Dean is probably best known for his nine seasons playing Langly, one of the computer geeks known as "The Lone Gunmen" from the hit FOX TV series The X-Files. He also starred in the The X-Files spin-off series The Lone Gunmen. His character is so popular that Dean is a main attraction at X-File and Sci-Fi conventions all over North America. He appears on trading cards, T-Shirts and even has his own comic book ("The Lone Gunman" published by Dark Horse Comics).
A long-time comedy improviser, Dean got his start with the likes of Ryan Stiles and Colin Mockery (Whose Line is it Anyway?) in the internationally award winning Vancouver TheatreSports League. He now regularly performs in Los Angeles with The Groundlings and Second City. Catch him nearly every Friday night at The Friar's club where he performs with Second City alumni such as Dan Castellaneta (Homer on The Simpsons).
Dean performs his special blend of stand-up and improv, headlining at comedy clubs and colleges across North America. He has performed in and hosted at Montreal's world famous Just for Laughs festival. He is a favorite host of award shows (Entertainment Media Awards, California Independent Film Festival, Armenian Independent Film Festival) and writes and performs for corporations such as Coca Cola, Hewlard Packard, Apple Computers and Mitsubishi. His home comedy club is the world famous The Impov in Los Angeles where he can be seen most weeks.
Dean maintains a successful acting career in film and television. His television credits include roles in the series "VIP Pamela Anderson", "Home Improvement" "The Commish," "Sliders," "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids," the animated series "Robocop" and "The Big Guy." His feature film credits include "The X-Files: Fight the Future" "Radio Free Steve", "Design of Darkness", "Rice Girl" and the animated feature film "Tom Sawyer."
Dean Haglund trained at Simon Fraser University where he received a Bachelors in Fine and Performing Arts.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Sydney 2016 - June 17-19, 2016 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Brisbane 2015 - November 27-29, 2015 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Adelaide 2015 - November 20-22, 2015 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
- Armageddon Expo Wellington 2015 - July 17-19, 2015 in Wellington, New Zealand
- ConnectiCon 2015 - July 9-12, 2015 in Hartford, CT
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Perth 2015 - June 26-28, 2015 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia
- Supanova Pop Culture Expo - Sydney 2015 - June 19-21, 2015 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Armageddon Expo Melbourne 2011 - October 22-23, 2011 in Melbourne, Australia
- Dragon*Con 2011 - September 2-5, 2011 in Atlanta, GA