- Has Scottish, English and Northern Irish ancestry.
- Spent his early childhood in London, before relocating to the United States, and finally settling in Toronto with his family.
- First credited role was playing Jim Stockwell, Jr. in the American version of Queer as Folk.
- Won Best Actor at the 2013 Williamsburg Independent Film Festival for the short film Seasick Sailor.
- Appeared in a video with fellow Delete cast members supporting the British Columbia SPCA’s Paws for a Cause campaign.
- Catherine Gilchrist — Mother
- Ian Gilchrist — Father
- Evan Gilchrist — Brother