Alan van Sprang

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Alan van Sprang
Born (1971-06-19) June 19, 1971 (age 46)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994–present

Alan van Sprang (born June 19, 1971) is a Canadian actor best known for playing Sir Francis Bryan in the series The Tudors, appearing in the Living Dead films of George A. Romero and for playing King Henry on The CW's original series Reign[1]. He also portrayed Valentine Morgenstern on Freeform's hit show, Shadowhunters.[2]

Personal Life[edit]

Van Spring has a son named Logan and a daughter named Talya.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1995 Dangerous Intentions Marshall Cameron
Black Fox: Good Men and Bad Longbaugh, Dunn Gang TV Movie
1996 Closer and Closer Interviewer #2 TV Movie
Conundrum Ted Baum TV Movie
Carpool Kirk, Bauer & Cole Salesman
1997 Masterminds Happy Boy #7
2000 Steal This Movie David Glenn
Best Actress Billy Walsh TV Movie
The Uncles Alan Rossi
2001 Stolen Miracle Daryl Courmier TV Movie
Earth Angels Lucas TV Movie
2002 Narc Michael Calvess
2003 Do or Die Tink TV Movie
The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John Judas Iscariot
Rush of Fear John 'J.J.' Gillis TV Movie
In the Dark Lawrence Taylor TV Movie
2004 Evel Knievel John Derek TV Movie
Anonymous Rex Raal TV Movie
2005 Confessions of an American Bride Mitchell Stone (as Allan Van Sprang) TV Movie
Land of the Dead Brubaker
Devil's Perch Jake TV Movie
2006 Saw III Chris
2007 Shutter Lukas Short
Diary of the Dead Sergeant 'Nicotine' Crockett
2008 Phantom Punch Nico Orso
2009 Survival of the Dead Sergeant 'Nicotine' Crockett
2010 Pay In Full Sergei
2011 Immortals Dareios
2015 Pirate's Passage Immigration Officer #1 (voice) Voice


Year Title Role Notes
1994 Robin's Hoods Carl Rossi Episode: Bad Girl
1997 Viper Karl Warrick Episode: Triple Cross
1998 Made in Canada Jeremy Black Episodes: Second in Command & The Mill Show
Highlander: The Raven William Kenworth Episode: Bloodlines
1999 The City Episode: Where the Bodies are Buried
Power Play Hamilton Episode: Family Values
La Femme Nikita Carl Peruze Episode: Under the Influence
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal Griffin Episode: Temple of Light
2000 Traders Episode: Scents and Sensibilities
D.C. Dr. Ben Episodes: Trust & Guns and Roses
Code Name: Eternity Brady Episode: Thief
2001 Drop the Beat Cary Episodes: Doing Good with Evil & Trippin
2001-2002 Soul Food Dr. Caldwell Episodes: Everything Is Unfolding Perfectly (2001), God Bless the Child (2001) & Lovers and Other Strangers (2002)
Earth: Final Conflict Howlyn Main Role Season 5 (22 episodes)
2002 Mentors Harry Houdini Episode: A Matter of Time: Part 2
Monk Leonard Stokes Episode: Mr. Monk Goes to the Carnival
Adventure Inc. Paul Ziglen Episode: Fatal Error
2003 Veritas: The Quest Javier Episode: Sangraal
Bliss Mr. Leonides Episode: The Piano Tuner
Mutant X Rae Larkin Episode: Inferno
Starhunter Jimmi Zavras Episode: Rebirth
2003-2007 A Taste of Shakespeare Macduff/Cassio Episodes: Macbeth (2003) & Othello (2007)
2004 Puppets Who Kill Ted's Partner Episode: Dead Ted
The Newsroom George's Replacement Episode: The British Accent
Metropia Detective Dunlap
Paradise Falls Johnny Brice Recurring role Season 2 (16 episodes)
2005 G-Spot Alan Episode: Bronzed Vagina
Wild Card Stevie Episode: See Ya Later, Investigator!
1-800-Missing Will Sheperd Episode: Unnatural Disaster
Degrassi: The Next Generation Leo Davies Episode: Together Forever
2006 11 Cameras Bruce Main role (22 episodes)
2006-2008 ReGenesis Jack Bowden Episodes: Escape Mutant (2006), The Cocktail (2006) & The Sounds of Science (2008)
2007 The Best Years Lee Campbell Recurring role (11 episodes)
2008 Would Be Kings Gary Coyle TV Mini-Series
2009 The Tudors Francis Bryan Main role Season 3 (8 episodes)
Guns John Willison TV miniseries
Flashpoint Donald Mitchell Episode: Custody
2009-2010 Cra$h & Burn Father Benedito Recurring role (7 episodes)
Being Erica Jody Episodes: The Unkindest Cut (2009), The Importance of Being Erica (2009) & Physician, Heal Thyself (2010)
2011 Rookie Blue Patrick Murphy Episode: Might Have Been
2011-2012 King Derek Spears Main role (21 episodes)
2012 The L.A. Complex Eric Episodes: Rules of Thirds, Half Way & Stay
2013 CollegeHumor Originals Episode: Cat vs. Dog Fighting Game
The Listener Shane Dent Episode: Caged In
Saving Hope Thomas Ford Episode: Defriender
2013–2015 Reign Henry II of France Main role Season 1 (21 episodes); Recurring Role Season 2
2015 Beauty & the Beast Bob Hall Guest starring Season 3 (2 episodes)
2016-2017 Shadowhunters Valentine Morgenstern Recurring role; 25 episodes
2018 Star Trek: Discovery Leland [4]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Highfill, Samantha (March 27, 2014). "'Reign' star Alan Van Sprang on Henry's clarity". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved 20 March 2018. 
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  3. ^ Leong, Melissa (April 28, 2011). "On The Town: Hanging with the kiddies and talking zombies with actor Alan Van Sprang". National Post. Retrieved 20 March 2018. 
  4. ^ Staff, TrekCore (March 25, 2018). "MINOR SPOILERS: Alan Van Sprang Says Leland's Role a "Massive" Part of STAR TREK: DISCOVERY Season 2". TrekCore. Retrieved March 26, 2018.