Edit
Kavan Smith Poster

Biography

Jump to: Overview (4) | Mini Bio (1) | Spouse (1) | Trivia (8)

Overview (4)

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Birth NameKavan Joel Smith
Nickname Kav
Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Kavan was born in Edmonton, Alberta and both he and his brother were raised by his father when his parents divorced. He excelled in many sports as a child focusing on football and martial arts. During his teenage years he cultivated a love for performing with a friend. They would often skip school to record and rehearse skits they would eventually take public on local buses and to shopping centers. After graduation Kavan attended the University of Calgary working towards a degree in Economics but dropped out after a year and half. After a year of contemplation he enrolled in the Mount Royal University performing arts program. It was here that he developed a love of books and started writing. Soon after graduating he landed a lead role on the Canadian television show Destiny Ridge and moved to Vancouver.

Kavan has been continuously adding versatile film and television roles to his acting repertoire, since he discovered his passion for performance. In 1999 he caught Brian DePalma's eye and was cast in the sci-fi adventure Mission to Mars. Since then he has played key roles in FOX's Human Target, The CW's Smallville and Supernatural, SyFy's Outerlimits, Sanctuary and Battlestar Galactica and USA Network's Fairly Legal. Kavan has also had large recurring roles in USA Network's The 4400 as Jed Garrity, SyFy's Stargate Atlantis as Major Evan Lorne and SyFy's Eureka as Deputy Andy, a sweet but overly keen robot. Kavan also starred with Thandie Newton in DirectTV's crime drama Rogue.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: M Public Relations

Spouse (1)

? (? - present)

Trivia (8)

His character, Major Lorne, on Stargate SG-1 (1997) was only intended on being used in one episode. The character wasn't seen for quite some time, but then the character returned in the series' spin-off Stargate: Atlantis (2004), and Smith soon became a frequent guest.
Bartended for a brief time in between acting.
When auditioning for Stargate: Atlantis (2004), he was reading for a new recurring character (not Major Lorne).
He worked in theater before going into film.
His mothers' name is June Hawk.
Studied martial arts for 15 years.
Has appeared with Amanda Tapping on three different series: Stargate SG-1 (1997), Stargate: Atlantis (2004) and Sanctuary (2008).
Has appeared in Supernatural with Jensen Ackles & in the movie Baby Bootcamp with Danneel Ackles (Jensen's Wife).

See also

Other Works | Publicity Listings | Official Sites | Contact Info

Contribute to This Page