Geraint Wyn Davies
Born in Swansea, Wales, to a Welsh congregational preacher and a teacher, future Forever Knight star Geraint Wyn Davies
was seven when he and his family moved to Canada. He graduated from Upper Canada College, after which he entered the University of Western Ontario, studying business and economics before deciding to pursue a career in acting. After making his professional stage debut in 1976 and appearing in Quebec productions of The Fantasticks, Red Emma and A Midsummer Night's Dream, he went on to perform with London, Ontario's Centre Stage Theatre company, and performed for eight seasons in both the Shaw Festival and the Stratford Festival in Canada. Under the stage name Gary Davies, he made his movie debut in the poignant ecological-SF film Deadly Harvest (1977), starring Clint Walker
. Relocating to England, Wyn Davies performed with the British Actors Theatre and with Wales' leading theatre company, Theatre Clwyd.
His long list of TV and film credits include an episode each of Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Highlander (Turnabout) and Robocop, as well as two episodes of The Outer Limits (Paradise and the SCI FI Original Worlds Within). He starred in the syndicated Dracula: The Series, and played the evil-genius antagonist in both the miniseries Robocop: Prime Directives (Dr. Kaydick) and the series Tracker (Zin). He's directed episodes of several TV series, including Forever Knight and the Canadian hit Black Harbour, as well as several theatrical productions.
Recent projects include the miniseries Trudeau, about the famed and controversial Canadian Prime Minister; American Psycho 2, directed by Morgan J. Freeman; and the art film The Wild Dogs, awaiting release. He starred as Henry Higgins in the Stratford Festival production of My Fair Lady in 2002. Active in charitable work through his Web site, he's released a CD of his original music to benefit the Children's Hospital Foundation in Washington, D.C., and the Atlantic Theatre Festival in Nova Scotia. He lives in Southern California with his wife and his two children, Galen and Pyper.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Geraint Wyn Davies Facts
|RoboCop: Prime Directives|
|American Psycho 2|
|Conspiracy of Fear|
|Cube 2: Hyper Cube|
|Forever Knight: Season 3|