David Lyons (actor)
16 April 1976 |
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
|Education||Yarra Valley Grammar school|
|Alma mater||National Institute of Dramatic Art|
David Lyons (born 16 April 1976) is an Australian actor. He is known for his roles as Josh Holiday in the Nine Network navy drama Sea Patrol, Dr. Simon Brenner in the NBC medical drama ER and as General Sebastian Monroe in the NBC post-apocalyptic drama Revolution.
Early life and education
Lyons was born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Lyons graduated from Yarra Valley Grammar school in 1993 and continued on to graduate from Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) with a degree in Performing Arts (Acting) in 2004.
Lyons began starring in the NBC medical drama ER as Dr. Simon Brenner, making his first appearance in season 14, episode 14 titled "Owner of a Broken Heart" which aired on 10 April 2008, though he was credited as a special guest star. When the show's 15th and final season premiere titled "Life After Death" aired on 25 September 2008, Lyons was added to the main cast. Lyons played this role until the show ended with the two-hour series finale, "And in the End...", which aired 2 April 2009.
In 2009, Lyons starred in the TV movie A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne.
Lyons starred in the NBC post-apocalyptic drama Revolution, which ran for two seasons from 17 September 2012 to 21 May 2014 as Sebastian "Bas" Monroe, a former US Marine Corps sergeant who served alongside Billy Burke's character Miles Matheson, founded the Monroe Republic, and became its President and later General of its Militia.
|2001||The Penitent Man||Short|
|2002||Four Past Friday||Short|
|2005||Blue Heelers||Jason Tyler||3 episodes|
|2006||Dead Man's Cards|
|2007–2009||Sea Patrol||Leading Seaman Josh "E.T." Holiday||Series regular|
|2008–2009||ER||Dr. Simon Brenner||Special guest cast (Season 14), main cast (Season 15)|
|2009||A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne||Gordon Wood|
|2010||Day One||Sam||TV Movie|
|2010||Eat Pray Love||Ian|
|2011||The Cape||Vince Farraday/The Cape||Series regular|
|2012||Don't Try This at Home||Matt||Episode 1x07 "Sex/Death, Part II"|
|2012||My Mind's Own Melody||Jack Winton|
|2012||Save Your Legs!||The Prince|
|2012–2014||Revolution||General Sebastian "Bass" Monroe||Series regular|
|2013||Safe Haven||Kevin Tierney|
|2013||Revolution: Enemies of the State||General Sebastian "Bass" Monroe||TV Mini-Series|
|2013||The Trials of Cate McCall||Josh|
|2016||Game of Silence||Jackson Brooks||Series regular|
|TBA||Seven Seconds||Mike Diangelo|
Awards and nominations
|2014||Stellae Awards||"Best Actor"||Penance||Won|
- "David Lyons unveiled as action man" Herald Sun 7 January 2011
- Bellafante, Ginia (7 January 2011). "David Lyons to the Rescue in 'The Cape' on NBC". The New York Times.
- "David Lyons Bio - Revolution TV Show". 14 October 2012. Retrieved 11 October 2012.
- Laforet, Vincent (4 November 2011). "Mobius - 1080p HQ".
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