Grant Bowler


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  • Birth Place: Auckland, New Zealand
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/18/1968, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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First Look: The New Faces of Syfy's Defiance

Killing an Earth Republic officer with a letter opener is a sure way to lose your gig. When Syfy's Defiance returns June 19, badass Datak Tarr (Tony Curran) is out as mayor and E-Rep dandy Niles Pottinger (Jim Murray, inset) is in, after a seemingly bloodless more

VIDEO: Outrageous Fortune: Series 6: Tis So Concluded

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Outrageous Fortune: Series 6: Tis So Concluded
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Length: 44:27
Aired: 2/22/2012

Cheryl is determined to set her house in order as there are scores to settle, wrongs to right and something very ugly in the driveway. watch

VIDEO: Outrageous Fortune: Series 6: Blood and Judgment

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Outrageous Fortune: Series 6: Blood and Judgment
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Length: 44:08
Aired: 2/15/2012

As the Wests are divided over vengeance and lynching, there are tribulations and also some trials. watch


Jesse Does Defiance - Inside the Arch
Stephanie Leonidas Explains Irisa's Visions: Exclusive
Shooting the Shtako: Episode 12 With Mia Kirschner
Shooting the Shtako: Episode 3

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Everything Is Broken
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The Bride Wore Black
If I Ever Leave This World Alive

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TV Listings



Year Title Description
2013 Defiance TV Show Series, Actor - Jeb Nolan
2012 Syfy 20th Anniversary Special TV Show Series, Remarks by
2010 Canal Road: Episode Episode, Actor - Det. Ray Driscoll
2005 Outrageous Fortune TV Show Series, Actor - Wolfgang West
2000 On The Beach Movie, Actor - Peter Holmes

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Burton and Taylor vs. Liz & Dick: A Serious Scientific Comparison

It's the battle of the biopics!

Last fall, Lifetimes premiered Lindsay Lohan's "comeback" film Liz & Dick, chronicling Elizabeth Taylor's romance with Richard Burton. Now BBC has responded with its own version of the couple's tumultuous relationship, Burton and Taylor. So is the latest take on the infamous couple actually any better than the Lifetime bomb? Let's take a look:

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Defiance Stars Tease "Darker" Season 2

Although Defiance doesn't return until next summer, producer-director Michael Nankin and stars Grant BowlerJulie BenzJaime Murray and Stephanie Leonidas stopped by New York Comic Con Sunday to tease what's to come.

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8 Defiance Finale Spoilers: Who's Going to Die?

Last week's penultimate episode of Defiance was so jam-packed with action, it could have served as a season finale all on its own. So how do you feel when we say the real season finale is even more intense? Overwhelmed? Excited? Nervous for the lives of all your favorite characters?

How about all of the above?

Here to ease your nerves — and help mentally prepare you — are eight spoilers for Defiance's first season finale (Monday at 9/8c, Syfy).

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Mega Buzz: The Nashville Crash, True Blood's Prophecy and an NCIS: LA Betrayal

Every week, editors Adam Bryant and Natalie Abrams satisfy your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to or tweet them to @adam_bryant or @NatalieAbrams.

Is it fall yet? I need to know what happens between Rayna and Deacon on Nashville! — Michelle
They'll make it out of their finale car accident with only bumps and bruises, but the emotional injuries will be far more serious. "They are never going to have [a] smooth-sailing relationship," creator Callie Khouri tells us, pointing to Deacon's discovery that he's Maddie's father. "[Season 2] is not going to look like Father Knows Best. I don't think Deacon ever thought of himself as father material. We'll see him grapple with... whether or not he's right." Worse, given Deacon's dangerous bender, Rayna will feel even more justified in her decision to lie. "She was kind of right not to tell him," Khouri says. "He couldn't handle it."


OMG! Are all our favorite vampires going to die on True Blood?! — Harold
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The Monday Playlist: Defiance, Lake and Dallas Finales, Voice Battle Rounds

It's no accident if, while watching Defiance — the first new Syfy drama in eons that has a scope you could actually describe as fantastic — you sometimes feel you're trapped inside an elaborate video game. After all, this new series (Monday, 9/8c) was developed alongside a new video game that inhabits the same fictional universe.

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