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Grant Bowler stars in "Defiance" on Syfy as Jeb Nolan.

Born in New Zealand, Grant Bowler has found international screen success with core cast roles in American, Australian and New Zealand television series.

While the theater is where Grant honed his craft, he has spent the majority of his career working in television. He is known in the U.S. for his recurring role on "Ugly Betty" (2008) as Wilhelmina Slater's love interest, Connor Owens, and for the role of Cooter, the leader of the werewolf biker gang in the HBO series "True Blood" (2010) and Captain Gault in ABC's "Lost" (2008). He also recently had a major role in the Australian series "Canal Road." In 2007, he had a role in HBO's drama series "12 Miles of Hard Road."

Bowler's other notable roles include movies such as "Atlas Shrugged" (2011) and "Killer Elite" (2011). He will next be seen in indie movie, "City of Gardens" (2012).

Since the early 90s, Grant has appeared in nearly every major Australian television drama series. His television credits include: "Medivac," "Wildside," "Halifax F.P.," "Stingers," "Something in the Air," "Always Greener," "White Collar Blue," "McLeod's Daughters" and, more recently, "All Saints." In 2004, Grant starred in the acclaimed miniseries "Through My Eyes," which revealed a new perspective on the infamous Lindy Chamberlain story. He also starred in an American miniseries, "On the Beach."

In 1991 Grant graduated from Australia's renowned National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) and in his early years as a professional actor, he toured extensively with Australia's renowned Bell Shakespeare Company appearing in a number of Shakespearean classics such as "Romeo & Juliet," "Richard III," "Hamlet" and "The Merchant of Venice." Grant's other theater credits include: "The Return," "Happiness," "Elegies" and "Deathwatch."

In addition to acting on television, Grant is also an experienced television host, having fronted all four seasons of Australia's Logie Award-winning series "The Mole." He also hosted and narrated "Border Security," a top-rating series that goes behind the front lines of Australia's customs and immigration service.

Grant's film credits include "The Fall of Night," "Ned "as well as lead roles in "Calling Jerry Malloy," "Close Contact" and "A Change of Heart."

It was on the set of "A Change of Heart" that Grant met his wife, Roxanne, who is also an actor. The couple has a daughter, Edie, and a son, Ezekiel, who was born in early March 2005.

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Age: 47 years old
Birthday: July 18, 1968
Height: 6' 1"
Birthplace: Auckland, New Zealand
Wife: Roxane Wilson (1/21/2001 - 2011, divorced, 2 children)

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