Paul Telfer (actor)
Paul Telfer (born 30 October 1979) is a Scottish actor. He portrays the role of Xander Kiriakis on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives, for which he was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in May 2020.
He appeared in the title role for 2005 TV miniseries Hercules. In 2007, Telfer appeared in five episodes of the second series of the BBC drama Hotel Babylon (as Luke), and in three episodes of the TV series NCIS,, as Marine Corporal Damon Werth: "Corporal Punishment", "Outlaws and In-laws" and "Jack Knife." He also played Alexander in The Vampire Diaries as one of the original five vampire hunters, in Season 4 of the show (which aired in 2012). this role was a guest appearance.
In January 2015, Telfer was cast on Days of Our Lives as Damon, a hitman hired by Victor Kiriakis; soon after, he was cast in the role of Xander Kiriakis. In April 2019, it was revealed that Paul has returned to the show, signing contract. In late 2019, he guest starred in an episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as Viro.
|2010||Young Alexander the Great||Hephaestion|
|2011||Son of Morning||Glenn|
|2019||The Thin Line||Tone Jimenez||Post-production|
|2019||Star Trek First Frontier||Commander McCain||Post-production|
|2002||Is Harry on the Boat?||Matt||Episode 1.03|
|2004||Mile High||Rory||Episode 1.01|
|2007||Hotel Babylon||Luke||5 episodes|
|2007–2010||NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service||Damon Werth||3 episodes|
|2012–2013||The Vampire Diaries||Alexander||3 episodes|
|2012||Co-op of the Damned||Zombie Bill||Episode: "Braaaaiinnsss..."|
|2013||Body of Proof||Tanner Brennan||Episode: "Dark City"|
|2014||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Lex||Episode: "Love for Sale"|
|2014||Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey||Angry Scholar #2||Episode: "Standing Up in the Milky Way"|
|2015||Days of Our Lives||Damon||6 episodes|
|2015–||Days of Our Lives||Xander Kiriakis||Regular role|
|2015||Once Upon a Time||Lord Macintosh||Episode: "The Bear and the Bow"|
Episode: "The Bear King"
|2019||Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.||Viro||Episode: "Window of Opportunity"|
|2014||Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare||Will Irons||Voice and likeness|
Awards and nominations
|2020||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series||Days of Our Lives||Nominated|||
- "Hotel Babylon – second series coming soon to BBC One". BBC. 20 December 2006. Retrieved 27 January 2019.
- Byrne, Bridget (2005) "Dalton finds niche in NBC's 'Hercules'", Chicago Tribune, 11 May 2005, p. 8
- "Paul Telfer on DAYS Return". Soap Opera Digest. 28 April 2017.
- Miller, David (20 March 2015). "Paul Telfer Joins Days of Our Lives as Xander". Serial Scoop.
- "Stacy Haiduk and Paul Telfer Head Back To Days of Our Lives". Daytime Confidential. 8 April 2019.
- Afterbuzz TV's Days of Our Lives 22–26 June 2015 review with special guest Paul Telfer.
- Spaner, Whitney (8 May 2016). "Meet the Man Who Stopped Carmen Cusack From Giving Up Theatre". Playbill. Retrieved 30 January 2019.
- ETonline Staff (21 May 2020). "2020 Daytime Emmy Awards Nominations". Entertainment Tonight. United States: CBS Television Distribution. Archived from the original on 21 May 2020. Retrieved 21 May 2020.
- Schneider, Michael (21 May 2020). "Daytime Emmy Nominations 2020: CBS, General Hospital Top This Year's Nods". Variety. United States: Penske Media Corporation. Archived from the original on 21 May 2020. Retrieved 21 May 2020.