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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
1In Toronto finishing the filming of the second season of This Is Wonderland (2004). [December 2005]
2Has a daughter named Dylan.
3Lived in Los Angeles for several years before moving back to Toronto to film the series Power Play (1998).
4Attended Lord Elgin High School in Burlington, Ontario
51984 graduate of the National Theatre School in Montreal, Canada


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Associates2002TV SeriesGary Singer
The Way We Live Now2001TV Mini-SeriesHamilton K. Fisker
Mile Zero2001Derek
The Outer Limits1999-2000TV SeriesJon Tarkman / Gerard
Power Play1998-2000TV SeriesBrett Parker
The Wonderful World of Disney1999TV SeriesDennis Winslow
Win, Again!1999TV Movie
Ice1998TV MovieGreg
Heart of the Sun1998Father Ed
The Grace of God1998Chip
Style & Substance1998TV SeriesMichael
Amistad1997British Officer
Every 9 Seconds1997TV MovieRay
Pale Saints1997Dody
The Prince1996/IRoy Timmons
Voice from the Grave1996TV MovieAdam Schuster
Heck's Way Home1996TV MovieRick Neufeld
Strauss: The King of 3/4 Time1995TV MovieJohann Strauss Jr.
French Kiss1995M. Campbell
The Possession of Michael D.1995TV MovieDr. Nick Galler
Butterbox Babies1995Russell Cameron
Due South1995TV SeriesWalter Sparks
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad1994TV MovieAlexander Ross
Lifeline to Victory1993TV MoviePaul Devereaux
Mustard Bath1993Matthew Linden
Street Legal1993TV SeriesAdam Ruskin
The Making of '...And God Spoke'1993Clive Walton
Because Why1993Alex
To Catch a Killer1992TV MovieJoe Kozenczak
Diplomatic Immunity1991/IILes Oberfell
Perfectly Normal1990Renzo Parachi
The Private Capital1989TV Movie
Chasing Rainbows1988TV Mini-SeriesChris Blaine
No Man's Land1987Horton
Kay O'Brien1986TV SeriesMedical Student
The Edison Twins1985TV SeriesGregory / Winston
Comedy Factory1985TV SeriesGary
The Littlest Hobo1985TV Series
Willed to Kill2012TV MovieDoctor Aaron Kade
My Mother's Secret2012TV MovieGarrett Fowler
Being Erica2009-2011TV SeriesDr. Tom Tom Wexler
Flashpoint2009TV SeriesPat 'The Lion' Cosgrove
Mr. Nobody2009Harry
The Tenth Circle2008TV MovieMike Bartholomy
Murdoch Mysteries2008TV SeriesDoctor Burrit Greyson
Race to Mars2007TV Mini-SeriesRick Erwin
What You're Ready For2007ShortDr. Edgar O. Laird
Normal2007Carl
St. Urbain's Horseman2007TV Mini-SeriesHarry Stein
This Is Wonderland2004-2006TV SeriesElliot Sacks
1-800-Missing2005TV SeriesSteven Dawson
Supervolcano2005TV MovieRick Lieberman
Cube Zero2004Jax
Saving Emily2004TV MovieKurt
Sugar2004/IThe Man
Her Perfect Spouse2004TV MovieTy Kellington
Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story2003TV MoviePeter
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation2003TV SeriesSteven McCormick
America's Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story2003TV MovieDouglas Conte (Kennedy biographer)
Veritas: The Quest2003TV SeriesRobert Fraser
Black Swan2002Carl
100 Days in the Jungle2002TV MovieRod Dunbar
The Interrogation of Michael Crowe2002TV MovieStephen Crowe
Punch2002Sam
Ace Lightning2002TV SeriesAce Lightning (voice)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Black Swan2002associate producer

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

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

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mars Rising2007TV Series documentaryRick Erwin
The Genies at 252005TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 1996 Gemini Awards1996TV SpecialHimself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic RoleThis Is Wonderland (2004)
2003GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-SeriesThe Interrogation of Michael Crowe (2002)
2000GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic RolePower Play (1998)
1999GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic RolePower Play (1998)
1996GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-SeriesThe Lust of His Eyes (1994)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2011GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic RoleBeing Erica (2009)
2010GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic RoleBeing Erica (2009)
2008GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-SeriesSt. Urbain's Horseman (2007)
2004GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic RoleThis Is Wonderland (2004)
2003VFCC AwardVancouver Film Critics CircleBest Actor - Canadian FilmPunch (2002)
2002GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role in a Dramatic SeriesThe Associates (2001)
1999GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-SeriesWin, Again! (1999)
1999GenieGenie AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting RolePale Saints (1997)
1996GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Guest Role in a Dramatic SeriesDue South (1994)
1993GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-SeriesTo Catch a Killer (1992)
1991GenieGenie AwardsBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting RoleDiplomatic Immunity (1991)


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