William deVry

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William deVry
BornWilliam deVry Simard
(1968-04-20) 20 April 1968 (age 46)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Other namesWilliam Vry
William Simard
OccupationActor
Years active1994 – present
 
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William deVry
BornWilliam deVry Simard
(1968-04-20) 20 April 1968 (age 46)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Other namesWilliam Vry
William Simard
OccupationActor
Years active1994 – present

William deVry (born 20 April 1968) is a Canadian television actor. He is best known for the roles in American daytime soap operas, as Tim Dolan[1] on Port Charles, as Michael Cambias on All My Children, as Storm Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, and currently as Julian Jerome on General Hospital. He is also known for roles in the Earth: Final Conflict, Stargate SG-1, InSecurity, and Nikita.

Early life[edit]

His birth name is William deVry Simard. He moved to Florida with his mother at the age of 19. His grandfather, Herman A. DeVry,[2] founded the DeForest Training School, named after Lee De Forest, Herman's colleague and friend, now known as DeVry University. deVry comes from a long lineage of athletes and entrepreneurs. His father lettered in several sports in college and his maternal grandmother held 26 world records in track and field.

Career[edit]

deVry appeared in a number of Canadian television series as of 1990s, including recurring roles on Earth: Final Conflict, as Joshua Doors, and on Stargate SG-1, as Aldwin.[3] In 2002, he began his career on American daytime soap operas. His first soap role was on ABC's Port Charles in 2002. He later joined the cast of All My Children, as Michael Cambias, and in 2004 was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.[4] From 2006 to 2008, he starred on The Bold and the Beautiful as Storm Logan.

deVry starred in the Canadian comedy series InSecurity in 2011. He had a recurring roles on CW's Nikita and Beauty and the Beast, Netflix's Hemlock Grove, and guest-starred on Castle and NCIS.

In 2013, deVry joined the ABC soap opera General Hospital.[5] Using the alias Derek Wells, deVry is introduced as a media mogul and new boss to Kelly Sullivan's Connie Falconeri. It's later revealed that Derek is in fact mob boss Julian Jerome. deVry has been involved in a central storyline since his debut and is soon well connected to other characters with the reveal that Julian is the father of Sam Morgan (Kelly Monaco), one-time lover of Alexis Davis (Nancy Lee Grahn) and brother of Ava Jerome (Maura West). deVry signed a four-year contract with the show and made his on-screen debut on July 30.

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1994seaQuest DSVMatthewEpisode: "Daggers"
1995Once in a Blue MoonEric / Adult Peter
1996Sentinel, TheThe SentinelMaster SergeantEpisode: "The Switchman"
1996Poltergeist: The LegacyKevin SumnerEpisode: "Do Not Go Gently"
1996Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsBartenderEpisode: "Inconstant Moon"
1997Volcano: Fire on the MountainDavidTV movie
1997ViperGeoffrey VollisEpisode: "Echo of Murder"
1997Dead Man's GunZane ForbesEpisode: "Fortune Teller"
1997ConvictionsShaneTV movie
1997-1998Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsBenEpisode: "Double Helix"
"Origin of Species"
1998Long Way Home, TheThe Long Way HomeAdamTV movie
1998Nash BridgesBrian HammondEpisode: "Special Delivery"
1998-2000Earth: Final ConflictJoshua Doors8 episodes
1999Nothing Too Good for a CowboyConstable Leo PorterEpisode: "Charades"
Episode: "Sex Lies and Narrow Escapes"
1999Cold SquadDr. Anthony HartEpisode: "Gavin MacInnis"
1999Lost World, TheThe Lost WorldJohn MaloneTV movie
Episode: "The Journey Begins"
Episode: "Stranded"
1999First WaveKarlEpisode: "The Decision"
Episode: "The Purge"
1999-2002Stargate SG-1AldwinEpiosde: "Jolinar's Memories"
Episode: "The Devil You Know"
Episode:"Last Stand"
Episode:"Absolute Power"
Episode: "Summit"
2000Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsCraig SwensonEpisode: "Breaking Point"
2000-2001Beggars and ChoosersBrent Kallus5 episodes
2001So WeirdState TrooperEpisode: "The Great Incanto"
2001Dream StormJordan IngramTV movie
2002Liebe auf den 2. BlickNick
2002Dead in a HeartbeatJohnTV movie
2002Port CharlesTim DolanTV series
2002Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight ZoneNick JanusEpisode: "Dead Man's Eyes"
2002Wildfire 7: The InfernoScottTV movie
2003-2004All My ChildrenMichael CambiasSeries regular
Nominated - Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2004)
2006Double CrossDean SwansonTV movie
2006Godiva'sGarth Rutlidge6 episodes
2006-2008Bold and the Beautiful, TheThe Bold and the BeautifulStorm LoganSeries regular
2011R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourDadEpisode: "The Perfect Brother"
2011Three Weeks, Three KidsBrian NortonTV movie
2011InSecurityPeter McNeilSeries regular, 23 episodes
2011-2012NikitaPatrick MillerRecurring role, 7 episodes
2012Killer Among Us, AA Killer Among UsOfficer DrakeTV movie
2012In ReturnBill
2013Hemlock GroveChinRecurring role, 4 episodes
2013Beauty and the BeastDr. SorensonRecurring role, 5 episodes
2013CastleDan RennerEpisode: "The Lives of Others"
2013—General HospitalJulian JeromeSeries regular
2014NCISLieutenant Commander D. StoneEpisode: "Kill Chain"
2014The OutsiderNick Miller

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Dolan". Retrieved 11-10-2013. 
  2. ^ "William Devry Biography ((?)-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  3. ^ "About GH: About the Actors | William deVry | General Hospital @". Soapcentral.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  4. ^ "The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations" (PDF). emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 4 March 2004. Archived from the original on 28 June 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  5. ^ Deadline, The. "'General Hospital' Adds William deVry, William Abadie Joins 'Homeland'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 

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