Blake Shields is the actor who portrays Flint.
Blake Shields devoted much of his youth to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival and the Washington Street Players. He starred in major theater productions such as A Midsummer Night's Dream and Hamlet.
In 2000, Shields filmed his first widely released feature film, Boys and Girls. He was a series regular on Carnivàle and Sleeper Cell. Additional credits include Criminal Minds, The Closer, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Bones, Eleventh Hour, and 'Veronica Mars (with Kristen Bell, Francis Capra, Michael B. Silver, Dianna Agron, and Jaime Ray Newman).