William deVry

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William deVry
William deVry.jpg
deVry in 2014
Born William deVry Simard
(1968-04-20) 20 April 1968 (age 46)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Other names William Vry
William Simard
Occupation Actor
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[1] 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.

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,[2] 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.

Career[edit]

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.[3] 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.[4] From 2006 to 2008, he starred on The Bold and the Beautiful as Storm Logan.

deVry starred in the Canadian comedy series InSecurity in 2011. He had a recurring roles on CW's Nikita and Beauty and the Beast, Netflix's Hemlock Grove, and guest-starred on Castle and NCIS.

In 2013, deVry joined the ABC soap opera General Hospital.[5] 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.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
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 Convictions Shane TV movie
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"
Episode: "Stranded"
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"
Episode:"Last Stand"
Episode:"Absolute Power"
Episode: "Summit"
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
2012 In Return Bill
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Dolan". Retrieved 11-10-2013. 
  2. ^ "William Devry Biography ((?)-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  3. ^ "About GH: About the Actors | William deVry | General Hospital @". Soapcentral.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ Deadline, The. "'General Hospital' Adds William deVry, William Abadie Joins 'Homeland'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 

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