Jason Priestley Biography
Jason Priestley born Jason Bradford Priestley is a Canadian American actor and director born on August 28, 1969, in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. His mother is actress Sharon Kirk.
He is a graduate of Argyle Secondary School in North Vancouver. He has a twin sister, Justine Priestley, and two step-siblings, Karin and Kristi. He became a naturalized American citizen in 2007.
Jason Priestley Career
He first started his television career doing commercials for companies such as Fletcher’s Meats and then guest-starring as Bobby Conrad a.k.a. Roberto Coronado Jr., a mobster’s grandson, in the early 1987 episode “A Piece of Cake” from the fourth and final season of the television series Airwolf, and appeared in two episodes of 21 Jump Street in 1987–88, then moved on to the 1989 short-lived sitcom Sister Kate which starred Stephanie Beacham. He played Todd, one of the foster children under the care of Sister Kate, an English nun.
He was chosen as Brandon Walsh on the hit series Beverly Hills, 90210 ,in 1990. The show garnered worldwide fame and made him a teen idol, he was nominated for two Golden Globes for his work on the show. He also directed fifteen of the show’s episodes. He remained on the show until 1998, when Brandon moved to Washington, DC. Brandon was the last Walsh to leave the show; however, Priestley would continue to serve as an executive producer until the show ended in 2000.
Priestley joined the cast of Tru Calling as Jack Harper from 2004–05. He was also a regular on the 2006 program Love Monkey. His television work also includes the WB show What I Like About You and a February 2006 appearance on Without a Trace. Priestley has also made several films, his most notable role perhaps being in 1997’s Love and Death on Long Island, in which he played a teen idol struggling to be taken seriously as an actor. He directed the nineteenth episode in the ﬁnal season of 7th Heaven. He also directed two episodes of The Secret Life of the American Teenager: “Slice of Life” and “Just Say No”. They appeared on August 26, 2008 and September 9, 2008 on ABC Family.
On July 15, 2007 he returned to series television as one of the lead males in Lifetime Television’s comedy-drama Side Order of Life. Priestley made a guest appearance on NBC’s My Name Is Earl in 2008. He played Blake, Earl’s better-looking and more successful cousin. That year, Priestley directed five episodes of Secret Life. Priestley directed the episode when Tori Spelling returned to 90210. In 2009, Priestley directed and co-produced all 12 episodes of the web-series The Lake on The WB.com. In December 2009 along with Dougray Scott, Brian Cox, and Eddie Izzard, Priestley was featured in The Day of the Triffids, written by Patrick Harbinson, whose credits include ER and Law & Order. The drama is based on John Wyndham’s best-selling post-apocalyptic novel, The Day of the Triffids.
Priestley directed his former co-star Luke Perry in the Hallmark Channel movie Goodnight for Justice, which aired in January 2011. He guest starred as one half of a con artist couple alongside Jennifer Finnigan in a sixth-season episode of USA’s Psych and also appeared in the music video “Boys” by Britney Spears. Priestley starred as the main character of the HBO Canada TV show Call Me Fitz from 2010 to 2013, which ended after its fourth season in December 2013. In August 2011, Priestley joined the cast of sci-fi television show Haven, in a recurring role during its second season and made 2 appearances in the final season. He also directed two episodes.
Priestley’s feature film directorial debut was the independent road trip comedy Cas & Dylan, starring Richard Dreyfuss and Tatiana Maslany. Priestley appeared in Canadian Stage’s production of Race , a David Mamet play, in Toronto at the Bluma Appel Theater in April 2013. In 2015, Priestley starred alongside Gael Garcia Bernal in Zoom, a comedy directed by Pedro Morelli that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Priestley began starring in the Global TV Network comedy-drama series, “Private Eyes”, in the role of Matt Shade, a former hockey player turned private detective in May 2016. In August 2016, Priestley was inducted into Canada’s Walk of Fame.
Jason Priestley Wife-Children
He married Naomi Lowde, a make-up artist on May 14, 2005. They had a daughter Ava Veronica on July 2, 2007. He announced that he and his wife were expecting their second child, a son, who was born on July 9, 2009 and is reportedly named Dashiell Orson.
Jason Priestley Age
He celebrates his birthday on,28 August. He is 48 years old.
Jason Priestley Net Worth
He has a net worth of $16 million dollars.
Jason Priestley Body Measurements
Shoe Size:10 US
Hair colour: Light Brown
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Jason Priestley Tv Shows
- Private Eyes 2018
- Raising Expectations 2017
- Ties That Bind 2015
- Welcome to Sweden 2015
- Package Deal 2014
- Spun Out 2014
- Hot in Cleveland 2014
- Call Me Fitz 2013
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2013
- How I Met Your Mother 2013
- Stephen King’s ‘Bag of Bones’2012
- Psych 2011
- Haven 2011
- Bag Of Bones 2011
- Scoundrels 2010
- Expecting a Miracle 2010
- My Name Is Earl 2008
- Tru Calling 2008
- Enough 2005
- The Last Good Day 2005
- Joy Fielding’s The Other Woman 2005
- Side Order of Life 2007
- Medium 2007
- Masters of Horror 2006
- Above and Beyond 2006
- Stone Undercover 2006
- Without A Trace 2006
- Love Monkey 2006
- Mike Freed 2006
- What I Like About You 2005
- Murder at the Presidio 2005
- Quintuplets 2004
- 8 Simple Rules 2003
- Tom Stone 2002
- Grosse Pointe 2001
- Spin City 2001
Jason Priestley Movies
- 1986 The Boy Who Could Fly
- 1988 Watchers
- 1993 Calendar Girl
- 1995 Coldblooded
- 1997 Love and Death on Long Island
- 1998 Conversations in Limbo
The Thin Pink Line
- 1999 Choose Life
Standing on Fishes
Eye of the Beholder
- 2000 Lion of Oz
- 2001 Double Down
The Fourth Angel
- 2002 Darkness Falling
Time of the Wolf
- 2003 Die, Mommie, Die!
- 2004 Chicks with Sticks
Going the Distance
- 2006 Hot Tamale
Made in Brooklyn
- 2009 The Last Rites of Ransom Pride John
- 2013 Enter the Dangerous Mind
- 2015 Zoom
Jason Priestley Tombstone
Initial release: 24 December 1993 (USA)
Directors: George P. Cosmatos, Kevin Jarre
Narrated by: Robert Mitchum
Screenplay: Kevin Jarre
Box office: 56.51 million USD
Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell) and his brothers, Morgan (Bill Paxton) and Virgil (Sam Elliott), have left their gunslinger ways behind them to settle down and start a business in the town of Tombstone, Ariz. While they aren’t looking to find trouble, trouble soon finds them when they become targets of the ruthless Cowboy gang. Now, together with Wyatt’s best friend, Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), the brothers pick up their guns once more to restore order to a lawless land.
Jason Priestley Private Eyes
First episode date: 26 May 2016
Original network: Global
Network: Global Television Network
No. of episodes: 19 (list of episodes)
A former professional hockey player named Matt Shade hangs up his skates and upends his life irrevocably by teaming up with intense Private Investigator, Angie Everett and becoming a detective. He tries to find himself and who he ultimately wants to be in the future while also hopefully finding redemption and she believes that people don’t ever change. This powerhouse team continue to challenge each other in everyday life and can be quite the unstoppable force.
Jason Priestley Calendar Girl
Initial release: 3 September 1993
Director: John Whitesell
Box office: 2 million USD (US)
Budget: 13 million USD
Screenplay: Paul Shapiro
In 1962, lifelong friends Roy Darpinian (Jason Priestley), Ned Bleuer (Gabriel Olds) and Scott Foreman (Jerry O’Connell) have just graduated from their small Nevada town’s high school. With time running out before Roy must report for Army training, he is determined to meet his ideal woman, Marilyn Monroe (Stephanie Anderson). After he steals a car from his loan-shark employers, Arturo (Kurt Fuller) and Antonio (Stephen Tobolowsky), the trio hits the road for Los Angeles.
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5. 60 Really Sweet Things To Say To A Girl
6. 19 Things Women in Relationships Must Not Do
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8. Top 20 Things Men Should Never, Ever, Do
Jason Priestley 90210
First episode date: 4 October 1990
Final episode date: 17 May 2000
Theme song: Beverly Hills, 90210 Theme Song
Spin-offs: 90210, Melrose Place
One of the definitive shows of the 1990s, “90210” originally follows the lives of Brandon and Brenda Walsh, who both eventually leave the show, and their friends through high school and college into adulthood. In addition to making sideburns momentarily cool again during its run, the show deals with a steady stream of love triangles and other romantic entanglements, and occasionally touches on more serious issues as well.
Awards and nominations
- 2003: Nominated, “Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series” – The True Meaning of Christmas Specials (shared w/co-stars)
Golden Globe Awards
- 1993: Nominated, “Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series (Drama)” – Beverly Hills, 90210
- 1995: Nominated, “Best Performance by an Actor in a TV-Series (Drama)” – Beverly Hills, 90210
Young Artist Awards
- 1990: Nominated, “Best Young Actor Supporting Role in a Television Series” – Sister Kate