David Nykl

Born in Prague; David arrived in Canada with his parents at the age of two, after the communist occupation of what was then Czechoslovakia. The Nykls arrived in Victoria, BC. In his senior year of high school, he directed and produced his first play. He attended the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, where he took literature, theatre, and acting classes and graduated with a degree in arts.

David worked in the Vancouver Theatre scene and initiated a small collective known as Ironworks Productions. He toured Europe with Ironworks and returned to Prague. David found himself involved in theatre, film and commercial work. He co-founded Prague's best-known english language theatre company, Misery Loves Company, with Richard Toth and Ewan McLaren. David was involved in productions as an actor, director, producer and artistic director.

David returned to Vancouver where he began working as a full-time actor in television, commercials, and film.

Known For


Cast Credits

Minority Report (2015)
Guest starring as Eli Winford
Proof (2015)
Guest starring as Father Donovan
Motive (2013)
Guest starring as Darnell Murphy
Continuum (2012)
Guest starring as Sergei
Arrow (2012)
Guest starring as Anatoly Knyazev (12 episodes)
Once Upon a Time (2011)
Guest starring as Fisherman
Mortal Kombat: Legacy (2011)
Guest starring as Lance
Human Target (2010)
Guest starring as Vincent
  • Episode 1x02: Rewind (Jan 20, 2010)
Fringe (2008)
Guest starring as Reverend Marcus
Sanctuary (2008)
Guest starring as Strickland
  • Episode 1x05: Kush (Oct 24, 2008)
Eureka (2006)
Guest starring as Dr. Steven Whiticus
Psych (2006)
Guest starring as Events Coordinator
Supernatural (2005)
Guest starring as Lester Morris (2 episodes)
Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Guest starring as Dr. Radek Zelenka (54 episodes)
Cold Squad (1998)
Guest starring as Union Representative
Guest starring as Moonman
Guest starring as Bernhardt (2 episodes)
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Guest starring as Dr. Radek Zelenka