Rick Howland (Trick)

Actor and singer/songwriter Rick Howland plays the role of “Trick” -- the bartender with a secret -- in Lost Girl Seasons 1 - 3. Staying in the Canadian Sci-Fi series genre he guest starred in Sanctuary. Rick played Hockey League Commissioner, “Harry Buttman,” in Canada’s top-grossing film Bon Cop Bad Cop and also starred opposite rock legend Meatloaf in the feature film To Catch A Yeti. His short film credits include the award-winning Santa Baby, Short Tongue Freddy and Martiro. Selected MOW’s include Jesse the Body Ventura Story, Tin Man and Crazy for Christmas. Howland wrote his own stand-up routine for Club Land, which was directed by Saul Rubinek. He has shared the small screen with the legendary Jayne Eastwood in Endless Grind and conspired with Peter Stebbings in Traders. Other television credits include Billable Hours, Murdoch Mysteries, The Royal Canadian Air Farce, Sue Thomas F.B.Eye and Train 48.

Selected theatre credits include: Veriété (Volcano), Shooting Penguins (Factory), A Short History of Night (Factory) and Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (LKTYP). Howland was also a writer and performer in the Four Strombones comedy troupe that toured Toronto’s comedy clubs for 12 years.

Rick has written numerous scripts and has recently directed his first short film, Underwritten. You can find his two indie albums on iTunes and Amazon.

You can follow Howland on twitter @Rick_Howland or check out his fan page at