Allan Lysell

After leaving the University of British Columbia, Allan worked as a professional actor in Vancouver and on tour throughout BC and the rest of Canada. He was a writer for network television and has written documentaries, TV dramas and sketch comedies, and a feature film. In 1974 he co-founded Northern Light Theatre in Edmonton and guided that company through its first eight years, which included the establishment of a Playwright's Workshop and two seasons of Shakespeare in a Tent. Allan was General Manager of Theatre Lennoxville in Quebec before returning to Vancouver to open an acting school; the Arts Club Drama Centre. Allan has worked extensively in film and television with credits in feature films, TV Movies of the Week, episodic TV, voice-overs and commercials.

Known For


Cast Credits

Cold Squad (1998)
Starring as Det. Bill Overmyer (13 episodes)
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Guest starring as Del Tynan
The X-Files (1993)
Guest starring as Chief Rivers
  • Episode 1x17: E.B.E. (Feb 18, 1994)
Guest starring as Abe Gardner