Byers was born in Scarborough, Ontario. He graduated 1993 with the top award for Excellence in Drama from the Arts program at Unionville High School and enrolled in the University of Western Ontario's Film Program.
Among Byers' first professional roles were guest parts on La Femme Nikita and A Simple Wish. He moved to Vancouver and took a recurring role on MTV's comedy series 2gether, then Byers returned to his home town of Toronto to appear with Rachel McAdams in MTV's Shotgun Love Dolls. Byers has since worked on many network television series including Kevin Hill, Glory Days, and the Dresden Files. One of Byers' most notable roles is Jason Tanner on TV show Falcon Beach. Byers appeared in Left for Dead with Danielle Harris, and in the film My Daughter's Secret.
In January 2009 he acted in CBC's short-lived drama Wild Roses as Will McGregor. He guest-starred in the eighth, fourteenth, and last episode of the tenth and final season of Smallville, playing Desaad, one of Darkseid's minions. He played Heracles in Tarsem Singh's fantasy epic Immortals. He also appeared in Lifetime's series Against The Wall as Officer Steve Kowalski and in Alphas as John Bennett. He had a lead role in Catch a Christmas Star, a 2013 Hallmark movie and a supporting role in Gridlocked. In 2016, Byers was cast in the main role of Cam Henry in the television series Slasher.
Byers is married to actress Jennifer Steede, and has two children.
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|2013||Catch a Christmas Star||Chris Marshall||Television film|
|2007||Left for Dead||Tommy St. Clair|
|2002||Carrie||Roy Evarts||Television film|
|2002||Heart of America||Jeff|
|2001||Lucky Girl||Brent||Also known as My Daughter's Secret Life|
|1997||A Simple Wish||Also known as The Fairy Godmother|
|2017||Reign||Archduke Ferdinand of Austria||5 episodes|
|2016||Slasher: The Executioner||Cam Henry||8 episodes|
|2015–2016||The Man in the High Castle||Lawrence Klemm||8 episodes|
|2012||Alphas||John Bennett||7 episodes|
|2012||The L.A. Complex||Gary Sanders||5 episodes|
|2011||Against the Wall||Officer Steve Kowalski||10 episodes|
|2009||Wild Roses||Will McGregor||13 episodes|
|2006–2007||Falcon Beach||Jason Tanner||26 episodes|
|2019||Far Cry New Dawn||Nick Rye|
|2018||Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars|
|2018||Far Cry 5||Voice and Motion Capture|
|2017||Ghost Recon: Wildlands||Nomad|
|2016||The Division||Additional Voices|
|2015||Assassin's Creed: Unity - Dead Kings
Raider 5 (voice)
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2017||Canadian Screen Awards||Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series||Slasher||Nominated|||
|2018||TV Scoop Award||Best Guest Star||Shadowhunters||Pending|
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