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Tygh Runyan

Tygh Runyan

Canadian-American actor and musician
Tygh Runyan
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Quick Facts

Intro Canadian-American actor and musician
Is Actor Musician Television actor
From Canada United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music
Gender male
Birth 13 June 1976, Vancouver, Canada
Age 44 years
Star sign Gemini
The details


Tygh Runyan (born June 13, 1976) is an American/Canadian actor and musician.


Runyan has had a long career of character and supporting roles. His most notable roles are Dr. Robert Caine in Stargate Universe and Fabien Marchal in Versailles. His film work includes Various Positions, Comforting Skin, Road to Nowhere and The Brother

Runyan's character in Versailles is described as "the brooding, mysterious and feared chief of police", but became a favourite with "superfans" of the series. The actor commented, "One woman tried to hand me her baby ... I was like, ‘You know who Fabien is, right? He tortures people. Are you sure you want to do that?’"


As a musician, Runyan has been a member of Beans and The Awkward Stage and scored the films Various Positions and Control Alt Delete.He currently plays in the band Corredor from Los Angeles.

Selected filmography

  • Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
  • Once in a Blue Moon (1995)
  • Kitchen Party (1997)
  • Disturbing Behavior (1998)
  • Our Guys: Outrage in Glen Ridge (1999)
  • Touched (1999)
  • Antitrust (2001)
  • 15 Minutes (2001)
  • K-19: The Widowmaker (2002)
  • Various positions (2002)
  • Family Sins (2004)
  • Final Days of Planet Earth (2006)
  • Snakes on a Plane (2006)
  • Holiday Wishes (2006)
  • Battlestar Galactica (2006–2007) TV series
  • Boot Camp (2007)
  • Confessions of a Go-Go Girl (2008)
  • SGU Stargate Universe (2009–2010) TV series
  • Road to Nowhere (2010)
  • Thirst (2010)
  • Doppelgänger Paul (2011)
  • Insoupçonnable (The Hunt for the I-5 Killer) (2012) Telefilm
  • It's Christmas, Carol! (2012) Telefilm
  • Forgive or Forget (2014) TV film
  • Versailles (2015) TV series
  • Harvest (2016) Actor/Producer

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Work Result Ref
2005 Leo Awards Short Drama: Best Musical Score White Out Nominated
2006 Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama The French Guy Nominated
2007 Mount Pleasant Nominated
2008 Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama Normal Won
Best Performance by a Male in a Short Drama My Inventions Nominated
2009 Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama Thirst Nominated
2011 A Night For Dying Tigers Nominated
2012 Doppleganger Paul Nominated
Indie Spirit Film Festival Awards Best Foreign Feature Film Indie Jonesing Won
2016 Edmonton International Film Festival Awards Best Canadian Feature (Drama) Dark Harvest Won
Audience Choice Award for Independent Dramatic Feature Won
Columbia Gorge International Film Festival Awards Best of Fest Won
Audience Award for Feature Narrative Won
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 26 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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