DeVry in 2014
William deVry Simard
20 April 1968
|Other names||William Vry|
William deVry (born April 20, 1968) is a Canadian television actor. He is best known for his roles in American daytime soap operas, as Tim Dolan on Port Charles, as Michael Cambias on All My Children, as Storm Logan on The Bold and the Beautiful, and currently as Julian Jerome on General Hospital. He is also known for roles in the Earth: Final Conflict, Stargate SG-1, InSecurity, and Nikita.
His birth name is William deVry Simard. He moved to Florida with his mother at the age of 19. His grandfather, Herman A. DeVry, founded the DeForest Training School, named after Lee De Forest, Herman's colleague and friend, now known as DeVry University. DeVry comes from a long lineage of athletes and entrepreneurs. His father lettered in several sports in college and his maternal grandmother held 26 world records in track and field.
DeVry appeared in a number of Canadian television series of the 1990s, including recurring roles on Earth: Final Conflict, as Joshua Doors, and on Stargate SG-1, as Aldwin. In 2002, he began his career on American daytime soap operas. His first soap role was on ABC's Port Charles in 2002. He later joined the cast of All My Children, as Michael Cambias, and in 2004 was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series. From 2006 to 2008, he starred on The Bold and the Beautiful as Storm Logan.
In 2013, deVry joined the ABC soap opera General Hospital. Using the alias Derek Wells, deVry is introduced as a media mogul and new boss to Kelly Sullivan's Connie Falconeri. It's later revealed that Derek is in fact mob boss Julian Jerome. DeVry has been involved in a central storyline since his debut and is also well connected to other characters with the reveal that Julian is the father of Sam Morgan (Kelly Monaco) and Lucas Jones (Ryan Carnes), one-time lover of Alexis Davis (Nancy Lee Grahn) and brother of Ava Jerome (Maura West). DeVry signed a four-year contract with the show and made his on-screen debut on 30 July.
|1995||Once in a Blue Moon||Eric / Adult Peter|
|2002||Liebe auf den 2. Blick||Nick||Video|
|2014||The Outsider||Nick Miller|
|2018||Surviving Theater 9||Dwayne||Short|
|1996||The Sentinel||Master Sergeant||"The Switchman"|
|1996||The Outer Limits||Bartender||"Inconstant Moon"|
|1996||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Kevin Sumner||"Do Not Go Gently"|
|1997||Viper||Geoffrey Vollis||"Echo of Murder"|
|1997||Dead Man's Gun||Zane Forbes||"Fortune Teller"|
|1997–98||The Outer Limits||Ben||"Double Helix", "The Origin of Species"|
|1998||I Know What You Did||Jeffrey Davenport||TV film|
|1998||The Long Way Home||Adam||TV film|
|1998||Nash Bridges||Brian Hammond||"Special Delivery"|
|1998–2000||Earth: Final Conflict||Joshua Doors||Recurring role|
|1999||The Lost World||Ned Malone||TV film|
|1999||Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy||Leo Porter||"Charades", "Sex Lies and Narrow Escapes"|
|1999||Cold Squad||Dr. Anthony Hart||"Gavin MacInnis"|
|1999||First Wave||Karl||"The Decision", "The Purge"|
|1999–2002||Stargate SG-1||Aldwin||Recurring role|
|2000||Secret Agent Man||Hicks||"Like Father, Like Son"|
|2000||The Outer Limits||Craig Swenson||"Breaking Point"|
|2000–01||Beggars and Choosers||Brent Kallus||Recurring role|
|2001||So Weird||State Trooper||"The Great Incanto"|
|2001||Dream Storm||Jordan Ingram||TV film|
|2002||Dead in a Heartbeat||John||TV film|
|2002||The Twilight Zone||Nick Janus||"Dead Man's Eyes"|
|2002||Wildfire 7: The Inferno||Scott||TV film|
|2003–04||All My Children||Michael Cambias||Regular role|
|2006||Double Cross||Dean Swanson||TV film|
|2006||Godiva's||Garth Rutlidge||Recurring role|
|2006–2008, 2012||The Bold and the Beautiful||Stephen "Storm" Logan||Regular role|
|2011||R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series||Dad||"The Perfect Brother"|
|2011||Three Weeks, Three Kids||Brian Norton||TV film|
|2011||InSecurity||Peter McNeil||Main role|
|2011–12||Nikita||Patrick Miller||Recurring role|
|2012||A Killer Among Us||Officer Drake||TV film|
|2013||Transporter: The Series||Ryder||"Give the Guy a Hand"|
|2013||Beauty and the Beast||Handsome Man / Dr. Sorenson||Recurring role|
|2013||Castle||Dan Renner||"The Lives of Others"|
|2013||Hemlock Grove||Chin||Recurring role|
|2013–present||General Hospital||Julian Jerome||Regular role|
|2014||NCIS||Lt. Comm. D. Stone||"Kill Chain"|
|2014||Cedar Cove||Dick Turnbull||"Stand and Deliver", "Resolutions and Revelations"|
Awards and nominations
|Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series||All My Children||Nominated|
- "Tim Dolan". Retrieved 11 October 2013.
- "William Devry Biography ((?)-)". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
- "About GH: About the Actors | William deVry | General Hospital". Soapcentral. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
- "The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations". emmyonline.org and National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 4 March 2004. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 June 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013.
- "'General Hospital' Adds William deVry, William Abadie Joins 'Homeland'". Deadline.com. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
- "TAKE FIVE." Soap Opera Digest. 16 February 2015. pg. 96.