Ty Olsson

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Ty Olsson
Born January 28, 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Sometimes credited as Ty Victor Olsson
Notable Roles Sam in Men in Trees
Captain Aaron Kelly in Battlestar Galactica
Ord in Dragon Tales
Notable Episodes
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Tyler "Ty" Olsson is a Canadian actor and voice actor, who is best known for providing the voice of Ord in the PBS Kids series, Dragon Tales and for playing real life 9/11 victim Mark Bingham in the A&E TV movie Flight 93.



Olsson was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and was raised in Ontario. He attended Canterbury High School, an arts school in Ottawa where he specialized in drama, dance, and music. His studies continued at Studio 58.

Olsson primarily appeared in supporting or character roles in a number of films and TV shows. As a voice actor, he is known as Herry in Class of the Titans. He was also featured in Battlestar Galactica and as Rollie Crane in Defying Gravity. Ty originated the role of Deputy Andy on the Syfy series Eureka, but after his second appearance in the show, he was later replaced by Kavan Smith.


Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Dragon Tales Ord 1999–2005 1 2 3

Recurring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Battlestar Galactica Aaron Kelly 2003–2009 M 2 3 4

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
The X-Files Young Orderly 5x08 - Kitsunegari January 4, 1998
Viper Ulysses 2x16 - Trust No More February 23, 1998
Mechanic 2x15 - Owls March 6, 1998
The Sentinel Bo Crockett 3x19 - Crossroads April 22, 1998
The Net Doug Bender 1x05 - Death of an Angel August 15, 1998
Cupid Jerk 1x01 - Pilot September 26, 1998
First Wave Richard 1x11 - Motel California November 18, 1998
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Fun Boy 1x09 - Before I Wake November 20, 1998
Dead Man's Gun Henry Boilers 2x12 - The Ripper November 27, 1998
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Fun Boy 1x13 - The People vs. Eric Draven January 29, 1999
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Second Biker 2x12 - Honey, I'm King of the Rocket Guys January 30, 1999
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Fun Boy 1x14 - It's a Wonderful Death February 12, 1999
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Fun Boy / George Jamieson 1x18 - Closing Time April 23, 1999
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Fun Boy 1x22 - A Gathering Storm May 21, 1999
Stargate SG-1 Jaffa #1 3x06 - Point of View July 30, 1999
The Outer Limits Franklin 6x04 - Manifest Destiny February 11, 2000
Night Visions Paramedic #2 1x01A - The Passenger List July 12, 2001
The Outer Limits Mike 7x13 - Free Spirit July 28, 2001
Night Visions Bartender 1x10A - Hate Puppet September 6, 2001
The Outer Limits Franklin (excerpt) 7x21 - The Human Factor January 11, 2002
Dark Angel Mario 2x11 - The Berrisford Agenda January 18, 2002
The Twilight Zone
Gordo 1x08B - Chosen November 6, 2002
Dead Like Me Buddy Briggs 2x10 - Death Defying September 26, 2004
Tru Calling Matt 2x01 - Perfect Storm March 31, 2005
Stargate SG-1 Colonel Barnes 9x10 - The Fourth Horseman (1) September 16, 2005
Supernatural Eli 2x03 - Bloodlust October 12, 2006
Flash Gordon Vultan 1x05 - Ascension September 14, 2007
Smallville Officer Talbert 8x12 - Bulletproof January 22, 2009
Eureka Sheriff Andy 3x09 - Welcome Back, Carter July 10, 2009
Human Target John Duke 1x10 - Tanarak March 31, 2010
Eureka Sheriff Andy 4x02 - A New World July 16, 2010

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome Osiris Helmsman February 10, 2013

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
Larry King Live February 13, 2006

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades