Paul Telfer (actor)
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Paul Telfer (born 30 October 1979) is a Scottish actor, who has lived and worked in both his native United Kingdom and the United States. He portrayed the role of Xander Kiriakis on the NBC's soap opera drama series Days of Our Lives.
He also appeared in a series of ancient history and mythological epics: as Gannicus in the 2004 TV movie Spartacus, Hephaestion in the 2007 movie Young Alexander the Great and the title role in the 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."
Telfer lived in New Zealand during the past few years, and has co-written theatre work. Away from acting, he posed naked in the women's magazine Cosmopolitan in support of the testicular and prostate cancer charity Everyman.
In late January 2015, Telfer played a small role as Victor Kiriakis's hit man, Damon, before being cast in the contract role of Victor's nephew Xander Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives. He debuted on 24 March 2015 and departed on 25 August 2015.
|2010||Young Alexander the Great||Hephaestion|
|2011||Son of Morning||Glenn|
|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|
|2015-2018||Days of Our Lives||Xander Kiriakis||Recurring role|
|2015||Once Upon a Time||Lord Macintosh||Episode: "The Bear and the Bow"|
Episode: "The Bear King"
|2014||Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare||Will Irons||Voice and likeness|
- Miller, David (20 March 2015). "Paul Telfer Joins Days of Our Lives as Xander". Serial Scoop.
- "Hotel Babylon – second series coming soon to BBC One", BBC, retrieved 2011-07-08
- Byrne, Bridget (2005) "Dalton finds niche in NBC's 'Hercules'", Chicago Tribune, 11 May 2005, p. 8
- "Paul Telfer". IMDB. Retrieved 26 March 2017.
- Afterbuzz TV's Days of Our Lives June 22–26, 2015 review with special guest Paul Telfer.