Christopher Shyer Bio



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Christopher Shyer is a Canadian actor best known for his role Marcus on the ABC science fiction series V.

Christopher Shyer was born in Downsview, Ontario, Canada as the youngest of six children. He spent his early acting years in theatre production before making his TV debut in 1997 on the soap opera Riverdale.

Christopher was cast as a main character in 2006 on the CTV drama Whistle, 2008 on the comedy series Canooks and 2012 on the HBO Canadian comedy drama Good God.

Christopher in 2009 was cast as a regular character on the ABC science fiction series V as Marcus an alien second in command of a reptilian race with plans to invade the earth while pretending to be benevolent aliens to humans.

Christopher Shyer also had a prominent role on the TV series Cold Squad, Days and Practice.

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1997 Riverdale as Ben

1998 The Crow Stairway to Heaven as Drew Kessler

1998 Viper as Elliott Peoples

1999 First Wave as Lon

1999 Night Man as Pentacost

1999-2005 Cold Squad as Dr Ben Walker

2000 Higher Ground as Bob

2000 Nuremberg as Gen Telford Taylor

2000 Relic Hunter as Jason Clark

2000 The Outer Limits as Harold Zimmer

2001 Seven Days as Caesar Gustaf

2001 The Chris Isaak Show as Brian Bulander

2001 The Unprofessionals as Marlon Carlson

2002 Monk as Carl

2002 The Practice as Lawrence OMalley / Hannibal Lecter

2003 Smallville as Nicholas Conroy

2004 JAG as Cmdr Steve Lundt

2004 The Days as Scott Eaton

2004 Traffic as Home Owner

2005 CSI Miami as Larry Musgrave

2005 Navy NCIS Naval Criminal Investigative Service as Kyle Boone

2005 The L Word as Rod Sebring

2006 Kyle XY as Brad

2006 Without a Trace as Ken Robinson

2006-2007 Whistler as Adrien Varland

2007 Falcon Beach as Bobby Tanner

2008 Canooks as Richard Dick Reddick

2009-2011 V as Marcus

2010 Canadian Comedy Shorts as Steve Johnson

2010 CSI Crime Scene Investigation as Bill

2011 Lights Out as The Dentist

2011 The True Heroines as Mayor Fitzgerald

1998 The Falling as Lars

1999 Little Boy Blues as Daniel

2000 Cinderella Single Again as Prince Charming

2000 The Operative as Albright

2001 A Girl Thing as Rick

2001 Along Came a Spider as Jim

2001 Kiss My Act as Tommy

2001 Point of View as Det Edwards

2001 The Scarlet Avenger as Skull / Schuler

2002 K9 PI as Charles Thyer

2002 Life or Something Like It as Mark Laughlin

2003 Before I Say Goodbye as Adam Cauliff/Harry Reynolds

2003 Behind the Camera the Unauthorized Story of Threes Company as Alan Hamel

2003 Phenomenon II as George Malley

2003 See Grace Fly as Bathroom Transvestite

2003 The Core as Dave Perry

2003 The Invitation as Joel Gellman

2004 Category 6 Day of Destruction as Craig Shilts

2004 The Lazarus Child as John Boyd

2005 Fierce People as Dr Leffler

2006 A Bug and a Bag of Weed as Rommel

2006 Big Bad Wolf as Charlie Cowley

2006 I Breakdown as Steve Johnson

2006 Shut Up and Shoot as Paul O' Banyon

2008 Awkward as Gerald

2009 Killer Hair as Boyd Radford