BIOGRAPHY

SAG-AFTRA, ACTRA, UBCP, Equity, CANADIAN CITZEN, US GREEN CARD

Rick Howland is a Canadian actor now based in LA who is best known for his portrayal of “Trick” in the long running hit Sci-fi series Lost Girl (5 Seasons).  Howland is very proud to be a part of Canadian history, having played “Harry Buttman” in Bon Cop Bad Cop opposite Patrick Huard and Colm Feore, and played acting-icon Jayne Eastwood’s son in Endless Grind. He wrote his own stand-up routine for Club Land directed by Saul Rubinek, screenplay by Steven Webber.  Howland starred opposite rock legend Meatloaf in the feature To Catch A Yeti. Other notable performances include the series’ Killjoys, Sanctuary, Billable Hours (2 Seasons), Murdoch Mysteries and Sue Thomas F.B.Eye. He can also be seen in the award winning Santa BabyShort Tongue Freddy and Tin Man.

Selected theatre credits include: Veriété (Volcano), Shooting Penguins (Factory), A Short History of Night (Factory) and Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (YPT).  He was also founder, writer and performer in The Four Strombones comedy troupe (Rivoli, Lee’s Palace, 1994 Toronto Fringe Festival and many more).

Howland co-wrote and directed the award winning short film, Underwritten, for the Toronto 48-hour film festival (also embedded below).  He directed, performed, and edited the improvised series Backseat with P & J with Sunday Muse on You Tube and in the Laugh section. As a recording artist he has released his 3rd album, Hold My Hand, featuring “She’s a Goddess” heard in Season 4 Episode 2 of Lost Girl, album available on iTunes and in the Listen section.  Find him on IMDB. He can be followed on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Backseat with P & J

Season 1 introduces these two tweens as they discuss the changes they are going through and Precious’ personal issues (one that pertains to eating Dairy), tease one another, make up songs and complain about their classmate Bernie.
Season 2 continues this tradition, revealing more about their own fears and feelings. And how confidence and leverage can be found with a bag of potato chips…despite Bernie.
Season 3 focuses on the changes that happen to tweens becoming teens.

CAST
Sunday Muse is Precious Stemming
Rick Howland is Jake Goodchild
Nadia Bassett is Mom/The Driver
Bernie Henry is Bernie/Camera Operator