David E. Paetkau is a Canadian actor, known for his roles as Evan Lewis in Final Destination 2, the customs officer in LAX, Beck McKaye in Whistler, Ira Glatt in Goon, and Sam Braddock in the CTV television series Flashpoint.
Paetkau has appeared in I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer, Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, So Weird, For Heaven's Sake, and a one episode appearance on Dexter, as Lumen's fiancé, Owen. He appeared uncredited in Final Destination 5, as Evan Lewis, in archived footage. Paetkau has also lent his voice to Canadian commercials for Chevrolet automobiles.
Paetkau is an avid ice hockey fan who supports his hometown team, the Vancouver Canucks.
He is married to Evangeline Duy. They have two children: Lauren and Oskar.