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Brian Downey was born on October 31, 1944 in Newfoundland, Canada. He is an actor, known for Hobo with a Shotgun (2011), Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (1996) and Snow Angels (2007). See full bio »

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Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories Stanley H. Tweedle / Black Knight #1 / Black Knight #2 / Brud Parsnip / The Judge
Snow Angels Frank Marchand


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 2017 Trailer Park Boys (TV Series)
- Darth Lahey (2017) ... Sonny
- The Walker Zombley (2017) ... Sonny
 2017 The Healer
 2017 Pure (TV Series)
Bishop Bergen
- Baptism (2017) ... Bishop Bergen
- Ordination (2017) ... Bishop Bergen
 2015 The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Jury Foreman
- Acts of Borden (2015) ... Jury Foreman
 2014 Beethoven's Treasure Tail (Video)
Norman the Magician
 2014 Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (TV Movie)
Jury Foreman
 2013 Copperhead
Preacher Taggart
 2012 The Disappeared
 2011 Hobo with a Shotgun
 2010 Haven (TV Series)
Sal Fortuna
- Resurfacing (2010) ... Sal Fortuna
 2010 Whirligig
 2009 G-Spot (TV Series)
- Pussy Killer, Killer Pussy (2009) ... Priest
 2007 Just Buried
 2007 Sybil (TV Movie)
 2007 Poor Boy's Game
Boxing Official
 2007/I Snow Angels
Frank Marchand
 2006 Candles on Bay Street (TV Movie)
Cee Jay
 2006 The Conclave
Cardinal Juan De Mella
 2003 Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (TV Series)
Capt. Horatio Brannen
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Capt. Horatio Brannen
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Capt. Horatio Brannen
 2002 Little Dickie (Short)
 1996-2002 Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (TV Mini-Series)
Stanley H. Tweedle / Black Knight #1 / Black Knight #2 / ...
- Yo Way Yo (2002) ... Stanley H. Tweedle
- Lyekka vs. Japan (2002) ... Stanley H. Tweedle
- Trip (2002) ... Stanley H. Tweedle
- Viva Lexx Vegas (2002) ... Stanley H. Tweedle
- ApocaLexx Now (2002) ... Stanley H. Tweedle
 1997-1998 Millennium (TV Series)
Mr. Dean / Medical Examiner
- Roosters (1998) ... Mr. Dean
- Owls (1998) ... Mr. Dean
- Maranatha (1997) ... Medical Examiner
 1998 Loyal Opposition
Ben Harrison
 1992 Secret Nation
Charles Maddox
 1989 George's Island
Mr. Beane
 1988 Norman's Awesome Experience
Dr. Nobbelmeyer
 1987 John and the Missus
 1986 The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood
Fred Bonia-Coombs
 1986 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
- Better Late Than Never: Part 2 (1986) ... Milo
- Better Late Than Never: Part 1 (1986) ... Milo
 1982 Joey (TV Movie)
Captain Joe / First Wise Fisherman / Vincent / ...
 1979 Up at Ours (TV Mini-Series)
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Bad movies are a real education because you say "look at that, what was that close up, those two shots don't match! That performance was so bad, why did that guy do that? I would never do that!" And so in a sense while you're watching something that's really awful, you're playing along and reviewing it and saying "No, I wouldn't have done it that way, this way's much better".


On graduation from high school, found a 'respectable' job as a chief clerk in a bank, but it was too boring for him. Over time, played guitar and bass with a succession of local groups, among them the East End Blues Band. Broke into acting later on. See more »

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