William deVry

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William deVry
William deVry.jpg
deVry in 2014
Born William deVry Simard
(1968-04-20) 20 April 1968 (age 48)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Other names William Vry
William Simard
Occupation Actor
Years active 1994 – present

William deVry (born 20 April 1968) is a Canadian television actor. He is best known for the roles in American daytime soap operas, as Tim Dolan[1] on Port Charles, as Michael Cambias on All My Children, as Storm Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, and currently as Julian Jerome on General Hospital. He is also known for roles in the Earth: Final Conflict, Stargate SG-1, InSecurity, and Nikita.

Early life[edit]

His birth name is William deVry Simard. He moved to Florida with his mother at the age of 19. His grandfather, Herman A. DeVry,[2] founded the DeForest Training School, named after Lee De Forest, Herman's colleague and friend, now known as DeVry University. deVry comes from a long lineage of athletes and entrepreneurs. His father lettered in several sports in college and his maternal grandmother held 26 world records in track and field.

Career[edit]

deVry appeared in a number of Canadian television series of the 1990s, including recurring roles on Earth: Final Conflict, as Joshua Doors, and on Stargate SG-1, as Aldwin.[3] In 2002, he began his career on American daytime soap operas. His first soap role was on ABC's Port Charles in 2002. He later joined the cast of All My Children, as Michael Cambias, and in 2004 was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.[4] From 2006 to 2008, he starred on The Bold and the Beautiful as Storm Logan.

deVry starred in the Canadian comedy series InSecurity in 2011. He had a recurring roles on CW's Nikita and Beauty and the Beast, Netflix's Hemlock Grove, and guest-starred on Castle and NCIS.

In 2013, deVry joined the ABC soap opera General Hospital.[5] Using the alias Derek Wells, deVry is introduced as a media mogul and new boss to Kelly Sullivan's Connie Falconeri. It's later revealed that Derek is in fact mob boss Julian Jerome. deVry has been involved in a central storyline since his debut and is also well connected to other characters with the reveal that Julian is the father of Sam Morgan (Kelly Monaco) and Lucas Jones (Ryan Carnes), one-time lover of Alexis Davis (Nancy Lee Grahn) and brother of Ava Jerome (Maura West). deVry signed a four-year contract with the show and made his on-screen debut on 30 July.

Personal life[edit]

deVry is in a relationship with Port Charles actress, Rebecca Staab.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Once in a Blue Moon Eric / Adult Peter
2002 Liebe auf den 2. Blick Nick Video
2012 In Return Bill
2014 Outsider, TheThe Outsider Nick Miller

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 seaQuest DSV Matthew "Daggers"
1996 Sentinel, TheThe Sentinel Master Sergeant "The Switchman"
1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy Kevin Sumner "Do Not Go Gently"
1997 Viper Geoffrey Vollis "Echo of Murder"
1997 Dead Man's Gun Zane Forbes "Fortune Teller"
1997 Convictions Shane TV film
1997 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Ben "Double Helix"
1998 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Ben "Origin of Species"
1998 I Know What You Did Jeffrey Davenport TV film
1998 Long Way Home, TheThe Long Way Home Adam TV film
1998 Nash Bridges Brian Hammond "Special Delivery"
1998-2000 Earth: Final Conflict Joshua Doors Recurring role
1999 Lost World, TheThe Lost World Ned Malone TV film
1999 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy Leo Porter "Charades", "Sex Lies and Narrow Escapes"
1999 Cold Squad Dr. Anthony Hart "Gavin MacInnis"
1999 First Wave Karl "The Decision", "The Purge"
1999-2002 Stargate SG-1 Aldwin Recurring role
2000 Secret Agent Man Hicks "Like Father, Like Son"
2000 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Craig Swenson "Breaking Point"
2000-2001 Beggars and Choosers Brent Kallus Recurring role
2001 So Weird State Trooper "The Great Incanto"
2001 Dream Storm Jordan Ingram TV film
2002 Dead in a Heartbeat John TV film
2002 Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight Zone Nick Janus "Dead Man's Eyes"
2002 Wildfire 7: The Inferno Scott TV film
2003-2004 All My Children Michael Cambias Regular role
2006 Double Cross Dean Swanson TV film
2006 Godiva's Garth Rutlidge Recurring role
2006-2012 Bold and the Beautiful, TheThe Bold and the Beautiful Stephen "Storm" Logan Regular role
2011 R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series Dad "The Perfect Brother"
2011 Three Weeks, Three Kids Brian Norton TV film
2011 InSecurity Peter McNeil Main role
2011-2012 Nikita Patrick Miller Recurring role
2012 Killer Among Us, AA Killer Among Us Officer Drake TV film
2013 Transporter: The Series Ryder "Give the Guy a Hand"
2013 Beauty and the Beast Handsome Man / Dr. Sorenson Recurring role
2013 Castle Dan Renner "The Lives of Others"
2013 Hemlock Grove Chin Recurring role
2013-present General Hospital Julian Jerome Regular role
2014 NCIS Lt. Comm. D. Stone "Kill Chain"
2014 Cedar Cove Dick Turnbull "Stand and Deliver", "Resolutions and Revelations"

Awards and nominations[edit]

List of acting awards and nominations
Year Award Category Title Result Ref.
2004
Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series All My Children Nominated
[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tim Dolan". Retrieved 11 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "William Devry Biography ((?)-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  3. ^ "About GH: About the Actors | William deVry | General Hospital". Soapcentral. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  4. ^ a b "The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations". emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 4 March 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 June 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "'General Hospital' Adds William deVry, William Abadie Joins 'Homeland'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 2014-01-07. 
  6. ^ "TAKE FIVE." Soap Opera Digest. 16 February 2015. pg. 96.

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