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'Saints and Soldiers,' '17 Miracles' actor Jasen Wade has had quite the journey

Utah director T.C. Christensen knew he had to find a part for Jasen Wade.

The mysterious actor with light brown hair, blue eyes and ruggedly handsome features caught the director’s eye while reading for the 2009 film “Treasure in Heaven: The John Tanner Story.” Christensen was impressed.

“Pioneer films require a certain intangible that Jasen has, a rough quality that will let the audience believe this guy lived in the 1800s, slept outdoors and battled the elements,” Christensen said. “The way he carried himself, his looks, his skills, I had to find a place for this guy.”

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