Born on 1974 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, Ty Olson is an actor best known for his stint on Battlestar Galactica as well as lending the voice of Herry in the hit Canadian television series Class of the Titans. Raised in Ottawa, Ontario, he went to Canterbury High School, an arts school specializing in performance arts, such as drama, dance, and music, and eventually continued his schooling at Studio 58. He has appeared in a string of character roles on several series, including Krypto the Superdog, Supernatural, and Flash Gordon. His movie credits, on the other hand, include The Chronicles of Riddick, Men In Trees, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, and The Day the Earth Stood Still. In 2009, Olson was cast as mission commander Rollie Crane on the ABC space-themed drama Defying Gravity.