Dean Haglund is a Canadian actor known for the role of Richard “Ringo” Langly, one of the Lone Gunmen on The X-Files. Haglund is also a stand-up comedian, specializing in improvisational comedy (formerly with Vancouver TheatreSports League.) In addition to The X-Files, he played the voice of Sid in Tom Sawyer, Haglund also portrayed Langly in the spin-off The Lone Gunmen, which aired thirteen episodes in 2001.
Haglund appears briefly in a documentary-style production called From Here to Andromeda, released in 2007. The production has UFOs and extraterrestrials as a central theme.
Haglund was born in Oakbank, Manitoba, Canada, the son of a structural engineer. He is the inventor of the Chill Pak, a commercial external cooling product for laptop computers.
On October 30, 2009, he hosted Ghost Adventures Live on the Travel Channel.
In a throwback to X-Files of yore, Dean appeared in Episode 95 of Bones as restaurant owner Blaine Miller in Roswell NM where Booth and Bones are sent to investigate a possible extraterrestrial sighting.
Haglund currently hosts the Chillpak Hollywood Hour podcast, where he discusses all things Hollywood with independent filmmaker Phil Leirness. As well as periodically hosting episodes of the The X-Files on the YOUTOO television channel.
In 2014, Haglund was on the advisory board of Sci-Fest, the first annual Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival