Tod Fennell is a Canadian actor who has appeared in several film and television roles. To date he has starred in over 50 different films, cartoons and television series. In Assassin’s Creed II he voiced Bernardo Baroncelli and voiced Mason Locke Weems in Assassin’s Creed III.
This type of performance can be quite liberating, says Tod Fennell, who at 25 has an impressive list of video-game credits along with work in film and TV. "It opens up a whole new realm," he explains, "(In live-action), you can only portray what you look like. It only goes so far."
Orcasound: You got your first professional action gig at the age of 7 and have been working in the industry since. How were you able to avoid all the pitfalls that other child actors have fallen victim of?
Tod: I was blessed with incredible parents and mentors throughout my early career and youth. I stayed really active in both my community and with my friends. Martial arts and my parents' lifestyle gave me the discipline and perseverance to pursue my goals,
whatever they may be. I enjoyed all the benefits of being a child actor while understanding that it was a job, there was work to be done,...