Aleks Paunovic is a Canadian actor. Paunovic is from Winnipeg, Manitoba, and there are "three generations of fighters" in his family. His father is of Serbian descent, and his mother is of Croatian ancestry. He was a champion boxer until a shoulder injury at the 1999 Pan American Games. Paunovic was in a rock band before he got an acting job at his first audition. He supports the Red Cross/Impact Anti-Bullying Campaign, as he has been bullied as a child.