Smith.

Craig Olejnik stands at 6 feet 1 inch tall and has dark brown hair and blue eyes.

General Info

Full NameCraig Olejnik
Height1.83 m
ProfessionActor, Film producer


MoviesThe Timekeeper, Flower & Garnet, Thirteen Ghosts, Margaret's Museum, Eyewitness
TV ShowsThe Listener

Social profile links


1His surname pronounced as "aw-lay-neek".
2Is an avid hockey player.




Eyewitness2016TV MovieLouis
Wake up2016ShortMr. Bowman / Additional Voices
Real Detective2016TV Series documentaryDet. Bob Creed
Christmas Truce2015TV MovieJohn Myers
The Listener2009-2014TV SeriesToby Logan
Republic of Doyle2013TV SeriesGrant Pritchard
Haven2013TV SeriesAiden Driscoll
Murdoch Mysteries2011TV SeriesNicholas Jenkins
The Timekeeper2009Martin Bishop (as Craig Olejnik)
Runaway2006-2008TV SeriesJake Bennett
In God's Country2007TV MovieFrank (as Craig Olejnik)
Obituary2006TV MovieLuke (as Craig Olejnik)
Interview with a Zombie2005ShortInterviewer (as Craig Olejnik)
Flower & Garnet2002Carl (as Craig Olejnik)
Thir13en Ghosts2001Royce Clayton, The Torn Prince (as Craig Olejnik)
Wolf Lake2001TV SeriesSean
So Weird2001TV SeriesZach Stewart
Teen Sorcery1999VideoMichael Charming (as Craig Olejnik)
Margaret's Museum1995Jimmy MacNeil (as Craig Olejnik)


The Listener2014TV Series executive producer - 13 episodes
Wake Me Up2011Short executive producer - as Craig Olejnik
Interview with a Zombie2005Short producer - as Craig Olejnik


Interview with a Zombie2005Short as Craig Olejnik


Interview with a Zombie2005Short as Craig Olejnik


Interview with a Zombie2005Short as Craig Olejnik


Seven Years2012Short special thanks - as Craig Olejnik


Stand Up to Cancer2014TV SpecialHimself (as Craig Olejnik)
The Marilyn Denis Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Séries express2009TV SeriesHimself
Ghost Files: A Haunted Houseful of Poltergeist Profiles2002Video documentary shortRoyce Clayton, The Torn Prince (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche2004TV Movie documentaryJimmy (as Craig Olojnik)
Thir13en Ghosts Revealed2002Video short documentaryHimself (uncredited)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

Write A Comment

Pin It