Lucas Bryant

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Lucas Bryant
Lucas Bryant.jpg
Bryant at MIPCOM in Cannes, France, 4 October 2010
Born (1978-09-28) September 28, 1978 (age 37)
Elmira, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present
Spouse(s) Kirsty Hinchcliffe
Children 2

Lucas Bryant (born September 28, 1978) is a Canadian-American actor. Bryant is most well known for his role as Nathan Wuornos in the Syfy TV channel series Haven (2010–2015).

Early life[edit]

Bryant was born in Elmira, Ontario, Canada to Susan Hodges Bryant and M. Darrol Bryant [1] he currently has dual Canadian and U.S. citizenship.[2] His father is from North Dakota.[3][4] His mother was also born and raised in the United States. He is of Finnish descent.[5] Bryant graduated from Elmira District Secondary School and studied acting at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario.[6]

Acting career[edit]

He was the star of the short-lived UPN television series Sex, Love & Secrets.[7] For television, Bryant has appeared in the movie More Sex and the Single Mom, as well as guest starred in the series Queer as Folk, Odyssey 5 and Playmakers.[8] He has also starred in Canadian television projects, including Crazy Canucks, An American in Canada and The Eleventh Hour.[9] Bryant has appeared on stage all over Canada in many productions, including The Crucible and The King and I.[10] Bryant appeared as Gabe McCall on the CBC drama MVP: The Secret Lives of Hockey Wives.[11]

In 2006, Bryant starred as Calvin Puddie in the TV movie Playing House based on the book by Patricia Pearson.[12] He also starred as Brad in the short musical I Hate Musicals.[13] Bryant had supporting roles in movie A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride and The Vow.[14] In 2010, he and Haven co-star Emily Rose previously starred together in the 2010 "made-for-TV" suspense-thriller Perfect Plan.[15]

In 2010, Bryant landed a lead role as Nathan in Haven, a TV series based on Stephen King's novel "The Colorado Kid".[16] In “Haven,” Bryant plays ‘Nathan Wuornos,’ the wry, hardened local cop who somewhat reluctantly becomes the partner of new-to-town FBI agent ‘Audrey Parker,’ played by Emily Rose. BuddyTV ranked him #72 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011".[17]

In late-2012, Bryant starred in the Lifetime original movie Merry In-Laws. Bryant played Peter, a teacher who becomes engaged to an astronomer. When she meets his parents she learns that they are really Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. The film co-stars former Cheers stars George Wendt and Shelley Long as Mr. and Mrs. Clause. The film is directed by Leslie Hope who previously directed Bryant in A Very Merry Daughter of the Bride.[18][19] In 2013, he guest-starred in shows CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Cracked and Beauty & the Beast.[20]

In 2015, Bryant played the role of Count Johan Oxenstierna in the historical drama The Girl King.[21] In 2016, he and his Haven co-star Emily Rose had supporting role in the movie Secret Summer, which priemered on PixL.[22] In summer 2016, he starred as Tom Novak in the Hallmark Original Movie Tulips in Spring co-starring Fiona Gubelmann.[23] He also starred as Colin Fitzgerlad in another Hallmark movie Summer Love co-starring Rachael Leigh Cook.[24] This fall, he will be starring in the highly anticipated CBC series from Jennifer Holness and Sudz Sutherland, Shoot the Messenger.[25]

Personal life[edit]

Bryant is married to Australian-born actress and personal trainer Kirsty Hinchcliffe. They have a daughter born in August 2008 [26][27] and, as of July 2010, live in Santa Monica, California.[28][29]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Sunday Morning Karey Brant
2007 Hate Musicals Brad Short film
2012 Vow, TheThe Vow Kyle Supporting role
2015 , The Girl KingThe Girl King Count Johan Oxenstierna

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Queer as Folk student 1 episode: "...Wherever That Dream May Lead You"
2003 Playmakers 1 episode: "Man in Motion"
2003 American in Canada, AnAn American in Canada
2004 Crazy Canucks Ken Read Television film
2004 Eleventh Hour, TheThe Eleventh Hour 1 episode: "Stormy Petrel"
2004 Odyssey 5 Young Chuck Taggert 1 episode: "Begotten"
2005 More Sex & the Single Mom Gabe Emerson Television film (Lifetime)
2005 Queer as Folk Tucker 2 episodes: "Anything in Common" and "I Love You"
2005 Sex, Love & Secrets Milo Vanderbeer Main role (7 episodes)
2006 Playing House Calvin Puddie Television film (CTV)
2008 MVP Gabe McCall Series regular
2008 Faux Baby Harry Web series; series regular (5 episodes)
2008 Very Merry Daughter of the Bride, AA Very Merry Daughter of the Bride Dylan Television film (Lifetime)
2009 Dollhouse Travis Leeds 1 episode: "Echo"; deleted scene, uncredited
2010–2015 Haven Nathan Wuornos Main role
2011 Perfect Plan Sean / Keenan Blake Television film
2012 Merry In-Laws Peter Television film (Lifetime)
2013 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shaun McHenry 1 episode: "Dead of the Class"
2013 Cracked Jesse Powell 1 episode: "Old Soldiers"
2013 Beauty & the Beast Paul Davis 2 episodes: "Heart of Darkness" and "Playing with Fire"
2016 Shoot the Messenger Simon Olendski
2016 Tulips in Spring Tom Novak Television film (Hallmark)
2016 Summer Love Colin Fitzgerald Television film (Hallmark)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cross cultures
  2. ^ Lucas Bryant on TV.com
  3. ^ Haven's Lucas Bryant - A Man Of Few Words - SciFiAndTvTalk
  4. ^ Interview with Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant and Exec Producers Jim Dunn & Sam Ernst from Haven | TV Is My Pacifier
  5. ^ Lucas Bryant Of Haven Talks Season 5 And More Crave
  6. ^ The New Recorder July 10 2010
  7. ^ "Lucas Bryant". TVGuide.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  8. ^ TV.com. "Queer as Folk: Anything in Common". TV.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  9. ^ "Lucas Bryant Biography". www.buddytv.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  10. ^ TV.com. "Lucas Bryant". TV.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  11. ^ MVP: The Secret Lives of Hockey Wives, WAR, retrieved 2016-08-24 
  12. ^ Playing House, retrieved 2016-08-24 
  13. ^ "I Hate Musicals on iTunes". iTunes. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  14. ^ The Vow, retrieved 2016-08-24 
  15. ^ Perfect Plan trailer http://www.worldscreen.com/worldscreenings/display/211
  16. ^ Teaser Promo: Stephen King's Haven
  17. ^ "TV's 100 Sexiest Men of 2011". BuddyTV. Retrieved March 9, 2012. 
  18. ^ [1][dead link]
  19. ^ "ITV MIPTV 2012". Mip.itvstudios.com. Retrieved 2012-09-10. 
  20. ^ Tolentino, Elle (2013-04-16). "Haven, Maine: Lucas Bryant to Guest Star on CW's Beauty and the Beast - April 18". Haven, Maine. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  21. ^ Harvey, Dennis (2015-11-04). "Film Review: 'The Girl King'". Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  22. ^ "Secret Summer | PixL TV". pixltv.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  23. ^ "Lucas Bryant as Tom Novak on Tulips in Spring | Hallmark Channel". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  24. ^ "Lucas Bryant as Colin Fitzgerald on Summer Love | Hallmark Channel". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  25. ^ "Shoot the Messenger casts Elyse Levesque, Alex Kingston, Lyriq Bent". Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  26. ^ booty caller (2004-02-26). "booty call". Bootycaller.blogspot.com. Retrieved 2012-09-10. 
  27. ^ [2][dead link]
  28. ^ Lucas Bryant as Nathan Wournos | Cast | Haven | Syfy
  29. ^ The New Recorder July 10 2010

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