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Geraint Wyn Davies

Geraint Wyn Davies
Personal information
Birth dateApril 20, 1957(age 59)
Place of birthSwansea, Wales, United Kingdom
SpouseAlana Guinn (1985-2006, divorced);
Claire Lautier (present)

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Geraint Wyn Davies (pronunciation: GER-īnt, b. April 20, 1957, Swansea, United Kingdom) is a British-Canadian-American actor.

He was born on 20 April 1957 in Britain, at Swansea. He was the son of a Congregationalist preacher. At the age of seven he moved with his family from Haverfordwest to Canada; where he attended Upper Canada College.

His most famous role is that of vampire-turned-police-detective, Nick Knight, on Forever Knight. Before this he had also played a vampire in Dracula: The Series.

His recent television roles include 24 in early 2006, as James Nathanson and ReGenesis in 2008 as Carleton Riddlemeyer. He also played cyber-terrorist David Kaydick in RoboCop: Prime Directives, and also portrayed maverick U.S. Air Force pilot Mike Rivers in the final season of Airwolf. He played Nick Haskell on the Canadian series Black Harbour, and Henry Breedlove in the second season of Slings and Arrows. His more recent films include Some Things That Stay (2004), The Wild Dogs (2002) and Cube 2: Hypercube (2002)

He appeared several seasons with the Shaw and Stratford festivals. He recently appeared in New York City with Christopher Plummer in King Lear, and in Washington, D.C. in the title roles of both Cyrano de Bergerac and Richard III.

In 2008, he played Polonius in the Stratford Festival production of Hamlet and appeared as the King in Fuente Ovejuna for the same festival. In the 2009 season of the Stratford Festival, he starred in A Midsummer Night's Dream as Nick Bottom, as the title role in Julius Caesar, and as Duncan in Macbeth.


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