William deVry

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William deVry
BornWilliam deVry Simard
(1968-04-20) 20 April 1968 (age 45)
Montréal, 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 45)
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Other namesWilliam Vry
William Simard
OccupationActor
Years active1994 – present

William deVry (born 20 April 1968) is a Canadian television actor now living in Vancouver. He has appeared on several soap operas. He is best known for the roles of Tim Dolan[1] on Port Charles, Michael Cambias on All My Children, Storm Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, and Joshua Doors on Earth: Final Conflict. He currently plays mobster Julian Jerome on General Hospital.

He has also appeared in three episodes of Stargate SG-1 as the Tok'ra named Aldwin and is currently a series regular on InSecurity and recurring on 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, 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.

General Hospital[edit]

In 2013, deVry joined the ABC soap opera General Hospital. 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 30th.

Personal life[edit]

He is an avid collector of art and connoisseur of fashion and architecture.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1995Once in a Blue MoonEric / Adult Peter
2002Liebe auf den 2. BlickNickVideo
2012In ReturnBillCompleted
2013The OutsiderNick Millerpost-production
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1994seaQuest DSVMatthewEpisode: "Daggers"
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
1997Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsBenEpisode: "Double Helix"
1998Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsBenEpisode: "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
1999Lost World, TheThe Lost WorldJohn MaloneEpisode: "The Journey Begins"
Episode: "Stranded"
1999First WaveKarlEpisode: "The Decision"
Episode: "The Purge"
1999Stargate SG-1AldwinEpiosde: "Jolinar's Memories"
Episode: "The Devil You Know"
2000Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsCraig SwensonEpisode: "Breaking Point"
2000-2001Beggars and ChoosersBrent Kallus5 episodes
2001So WeirdState TrooperEpisode: "The Great Incanto"
2001Dream StormJordan IngramTV movie
2001Stargate SG-1AldwinEpisode: "Absolute Power"
Episode: "Summit"
2002Stargate SG-1AldwinEpisode: "Last Stand"
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 CambiasRecurring role
2006Double CrossDean SwansonTV movie
2006Godiva'sGarth Rutlidge6 episodes
2006-2008Bold and the Beautiful, TheThe Bold and the BeautifulStorm LoganRegular/Recurring role
2011R.L. Stine's The Haunting HourDadEpisode: "The Perfect Brother"
2011Three Weeks, Three KidsBrian NortonTV movie
2011InSecurityPeter McNeil23 episodes
2011-2012NikitaPatrick MillerRecurring role
2012Killer Among Us, AA Killer Among UsOfficer DrakeTV movie, post-production
2012Hemlock GroveChinTV series, pre-production
2013CastleDan RennerEpisode: "The Lives of Others"
2013—General HospitalJulian JeromeRegular role

Awards and nominations[edit]

YearAwardWorkResultRef
2004
Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
All My Children
Nominated
[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Dolan". Retrieved 11-10-2013. 
  2. ^ "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. 

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