Award winning actor Brian Downey is from Newfoundland, and grew up with song and story telling.
Brian’s first film role was in the iconic classic, ‘The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood’, in which he played the demented Fred Bonia-Coombs, a man possessed by his visions of bizarre education reform. Brian’s first stage role was in the Mummer’s Troupe production of ‘Some Slick’, a play he also co-wrote. Since those early beginnings, Brian has played in well over 100 stage plays, radio dramas, commercials, and over 100 TV and film productions, including the lead role in all 65 episodes of Lexx, the Sci-Fi cult hit, which has played in more than 150 countries world-wide. He won ‘Best Actor’ at the Atlantic Film Festival for his role in the feature film “Whirligig” , and dominated as the uber-villan, The Drake in the hit “Hobo With A Shotgun”…and he is a published and produced playwright !