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Mutant X Cast: George Buza (Lexa's Dominion Contact, a.k.a. "The Voice")

George Buza played Lexa's unnamed Dominion Contact.

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Bio from Nerf Herders Anonymous, A Little Bit Zombie and The Line: A child of "The Fifties", George Buza was born January 7th, 1949 and grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. Born to Hungarian immigrants, he was raised in a close family circle with his grandparents and speaks and writes fluent Hungarian, his first language. The Arts were always a part of his life as his mother was an opera singer and musician, his father an accomplished photographer, and his grandfather an architect and artist. When Buza was a child he was fascinated with the thriller movies and his grandfather took him to see plenty of them. Despite all the artistic influences, upon completing his high school education at St. Ignatius, a Jesuit run institute of higher learning, his decision to become an actor was met with "mixed reviews" at home. George's passion for theatre led him to Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio where he pursued a double major of Theatre-Arts, and English to appease parental objections to his choice of a "bohemian" career. In the mid-seventies, George re-located to Toronto, a hotbed of daring new Canadian Theatre. What followed was a long string theatrical roles, including Pozzo in 'Waiting for Godot' at MTC, John Dory in 'Wild Oats' at the Stratford Festival, and The Hooded Fang in the original production of 'Jacob Two-Two' at Young People's Theatre, but foremost in George's theatrical career was the role of Bernardo in George F. Walker's original production of 'Zastrozzi'. He became a Canadian citizen in 1998. George's acting career in Canada now spans 34 years and has led to numerous recognizable roles in television and film, including 'Quest for Fire', 'Meatballs III', 'X-Men', 'Glory! Glory!', 'Amerika', 'Men With Brooms', 'Still Small Voices, and CBC's mini-series about biker gangs, 'The Last Chapter', which George performed both in English and in French. He appeared as Chief Jake McKenna multiple times in the TV series Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show. In addition, he portrayed the older brother of Sinbad, Doubar in The Adventures of Sinbad TV series. He also makes a small appearance as a trucker in 2000′s X-Men movie. George is a former cast member of the Red Green Show. George was also in episode 11 of TVOntario’s Read All About It, titled “Voices in the Park”. He played Barry, an actor. George had a recurring role on the syndicated Mutant X. He stands 6'4" tall and is an avid motorcyclist and a weightlifter (lifts every day). Additionally he likes rock hounding and stamp collecting ("People might snicker about my stamp collecting, but I've been doing it since I was five," he says. "I'm at the point where I exhibit internationally. My grandfather is Hungarian and he used to design stamps. I find it very relaxing.") Buza is married to accountant Hope Buza and he has a stepson, Derek, who is a rock musician.

* George is sometimes credited as George Busa.
* No stranger to the world of mutants, George played the trucker who drives Rogue into Laughlin City in the first X-Men film. He also was the voice of Beast in the animated "X-Men" television series, and has voiced many other cartoons.
* George was nominated for a Gemini for Best Performance in a Comedy Program or Series in 1991, for his role in Maniac Mansion. He and his castmates in "The Red Green Show" were also nominated for a Gemini in 2000 for Best Ensemble Performance.

Articles & Interviews: Articles Archive | Geminis | IMDb | Laffmasters | Video Interview 1 & 2 | Northern Stars

Acting Credits
A Christmas Horror Story (2015) .... Santa
The Christmas Switch (2014) .... Burly Man
The Strain TV Episode "Creatures of the Night" (2014) .... Buck Norris
Scaredy Squirrel (2013) .... Double Decker Danger//Actually It Is Rocket Science (voice)
Fish N Chips: Best Enemies Ever (2013) ... Chipsus Barbotus & The Admiral
Zac & Penny (2012) .... Ben (voice)
The Firm TV Episode "Chapter 12" (2012) .... Randy Mack
The Case for Christmas (2012) .... Santa Claus
A Little Bit Zombie (2012) .... Captain Cletus
The Mountie/Lawman (2011) ... Kleus
Skins TV Episode "Chris" (2011) .... Fat
Small Town Murder Scenes (2010) .... Slim
Fear Itself TV Episode "Something with Bite" (2009)
You Might as Well Live (2009) .... Bartender
The Line (2009) .... Steamboat
Production Office (2008) .... Big John
Nature of the Beast (2007) .... Rudy
Ice Planet (2007) TV Series (pre-production) .... Hendik Zieler
Diary of the Dead (2007) .... Biker
Grossology 4 TV episodes (2006-2007) (voice).... Sloppy Joe
- "The Perfect Stink"; "Yack Attack"; "All Together Now"; "Boogerman"
A Christmas Wedding (2006) (TV) .... Big Daddy
Still Small Voices (2006) (TV) .... Terrance Reed
Time Warp Trio TV Episode - "Hey Kid, Want to Buy a Bridge?" (2005) .... Team Captain
Tilt 5 TV episodes (2005) .... Henry 'Tropical Henry' Dufour - Card Player
- "The Game"; "Risk Tolerance"; "The Whale"; "The Aftermath"; "Rivered"
Mutant X .... Lexa's Dominion Contact (12 TV episodes, 2003-2004)
Cold Creek Manor (2003) .... Antique Dealer
Bakuten shoot beyblade .... Grandpa (12 TV episodes, 2002-2003)
The Last Chapter II: The War Continues (2003) (mini) TV Series .... The Brain
Puppets Who Kill 2 TV episodes (2002) .... Bubba
- "Cuddles Goes to Jail"; "The Island of Skip-Along Pete"
Odyssey 5 TV Episode - "Astronaut Dreams" (2002) TV Episode .... Matthew Pollard
Odyssey 5 (2002) (TV) .... Matthew Pollard
Dernier chapitre: La Suite, Le (2002) (mini) TV Series
Roughing It (2002) (TV) .... Jim
Men with Brooms (2002) .... Stuckmore
Relic Hunter TV Episode - "Fire in the Sky" (2002) .... Biker
Duct Tape Forever (2002) .... Motel Manager
Knockaround Guys (2001) .... Earl at the Gun Shop
X-Men: Mutant Academy 2 (2001) (VG) (voice) .... Dr. Henry "Hank" McCoy/Beast
What Makes a Family (2001) (TV) .... Reverend Greg Wasney
Pecola (2001) TV Series (voice)
X-Men (2000) .... Trucker
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show .... Chief Jake McKenna (30 TV episodes, 1998-2000)
X-Men: Mutant Academy (2000) (VG) (voice) .... Beast/Dr. Henry 'Hank' McCoy
Power Stone (1999) (VG) (voice) .... Kraken
Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend 4 TV episodes
- "The Hounds of Actaeon" (1999) .... Burly Hunter
- "Cadmus and Europa" (1999) .... Bull Handler
- "Atalanta: The Wild Girl" (1999) .... Gorgus
- "Daedalus and Icarus" (1998) .... King Minos
The Arrangement (1999) .... Willy Morton
First Wave TV Episode - "Speaking in Tongues" (1998) .... Zachary
The Adventures of Sinbad 17 TV Episodes (1996-1998) .... Doubar
Shoemaker (1996) .... Jerry
Taking the Falls TV Episode - "From Russia with Love" (1996) .... Viktor
Due South 2 TV episodes
- "Starman" (1996) .... Pete
- "Manhunt" (1994) .... George Welker
Side Effects TV Episode - "Rust Proof" (1995) .... Burt Reed
Nancy Drew TV Episode - "Asylum" (1995) .... Walter
Spider-Man 2 TV episodes (1995) (voice)
- "Neogenic Nightmare Chapter 4: The Mutant Agenda"; "Neogenic Nightmare Chapter 5: Mutants Revenge" (1995)(voice) .... Beast/Dr. Henry 'Hank' McCoy
Open Season (1995) .... Orly Travis
Pocahontas: The Legend (1995) .... Jules
The Michelle Apts. (1995) .... Burt
Forever Knight 2 TV episodes
- "Sons of Belial" (1995) .... Erick Sawchuck
- "Dark Knight" (1992) .... Dr. Dave
X-Men .... Beast / ... (44 episodes, 1992-1994)
Sodbusters (1994) (TV) .... Jake
The Mighty Jungle TV Episode - "Cousin 'O' Mine" (1994) .... Cousin Dan
X-Men: Children of the Atom (1994) (VG) (voice) .... Beast
Henry & Verlin (1994) .... Butch
Tales from the Cryptkeeper TV Episode - "Cave Man" (1993) .... Orwell/Cave man
The Hidden Room TV Episode - "Love Crimes" (1993) .... Boss
Journey to the Planets (1993) (voice) .... Navigator
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992) (TV) .... 5th Teamster
Street Legal 2 TV episodes, 1987-1991
- "The Harley" (1991) .... Biker Jade
- "Star Struck" (1987) .... Dr. Candall
Hammerman (1991) TV Series (voice)
Deadly Surveillance (1991) (TV) (as George Busa) .... Coffee Shop Patron
The Red Green Show (1991) TV Series .... Dwight Cardiff (unknown episodes)
Snake Eater II: The Drug Buster (1990) .... Rico
Descending Angel (1990) (TV) .... Stellian
Maniac Mansion (1990) TV Series .... Turner Edison (unknown episodes)
The Kissing Place (1990) (TV) .... Vic
Stella (1990) .... George
Friday the 13th 3 TV episodes
- "Midnight Riders" (1990) .... Biker #2
- "And Now the News" (1988) .... Hulk Maniac
- "The Root of All Evil" (1987) .... O'Conner's Neighbor
Destiny to Order (1990)
Edsville (1990) .... Hood
Raider of the South Seas (1990) (TV) .... The Raider
Booker TV Episode - "Booker" (1989) .... Bill McKenna
The Twilight Zone TV Episode - "Crazy as a Soup Sandwich" (1989) .... Gus
Glory! Glory! (1989) (TV) .... Vincent
The Brain (1988) .... Verna
Sticky Fingers (1988) .... Policeman
Diamonds TV Episode - "Kiss and Tell" (1987) .... Eddie Scarboro
Bluffing It (1987) (TV) .... Bob Reilly
Alfred Hitchcock Presents TV Episode - "World's Oldest Motive" (1987) .... Cal
Amerika (1987) (mini) TV Series .... Rick
The Liberators (1987) (TV) .... Store Qwner
Oklahoma Smugglers (1987)
Adderly TV Episode - "Nina Who?" (1986) .... Phil Gruel
Les Aventuriers du Nouveau-Monde (1986) (mini) TV Series .... Gaston
Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986) .... Mean Gene
Night Heat 2 TV episodes
- "The Legendary Eddie Shore" (1986) .... Kamisky
- "Pay Day" (1986) .... Willie
Screwball Academy (1986) (TV) .... Odd
Murder Sees the Light (1986) (TV)
Busted Up (1986) .... Captain Hook
The Last Season (1986) .... Patterson
Droids Animated Series .... Boba Fett (voice)
Ewoks TV Episode - "The Cries of the Trees" (1985) .... Chief Chirpa (voice)
Martin's Day (1984) .... Prison Guard 1
Today's Special TV Episode - "Wild West" (1983) ... Jake the Bug Killer
Seeing Things TV Episode - "Eyes Too Big for His Stomach" (1982) .... Kurtz
SCTV Network 90 TV Episode - "Indecent Exposure" (1982) .... Bartender
Faerie Tale Theatre TV Episode - "Rumpelstiltskin" (1982) .... Townsman
Highpoint (1982) .... Alex
La Guerre du feu (1981) .... The Kzamm Tribe
The Amateur (1981) .... Terrorist #4
The Littlest Hobo TV Episode - "Diamonds Are a Dog's Best Friend" (1980) .... Charlie Demerest
Bizarre (1980) TV Series .... Various
Fast Company (1979) .... Meatball
High-Ballin' (1978) .... Warehouseman
Zastrozzi (1977) .... Bernardo
Kung Fu TV Episode - "The Brothers Caine" (1975) .... Gregg

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