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Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Derek Magyar graduated from the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) in Valencia, CA in 2003. He had his first role in a film short, Last Stop (2003). Magyar has made appearances in television series such as JAG, Boston Legal, Star Trek: Enterprise, Criminal Minds, Medium, Dirt and The Cape to name a few. He has a role in the pilot spinoff of The Closer, Major Crimes, on TNT, scheduled to air in August 2012 and also has a role in CSI which, is due to air the end of September. His first starring role in film was as the character X in the award-winning film Boy Culture (2006). Derek received several awards for best lead actor at film festivals across the world. Since then he has starred in Lionsgate "Train" opposite Thora Birch. He also had a starring role in Chris Carter's upcoming film "Fencewalkers" with Mehcad Brooks and Katie Cassidy and Natalie Dormer. "No One Lives" is due to premiere in 2012 at the Toronto International Film Fesitval and then a theatrical release is expected end of Decemeber. Magyar stars opposite Luke Evans in one of his most challenging roles to date. He is also a supporting lead of "Phantom" a submarine thriller with an amazing cast including Ed Harris, David Duchovney and William Fichtner to name just a few. Next up is a lead in the upcoming film "Crazed" which, Ryuhei Kitamura will direct from No One Lives and Magyar will also produce that film along side Harry Knapp. Magyar also produced and directed his first major feature film, Flying Lessons (2010) starring Maggie Grace, Cary Elwes, Hal Holbrook, Joanna Cassidy, Christine Lahti.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kathleen Grace

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