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What is Tim Blake Nelson doing now? His Net Worth, Wife, Children

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Who is Tim Blake Nelson?

A writer, director, and multiple-awarded actor with nearly 100 acting credits to his name, Tim Blake Nelson is probably still known best for his portrayal of Delmar O’Donnell in the 2000 adventure comedy “O Brother, Where Art Thou”, in which he co-starred alongside George Clooney and John Turturro. This role brought Tim numerous accolades and praise, and a nomination for the Chicago Film Critics Association Award – Most Promising Actor.

Tim is often referred to as a ‘modern character actor’, and besides the aforementioned role, he was seen in numerous hit movies such as “Leaves of Grass”, “The Incredible Hulk”, and “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”.

Early life, family, and education

Born Timothy Blake Nelson under the zodiac sign of Taurus on 11 May 1964, he recently celebrated his 59th birthday. He hails from Tulsa, Oklahoma USA, holds American nationality, and comes from a Jewish family, raised by his parents Ruth and Don, a social activist and geologist respectively.

Tim showed his writing talent from an early age, and attended the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute. Speaking of his educational background, it was at Holland Hall School, and upon matriculating in 1982, he enrolled at Brown University, from which he graduated with a BA degree in 1986. Tim then enrolled at the prestigious Juilliard School, from which he graduated in 1990, as a member of Group 19.

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Acting career-beginnings

Tim made his acting debut playing re-occurring characters on the sketch comedy show “The Unnaturals” in 1989. Three years later, he made his first movie appearance as Dennis in the drama “This Is My Life”, written and directed by Nora Ephron.

In the following years, Tim co-starred in “Amateur” (1994), “Heavyweights” (1995), and “Joe’s Apartment” (1996). Also in 1996, Tim was seen as Johnny Carthage in the TV mini-series “Dead Man’s Walk”, which was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.

Tim’s first notable role came in 1997 when he was cast to play a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Technician in the Oscar-nominated biographic drama “Donnie Brasco”, co-starring alongside Al Pacino, Johnny Depp and Michael Madsen. The movie had 16 award nominations, including the Oscar for Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published, and won two.

In the following year, Tim was seen as Private Tills in “The Thin Red Line”, which was nominated for seven Oscars (Best Picture, Best Director, Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published, Best Sound, Best Cinematography, Best Music, Original Dramatic Score, and Best Editing). The movie was based on the autobiographical novel of the same title by James Jones, which reflected his combat experiences on Guadalcanal during World War II. The stars of the movie were Sean Penn, Nick Nolte and Jim Caviezel.

Most notable movie roles

As mentioned, Tim had an extensive filmography, so only his most notable roles will be mentioned, such as Delmar O’Donnell in “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”, which besides the aforementioned award, earned him a nomination for the Golden Satellite Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Comedy or Musical.

Tim was seen as Tom Loyless in the 2005 TV movie “Warm Springs” a biographical drama of 32nd president of the US Franklin D. Roosevelt’s battle with poliomyelitis, in 1921. For his performance, Tim was nominated for the Satellite Award – Outstanding Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series, or Motion Picture Made for Television.

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In 2008, Tim was cast to play Samuel Sterns in “The Incredible Hulk”, starring Edward Norton, Liv Tayler and Tim Roth, which was nominated for the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film.

In the following year, Tim played another of his notable roles, as Bolger in the comedy crime-drama “Leaves of Grass”, which he also wrote and directed. The movie followed the story of an Ivy League professor who comes back to his hometown in Oklahoma, and finds his twin brother who was planning to take down a local drug king. Tim was nominated for the SXSW Festival Audience Award – Spotlight Premiere.

In 2012, Tim co-starred alongside Daniel Day-Lewis in the two times Oscar-awarded biographic drama “Lincoln”, directed by Steven Spielberg. The movie had 252 award nominations and 107 wins, including two Oscars for Best Motion Picture of the Year, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Daniel Day-Lewis).

In the following year, Tim landed the title role as Henry Bukowski in the biographic drama “Bukowski”, which was based on the true life story of the famous writer, Charles Bukowski; Tim starred opposite Josh Peck and Camila Morrone.

Certainly worth mentioning is Tim’s role as Buster Scruggs in the 2018 musical comedy-drama “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs”, written and directed by the Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan. The movie had 42 award nominations, including three for Oscar – Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song), and Best Achievement in Costume Design, and won seven. Tim and the rest of the cast shared the Indiana Film Journalists Association Award for Best Ensemble Acting.

In the following year, Tim was cast to play Ralph Meyers in the biographic drama “Just Mercy”, which followed the story of Bryan Stevenson (played by Michael B. Jordan), a civil rights defense attorney, and his work to free a wrongfully convicted death row inmate. Tim was nominated for the Indiana Film Journalists Association Award for Best Supporting Actor.

In 2021, Tim landed the lead role as Henry in the Western drama “Old Henry”, written and directed by Potsy Ponciroli. For his performance, Tim won Almeria Western Film Festival Grand Jury Award for Best Actor.

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Most recently, Tim was seen as Borislov in the 2023 action comedy “Ghosted”, starring Chris Evans, Adrien Brody and Ana de Armas, which premiered on 21 April.

If you’ve wondered what Tim’s doing now, well, we’ll give you a sneak peek into his future projects. He announced his appearances in ten upcoming movies, and one of them is “Dune: Part Two”, which is currently in development.

Most notable TV series roles

One of Tim’s notable TV series roles was his portrayal of Casey Malick in all 13 episodes of the 2011 action drama “Chaos”, starring opposite Freddy Rodriguez, James Murray and Eric Close.

Three years later, Tim portrayed Meeker in the TV mini-series “Klondike”, a biographical drama about two childhood friends, Byron Epstein and Bill Haskell, who went on a journey to the Klondike, Yukon to make his fortune. The show was based on the novel “Gold Diggers” by Charlotte Gray.

Tim’s most significant TV series role was certainly  his portrayal of Wade Tillman in the 2019 TV mini-series “Watchmen”, which earned him an International Online Cinema Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or TV Movie, Gold Derby Award nomination for Movie/Limited Series Supporting Actor, and Critics Choice Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.

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Wife and children

Tim hasn’t been the subject of any rumors about his romantic life, mostly because it’s widely known that he’s a married man. Since 1994 he’s been married to his former long-term girlfriend Lisa Benavides, also an actress. She played support roles in movies written and directed by Tim, such as “Eye of God” and “Leaves of Grass”. Lisa currently serves as an acting teacher at Tisch School.

The couple has three sons together, whose names and birthdates haven’t been disclosed, as Tim and Lisa prefer to keep their children’s lives away from the public eye.

As of May 2023, the family of five lives in their residence in New York City.

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Net worth

Although this actor may not have reached the world’s popularity and the heights of the Hollywood starry sky, he’s certainly left his mark on the film and TV industry. Thanks to his work as an actor, writer and director, Tim Blake Nelson has accumulated a sizeable fortune. According to sources, as of May 2023, his net worth has been estimated at over $5 million.

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Where is Kiami Davael now? Age, Parents, Net Worth – Bio

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Kiami Davael is an American actress, who gained fame when she was only 10 years old, appearing opposite Mara Wilson in the popular kids fantasy movie “Matilda”. After the movie’s success, Kiami had plenty of offers from other directors.

Early life and family

Kiami Davael Daugherty was born on 21 August 1986, in Boyle County, Kentucky USA, so her zodiac sign is Leo and she holds American nationality. Kiami is the oldest daughter to her parents, having a younger sister Kristina Desiree Coffman and a younger brother Jalen Daugherty. Kiami’s father passed away in 2013, and since 21 December 2018 Kiami’s mother has been battling cancer – as of 2020, she is in remission, but Kiami is still her carer.

In May 2019 Kiami shared on her Instagram account that her life has changed a lot since her mother started fighting against cancer, that her life would never be the same, and never thought that life could be so hard. When Kiami was around three years old, she started taking dancing and singing classes, as she was very interested in performing. Her family later moved to California so that she could pursue her acting career, as her parents always supported her in all her endeavors. As of 2020, Kiami lives in Burbank, California.

Educational background

Kiami matriculated from her local high school in 2004, then enrolled at the University of Kentucky, graduating in 2008 with a BA in Psychology with a minor in theatre. She is still a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.

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Career

Modelling career

Kiami once mentioned that she started her modelling career even before she became famous for her role of Lavender in “Matilda”, attending various modeling conventions in Los Angeles and New York. She found her manager with the help of her mom, who accompanied her young daughter around the US searching for jobs for her. It was also the time when Kiami started to perform on the stage as a singer, but Kiami quit her modelling career to pursue her dream of becoming an actress.

Acting career, Kiami’s first role in “Matilda”

Kiami started her acting career with the movie that luckily for her was very popular around the world. The kids fantasy comedy “Matilda”, starring Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman, was launched in 1996, and instantly became a hit. Kiami was invited to portray Matilda’s best friend, Lavender Brown.

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Kiami was only eight when she was picked up by Danny DeVito himself, even though the script has Lavender as a white girl; however, Danny chose Kiami to perform the part: ‘To be honest with you, the role was actually not for someone who looked like me. And for him to actually pick me and go against the grain, that was definitely all God’, Kiami once shared in her interview with Madame Noire magazine in 2017. The movie was filmed for four months, and Kiami turned nine when she was still on the set, celebrating the date with her new friends from the cast. The movie was a major success – Danny DeVito reunited all the actors from “Matilda” in 2017 for a tea party and to re-play some of the most favorite scenes of the film. Since that year, Mara Wilson and Kiami Davael became close friends again, as they had been on the set.

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Further acting career

After her successful appearance in “Matilda”, Kiami had another role the next year, portraying Simone Bien Aime in the episode entitled “Keys” in the TV series “The Pretender” in 1997. She also played Keeta in another TV series, “Conan”, starring Ralf Moeller and Danny Woodburn in 1998. The same year she landed the role of Lucy in the TV drama series “Promised Land”, appearing in the episode “Baptism of Fire”. In 1999 Kiami played Anna in the “Moesha” TV series, and could be seen in the episode “The Crush”, and by the end of the year was cast in her first recurring role, of Brianna Bridgeforth in the series “In the House”; she appeared in four episodes, including “There’s Something About Tiffany”, “Cornbread, Marion and Me” and “Out the House”.

Kiami landed two more roles in 1999, the part of Christina in the episode “My Two Big Daddies” of the popular TV program “The Steve Harvey Show”, and as Tiffany in the episode “Online Romance” of the prime time hit “Grown Ups”. Her latest acting work was the role of Shawniqua in “Bruno” (2000), the story about the unique guys who turned out to be a genius.

In 2012 Kiami made an attempt to produce her own movie, and even wrote the script to the short drama “Reckless”, starring Shayla Love and Jasmine Burke.

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Kiami is a devoted Christian, and the story of the girl who had a dark past and experienced even a darker present, who eventually decided to change her life for the best in the name of higher powers, was very important for Kiami personally. However, her producing career hasn’t developed since then.

Singing career

In her interview with Madame Noire magazine in 2017, Kiami shared that she was working on her first EP, doing almost all the work by herself, from writing the lyrics and music to executive producing. The genre she chose to perform in was R&B: ‘I like music that tells a story and has a message, that’s positive and uplifting. It’s feel-good music with an R&B twist to it’, she reflects in her interview, also saying that she’d worked hard to make her voice stronger.

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Massively impressed and inspired by Whitney Houston, Kiami understood she had only one path in her life – to become just like her role model, so to sing, dance and act. Kiami was supported by her mother: ‘I told my mother, at three years old, ‘I want to be Whitney Houston. I’m going to be here,’ and I remember my mother told me, ‘You can’t be Whitney, but you can be the best Kiami that you can be’.

Personal life

Kiami has always been very secretive about everything related to her private life. Thus, no information is available about any former or current boyfriends. Kiami has no kids.

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Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

Kiami went vegan in 2019, based on her desire to save the lives of the animals and to influence the environmental situation on the planet. Her favorite singers are Whitney Houston and Toni Braxton. She is a friend of another popular singer, Traci Braxton. In February 2018, Kiami hosted the Annual Black Heritage Banquet in Baylor University, located in Waco, Texas. A lot of young girls choose Kaimi’s character, Lavender, as their Halloween image. Kiami admits that it makes her very proud of her work and the whole movie in general, as it has such a great impact on the younger generation. She often shares the photos of those girls who dress up like Lavender Brown.

Appearance, clothing style

Kiami has long naturally curly dark brown hair and dark brown eyes; unlike her on-screen character Lavender Brown, Kiami doesn’t wear glasses. She is 5ft (1.52m) tall and weighs around 127lbs (57kgs); her vital statistics are unavailable at the moment. As to her clothing style; she likes wearing sporty and comfortable clothes, in her favorite color pink. Kiami has a tattoo on her left wrist which says: ‘Je suis’ (‘I am’ in French), ‘…the most powerful manifestation declaration one can ever speak over their life. I will now be constantly reminded of all that I AM … and accept all that I’m not’, Kiami wrote on her Instagram right after getting her tattoo done.

Net worth and salary

As of 2020, Kiami’s net worth is reported to be around $100,000.

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Naked Truth Of Corie Rayvon: Who is Khalil Underwood’s GF?

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Coria Rayvon is a popular fashion YouTuber, who is also known for her relationship with Khalil Underwood, a rising actor and YouTube personality. Even though they broke-up in 2018, they still make videos together, supporting their friendship.

Early life and family

Corie Rayvon Smith was born on 2 July 1996, in Houston, Texas USA, so holding American nationality, and a zodiac sign of Cancer. Corie hasn’t shared much information about her parents or siblings, saying that she is quite a private person and doesn’t like people to know too much about her family. From her early years she enjoyed dancing and singing, and in 2015 she moved to Los Angeles, California, to pursue her social media and modelling career.

Educational background

Corie matriculated from Pearland High School six months earlier than her classmates, as she passed her exams externally. Right after her matriculation in 2014, Corie enrolled at a nursing school, studying there until moving to Los Angeles in 2015. She had to drop nursing school, however, she shared that she would love to eventually accomplish her tertiary education in order to have a back-up profession.

Career

YouTube career

Corie created her YouTube account in 2016, developing her social media portfolio. Since her first video – “My Curly Hair Tutorial | Corie Rayvon” she posted on 19 May 2016 – she has been doing hair tutorials, make-up videos and fashion reviews, collaborating with rising singer Jilly Anais several times, as they made friends right after Corie’s matriculation. Corie has also uploaded a lot of challenge and prank videos. As of 2020, her YouTube channel is verified at almost 600,000 subscribers.

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Among her most popular videos there are “NEW LOUNGEUNDERWEAR TRY ON HAUL!”, (2.7 million views – uploaded on 6 June 2019), “MY 21st Birthday!” (over 1.4 million views since 7 July 2017) and “VALENTINES TRY ON HAUL FT FASHION NOVA”, (over 1.3 million views in a year, and sponsored by Fashion Nova brand). In one of her videos she shared that she would love to have her own TV show, whether it would be a reality show or talk show with guests.

Instagram career

Corie started her Instagram profile in 2015, and soon attracted many subscribers by posting her photos in bikinis and short skirts and shorts. By 2020 she signed multiple commercial contracts with numerous brands and companies she now works for as a model. She is the official ambassador of the brand Icon Swim, and also publishes sponsored posts for Fashion Nova clothing brand, SugarBearHair vitamins, she advertises a honey cleanser by Pure Tropix. Corie is also a model for Brighter White teeth whitening system she has been using for more than two years.

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She has recently started dealing with At-Home Laser Hair Removal system Hey Silky Skin Co, sharing her experience of using the gadget. As of February 2020, she has almost 900,000 subscribers on her Instagram account, and counting.

Controversy with Solluminati, another YouTube personality

A popular YouTuber nicknamed SOLLUMINATI (real name – Javonaty Baynes) made a video of Corie on 23 June 2018, stating that he’d admired her for more than a year, while those around him kept saying that she was no good. Javonaty then admitted that the day he finally agreed with his friends he was not interested in Corie anymore, she became single and broke up with her boyfriend, Khalil. Javonaty also stated he would love to have Corie on his channel, and wanted her to be in his videos, as he believed she would help him to attract millions of subscribers: ‘Corie is one of a kind, she is really beautiful. Feels like I love you, Corie’, Javonaty said in his video.

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He also suggested a date, since as he stated in his own video, he changed a lot and was ready to make ‘something more’ from an ordinary relationship between a man and a woman due to his high spiritual intentions.

Corie kept silent for a long time, but her fans insisted on her answering Javonaty, leaving a lot of comments under her videos and Instagram posts about his message. Eventually she uploaded a video in which she watched the whole video from Javonaty and commented on it, pausing it and sharing her thoughts on his words. In the end, she admitted she would never date him, as she was not at all interested in his personality. Javonaty later uploaded another video saying that he was in fact just hiping over Corie’s break up with Khalil, and didn’t mean it when he asked her to date him. Solluminati started his YouTube channel in 2012, and is in fact famous for his controversial videos and pranks. His channel has more than 1.35 million viewers.

Personal life, ex-boyfriend Khalil Underwood

Corie started dating Khalil in 2015, when she met him in Los Angeles. Both rising stars, they had a lot in common – they shared their dreams, life visions and both enjoyed eating snow crabs. They created their mutual channel “Khalil and Corie”, uploading vlogs about their daily life. Corie made many appearances in Khalil’s videos, but Khalil never showed up in hers. By the end of 2017, the couple had decided to break up. Corie and Khalil made a video entitled “WHY WE BROKE UP!!! | CRAB LEG & SHRIMP ALFREDO MUKBANG” in which they explained the reason of their breaking-up. They stated that they started fighting a lot, their attitude to each other changed, and it felt like they would be better apart. Corie also shared that Khalil always had something to say, wanting to have the last word, and she didn’t give him a chance to behave like that, fighting back and battling a lot.

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On 2 January 2018 they posted a video in which they announced that they were starting their mutual channel all over again, removing all previous videos. However, they added one more video about their travelling experience on one of the islands in the Greater Los Angeles Area, and haven’t uploaded anything else on that channel. As of 2020, Corie remains single, but still does mutual videos with Khalil. The latter posted several fake news on having a new girlfriend, presenting his friend Ambrie, a rising K Pop singer, as his new belle, but it turned out to be a joke.

Who is Khalil Underwood?

Khalil Underwood was born on 29 August 1993, in New Jersey USA. He created his YouTube channel on 8 September 2017, before which he tried himself as an actor, voice actor and singer, however, his performing career didn’t develop as fast as he wanted it to.

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He only appeared in the short video “I Don’t F*** You” by Big Sean Feat. E-40. He also signed a commercial contract with the clinic Bright Ocular, where he permanently changed his eye color, posting a video about his experience stating that he liked his natural eye color, but wanted it to pop up a little bit more, so his eyes are bright grey now.

Khalil released several music tracks, among them “All About You”, “Get Away” and “Be Mine”. As to his YouTube channel, it has almost 90,000 subscribers, and Khalil has posted more than 90 videos of himself eating various dishes, such as hamburgers from McDonalds and KFC, chicken nuggets and snow crab’s legs. While eating in front of the camera, he is reasoning about various life issues, or giving his opinion on the latest news from the world of celebrities and social media.

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Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

  • Corie cites Amber Rose as her biggest inspiration as a model.
  • She is also motivated and inspired by music videos of Beyoncé, Rihanna and Zendaya.
  • One of her favorite dishes is crab legs; she enjoys Mexican food.
  • Her favorite color is pink.
  • Corie’s dream destination that she hasn’t been to yet is Bora Bora.
  • She likes drinking red wine and champagne.

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Appearance, clothing style

Corie has naturally curly black hair and bright hazel eyes. She is 5ft 2ins (1.57m) tall, weighs around 154lbs (70kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-25-37. Her passion for short tops uncovering her tummy played a bad joke with her; she was once followed by a stranger in the mall who eventually told her she had a very unique belly button – Corie was half scared half amazed by the weird compliment she got, but went away as soon as she could.

Net worth and salary

As of 2020, Corie’s net worth is reported to be around $600,000. As to her Instagram account, she earns up to $4,300 per sponsored post, and also benefits from her YouTube channel with more than $1,470 per month, with overall net worth of the channel at $65,000.

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Kavan Smith’s Biography – Wife Corinne Clark, Family, Wealth

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Introduction

Even though today you may recognize this handsome face from the Hallmark Channel’s romantic TV series “When Calls the Heart”, Canadian actor Kavan Smith started his career performing primarily in science fiction genre.

How did this shift happen? Was this the first time Smith’s life changed paths? And who is his mysterious wife?

Early life

Kavan Joel Smith is a TV actor, born on 6 May 1970, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, where he and his brother were raised by their father after the divorce of their parents. Although the name of their father remains unknown, their mother’s name is June Hawk. He always had an affinity for sports – chiefly football and martial arts, and he spent 15 years training and perfecting the latter one.

He discovered his love for performing at a young age, and as he stated in one interview, he and his friend would often skip school classes to go rehearsing comedy skits that they would later perform on local busses and malls.

Switching Universities

After high school, he moved from Edmonton to pursue education at the University of Calgary, Canada, as he wanted to graduate in economics. However, he himself stated multiple times that he didn’t find himself too skilled in the field, and after a year and a half the University asked him to withdraw before going under review, so he dropped the college. He took a year-long break contemplating whether or not to risk and pursue his childhood dreams of acting and comedy, and finally he went to Mount Royal University where he enrolled in the performing arts program.

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This controversial shift proved to be the decision that changed his life for the better. Also, it was there and then that he started to write, and decided to take his love of acting into a more serious path.

Career in Sci-Fi Series

Kavan Smith started his acting career in 1993, when he moved to Vancouver and landed a leading role in the television show called “Destiny Ridge”. In the following years, he performed in a plethora of series and TV movies, most famously in “Alibi”, “Escape from Mars”, “Fearless”, “Smallville” and “The Twilight Zone”. This was a sign, in a way, of him becoming the face of Vancouver’s sci-fi scene. He played five different characters in five episodes of “The Outer Limits”, and after catching the eye of Brian DePalma in 1999, he was cast in the role of the American Pilot in “Mission to Mars”.

However, the role which was his true breakthrough was as Major Evan Lorne in two episodes of “Stargate SG-1”, one of the biggest fiction series in the early 2000s. When “Stargate: Atlantis” was announced, Smith was offered a role of a completely new character, but they eventually decided to scrap that draft, and bring back Major Evan Lorne for another 29 episodes. This recurring role made him a new fan-favorite and brought him into the limelight and international fame.

Soon after, Smith got a recurring role in the series “The 4400” as Agent Garrity, another prominent character, and similar projects included guest starring in “Supernatural”, “Battlestar Galactica”, “The Guard”, “Reunion” and “Jeremiah”. He was also noticed as Deputy Andy in Syfy’s “Eureka” and “Red: Werewolf Hunter”, a modern horror version of “Little Red Riding Hood”, in which he co-starred with Felicia Day.

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He was also supposed to bring the character of Major Evan Lorne to the big screens in “Stargate: Extinction”, but the script for that movie was eventually dropped.

Other Acting Roles

After years of sticking to sci-fi roles, Smith got the call to join the cast of Hallmark Channel’s “When Calls the Heart” in the second season of the series. He declined at first since it was outside of his niche, but when he heard that the director of his first episode would be Neill Fearnley who he had worked with on numerous occasions, and that his character would be the love interest of Pascale Hutton, his real-life friend and “The 4400” colleague, he changed his mind. So, the role of Leland “Lee” Coulter was born. Proving him to be more versatile in his acting than was previously thought, this series helped Smith land parts in several more non-science fiction titles, most notably in the Hallmark Channel’s original movie “The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells”, and “Love on the Menu”.

Apart from “getting out of the box” when it comes to the type of characters he plays, Smith now also hosts his own TV show, “Home and Family” for Hallmark Channel, and is also one of the faces of “June Weddings Preview Special” on the same channel.

Secretive Marriage

For years, Kavan Smith had been decisive about keeping the identity of the woman of his life private. It was even unclear whether or not he had a spouse until he announced on his Twitter in February 2017 that he would be late for an interview because he has to pick-up his wife from an airport ,and that his two children – later revealed to be boys – were upset. He posted several more tweets regarding his wife, including from June of the same year where he stated that his wife disagreed with his desires to post his wedding photos publicly.

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Sometime later, it was revealed that his wife’s name is Corrine Clark, the casting director for “Stargate Atlantis” and “Stargate Universe”, and that they met for the first time when Smith was volunteering at a treatment center years before. Still, the couple keeps a low profile low, and not much more information has been made a public knowledge, however, the two apparently enjoy their married life while residing in Vancouver with their family.

Personal Life

Smith also prefers to keep the details of his private life a secret. One of the few known facts is that he loves to cook. As he told International Business Times, when he was asked what he wanted to film next after the movie “Wedding Bells”, he replied: ‘I really like to cook in my spare time, so they asked me what kind of ideas I would pursue. So, I had this idea of a chef, and I pitched it to them, and they bought it. (…)So, I wrote a script based on me faking [cooking] really well, and we’ll see what happens.’

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This is how the movie “Love on the Menu” was born.

Smith also used to bartend for a brief time, while waiting in between acting projects. He owned a place in Los Angeles, California USA, but sold it in 2007 because he realized that he couldn’t move in-between countries that much once he had a family. He claims to be an avid sci-fi lover, and his favorite science fiction movie and inspiration is “Star Wars”.

Relationship with Pascale Hutton

Despite him being married, rumors started to circulate about his possible affair with his “When Calls the Heart” on-screen partner, Pascale Hutton.

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The gossips only escalated when the two announced that their chemistry would be brought to another feature on Hallmark Channel, “The Perfect Bride: Wedding Bells”, that premiered in the middle of 2018. The two fueled the rumor even more by being widely considered one of the best couples on TV, but as Hutton has been in a happy marriage with the fellow actor Danny Dorosh since 2002, it is most likely that this so-called romance is just a rumor, especially since both have stated numerous times that they are (just) great friends in real life and that their partners are really comfortable with their relationship.

Net worth

As someone working in the entertainment industry, Kavan Smith has earned a little fortune by working in dozens of films and series, which is his main source of income. Despite not winning many awards for his acting skills, his success comes from his huge fan base, as he is loved by many devoted sci-fi fans. All of this leads his net worth to be estimated at around $800,000, as of early 2020.

Physical characteristics

Kavan Smith holds Canadian citizenship, is a Caucasian male with dark eyes and black hair, stands at 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall and weighs around 175lbs (80kgs). Smith has an athletic build and keeps a healthy frame, which is no surprise if we take a look at his roles and love of martial arts.

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