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Michael Riley

Biography

Canadian actor who played the part of Brett Parker within the series, Power Play from 1998-2000 and about the tv screen series, That is Wonderland, which attained him a Gemini Award. He was raised in Ontario where he visited Lord Elgin SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL and graduated in 1984 from your National Theatre College in Montreal. He in addition has tone of voice acted as the name character from the cartoon series, Ace Lightning. He wedded Laura Riley in 1994 plus they possess a child, Dylan. He offers played the repeating part of Dr. Tom within the CBC tv series, Becoming Erica starring Erin Karpluk from 2009-2011.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth February 4, 1962
Died 2004, Sydney, Australia
Place Of Birth London, Canada
Profession TV Actor
Nationality Canadian
Children Matthew Riley, Kate Riley
Awards Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role, Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series, Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role Dramatic Series
Nominations Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Main Title Design, Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series, Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Movies Cube Zero, Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story, French Kiss, To Catch a Killer, The Tenth Circle, Saving Emily, The Making of '...And God Spoke', The Interrogation of Michael Crowe, Race to Mars, Supervolcano, Normal, The Perfect Husband, Perfectly Normal, 100 Days in the Jungle, Butterbox Babies, Heck's Way Home, America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story, Voice from the Grave, Because Why, Mustard Bath, No Man's Land, Punch, Mile Zero, Diplomatic Immunity, Gettysburg: Three Days of Destiny, Sugar, Race to Freedom: The Story of the Underground Railroad, Willed to Kill, Every 9 Seconds, Strauss: The King of Three Quarter Time, My Mother's Secret, The Possession of Michael D., Pale Saints, Lifeline to Victory, Heart of the Sun, Murder in Hopeville, Dogmatic, When Time Ran Out... Ice, The Prince, The Grace of God, Win, Again!, Power Play
TV Shows Being Erica, Race to Mars, This Is Wonderland, Ace Lightning, Power Play, Chasing Rainbows, St. Urbain's Horseman
Star Sign Aquarius

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#Fact
1 In Toronto finishing the filming of the second season of This Is Wonderland (2004). [December 2005]
2 Has a daughter named Dylan.
3 Lived in Los Angeles for several years before moving back to Toronto to film the series Power Play (1998).
4 Attended Lord Elgin High School in Burlington, Ontario
5 1984 graduate of the National Theatre School in Montreal, Canada


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Associates 2002 TV Series Gary Singer
The Way We Live Now 2001 TV Mini-Series Hamilton K. Fisker
Mile Zero 2001 Derek
The Outer Limits 1999-2000 TV Series Jon Tarkman / Gerard
Power Play 1998-2000 TV Series Brett Parker
The Wonderful World of Disney 1999 TV Series Dennis Winslow
Win, Again! 1999 TV Movie
Ice 1998 TV Movie Greg
Heart of the Sun 1998 Father Ed
The Grace of God 1998 Chip
Style & Substance 1998 TV Series Michael
Amistad 1997 British Officer
Every 9 Seconds 1997 TV Movie Ray
Pale Saints 1997 Dody
The Prince 1996/I Roy Timmons
Voice from the Grave 1996 TV Movie Adam Schuster
Heck's Way Home 1996 TV Movie Rick Neufeld
Strauss: The King of 3/4 Time 1995 TV Movie Johann Strauss Jr.
French Kiss 1995 M. Campbell
The Possession of Michael D. 1995 TV Movie Dr. Nick Galler
Butterbox Babies 1995 Russell Cameron
Due South 1995 TV Series Walter Sparks
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad 1994 TV Movie Alexander Ross
Lifeline to Victory 1993 TV Movie Paul Devereaux
Mustard Bath 1993 Matthew Linden
Street Legal 1993 TV Series Adam Ruskin
The Making of '...And God Spoke' 1993 Clive Walton
Because Why 1993 Alex
To Catch a Killer 1992 TV Movie Joe Kozenczak
Diplomatic Immunity 1991/II Les Oberfell
Perfectly Normal 1990 Renzo Parachi
The Private Capital 1989 TV Movie
Chasing Rainbows 1988 TV Mini-Series Chris Blaine
No Man's Land 1987 Horton
Kay O'Brien 1986 TV Series Medical Student
The Edison Twins 1985 TV Series Gregory / Winston
Comedy Factory 1985 TV Series Gary
The Littlest Hobo 1985 TV Series
Willed to Kill 2012 TV Movie Doctor Aaron Kade
My Mother's Secret 2012 TV Movie Garrett Fowler
Being Erica 2009-2011 TV Series Dr. Tom Tom Wexler
Flashpoint 2009 TV Series Pat 'The Lion' Cosgrove
Mr. Nobody 2009 Harry
The Tenth Circle 2008 TV Movie Mike Bartholomy
Murdoch Mysteries 2008 TV Series Doctor Burrit Greyson
Race to Mars 2007 TV Mini-Series Rick Erwin
What You're Ready For 2007 Short Dr. Edgar O. Laird
Normal 2007 Carl
St. Urbain's Horseman 2007 TV Mini-Series Harry Stein
This Is Wonderland 2004-2006 TV Series Elliot Sacks
1-800-Missing 2005 TV Series Steven Dawson
Supervolcano 2005 TV Movie Rick Lieberman
Cube Zero 2004 Jax
Saving Emily 2004 TV Movie Kurt
Sugar 2004/I The Man
Her Perfect Spouse 2004 TV Movie Ty Kellington
Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story 2003 TV Movie Peter
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2003 TV Series Steven McCormick
America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story 2003 TV Movie Douglas Conte (Kennedy biographer)
Veritas: The Quest 2003 TV Series Robert Fraser
Black Swan 2002 Carl
100 Days in the Jungle 2002 TV Movie Rod Dunbar
The Interrogation of Michael Crowe 2002 TV Movie Stephen Crowe
Punch 2002 Sam
Ace Lightning 2002 TV Series Ace Lightning (voice)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Swan 2002 associate producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Making of '...And God Spoke' 1993 performer: "Just My Size"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mars Rising 2007 TV Series documentary Rick Erwin
The Genies at 25 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
The 1996 Gemini Awards 1996 TV Special Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role This Is Wonderland (2004)
2003 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series The Interrogation of Michael Crowe (2002)
2000 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Power Play (1998)
1999 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Power Play (1998)
1996 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series The Lust of His Eyes (1994)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Being Erica (2009)
2010 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Being Erica (2009)
2008 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series St. Urbain's Horseman (2007)
2004 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role This Is Wonderland (2004)
2003 VFCC Award Vancouver Film Critics Circle Best Actor - Canadian Film Punch (2002)
2002 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role in a Dramatic Series The Associates (2001)
1999 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series Win, Again! (1999)
1999 Genie Genie Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Pale Saints (1997)
1996 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role in a Dramatic Series Due South (1994)
1993 Gemini Gemini Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series To Catch a Killer (1992)
1991 Genie Genie Awards Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Diplomatic Immunity (1991)


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