Jason Priestley

Jason Priestley

Age
44
Birthday
Aug. 28th, 1969
Born in
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height
5' 0

Jason Priestley's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Tru Calling TV Show
Tru Calling
Beverly Hills, 90210 TV Show
Beverly Hills, 90210
Side Order of Life TV Show
Side Order of Life
The Day of the Triffids (2009) TV Show
The Day of the Triffids (2009)
Call Me Fitz (CA) TV Show
Call Me Fitz (CA)
Love Monkey TV Show
Love Monkey
Sister Kate TV Show
Sister Kate
The 11 O'Clock Show (UK) TV Show
The 11 O'Clock Show (UK)
 

Main Movie Roles

2005 - Domino
2004 - Going the Distance
1999 - Eye of the Beholder
1997 - Love and Death on Long Island
1995 - Coldblooded
1993 - Tombstone
1988 - Watchers
1986 - The Boy Who Could Fly

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Bo Diddly Squat (Voiced)
7
Chris Brody
4
Walter Paxton
3
Michael
2
Tober
2
Jack McCyber (Voiced)
2
Chameleon Boy (Voiced)
1
Himself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Jason Bradford Priestley (born August 28, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor and director. He is best known as the virtuous Brandon Walsh on the television series Beverly Hills, 90210 and for his current role starring as Richard "Fitz" Fitzpatrick in the show Call Me Fitz.

Jason Bradford Priestley was born on August 28, 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His mother is actress 'Sharon Kirk'. He is a graduate of Argyle Secondary School in North Vancouver. He has a twin sister, Justine Priestley, and two step siblings, Karin and Kristi.

He became a naturalized American citizen in 2007.

Priestley first started his television career guest-starring as Bobby Conrad a.k.a. Roberto Coronado Jr., a mobster's grandson, in the early 1987 episode "A Piece of Cake" from the final 4th season of the television series Airwolf, and appeared in two episodes of 21 Jump Street in 1987-8, then moved onto the 1989 short-lived sitcom Sister Kate which starred Stephanie Beacham. He played Todd, one of the fosterchildren under the care of Sister Kate, an English nun. In 1990, Priestley was chosen as Brandon Walsh on the hit series Beverly Hills, 90210. He also directed nineteen of the show's episodes. He remained on the show until 1998, when Brandon moved to Washington, DC. Brandon was the last Walsh to leave the show; however, Priestley would continue to serve as an executive producer until the show's cancellation in 2000.

Priestley joined the cast of Tru Calling as Jack Harper from 2004-2005. He was also a regular on the 2006 program Love Monkey. His television work also includes the WB show What I Like About You and a February 2006 appearance on Without a Trace. Priestley has also made several films, his most notable role perhaps being in 1997's Love and Death on Long Island, in which he played a teen idol struggling to be taken seriously as an actor. He directed the nineteenth episode in the final season of 7th Heaven. He also directed two episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager "Slice of Life" and "Just Say No". They appeared on August 26, 2008 and September 9, 2008 on ABC Family.

On July 15, 2007 he returned to series television as one of the lead males in Lifetime Television's comedy-drama Side Order of Life. Priestley made a guest appearance on NBC’s My Name Is Earl in 2008. He played Blake, Earl's better-looking and more successful cousin. That year, Priestley directed five episodes of Secret Life. Priestley directed the episode when 'Tori Spelling' returned to 90210. In 2009, Priestley directed and co-produced all 12 episodes of the web-series The Lakeon TheWB.com. In December 2009 along with 'Dougray Scott', 'Brian Cox', and 'Eddie Izzard', Priestley featured in The Day of the Triffids, written by Patrick Harbinson, whose credits include ER and Law & Order. The drama is based on John Wyndham's best-selling post-apocalyptic novel, The Day Of The Triffids.

Priestley directed his former co-star 'Luke Perry' in the Hallmark Channel movie Goodnight for Justice, which aired in January 2011. He guest starred as one half of a con artist couple alongside 'Jennifer Finnigan' in a sixth season episode of USA's Psych and also appeared in the music video "Boys" by Britney Spears. Priestley has been the title role and main character of the HBO Canada TV show Call Me Fitz since 2010, which completed its second season in December 2011. In August 2011, Priestly joined the cast of sci-fi television show Haven, in a recurring role during its second season. He also directed one episode.

In April 2013 Priestly opened in "Race", a 'David Mamet' play in Toronto, Ontario at the Bluma Appel Theater.

On May 14, 2005, Priestley married make-up artist Naomi Lowde. On July 2, 2007 the couple had a daughter, Ava Veronica. On April 13, 2009, Priestley announced that he and his wife were expecting their second child, a son, who was born on July 9, 2009 and is reportedly named Dashiell Orson.

On July 9, 2007, he revealed on Late Night with Conan O'Brien that he had become an American citizen several weeks earlier.

Priestley's sister, Justine, is also an actress, and appeared in a couple of episodes on the 90210 spin-off Melrose Place in 1996.


TRIVIA:
  • Will drive for Kelley Racing in the new Indy Racing's new Infiniti Pro Series season, beginning July, 2002. Previously, Priestley won a 1998 Grand-Am race at the Mid- Ohio Sports Car Course.
  • His former _"Beverly Hills, 90210" (1990)_ (qv) co-stars 'Jennie Garth' (qv), 'Tori Spelling' (qv), 'Tiffani Thiessen' (qv), and 'Ian Ziering' (qv) were among the guests at his wedding to 'Naomi Lowde-Priestley' (qv). [2005]
  • Engaged to 'Naomi Lowde-Priestley' (qv). [Spring, 2004]
  • (1991) Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the world.
  • Jason and Naomi became the parents of a baby girl, Ava Veronica Priestley, born July 2, 2007 weighing 7 lbs, 4 oz.
  • His favorite band is 'Siouxsie and the Banshees' (qv).
  • Narrator for Movie Central channel filmographies for various Canadian actors.
  • (1992) Chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.


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