Bellows, Gil 1967–

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Bellows, Gil 1967–


Born June 28, 1967, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; married Rya Kihlstedt (an actress), 1994; children: Ava Emanuelle, Giovanni. Education: Graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Addresses: AgentWilliam Morris Agency, One William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor and producer. Appeared in a television commercial for Cadillac, 1998. Also worked as a hotel doorman.

Awards, Honors: Screen Actors Guild Award nominations (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, 1998, 2000, Screen Actors Guild Award (with others), outstanding performance by an ensemble in a comedy series, 1999, all for Ally McBeal.


Film Appearances:

Tommy Williams, The Shawshank Redemption (also known as Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption), Columbia, 1994.

Watty Watts, Love and a .45, Vidmark Entertainment, 1994.

Hitchhiker Dodge, Black Day Blue Night, Republic Pictures, 1995.

Matt, Miami Rhapsody, Buena Vista, 1995.

Alchemy, Fuel Films, 1995.

Val Chenard, The Substance of Fire, Miramax, 1996.

Himself, Looking for Richard, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1996.

Frank Alpine, The Assistant, Handmade Films, 1997.

Michael, Un amour de sorciere (also known as Witch Way Love), NTV-PROFIT, 1997.

Mason, Say You'll Be Mine (also known as Strangers in Transit), 1999.

Richard Wilson, Dinner at Fred's, Imperial Entertainment, 1999.

Elton, Beautiful Joe, Columbia TriStar Home Video, 2000.

Detective Derm, Chasing Sleep (also known as Insomnies), Trimark Home Video, 2000.

Dale White, Fast Food High, CCI Entertainment, 2003.

Dr. Theodore Conway, Blind Horizon, Lions Gate Films, 2003.

Paramedic, EMR, Shiny Object Digital Video, 2004.

Himself, Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at "The Shawshank Redemption" (documentary short film), Warner Home Video, 2004.

Ben Keats, Pursued, First Independent Pictures, 2004.

Jimmy, How's My Driving (short film), 2004.

Isaac, Childstar, Hart Sharp Video, 2004.

Jeff Klein, Zeyda and the Hitman, 2004.

David Dailey, Keep Your Distance, Lunacy Productions, 2005.

Don, The Weather Man, Paramount, 2005.

Made film debut in The First Season, National Film Board of Canada; also appeared in White Lies.

Film Work:

Coproducer, Sweet Land, Forward Entertainment, 2005.

Television Appearances; Series:

Billy Alan Thomas, Ally McBeal, Fox, 1997–2000.

Matt Callan, The Agency, CBS, 2001–2002.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Ari, Terminal City, 2005.

Lloyd Walker, Final Days of Planet Earth, Hallmark Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Brian Del Piso, Silver Strand, Showtime, 1995.

Will, Snow White: A Tale of Terror (also known as Snow White, Snow White in the Black Forest, Snow White in the Dark Forest, and The Grimm Brothers' "Snow White"), Showtime, 1997.

Lizard Browning, Judas Kiss, 1998.

Dr. Gerard Gaultier, The Courage to Love, Lifetime, 2000.

Miles, Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (also known as She Creature), HBO, 2001.

Mike De Guerin, Whitewash: The Clarence Brandley Story, Showtime, 2002.

Dan Heller, Second String, TNT, 2002.

Chris Raleigh, 1st to Die (also known as F1rst to Die and James Patterson's "F1rst to Die"), NBC, 2003.

Colonel John Barret, A Bear Named Winnie, CBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Bert Kramer, "Radiant City," Hallmark Hall of Fame, ABC, 1996.

Himself, The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Fox, 1999.

Himself, McBeal Appeal, Channel 4, 1999.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Billy Alan Thomas, Ally McBeal, Fox, 1997.

Matt Callan, The Agency, CBS, 2001.

Also appeared as Professor Mocha in the unaired pilot of Cooking Lessons, CBS.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Howard Metzler, "The Violence of Summer," Law & Order, NBC, 1991.

Gerard, "Single White Eurotrash," Flying Blind, Fox, 1992.

Ben Harrison, "Body Language," Going to Extremes (also known as Offshore Medical), ABC, 1993.

Ben Harrison, "Bridesmaid Revisited," Going to Extremes (also known as Offshore Medical), ABC, 1993.

Billy Alan Thomas, "Axe Murderer," The Practice, ABC, 1998.

Himself, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1999, 2002.

Keith Miller, "Renovation," Night Visions, Fox, 2001.

Rob Malone, "Homecoming," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2003.

Special Agent Donny Pepper, "Dog Day Sisco," Karen Sisco, ABC, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Manhattan Class One-Acts, Nat Horne Theatre, New York City, 1990.

Louis, The Best of Schools, UBU Repertory, New York City, 1992.

J. J., A Snake in the Vein, Manhattan Class Company, New York City, 1992.

Jace, Flaubert's Latest, Playwrights Horizons, New York City, 1992.

3-Yard, Little Monsters, Cucaracha Theater, New York City, 1994.

The 24 Hour Plays, Henry Honda Theatre, Los Angeles, 2002.

Also appeared in King Lear; The Diary of Anne Frank; and at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown, MA.


Taped Readings:

(With Gillian Anderson) Anne Rice's "Exit to Eden," Random House, 1993.

Carolyn See's "The Handyman," Publishing Mills, 1999.

James Patterson and Peter de Jonge's "The Beach House," Time Warner, 2002.



TV Guide, February 14, 1998, p. 33.

Variety, November 3, 1997, p. 103.