December 13, 1976 |
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Byers was born in Scarborough, Ontario. He graduated with the top award for Excellence in Drama from the Arts program at Unionville High School and enrolled in the University of Western Ontario's Film Program.
Among Byers' first professional roles were guest parts on La Femme Nikita and A Simple Wish. He moved to Vancouver and took a recurring role on MTV's comedy series 2gether, then Byers returned to his home town of Toronto to appear with Rachel McAdams in MTV's Shotgun Love Dolls. Byers has since worked on many network television series including Kevin Hill, Glory Days, and the Dresden Files. One of Byers' most notable roles is Jason Tanner on TV show Falcon Beach. Byers appeared in Left for Dead with Danielle Harris, and in the film My Daughter's Secret.
In January 2009 he acted in CBC's short-lived drama Wild Roses as Will McGregor. He guest-starred in the eighth, fourteenth, and last episode of the tenth and final season of Smallville, playing Desaad, one of Darkseid's minions. He played Heracles in Tarsem Singh's fantasy epic Immortals. He also appeared in Lifetime's series Against The Wall as Officer Steve Kowalski and in Alphas as John Bennett. He had a lead role in Catch a Christmas Star, a 2013 Hallmark movie and a supporting role in Gridlocked. In 2016, Byers was cast in the main role of Cam Henry in the television series Slasher.
Byers is married to actress Jennifer Steede, and has two children.
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Awards and nominations
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- "Steve Byers of "Catch a Christmas Star" Talks about Marriage, Romance, & Family". immortalswriter.blogspot.ca. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "Falcon Beach TV | Faze Magazine". faze.ca. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "What Are They Up To? Falcon Beach's Steve Byers". buddytv.com. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "Time-travelling dramady, Calgary land-battle soap to debut on CBC-TV". CBC News. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "Smallville Casts Darkseid's Minions Desaad And Godfrey". CBR.com. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- Lambrechts, Stephen (10 November 2011). "Immortals Review". IGN. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "'Against the Wall': Top cop show's arresting twist". NY Daily News. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "Steve Byers of "Alphas"-- A Fascinating Interview". immortalswriter.blogspot.ca. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "Toronto After Dark Film Festival 2015: The Cast and Crew Talk Gridlocked". Shockya.com. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "Steve Byers Talks Slasher [Exclusive] - The Televixen". The Televixen. 20 May 2016. Retrieved 15 October 2016.
- "2017 TV Nominees - Academy.ca". Academy.ca. Retrieved 11 March 2017.
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