Kavan Smith

Kavan Joel Smith (born May 6, 1970) is a Canadian actor known for playing Major Evan Lorne in Stargate Atlantis and Stargate SG-1, as Agent Jed Garrity in The 4400, and as Leland Coulter in When Calls the Heart.[1]

Kavan Smith
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Smith at Pegasus Three, London, 2008
Kavan Joel Smith

(1970-05-06) May 6, 1970 (age 51)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Years active1993–present

Early life and careerEdit

Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Smith was raised by his father after his parents divorced. He attended the University of Calgary for a year and a half and then enrolled in the performing arts program at Mount Royal University. He began his acting career with a leading role in Destiny Ridge in 1993.[2][3] In Stargate: Atlantis, Smith appeared in 29 episodes as the recurring character Major Evan Lorne. He also appeared in two episodes of Stargate SG-1 (the episodes "Enemy Mine" in Season 7 and "The Road Not Taken" in Season 10) as Major Lorne.

He has also guest-starred in numerous television shows including Supernatural, Smallville, Sanctuary, Tru Calling, Battlestar Galactica, Outer Limits, Human Target, and The Twilight Zone. He had a recurring role as Deputy Andy on Syfy's Eureka. Smith co-stars with Felicia Day in the 2012 SyFy film adaptation Red: Werewolf Hunter,[4] which tells the modern dark story of Red Riding Hood.[5] He also had a starring role in SyFy movie Metal Shifters in 2010.

In addition to acting, Kavan has also narrated the Canadian-made documentaries Combat School and Jetstream.



Year Title Role Notes
2000 Mission to Mars Nicholas Willis
2001 See Spot Run Ricky
2002 Stark Raving Mad Michael Frakes


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Destiny Ridge Clay Roberts TV series
1995 The Other Mother: A Moment of Truth Movie Chris TV film (NBC)
1995 The Annette Funicello Story Young Dick Clark TV film (CBS)
1995 Mixed Blessings Tommy TV film (NBC)
1996 Generation X Lance TV film (Fox)
1996 The Sentinel Quinn "True Crime"
1996 Titanic 5th Officer Harold Lowe TV miniseries
1996 The Outer Limits Harrison Taylor "Straight and Narrow"
1997 Alibi Cliff TV film (ABC)
1997 Intensity Jack Templeton TV film (Fox)
1998 The Outer Limits Lt. O'Neill "Criminal Nature"
1998 First Wave Tommy Cranston "Marker 262"
1999 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Frank Moran "Disclosure"
1999 Escape from Mars Sergei Andropov TV film (UPN)
1999 Dead Man's Gun Mr. Smith "A Just Reward"
1999 Fearless Reese Godell TV film
2000 Hope Island Peter Gibson "Never Burn Your Tongue on the Admiral's Broth"
2000 The Outer Limits Dominic Langton "Stasis"
2001 The Outer Limits Allan "Flower Child"
2001 Big Sound Devin "The Power of Rock and Roll"
2001 Night Visions Dante "Reunion"
2002 Smallville Wade Mahoney "Kinetic"
2002 Living with the Dead Matt TV film (CBS)
2002 Due East Stephen Dugan TV film (Showtime)
2003 The Twilight Zone Matthew Forsenth "Developing"
2003 A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster Anthony Wold TV film (Lifetime)
2003 Jeremiah Vincent "Deus Ex Machina"
2003 Stargate SG-1 Major Evan Lorne "Enemy Mine"
2004 Eve's Christmas Neil Barlow TV film
2005 Miss Texas Cowboy Eric TV film
2005 Killer Instinct Jonas Mentzel "13 Going on 30"
2005 Reunion Dr. David King "1993"
2005-2006 Godiva's Zach Recurring role
2005-2007 The 4400 Jed Garrity Recurring role (21 episodes)
2005-2009 Stargate Atlantis Major Evan Lorne Recurring role (29 episodes)
2006 Battlestar Galactica Lt. Richard 'Buster' Baier "The Captain's Hand"
2006 The Time Tunnel Flynn TV film
2006 Blade: The Series Alex "Turn of the Screw"
2007 Stargate SG-1 Major Evan Lorne "The Road Not Taken"
2008 Nightmare at the End of the Hall Brett TV film (Lifetime)
2008 Sanctuary Det. Joe Kavanaugh "Sanctuary for All: Part 1", "Edward"
2009 The Guard Joe "Love Sick"
2010 Human Target Nathan "Victoria"
2010 Growing the Big One Seth TV film (Hallmark)
2010 Shattered Gordon Banner "Don't Wanna Die"
2010 Red: Werewolf Hunter Nathan Kessler TV film (Syfy)
2010 The Cult Simon TV film (CBC)
2010-2012 Eureka Deputy Andy Recurring role (21 episodes)
2011 Iron Golem Jake TV film (Syfy)
2011 The Killing Game Mark TV film (Lifetime)
2012 Fairly Legal Jesse "Start Me Up"
2013 Almost Human A.D.A. Ortega "Blood Brothers"
2013-2014 Rogue Tom Travis Main role
2014 Baby Bootcamp Scott TV film
2014 Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters Alan Bernard / Derrick Brooks TV film (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)
2014-2020 Supernatural Cuthbert Sinclair "Blade Runners", "The Werther Project", "Last Holiday"
2015 Motive Keith Carson "Calling the Shots"
2015 Mistresses Ellis Recurring role (4 episodes)
2015 Hello, It's Me James TV film (Hallmark)
2015–present When Calls the Heart Leland Coulter Regular Role
2016 Wedding Bells Nick Turner TV film (Hallmark)
2016 The Irresistible Blueberry Farm Hayden Croft TV film (Hallmark Movies & Mysteries)
2016 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency Nathan "Horizons", "Lost & Found"
2017 The Perfect Bride Nick Dyson TV film (Hallmark)
2018 The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells
2019 Love on the Menu Hank
2021 You had Me At Aloha Ben


  1. ^ Gateworld.net Interview: The Lorne Identity
  2. ^ "Kavan Smith as Nick on Wedding Bells". Hallmark Channel. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  3. ^ Gentile, Petrina (May 13, 2013). "Actor's '67 Mustang didn't impress the girl". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  4. ^ Second Look at Felicia Day and Company in Red
  5. ^ Felicia Day to star as Syfy's werewolf-hunting Red. Genius

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