Returns Thursday, July 17, 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT
Dov Epstein on ABC's "Rookie Blue"
Gregory Smith is an accomplished actor who has worked in over 100 television episodes, most notably as Dov Epstein in the first three seasons of "Rookie Blue," and the protagonist Ephram Brown in the WB hit series, "Everwood." In addition to starring in "Rookie Blue," he directed an episode in the third season. The producers were so impressed with his work as a director that they have asked him to take on more episodes and become a regular director for the series going forward, including Season Four's episode entitled "Under Fire."
Smith has also starred in over 20 feature films, including "The Patriot " with Mel Gibson; "Closing The Ring," directed by Richard Attenborough, which premiered at the 2007 Toronto Film Festival; "Small Soldiers" with Kirsten Dunst, produced by Steven Spielberg; and "Nearing Grace," which opened the 2005 L.A. Film Festival to critical acclaim. In 2010 he filmed "Hobo with a Shotgun," which was directed by Jason Eisner. Eisner's trailer for this film won Quentin Tarantino's Grind House competition. The film had its world premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was released last summer. Smith is also an accomplished producer and photographer. In 2008 he developed and produced a comedy for Sony Screen Gems that starred Kenan Thompson, Zach Levi and Fran Kranz.
As an Internet entrepreneur, Smith co-founded TheU.net - an immersive student network that releases high production video tours of the most popular colleges in the U.S. He and his partner raised $1 million to develop and execute the concept and structured a co-branding deal with AOL Time Warner subsidiary, the WB.
HOMETOWN Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BIRTHDATE July 6
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