'Trapped By My Father's Killer': Meet Lindy Booth, Craig Olejnik and rest of the cast of Lifetime thriller

'Trapped By My Father's Killer' seems to have an edgy plot with its characters immersed in emotional upheavals

                            'Trapped By My Father's Killer': Meet Lindy Booth, Craig Olejnik and rest of the cast of Lifetime thriller
Lindy Booth and Craig Olejnik (Getty Images)

Lifetime never disappoints its fans when it comes to thriller flicks. Now to up the ante in the genre of suspense movies, Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) has brought a stellar lineup of films this fall. LMN will air 13 all-new movies scheduled to premiere from October 1 till December. Of the many edgy thrillers, one of the films that caught our attention due to its edgy plot was 'Trapped By My Father's Killer'. The film depicts emotional upheavals and is interrogative in approach. It revolves around murder and punishment as well as some introspection by the lead characters.

As we await the film with bated breath, here is what we know about its stupendous cast.

'Trapped By My Father's Killer' (Lifetime)


Lindy Booth

Born in 1979 in Ontario, Canada, Lindy Booth is best remembered for her role as Riley Grant on the Disney Channel series, ‘The Famous Jett Jackson’. Between 1999 and 2019, the actress has starred in 21 films and over 45 television series.

Actress Lindy Booth poses at the TNT/TBS: The Librarian Season 2 3D street art activation (Getty Images)

She is ready to fight all odds to stay in the entertainment world. In a chat with Interview Magazine, the actress spoke about how one has to be devoted and passionate about acting. "I literally think that if you’re in this business, it has to be the only thing you can and want to do because it’s so hard. You have to be fully committed — and partially insane— to wake up every morning and be like, ‘I’m an actor.’ I have it in my blood. It’s in every pore of my body. There’s always something awesome about every project, even with the worst ones. I try to remind myself every time I think about complaining that there are way worse jobs than mine," she reportedly said. 

Actress Lindy Booth attends the 2015 TCM Classic Film Festival Opening Night Gala 50th anniversary screening of 'The Sound Of Music' at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on March 26, 2015, in Hollywood, California (Getty Images)

Booth’s credits in filmography include guest-starring as various characters in two different episodes of the A&E Network series called ‘A Nero Wolfe Mystery’ (2001). In the same year, she featured in the Canadian ensemble drama ‘Century Hotel’. Further, in 2002 she co-starred in the Canadian comedy film ‘Rub & Tug’. The actress was cast as Dodger Allen in the 2005 movie ‘Cry Wolf’ and featured in the 2004 remake of ‘Dawn of the Dead’. In 2008, she went on to star in the thriller film ‘Behind the Wall'. In television, the actress had a recurring role in Season 2 of the USA Network series, ‘The 4400’ (2004), and appeared as Cassandra Cillian on the TNT series ‘The Librarians’ (2014–2018).

Craig Olejnik

The 41-year old star was born in Halifax, Canada. He graduated from High School in Nova Scotia. Olejnik embarked on an acting career when he booked his first audition in the film, ‘Margaret's Museum’ (1995). His other works include memorable appearances in ‘Runaway’ (2006), ‘Thir13en Ghosts’ (2001) and ‘Wolf Lake’ (2001). However, the actor gained more prominence when he played the lead character of Toby Logan on the popular television show ‘The Listener’ (2009). In that show, Olejnik played a young telepathic character. As per IMDb, the hit show was licensed in over 120 countries.

Actor Craig Olejnik attends the DPA Gifting Lounge during the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival held at the InterContinental Toronto Centre on September 8, 2008, in Toronto, Canada (Getty Images)

Since he gained fame with ‘The Listener,’ the actor has never looked back. He has been featured in ‘Runaway’ (2006-07) and ‘Haven’ ( 2009-2015). Most recently, the actor has starred in the Brian D Wright drama ‘The Timekeeper’ (2009). While less is known about his role in the latest Lifetime film, all we can do is await a brilliant performance from him.

'Trapped By My Father's Killer' releases on October 23 at 8 pm ET on Lifetime Movie Network (LMN).

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