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The Blacklist’s Diego Klattenhoff’s Biography And Net Worth

Diego Klattenhoff is a Canadian actor known for his portrayals of Mike Faber in the Showtime series Homeland and as FBI Special Agent Donald Ressler in The Blacklist.

Klattenhoff was born 30 November 1979 (age 43 years), French River, Nova Scotia, Canada. The 1.8m tall actor moved to Toronto at the age of 19 to pursue an acting career.



Klattenhoff studied with some of Canada’s most respected acting coaches, including David Rotenberg, Bruce Clayton and Rae Ellen Bodie. Klattenhoff began his acting career in 2001, however, his first notable acting role was in Mean Girls (2004). 

He also appeared in notable TV shows like Smallville and Stargate SG-1, and films like Lucky Number Slevin (2006). Since 2006, he has been in recurring roles like Young Jacob in CBC Television’s At the Hotel, Derek in CTV’s Whistler, Ivan Palacinke in ABC’s Men in Trees and Mike Callahan in NBC’s Mercy.

Klattenhoff starred in Homeland as Mike Faber and was nominated once for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Cast, and twice for a PAAFTJ Television Awards for Best Cast in a Drama Series. He has also guest starred on television series such as Psych, Supernatural, 24, and Falling Skies.

Klattenhoff starred in J.J. Abrams’ television film Anatomy of Hope and appeared in the Guillermo del Toro film Pacific Rim (2013) and the sci-fi thriller After Earth (2013). In March 2013, Klattenhoff joined the cast of the NBC thriller The Blacklist, as FBI Special Agent Donald Ressler. The show premiered on September 23, 2013, to 12.6 million viewers.


Personal Life

Klattenhoff is very discreet about his personal life and leaves nothing for his fans. 

Other members of the cast have referenced him being married in interviews, but no one has made any specific mention of his wife’s name or what she does for a living.

Klattenhoff’s wife is also Canadian but the couple live in Brooklyn. He likes to keep his private life under wraps and it is not clear whether the couple have any children. 


Net Worth 

Klattenhoff has an estimated Net Worth Of $2 Million. 


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