Greyston Holt

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Greyston Holt
Born Greyston Stefancsik
(1985-09-30) September 30, 1985 (age 31)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Occupation Actor, model
Years active 2004–present

Greyston Holt (born September 30, 1985) is a Canadian actor. He is known for his role as Ray Prager Jr in the television series Durham County, as young Emerson Hauser in the Fox series Alcatraz,[1] and as Clayton Danvers in Space series Bitten.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Greyston Stefancsik was born in Calgary, Alberta. He was raised by his parents, Mike and Nancy on Salt Spring Island, BC. His grandparents, Mike and Edith Stefancsik emigrated from Hungary in 1957 to Lethbridge.[3] Greyston's maternal grandmother, Anna Horvath also immigrated from Hungary with her parents in 1927.

During his high school years, he learned to play guitar after which he formed a band and played at various venues. He also took an acting class for the “extra credits” and fell in love with this new avenue of expression.[4]

Career[edit]

He moved to Vancouver after high school to pursue an acting career. He was cast in a small role in Killer Bash which was followed by another small role in Steven Spielberg's award winning miniseries, Into the West. After small roles in major television shows like Smallville, Blood Ties and The 4400, he was cast in a recurring role in Durham County for which he was nominated for a "Leo Award" for "Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series". He was later cast in guest roles on Stargate Universe, Sanctuary, Fringe and Flashpoint.

In 2011, he was cast as the Young Emerson Hauser in the short-lived FOX series, Alcatraz.[1] His biggest role was being cast in Space fantasy/horror TV series Bitten[2] for which he received another "Leo Award" nomination.[5] The success of the show led to it being acquired by American basic cable channel, Syfy who renewed the show for a second 10-episode season.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2004 Sisterhood, TheThe Sisterhood Dan Credited as Greyston Stefancsik
2004 Perfect Romance Long-haired kid Television film
Credited as Greyston Stefancsik
2005 Killer Bash Greg Television film
2006 Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story, AA Girl Like Me: The Gwen Araujo Story Jaron Nabors Television film
2007 Sabbatical Jordan Television film
2008 Nightmare at the End of the Hall Sam Television film
2008 Lost Boys: The Tribe Evan Monroe Direct to video
2008 Slap Shot 3: The Junior League Riley Haskell
2010 Fakers Tanner Cruikshank Television film
2011 Killing Game, TheThe Killing Game Charlie Television film
2012 Hannah's Law Wyatt Earp Television film
2012 Horses of McBride, TheThe Horses of McBride Simon Senegal Television film
2013 Borealis Dan Riordan Television film
2013 She Made Them Do It Rick Television film
2014 Lonesome Dove Church Isaac Shepherd
2014 See No Evil 2 Will
2014 Christmas Secret, TheThe Christmas Secret Brad Television film
2014 Deeper John
2015 All of My Heart Daryl Television film
2016 A Puppy for Christmas Liam Television film
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Into the West Aaron Wheeler Miniseries; episode: "Dreams and Schemes"
2007 Smallville Tobias Rice Episode: "Freak"
2007 Blood Ties Brendan Episode: "Stone Cold"
2007 4400, TheThe 4400 Byron Lillibridge Episode: "One of Us"
2007 Flash Gordon Keith Parks Episode: "Life Source"
2007–10 Durham County Ray Prager Jr 18 episodes
2010 Seven Deadly Sins Cain Geary Miniseries; 2 episodes
2011 Fringe Vince Episode: "Os"
2011 Stargate Universe Corporal Reynolds Episode: "The Hunt"
2011 Sanctuary Lt. Coxswell Episode: "Into the Black"
2011 Flashpoint Kevin Baines Episode: "Team Player"
2012 Once Upon a Time Frederick / Jim Episode: "What Happened to Frederick"
2012 Alcatraz Young Emerson Hauser 3 episodes
2012 Psych Todd Kramer Episode: "Shawn and the Real Girl"
2013 Emily Owens, M.D. Mrs. Duroux's son Episode: "Emily and... The Social Experiment"
2013 Arctic Air Jesse Backus Episode: "Stormy Weather"
2013 Motive Scott Hayward Episode: "Pushover"
2013 Cedar Cove Seth Gunderson Episode: "Pilot"
2014–2016 Bitten Clayton Danvers Main cast
2014 Supernatural Dale Episode: "Alex Annie Alexis Ann"
2014 Signed, Sealed, Delivered Sam Episode: "Soulmates"
2016 No Tomorrow Mikhail 4 episodes

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2008 Leo Award Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series Durham County Nominated
2014 Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Dramatic Series Bitten Nominated
2015 Golden Maple Awards Best Actor in a TV series broadcasted in the U.S.[7] Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alcatraz - Casting News - Greyston Holt joins cast". SpoilerTV. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Vlessing, Etan (April 9, 2013). "Greg Bryk, Greyston Holt and Paul Greene Join Canadian Sci-Fi Drama 'Bitten". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "January « 2012 «  Greyston Holt Fan". Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  4. ^ "Greyston Holt - TVSA". Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  5. ^ "2014 Leo Awards Nominees by Name". Leo Awards. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Prudom, Laura. "Syfy Acquires 'Bitten' for Season 2". Variety.com. Retrieved 26 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Levine, Sydney. "Golden Maple Awards'15 Winners Include Brandon Jay McLaren and Amanda Crew | IndieWire". www.indiewire.com. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 

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