Colin Ferguson

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Colin Ferguson
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Ferguson in July 2013
Colin Ferguson

(1972-07-22) July 22, 1972 (age 47)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
OccupationActor, director, producer
Years active1995–present

Colin Ferguson (born July 22, 1972) is a Canadian-born American actor, director and producer.[1] He is known for playing Sheriff Jack Carter on the Syfy series Eureka, the Maytag Man, and Lewis on Then Came You.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Ferguson was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, and is a graduate of Appleby College and McGill University.[1][2] Since he was born and raised around Montreal, which predominantly speaks French, he is bilingual speaking both French and English.[2] He was born in Canada and became a naturalized citizen of the United States.[3][4]


Ferguson was a member of the Montreal improv group On the Spot.[3][2] He has been cast in many television series, television films, and films, ranging from The Opposite of Sex to The Stupidest Angel.[5] In 2003, he starred in the short-lived TV show Coupling.[6] He was the lead in Eureka, a Syfy original series broadcast between 2006 and 2012, for which he was also a producer in its later seasons. He was also a guest presenter for sci-fi news show HypaSpace.[3]

In 2007, he starred as Dan Casey in the Lifetime Christmas film Christmas in Paradise alongside Charlotte Ross.[7] In 2010, Ferguson starred as Nathan Bickerman in the syfy original film Lake Placid 3 co-starring Kirsty Mitchell.[8] On September 5, 2011, he appeared on the podcast Disasterpiece Theatre to discuss what Eureka might have looked like if it had been directed by Michael Bay.[9]

He starred in The Vampire Diaries and had a recurring role in TV series Haven in 2013 and 2014.[10] In January 2014, Ferguson became the newest "Maytag Man" where he plays the role of the appliance in the latest Maytag ad campaign.[11] In July 2015, Ferguson began playing a recurring role in season three of the Hallmark Channel series Cedar Cove, as the new district attorney and a rival to Jack.[12]

In 2016, he starred as Jack Brewster in the Hallmark original film Every Christmas Has a Story alongside Lori Loughlin.[13] In 2017, he starred as Mackintyre Sullivan in hallmark movies and mysteries film Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery co-starring Jewel Kilcher.[14] He also starred in the Hallmark movies and mysteries sequel Concrete Evidence: A Fixer Upper Mystery.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Ferguson is a Montreal Canadiens fan, and he contributes to as a celebrity blogger.[16]


Ferguson at Oz Comic-Con in 2013


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Rowing Through Tiff Wood
1998 The Opposite of Sex Tom De Lury
2001 The Surprise Party Oscar
2005 Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber Charles Fitz
2005 Guy in Row Five Dean
2005 Mom at Sixteen Bob Cooper
2006 Playing House Michael Tate
2007 Because I Said So Dereck Decker
2010 Lake Placid 3 Nathan Bickerman
2011 Life's a Beach Pierre
2012 The Stupidest Angel Tucker
2018 Breaking & Exiting Officer Davis


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Tommy Episode: "The Tale of C7"
1997 The Hunger Peter Garson Episode: "Bridal Suite"
1997 A Prayer in the Dark Jimmy Flood Movie
1997 Night Sins Todd Movie
1998 More Tales of the City Burke Andrew Miniseries
1998 The X-Files (TV series) Unnamed US Marshal (Background 6:48) Episode: "Kitsunegari"
1998 More Tales of the City Burke Christopher Andrew 6 episodes
1999 Cover Me Andrew Chase 2 Episodes
2000 Then Came You Lewis 10 Episodes
2001 Daydream Believers: The Monkees' Story Van Foreman Movie
2001 Inside the Osmonds Mike Curb Movie
2001 The Surprise Party Oscar
2001 Titus Dr. Bennet Episode: "The Pendulum"
2001 Dead Last Prince Torben of Mulravia Episode: "The Mulravian Candidate"
2001 Becker Clark Episode: "Breakfast of Chumpions"
2001 Jennifer Peter Movie
2001 Malcolm in the Middle Deputy Brock Episode: "Malcolm's Girlfriend"
2002 We Were the Mulvaneys Dr. Witt Movie
2002 The Outer Limits David Episode: "Free Spirit"
2003 Imagine Himself Episode: "Imagine"
2003 Crossing Jordan Brad Ferris Episode: "Crossing Jordan"
2003 Coupling Patrick Maitland 10 Episodes
2004 Americana David Movie
2004 Career Suicide Rod Movie
2004 Line of Fire David Gwynn 4 Episodes
2005 Ladies Night Jesse Grant Movie
2005 Vinegar Hill Tom Welton Movie
2005 Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber Charles Fitz Movie
2005 Girlfriends Eric Stone Episode: "Trial and Errors"
2006 Teachers Doug Diamond Episode: "Testing"
2006 My Boys Steve Episode: "Take One for the Team"
2006 The House Next Door Walker Movie
2006–12 Eureka Sheriff Jack Carter 77 episodes
2006 Eureka: Hide and Seek Sheriff Jack Carter 7 episodes
2006/07 HypaSpace Himself/guest presenter 2 episodes
2007 CSI: Miami Dominic Whitford / Greg Ramsey Episode: "Triple Threat"
2007 Christmas in Paradise Dan Casey Movie
2008 Eureka: Happenings Around Town Sheriff Jack Carter Movie
2008 Stan Maynard's Best Day Ever The Doctor Movie
2008 Fear Itself Dennis Mahoney Episode: "Family Man"
2008 Ghost Hunters Himself Episode: "USS Hornet"
2009 FedCon XVIII: The Golden Future Himself Movie
2010 Hollywood Treasure Himself Episode: "Chasing Rudolph"
2011 The Guild Himself Episode: "Social Traumas"
2011 Matty Hanson and the Invisibility Ray Cutter Hanson Movie
2012 Like Father Van Lyons Movie
2012 Tabletop Himself Episode: "Ticket to Ride"
2012 Primeval: New World Howard Canin Episode: "Breakthrough"
2013 Happily Divorced Chris Episode: "Peter's Boyfriend"
2013/15 Haven William 10 episodes
2014 The Vampire Diaries Thomas Vincent 'Tripp' Cooke Recurring role in season 6
2014 Major Crimes Agent Howard's doctor Episode: "Zoo Story"
2015 Cedar Cove District attorney Paul Watson Recurring role
2016 Every Christmas Has a Story Jack Brewster Movie (Hallmark)
2017 Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery Macintyre Sullivan Movie (Hallmark)
2017 Concrete Evidence: A Fixer Upper Mystery Macintyre Sullivan Movie (Hallmark)
2017 Deadly Deed: A Fixer Upper Mystery Macintyre Sullivan Movie (Hallmark)
2017 You're The Worst Boone 8 episodes
2018 Christmas on Honeysuckle Lane Morgan Movie (Hallmark)


Year Production Notes
2009 Eureka Episode: "Your Face or Mine?" (3.10)
2010 Eureka Episode: "The Story of O2" (4.4)
2010 Triassic Attack TV Movie


Year Production Notes
2011–12 Eureka 11 episodes in seasons 4 & 5


  1. ^ a b c Colin Ferguson Biography, Yahoo! Movies; accessed April 11, 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d Colin Ferguson biography; accessed March 14, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c Colin Ferguson profile Archived 2012-01-08 at the Wayback Machine,; accessed March 14, 2014.
  4. ^ Colin Ferguson[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Colin Ferguson". Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  6. ^ "Colin Ferguson (Coupling)". SciFi Stream. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  7. ^ "Christmas in Paradise". Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  8. ^ "'Lake Placid 3' Is Most-Watched Syfy Telecast Since October; Most-Watched Original Movie Since 2007". TV By The Numbers by 2010-08-24. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  9. ^ Episode 06: Colin Ferguson Archived 2013-01-13 at the Wayback Machine, Disasterpiece Theatre, September 5, 2011
  10. ^ ""The Vampire Diaries: The Downward Spiral"". Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  11. ^ Justin Bachman (January 9, 2014). "Maytag Ads Ditch That Old, Bored Repairman for a Younger Model". Business Week.
  12. ^ Gabrielle Pantera. "Season 3 Premier, Hallmark Cedar Cove, Love Triangle for Andie MacDowell with Colin Ferguson". Retrieved 2015-07-18.
  13. ^ "Colin Ferguson as Jack on Every Christmas Has A Story | Hallmark Channel". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  14. ^ "Colin Ferguson on Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery | Hallmark Movies and Mysteries". Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  15. ^ "Cast | Concrete Evidence: A Fixer Upper Mystery | Hallmark Movies and Mysteries". Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. Retrieved 2017-04-04.
  16. ^ "Celeb Blogger Profile: Colin Ferguson". Retrieved 2014-04-12.

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