Michael Seater is a Canadian actor. He has since ventured into directing, screenwriter, and producing. In 1997, he made his film debut in Future Fear. In the 2000s, he had his first starring role was as Spencer Sharpe in the sci-fi series The Zack Files. Following this, he starred as Lucas Randall in the television show Strange Days at Blake Holsey High, which he played from 2002 to 2006. At the same time, he appeared in the movie The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio. He simultaneously starred as Derek Venturi in the show Life with Derek, gaining him further recognition. Seater went on to have recurring roles as Owen in ReGenesis and James Gillies in Murdoch Mysteries.