Paul Johansson is an American-Canadian actor. His acting career began in the late 1980s. His first notable role was as Greg Hughes in the soap opera Santa Barbara. In the ’90s, he had recurring roles in the television shows Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, Beverly Hills, 90210, and Lonesome Dove: The Series. He later joined the main cast of the short-lived show Highlander: The Raven. In the 2000s until the early part of 2010s, he became known for his role as Dan Scott in One Tree Hill. Afterward, he starred in the TV movie A Daughter’s Nightmare and had a recurring role in Mad Men. As of 2016, he plays Dmitri in the television series Van Helsing.