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Brian Downey

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Brian Downey (born 31 October 1944 in Newfoundland, Canada) is a Canadian actor perhaps best-known for his portrayal of Stanley Tweedle, in the science-fiction television series Lexx. Downey is a character actor who has appeared in various films and guest starring roles on TV, including a recurring role on Millennium. His first film role was in a 1986 Andy Jones film called The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood, which features the entire cast of CODCO. Downey has enjoyed a long professional relationship with Lexx creator Paul Donovan, dating back at least to 1988, when Donovan cast Downey in the time travel adventure film, Norman's Awesome Experience. Downey appeared as Cardinal Juan de Mella in Donovan's upcoming medieval TV thriller, The Conclave. Downey has also worked with Jessica Lange, JoBeth Williams, Sam Rockwell, and directors such as Joe Sargent. He won the 2010 only acting award at the 2010 Atlantic Film Festival for his role in "Whirligig", directed by Chaz Thorne, with whom he has worked on 2 previous features. He played the evil gang leader "The Drake", who runs the town in the feature film, Hobo with a Shotgun, starring Rutger Hauer and directed by Jason Eisener. Downey is also a musician and writer. Before being recruited as an actor, he spent many years as a musician, as a bass player, guitarist, and blues harmonica player. He has been a writer for many stage plays, and has led many script writing workshops. His first full length stage play, "Peter's Other War", was produced during the summer of 2009. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brian Downey, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Oct 31, 1944 In Newfoundland, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the series Hallmark Hall of Fame 1951-12-24
Latest Project:
Movie The Healer 2017-02-17
Known For
Poster of Hobo with a Shotgun
Poster of Gary Moore & Friends: One Night in Dublin
Poster of George's Island
Poster of The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood
Filmography
Movie The Healer Henry 2017-02-17
Movie Beethoven's Treasure Tail Norman the Magician 2014-10-02
Movie Lizzie Borden Took an Ax Jury Foreman 2014-01-25
Movie Copperhead Preacher Taggart 2013-06-28
Movie The Disappeared Captain Gerald 2012-09-12
Movie Hobo with a Shotgun Drake 2011-05-06
Movie Sybil Willard 2008-06-07
Movie Just Buried Pickles 2007-09-09
Movie Gary Moore & Friends: One Night in Dublin drums 2006-04-06
Series Lexx Stanley H. Tweedle 1997-04-18
Series Millennium Unknown 1996-10-25
Movie Norman's Awesome Experience Dr. Nobbelmeyer 1989-10-01
Movie George's Island Mr. Beane 1989-08-15
Movie The Adventure of Faustus Bidgood Fred Bonia-Coombs 1986-01-02
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24