Tygh Runyan

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Tygh Runyan
Born (1976-06-13) June 13, 1976 (age 42)
NationalityAmerican, Canadian
OccupationActor, musician
Years active1991–present

Tygh Runyan (born June 13, 1976) is an American/Canadian actor and musician.

Early life[edit]

Runyan was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Career[edit]

Runyan has had a long career of character and supporting roles. His most notable roles are Dr. Robert Caine in Stargate Universe[1] and Fabien Marchal in Versailles.[2][3] His film work includes Various Positions,[4] Comforting Skin,[5] Road to Nowhere[6] and The Brother[7]

Runyan's character in Versailles is described as "the brooding, mysterious and feared chief of police", but became a favourite with "superfans" of the series. The actor commented, "One woman tried to hand me her baby ... I was like, ‘You know who Fabien is, right? He tortures people. Are you sure you want to do that?’"[8]

Music[edit]

As a musician, Runyan has been a member of The Beans[9] and The Awkward Stage.[9]

Selected filmography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2005 Leo Awards Short Drama: Best Musical Score White Out Nominated [10]
2006 Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama The French Guy Nominated [11]
2007 Mount Pleasant Nominated [12]
2008 Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama Normal Won [13]
Best Performance by a Male in a Short Drama My Inventions Nominated
2009 Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama Thirst Nominated [14]
2011 A Night For Dying Tigers Nominated [15]
2012 Doppleganger Paul Nominated [16]
Indie Spirit Film Festival Awards Best Foreign Feature Film Indie Jonesing Won [17]
2016 Edmonton International Film Festival Awards Best Canadian Feature (Drama) Dark Harvest Won [18]
Audience Choice Award for Independent Dramatic Feature Won
Columbia Gorge International Film Festival Awards Best of Fest Won [19]
Audience Award for Feature Narrative Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "September 26, 2010: Actor Tygh Runyan Answers Your Questions!". Josephmallozzi's Weblog. September 27, 2010. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  2. ^ Team, myFanbase. "Interviews: "Versailles" interview with Tygh Runyan – myFanbase". www.myfanbase.de. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  3. ^ "Tygh Runyan on 'Versailles' enforcer's reality check | TV Show Patrol". TV Show Patrol. November 13, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  4. ^ "Various Positions". Georgia Straight Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly. May 26, 2005. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  5. ^ "Comforting Skin interview with actress Victoria Bidewell". The Snipe News. April 6, 2013. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  6. ^ Dawson, Nick. ""ROAD TO NOWHERE" DIRECTOR MONTE HELLMAN | Filmmaker Magazine". Filmmaker Magazine. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  7. ^ "Interview with Ryan Bonder on his film 'The Brother' – Flux Magazine". Flux Magazine. September 16, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  8. ^ Lorraine Ali (October 19, 2018). "A goodbye to 'Versailles,' TV's best show you probably never watched". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 12 March 2019.
  9. ^ a b "Slimming Mirrors, Flattering Lights". FASHION Magazine. June 11, 2008. Retrieved December 25, 2016.
  10. ^ "2005 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  11. ^ "2006 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  12. ^ "2007 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  13. ^ "2008 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  14. ^ "2009 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  15. ^ "2011 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  16. ^ "2012 nominees" (PDF). leoawards.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  17. ^ "Past Festivals | Indie Spirit Film Festival". Indie Spirit Film Festival. Retrieved December 31, 2016.
  18. ^ "The Edmonton International Film Festival (EIFF) Announces 2016 Jury & Audience Awards". mediamag blog. October 15, 2016. Retrieved December 26, 2016.
  19. ^ "2016 CGIFF @ BIG BEAR LAKE, CA | ANGAELICA". www.angaelica.com. Retrieved December 26, 2016.

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