deVry in 2014
|Born||William deVry Simard
20 April 1968
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Other names||William Vry
|Years active||1994 – 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 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.
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.
deVry appeared in a number of Canadian television series of the 1990s, including recurring roles on Earth: Final Conflict, as Joshua Doors, and on Stargate SG-1, as Aldwin. 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. From 2006 to 2008, he starred on The Bold and the Beautiful as Storm Logan.
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 30.
|1994||seaQuest DSV||Matthew||Episode: "Daggers"|
|1995||Once in a Blue Moon||Eric / Adult Peter|
|1996||Sentinel, TheThe Sentinel||Master Sergeant||Episode: "The Switchman"|
|1996||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Kevin Sumner||Episode: "Do Not Go Gently"|
|1996||Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits||Bartender||Episode: "Inconstant Moon"|
|1997||Volcano: Fire on the Mountain||David||TV movie|
|1997||Viper||Geoffrey Vollis||Episode: "Echo of Murder"|
|1997||Dead Man's Gun||Zane Forbes||Episode: "Fortune Teller"|
|1997-1998||Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits||Ben||Episode: "Double Helix"
"Origin of Species"
|1998||Long Way Home, TheThe Long Way Home||Adam||TV movie|
|1998||Nash Bridges||Brian Hammond||Episode: "Special Delivery"|
|1998-2000||Earth: Final Conflict||Joshua Doors||8 episodes|
|1999||Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy||Constable Leo Porter||Episode: "Charades"
Episode: "Sex Lies and Narrow Escapes"
|1999||Cold Squad||Dr. Anthony Hart||Episode: "Gavin MacInnis"|
|1999||Lost World, TheThe Lost World||John Malone||TV movie
Episode: "The Journey Begins"
|1999||First Wave||Karl||Episode: "The Decision"
Episode: "The Purge"
|1999-2002||Stargate SG-1||Aldwin||Epiosde: "Jolinar's Memories"
Episode: "The Devil You Know"
|2000||Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits||Craig Swenson||Episode: "Breaking Point"|
|2000-2001||Beggars and Choosers||Brent Kallus||5 episodes|
|2001||So Weird||State Trooper||Episode: "The Great Incanto"|
|2001||Dream Storm||Jordan Ingram||TV movie|
|2002||Liebe auf den 2. Blick||Nick|
|2002||Dead in a Heartbeat||John||TV movie|
|2002||Port Charles||Tim Dolan||TV series|
|2002||Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight Zone||Nick Janus||Episode: "Dead Man's Eyes"|
|2002||Wildfire 7: The Inferno||Scott||TV movie|
|2003-2004||All My Children||Michael Cambias||Series regular
Nominated - Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2004)
|2006||Double Cross||Dean Swanson||TV movie|
|2006||Godiva's||Garth Rutlidge||6 episodes|
|2006-2008||Bold and the Beautiful, TheThe Bold and the Beautiful||Storm Logan||Series regular|
|2011||R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour||Dad||Episode: "The Perfect Brother"|
|2011||Three Weeks, Three Kids||Brian Norton||TV movie|
|2011||InSecurity||Peter McNeil||Series regular, 23 episodes|
|2011-2012||Nikita||Patrick Miller||Recurring role, 7 episodes|
|2012||Killer Among Us, AA Killer Among Us||Officer Drake||TV movie|
|2013||Hemlock Grove||Chin||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2013||Beauty and the Beast||Dr. Sorenson||Recurring role, 5 episodes|
|2013||Castle||Dan Renner||Episode: "The Lives of Others"|
|2013—||General Hospital||Julian Jerome||Series regular|
|2014||NCIS||Lieutenant Commander D. Stone||Episode: "Kill Chain"|
|2014||The Outsider||Nick Miller|
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