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BANKS, Boyd 1964–

PERSONAL

Born April 16, 1964, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Addresses: Manager—Parent Management, 530 Queen St. East, Toronto, Ontario M5A 1V2 Canada.

Career: Actor. Also works as a stand-up comedian; appeared in television commercials, including for Progressive Insurance.

CREDITS

Film Appearances:

Clyde Spinoza, Black Sheep, Paramount, 1996.

Grip, Crash, Fine Line Features, 1996.

Gas station guy, The Wrong Guy, Lions Gate Films, 1997.

Inca #3, Time Traveling Coach: Episode 13 (short), Canada Film Reference Library, 1998.

Creepy Harry, Dirty Work (also known as Sale boulot), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998.

Mr. Bothom, Shrink, 1998.

Ge Groovy Lesh, Dog Park (also known as Reserve aux chiens), New Line Cinema, 1998.

Roger, Meet Prince Charming, New City Releasing, 1999.

Talent show MC, Dinner at Fred's, Imperial Entertainment, 1999.

TV weatherman, Superstar, 1999.

Jester, Bruiser (also known as Bruiser and Devil's Mask), Lions Gate Films, 2000.

Luger, The Highwayman, Lions Gate Films, 2000.

C&W station manager, The Ladies Man (also known as The Ladies' Man), Paramount, 2000.

Ralph, Chasing Cain, Muse Distribution International, 2001.

Fat Lou, Jason X, New Line Cinema, 2001.

Charlie's teacher, Prancer Returns (also known as Le retour du petit renne), USA Home Video, 2001.

Bar patron, Knockaround Guys, New Line Cinema, 2001.

Officer Jimmy, American Psycho II: All American Girl (also known as American Psycho 2), Lions Gate Films, 2002.

Paramedic, Avenging Angelo, Warner Bros., 2002.

Vic, The Tuxedo, DreamWorks, 2002.

Fred Garfield, Cypher, Miramax, 2002.

Patient, The In-Laws (also known as Ein ungleiches Paar and Wild Wedding—Ein ungleiches Paar), Warner Bros., 2003.

Hospital orderly, Rhinoceros Eyes, Madstone Films, 2003.

Barry's boss at Canadian Theatre Company, Ham & Cheese, Decade Distribution, 2004.

Tucker, Dawn of the Dead, Universal, 2004.

Ticket window guy, New York Minute, Warner Bros., 2004.

Emergency room patient, Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle (also known as Harold & Kumar Get the Munchies), New Line Cinema, 2004.

Slim, Phil the Alien, Lions Gate Films, 2004.

Worker #1, Saint Ralph, Samuel Goldwyn Films, 2004.

Morgue attendant, Jekyll + Hyde, 2005.

Reporter, Cinderella Man, Universal, 2005.

Butcher, Land of the Dead (also known as George A. Romero's "Land of the Dead" and George Romero's "Land of the Dead"), Universal, 2005.

Prison solitary guard, Get Rich or Die Tryin', Paramount, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Ear Battersby, The Red Green Show (also known as The New Red Green Show), CBC (Canada) and PBS, 1991.

Various characters, A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2001–2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Holiday Affair, USA Network, 1996.

Gun salesman, Bad to the Bone, ABC, 1997.

Ethan the workman, I'll Be Home for Christmas, CBS, 1997.

Statue man, Earthquake in New York, Fox Family, 1998.

Jack, Naked City: A Killer Christmas, Showtime, 1998.

Prison guard, Dash and Lilly, Arts and Entertainment, 1999.

Mayor Paxton, The Jesse Ventura Story, NBC, 1999.

State speech judge, Cheaters, HBO, 2000.

Zealot, Possessed, Showtime, 2000.

Announcer, Club Land, Showtime, 2001.

Stand-up comic, Kiss My Act, ABC, 2001.

Handprint clerk, Wild Iris, Showtime, 2001.

Hotel manager, A Killing Spring (also known as Copie non conforme), CTV (Canada), 2002.

Martin, Escape from the Newsroom, CBC, 2002.

Weber, Deacons for Defense, Showtime, 2003.

Train conductor, The Music Man, ABC, 2003.

Priest, The Piano Man's Daughter (also known as La fille de l'homme au piano), CBC, 2003.

Birdie, Fallen Angel, CBS, 2003.

Ehrlich, H2O, CBC, 2004.

Henry, Riding the Bus with My Sister, CBS, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Fitzgerald, Conspiracy Guy: Behind the Coat, 2001.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Mr. Johnson, "The Phantom of the Auditorium," Goosebumps, Fox, 1995.

Norm Betz, "Vault," Due South, CBS and CTV (Canada), 1995.

"Wedding Bell Blues," Once a Thief, syndicated, 1998.

"Brothers in Arms," Power Play, UPN, 1998.

Court officer, "The Trial," Foolish Heart, CBC (Canada), 1999.

Snake wrangler, "Behind the Scenes," The Famous Jett Jackson, The Disney Channel, 2000.

Pete, "Rules of Engagement," Doc, PAX, 2003.

Morgue attendant, "Geoffrey Returns," Slings and Arrows, The Movie Network (Canada), 2003.

Janitor, "Wound-up Penguin," Wonderfalls, Fox, 2004.

Norm Loeb, "Rocko Gets a Lung," Puppets Who Kill, Comedy Central, 2004.

OTHER SOURCES

Periodicals:

Eye Weekly, August 6, 1992.

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