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Boyd Banks

Born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Boyd Banks started his entertainment career at 17, when he won a contest for Best Stand Up Comedian in Edmonton, Alberta. After spending several years doing comedy in Vancouver, British Columbia, Banks moved to Toronto, where he began acting. Boyd's first roles were in various comedy series such as the cult ... See full bio »
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 2015 The Expanse (TV Series)
- CQB (2015) ... Coroner
 2015 The Hexecutioners
Mr. Giroux
 2015 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series)
Night Watchman
- Destined (2015) ... Night Watchman
 2015 Killjoys (TV Series)
- Enemy Khlyen (2015) ... Drunk
 2015 12 Monkeys (TV Series)
TF Scientist
- Paradox (2015) ... TF Scientist
 2014 Hellmouth
Fred Whinny
 2014 Bang Bang Baby
 2014 My Daughter Must Live (TV Movie)
 2013 Call Me Fitz (TV Series)
Homeless Dude
- A Very Special Fitzmas - Part 2 (2013) ... Homeless Dude
 2013 Algonquin
 2013 Satisfaction (TV Series)
Homeless Guy
- The Blackout Cometh (2013) ... Homeless Guy
 2012 Dead Before Dawn 3D
Gas Station Attendant
 2012 My Babysitter's a Vampire (TV Series)
- Jockenstein (2012) ... Jogy
 2012 Please Kill Mr. Know It All
Actor #2
 2011 Moon Point
Ice Cream Truck Driver
 2011 Dan for Mayor (TV Series)
Angry Guy
- Political Liability (2011) ... Angry Guy
 2011 Comedy Bar (TV Series)
 2011 Skins (TV Series)
Uptight Man
- Chris (2011) ... Uptight Man
 2011 Stripperland (Video)
 2010 Lost Girl (TV Series)
- (Dis)Members Only (2010) ... Groundskeeper
 2010 Fairfield Road (TV Movie)
 2010 Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf (TV Movie)
Patient 66
 2010 Happy Town (TV Series)
The Man from Germany / Jerry Friddle
- Blame It on Rio Bravo (2010) ... The Man from Germany
- In This Home on Ice (2010) ... Jerry Friddle
 2010 Happiness Is Hate Therapy (Short)
 2009 Hotbox (TV Series)
- Episode #1.9 (2009)
- Episode #1.8 (2009)
- Episode #1.7 (2009)
- Episode #1.1 (2009)
 2009 Before You Say 'I Do' (TV Movie)
Apartment Guy
 2009 You Might as Well Live
Uncle Casper
 2008 Hooked on Speedman
Man in Wheelchair
 2008 Testees (TV Series)
Dr. Zimmerman
- Forget Me Nugget (2008) ... Dr. Zimmerman
 2008 Saving God
 2008 Coopers' Camera
Sgt. Stevenson
 2008 Pontypool
Jay (Osama)
 2008 The Border (TV Series)
- Grave Concern (2008) ... Skinner
 2007 The Jon Dore Television Show (TV Series)
Homeless Guy
- Jon Gets Scared (2007) ... Homeless Guy
 2007/II Left for Dead
Michael Lymburner
 2007 Chasing Tchaikovsky
 2007 'Til Death Do Us Part (TV Series)
- The Pond Scum Murder (2007) ... Manager
 2006 The Fountain
Dominican Monk
 2006 Jekyll + Hyde (Video)
Morgue Attendant
 2005 Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Prison Solitary Guard
 2005 Cinderella Man
 2005 Riding the Bus with My Sister (TV Movie)
 2004 H2O (TV Movie)
 2004 Saint Ralph
Worker #1
 2004 Phil the Alien
 2004 Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle
E.R. Patient
 2004/I New York Minute
Ticket Window Guy
 2002-2004 Puppets Who Kill (TV Series)
Norm Loeb
- Rocko Gets a Lung (2004) ... Norm Loeb
 2004 Wonderfalls (TV Series)
- Wound-up Penguin (2004) ... Janitor
 2004 Ham & Cheese
Barry's Boss at Canadian Theatre Company
 2003 Fallen Angel (TV Movie)
 2003 Slings and Arrows (TV Series)
Morgue Attendant
- Geoffrey Returns (2003) ... Morgue Attendant
 2003 Doc (TV Series)
- Rules of Engagement (2003) ... Pete
 2003 The Piano Man's Daughter (TV Movie)
 2003 The Republic of Love
Man at Folklore Museum (uncredited)
 2003/I The In-Laws
 2003 Deacons for Defense (TV Movie)
 2003 The Music Man (TV Movie)
Train conductor
 2002 Meet Prince Charming
 2002 Escape from the Newsroom (TV Movie)
 2002 Cypher
Fred Garfield
 2002 The Tuxedo
 2002 Avenging Angelo
 2001-2002 A Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV Series)
Willis Krug / Lackey / Duncan Barrett / ...
- Cop Killer (2002) ... Jimmie Kirk
- The Next Witness (2002) ... Clyde Bagby
- Death of a Doxy: Part 2 (2002) ... Lackey
 2002 A Killing Spring (TV Movie)
Hotel Manager
 2001 Prancer Returns (Video)
Charlie's Teacher
 2001 Knockaround Guys
Bar Patron
 2001 Wild Iris (TV Movie)
Handprint Clerk
 2001 Jason X
Fat Lou
 2001 Kiss My Act (TV Movie)
Stand-Up Comic
 2001 Conspiracy Guy: Behind the Coat (TV Short)
Cop (Fitzgerald)
 2001 Chasing Cain
 2001 Club Land (TV Movie)
Elegante announcer
 2000 Possessed (TV Movie)
 2000 The Ladies Man
C&W Station Manager
 2000 Cheaters (TV Movie)
State Speech Judge
 2000 The Highwayman
 2000 Bruiser
 2000 The Famous Jett Jackson (TV Series)
Snake Wrangler
- Behind the Scenes (2000) ... Snake Wrangler
 1999 Twice in a Lifetime (TV Series)
- Blood Brothers (1999) ... Murphy
 1999 The Industry (TV Series)
- Merger (1999) ... Stanley
 1999 Animorphs (TV Series)
Museum Guard
- Changes: Part 1 (1999) ... Museum Guard
 1999 Foolish Heart (TV Series)
Court Officer
- The Trial (1999) ... Court Officer
 1999 Dash and Lilly (TV Movie)
Prison Guard
 1999 The Jesse Ventura Story (TV Movie)
Brooklyn Park Mayor
 1998 Naked City: A Killer Christmas (TV Movie)
 1998 Power Play (TV Series)
- Brothers in Arms (1998)
 1998 Traders (TV Series)
- No Fixed Address (1998)
 1998 Earthquake in New York (TV Movie)
Statue Man
 1998 Dog Park
Ge Groovy Lesh
 1998 Shrink (Short)
Mr. Bothom
 1998 Dirty Work
Creepy Harry
 1998 Once a Thief (TV Series)
 1997 Howling at the Moon (TV Movie)
 1997 I'll Be Home for Christmas (TV Movie)
 1997 Bad to the Bone (TV Movie)
Gun Salesman
 1997 Dinner at Fred's
Talent Show MC
 1997 The Wrong Guy
Gas Station Guy
 1997 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Parking Guy
- Dis 'n' Dat (1997) ... Parking Guy
 1996 Holiday Affair (TV Movie)
 1996 Crash
 1995 Due South (TV Series)
Norm Betz
- Vault (1995) ... Norm Betz
 1991 The Kids in the Hall (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (1991) ... Fiancee
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Appeared in Progressive Insurance TV commercial as a plumber.


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Has co-starred in four projects associated with George A. Romero. He was in Dawn of the Dead (2004), which was a remake of the 1978 Romero film of the same name, Dawn of the Dead (1978); he's in Land of the Dead (2005) and Diary of the Dead (2007), which are written and directed by Romero and he was in Bruiser (2000/I), also written and directed by Romero.


Usually plays lovable sidekick 'fodder' (easy kill) characters in horror movies.

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