Davies, Geraint Wyn 1957–

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Davies, Geraint Wyn 1957–

(Gary Davies, Geraint Davies)


Born April 20, 1957, in Swansea, Wales; immigrated to Canada, 1964; father, a pastor; mother, a teacher; married Alana Davies (an artist), 1985; children: Galen, Pyper. Education: Graduated from Upper Canada College; attended University of Western Ontario.

Addresses: Agent—Paradigm, 360 North Crescent Dr., North Bldg., Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Career: Actor, director, and producer. Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, member of company, 1988–89; Shaw Festival, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada, member of company; Theatre Clwyd (the Welsh National Performing Arts Company), actor and associate director, for two seasons; Roundtable Films (a production company), founder.

Member: Screen Actors Guild.

Awards, Honors: Regional Theatre Best Actor Award, 1992, for Hamlet; Gemini Award nominations, best performance by an actor in a continuing leading dramatic role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1993, 1996, both for Forever Knight; Gemini Award nomination, best performance by an actor in a continuing leading dramatic role, 1998, for Black Harbour; Garland Awards (with others), best ensemble cast, Backstage West, 1998; Helen Hayes Award, outstanding lead actor—resident play, Washington Theatre Awards Society, 2005, for Cyrano.


Film Appearances:

(As Gary Davies) Michael Franklin, Deadly Harvest, 1977.

Michael Wilson, One of the Hollywood Ten (also known as Punto de mira), Alibi Films International, 2000.

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

Simon Grady, Cube 2: Hypercube (also known as Hypercube), 2002.

Colin, The Wild Dogs, Mongrel Media, 2002.

Zin, Alien Tracker, Lions Gate Films Home Entertainment, 2003.

(Archive footage) Simon Grady, Re-Entering the Nightmare (documentary short), Savage Dog Film & Digitals, 2005.

Film Work:

Executive producer, Cocktailed Confusion, 1999.

Coproducer and director, The Quantum Heist, Power Point Films, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

So the Story Goes, 1977.

Glen, High Hopes, CBC, 1978.

Thomas, The Canadian, 1978.

Jimmy Hogan, To Serve and Protect, 1985.

Allan Pearson, The Judge, CBC, 1986.

Major Mike Rivers, Airwolf (also known as Lonewolf and Airwolf II), USA Network, 1987.

Nicholas de Brabant/Detective Nicholas "Nick" Knight, Forever Knight, CBS, 1992–94, syndicated, 1994–96.

Nick Haskell, Black Harbour, CBC, 1996–.

Zin, Tracker, syndicated, 2001.

James Nathanson, 24, Fox, 2006.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

David Kaydick, RoboCop: Prime Directives, Sci-Fi Channel, 2000.

Premier William G. Davis, Trudeau, CBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Drake, Hangin' in Plasma Suite, syndicated and CBC, 1977.

Jon, D.O.A., 1978.

Rick Jarrell, A Paid Vacation, 1979.

Antipholus of Syracuse, The Boys from Syracuse, 1986.

Young pilot, Learning to Fly, 1986.

Angus, Ikwe (also known as Daughters of the Country: "Ikwe"), 1987.

Hortensio, The Taming of the Shrew, 1988.

Allan Devlin, Bionic Showdown: The Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman (also known as Return of the Six Million Dollar Man and the Bionic Woman II), NBC, 1989.

Anton ("Tony"), Terror Stalks the Class Reunion (also known as For Better and for Worse and Mary Higgins Clark: Pour le meilleur et pour le pire), syndicated, 1992.

Dr. Martin Nolan, Hush Little Baby (also known as Mother of Pearl), USA Network, 1993.

Matt Stewart, Other Women's Children, Lifetime, 1993.

Martin Mallory, Ghost Mom (also known as Bury Me in Niagara and Bury Me in St. Louis, Louis), Fox, 1993.

Dr. Lambert, Dancing in the Dark, Lifetime, 1995.

Ben, "The Graveyard Rats," Trilogy of Terror II, USA Network, 1996.

Straker, The Conspiracy of Fear (also known as Bridge of Spies and The Losers), HBO, 1996.

Also appeared as in Cope.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Gary Davies) Joey, "Cementhead," For the Record, 1977.

Thomas, "Ambush at Iroquois Point," The Canadians, 1978.

Robert Sutcliffe, "Death on Delivery," The Great Detective, CBC, 1979.

David Barrington, "Once Upon a Tyme," The Littlest Hobo, CTV and syndicated, 1982.

Dez Ranger, "The Case of the Missing Guitar," Edison Twins II, CBC and The Disney Channel, 1983.

Adam Coulter, "Scavenger Hunt: Parts 1 & 2," The Littlest Hobo, CTV and syndicated, 1983.

Anthony Davis, "The Wedding," Street Legal, CBC, 1986.

"Leap of Faith," Diamonds, USA Network, 1988.

Dan Bright, "The Reluctant Candidate," The Campbells, The Family Channel, 1988.

Paul Stebbins, "The Reunion," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, USA Network, 1989.

Klaus Helsing, "The Vampire Solution," Dracula: The Series, syndicated, 1990.

Klaus Helsing, "Black Sheep," Dracula: The Series, syndicated, 1990.

Boswell, "Count Your Blessings," Katts and Dog (also known as Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop), CTV and The Family Channel, 1990.

Anthony Davis, "Wedding," Street Legal, CBC, 1990.

Frank Hallstead, "For a Song," Sweating Bullets (also known as Tropical Heat), 1991.

Victor, "Dangerous Dreams," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1991.

Hartley Jeffco, "Three Men and a Skull," My Secret Identity, syndicated, 1991.

Captain Tom Reeves, "Collateral Damage," Matrix, syndicated, 1993.

Michael Moore/Quentin Barnes, "Turnabout," Highlander (also known as Highlander: The Series), syndicated, 1993.

Martin, "Provision 22," Robocop (also known as RoboCop: The Series), syndicated, 1994.

Lawrence, "The Possessed," Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, syndicated, 1994.

Sheriff Grady Markham, "Paradise," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1996.

David, "Worlds Within," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Dr. Sims, "Victoria," 1-800-MISSING (also known as Missing), Lifetime, 2003.

Lawyer, "Buttons on a Hot Tin Roof," Puppets Who Kill, Comedy Central, 2005.

Also appeared (as Gary Davies) as Gary, "Once a Hero," Side Street, CBC; Nick, "The Loyalists," In Their Shoes; Morgan, "The Hand That Feeds," Not My Department.

Television Executive Producer; Movies:

The Fifteen Streets, 1989.

Television Director; Episodic:

Forever Knight, CBS, 1995–97.

"The Smell of Violets," North of 60, CBC, 1997.

"The Mask," Power Play, CBC, 1997.

"Manipulation," Power Play, CBC, 1999.

Also directed episodes of Black Harbour, CBC; Pit Pony, CBC.

Stage Appearances:

(Professional debut) The Fantasticks, Quebec City, 1976.

Red Emma, Quebec City, 1976.

A Midsummer's Night Dream, Quebec City, 1976.

Petruchio, The Taming of the Shrew, 1996.

Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, 1998.

An Evening with Dylan Thomas, Atlantic Theatre Festival, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1999.

Dylan Thomas and Shakespeare: In the Envy of Some Greatness, Atlantic Theatre Festival, 2000.

Stranger in Paradise, Atlantic Theatre Festival, 2001.

Henry Higgins, My Fair Lady, Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, 2002.

Hughie, Atlantic Theatre Festival, 2003.

Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Chicago, 2003.

(New York debut) Edmund, King Lear, Vivian Beaumont Theatre, New York City, 2004.

Dylan Thomas, Do Not Go Gentle, ArcLight Theater, New York City, 2005.

Cyrano, Shakespeare Theatre, c. 2005.

Days Without End, ArcLight Theatre, 2005.

Also appeared as Antipholus, The Boys from Syracuse; Marchbanks, Candida; Christian, Cyrano de Bergerac; d'Artagnan, The Three Musketeers; title role, Henry V; title role, Pericles; Stockman, Enemy of the People; in The Last Englishman, British Actors Theatre Company; Henry VIII, Chichester Festival, Chichester, England; The Music Cure; The Vortex; Goodnight Disgrace; My Fat Friend, Los Angeles; Sleuth, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Hereward the Wake; Buckingham.

Major Tours:

Title role, Hamlet, Theatre Clwyd, British cities, 1992.

Also toured in An Enemy of the People, Theatre Clwyd, British cities.

Stage Director:

Joy of the Desolate, Highland Park, IL, 2000.



Bar Talk, 2000.



Cinescape, July, 1995, p. 73.

Sci-Fi Universe, March, 1996.

Starlog, March, 1995.

Venue, Summer, 1996.

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